Two Days Left to Take the Recode Knoxville Survey

  The City of Knoxville and the Metropolitan Planning Commission are inviting the public to participate in a Recode Knoxville survey about the City’s zoning ordinance update.   The survey should take 5-10 minutes to complete and will remain open through July 7, 2017. It can be found at www.recodeknoxville.com/survey. It asks for preferences pertaining […]

Pets Without Parents is Ready to Help

Recently, the Sevier County Humane Society has terminated their agreement with the county in regards to accepting stray or abandoned animals. Mayor Larry Waters has reached an agreement with Pets Without Parents (PWP) to accept the responsibility.   PWP would like to thank everyone for their support during this transitional time. They look forward to […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of July 3, 2017

Foreclosure notices     NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated March 30, 1999, executed by MITZI F. FIX, conveying certain real property therein described to TITLE SERVICES, INC., as Trustee, as same appears of record in […]

Go Vote! Knoxville Aims to Increase Voter Turnout

Go Vote! Knoxville Aims to Increase Voter Turnout

By David Klein Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero announced a new initiative Tuesday, June 27, to increase dialogue and voter turnout in this year’s elections called Go Vote! Knoxville. The initiative will have six  get-out-the-vote public meetings, one in each of the six city council districts. At these meetings, voters can interact with and get to […]

The last years of Gordon Browning I

The last years of  Gordon Browning I

By Ray Hill Gordon Browning was a veteran of Tennessee’s turbulent and oftentimes brutal political wars. Browning had unseated a twenty-four year incumbent in his first race for Congress in 1920, although he lost the general election to a Republican. Stubborn to a fault, Browning ran again in 1922 and handily beat Lon Scott, the […]

Courtney gets East Tennessee award based on character

Courtney gets East Tennessee award based on character

By Steve Williams A star for a long time has been the symbol of Farragut High football, just like good character is often mentioned when talking about Eddie Courtney, the Admirals’ veteran coach. So it’s fitting the first-ever East Tennessee CAREacter Star Head Coach of the Year Award will go to Courtney. Dave Moore, founder […]

Voters interact with candidates at Expo

Voters interact with candidates at Expo

By Ken Lay Voters in Knoxville and Knox County voters had the chance to meet dozens of candidates running in the 2017 city and 2018 county elections Thursday night at the Knoxville Expo Center. Five of the nine city council seats are open this year due to term limits. Two of the four candidates seeking […]

I scream, you scream, we all scream for summer reading!

What: Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social Who: For any child participating in Knox County Public Library’s Summer Library Club When: Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 1-2 p.m. Where: Blount Mansion, 200 W. Hill Ave, Downtown Knoxville How: Free with an active reading log or a certificate of completion from Knox County Public Library’s Summer Library Club […]

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