South Knoxville Candidate Meet and Greet tonight

South Knoxville Alliance of Businesses & Professionals (SKA) is sponsoring a City Council Candidate Meet-and-Greet on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the library of Dogwood Elementary School at 705 Tipton Ave. The venue is accessible for people with disabilities. Light refreshments will be served. The format will consist of an […]

PYA announces the promotions of Eric Elliott and Angie Caldwell to the role of Equity Principal.

PYA (Pershing Yoakley & Associates), a national healthcare consulting and accounting firm,Principals Eric Elliott and Angie Caldwell have been promoted to Equity Principals, PYA announced Thursday, June 8, 2017.  As a Principal and leader of PYA’s tax service line, Elliott has provided clients with a broad range of expertise ranging from tax consulting and compliance, […]

American Eagle Foundation, Charter Communications Collaborate on LIVE Smoky Mountain Eagle Cam

Who/What:  The American Eagle Foundation (AEF) and Charter Communications have collaborated on the installation of a live-streaming camera after a series of unfortunate events prompted a pair of Bald Eagles to move their nest adjacent to the Spectrum store and offices.  The live-stream camera will be officially turned on by American Eagle Foundation officials and Charter […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of June 12, 2017

Foreclosure notices SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on July 25, 2017 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by FRANCES STROUD, to BROADWAY TITLE, INC., […]

Child and Adult Care Food Program Available Statewide

Food program provides millions of meals to children and older adults   NASHVILLE –The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and eligible agencies across the state provide meals to children and adults through the Child and Adult Care Food Program, or CACFP. The CACFP is a federally […]

Board of education surpluses lot for proposed Lonsdale center

Board of education surpluses lot for proposed Lonsdale center

By Pete Gawda At a rather lengthy Knox County Board of Education meeting last Wednesday, board members, other government officials, interested citizens and parents expressed their opinions on discipline policies, the proposed Lonsdale youth recreation facility, school rezoning and transgender issues. The board apparently had second thoughts about changes to school system policies on discipline. […]

Dr. John R. Neal: Tennessee’s Eccentric II

Dr. John R. Neal:  Tennessee’s Eccentric II

By Ray Hill Dr. John Randolph Neal had some solid achievements under his belt, both as a state legislator and educator, yet there was growing dissatisfaction at the University of Tennessee.  That dissatisfaction seemed to be confined largely to administrators, as Dr. Neal was apparently quite popular with his students.  By 1923, those same administrators […]