Tennessee Highway Patrol announces holiday weekend enforcement strategy

State Troopers to Utilize Data-Driven Enforcement to Reduce Traffic Fatalities The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will conduct a variety of traffic safety initiatives and utilize data-driven enforcement strategies during the Fourth of July holiday period to help reduce serious injury and fatal crashes across the state. The traffic safety campaign will begin at 12:01 a.m. […]

The Walnut Street Garage Takes a Step Back in History

  There’s something new on the landscape of Knoxville. The Walnut Street Garage is currently having three large banners installed with historical photographs from the McClung Historical  collection. This project was a community effort and will make the garage stand out in a way that is aesthetically pleasing. “This is a great opportunity to turn what we […]

‘Appalachian Trail Adventures’ by Kayla Epperhart

The LeConte Photographic Society is pleased to present a photo program by Kayla Epperhart.  She will discuss her adventures along the Appalachian Trail.  She hiked the entire trail in 2016 and it took just over six months.  She will share photos and stories of why she did it, how she survived this long hike and […]

TDEC Awards Grants to Divert Household Hazardous Waste from Landfills

Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville each receive $127,500   The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has awarded the City of Chattanooga, City of Knoxville, City of Memphis, and Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County $127,500 each for the operation and/or maintenance of permanent household hazardous waste facilities. “These grants will provide an environmentally […]

Statement On Pat Summitt From Mayors

Statement On Pat Summitt From Mayors

Mayor Madeline Rogero issued the following statement this morning on the passing of Coach Pat Summitt: “Pat Summitt was a great leader, a great coach and most of all a great spirit. She was a towering figure who was also humble and down to earth. She always made it clear that her work was not […]

Overnight water line installation to close Cumberland Avenue

Starting at 10 p.m. Monday, June 27, a contractor will be installing a new water line across Cumberland Avenue, promoting a closure of Cumberland between 17th and 19th streets until 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 28.   Overnight work by Southern Constructors Inc. crews on the project will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday nights as well, […]

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 […]

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