Legal and Public Notices for the week of June 27, 2016

  SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on September 1, 2016 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North Side Entrance, City County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN 37902, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by PATRICK […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 27, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for June 27, 2016

Fountain City bridge replacement brings improved facade, pedestrian options A new 58-foot-long bridge, adjacent to First Baptist Church and Fountain City United Methodist Church, was officially opened last Wednesday. The bridge feeds traffic to Gresham Middle School and Fountain City Presbyterian Church. Added improvements include sidewalks, bike lanes, a stairway down to Fountain Road and […]

1st Annual Firecracker 250 planned

1st Annual Firecracker 250 planned

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Want to do something different that the kids might love too? How about going to the First Annual Firecracker 250 on Saturday, July 2 at the Smokey Mountain RC Raceway? RC (or Radio Controlled) race cars aren’t like our childhood Hot Wheels or Slot Cars but are those toys’ bigger brothers. […]

Jacobs Insurance: Superstars in more ways than one

Jacobs Insurance: Superstars in more ways than one

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com What insurance agent in Knoxville is “bigger than life,” known just about anywhere he goes and is active in various causes in our area? The answer is Glenn Jacobs, owner of Jacobs Insurance Associates, LLC. Jacobs might be better known as “Kane,” a WWE wrestling champion who is still active in […]

‘The Man’ —Theodore G. Bilbo of Mississippi

‘The Man’ —Theodore G. Bilbo of Mississippi

By Ray Hill The art of politics has changed dramatically over the years. The age of truly gifted speakers who could move the emotions of audiences, bringing them alternately to laughter or tears is long gone.  Courthouse rallies and barbecues are already becoming things of the past, replaced by slick television advertisements, polling and focus […]

Webb’s Harrison will now take her volleyball to the beach

Webb’s Harrison will now take her volleyball to the beach

By Steve Williams There will be a lot of sunshine in Frances Harrison’s future. Webb School’s female Student-Athlete of the Year for 2015-16 signed scholarship papers last November to play beach volleyball at the University of South Carolina. In Harrison the Gamecocks are getting a 5-foot-10 outside hitter who was a record-setting player in her […]

Yankees Crowned 8-10 CBFO Tournament Champions!

Yankees Crowned 8-10 CBFO Tournament Champions!

By Alex Norman The Yankees started the CBFO 8-10 softball season on a high note with a win against the Blue Jays, but things went sideways after that initial victory as they lost their next 5 games.  But the Yankees never gave in, and all of their hard work finally paid off one Saturday afternoon, […]

 Job Fair to be at Blount County Public Library

By Cynthia Spitler If you’re looking for a job or a career change but you’re not sure where to start, local employers who are currently seeking applicants will converge in one location next week to make the job search easier. A Job Fair will be held on Thursday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 12 […]

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