UT Welcomes Fans to South Carolina Game Saturday

  UT welcomes fans and visitors to campus Saturday for the football game against the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. Kickoff is set for noon EDT. Gates open at 10 a.m. ESPN will televise the game. UT reminds fans that no items can be left or stored at the stadium gates or left unattended on […]

Forum for District 6 City Council Candidates tomorrow

Gwen McKenzie and Jennifer Montgomery, Knoxville City Council candidates in District 6, will participate in a forum moderated by Gene Patterson. The candidates will answer questions submitted by those in attendance. Who:           League of Women Voter of Knoxville/Knox County, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Knoxville Alumni Chapter; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Knoxville Alumnae Chapter; […]

City seeks to increase affordable rental housing with $2 million fund

To increase the number of affordable rental units for people and families of modest incomes, the City of Knoxville has established an Affordable Housing Fund of $2 million and will begin accepting applications from developers seeking to construct or redevelop affordable housing units.   In her 2017 State of the City address, Mayor Madeline Rogero […]

A21 preparing to Walk for Freedom

Campaign seeks end to human trafficking   Less than a decade ago the word “slavery” meant little more to the average American than a reminder of a dark period that had long faded into history. But thanks to the efforts of several groups and organizations across the globe, a new awareness has emerged that slavery […]

‘Southern Quilts: Originality and Making Do’

  A Brown Bag Lecture with Merikay Waldvogel PROGRAM:         Southern Quilts: Originality and Making Do | a Brown Bag Lecture by Merikay Waldvogel   DATE:                   Noon, Wednesday, October 11, 2017   LOCATION:         East Tennessee History Center 601 South Gay Street        Knoxville, TN 37902   ADMISSION:       FREE | Attendees are […]

Baker Center to Host Three Gubernatorial Candidates in October

Baker Center to Host Three Gubernatorial Candidates in October

UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host three gubernatorial candidates this month. “We have invited all of the 2018 Tennessee Gubernatorial Candidates to speak on leading Tennessee forward,” said Katie Cahill, associate director of the Baker Center. “Three of them will be at the Baker Center in October. Dates for the other candidates […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of October , 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 August 20, 2004, executed by AMANDA C. BURGESS, JASON P. BURGESS, conveying certain real property therein described to SECURITY ESCROW & TITLE CO, as Trustee, as […]

A GLANCE BACK AND A LOOK AHEAD: Admirals’ streak snapped at 19

By Steve Williams   Farragut’s 19-game football win streak was snapped in a 42-34 loss at Kingsport Dobyns-Bennett Friday night. The Admirals are now 7-1 overall and 3-1 in Region 1-6A. Three other local teams also have only one loss. Austin-East, Fulton and The King’s Academy are each 6-1. Other key scores in Week 8 […]

The Lesson of ‘The Wall That Heals’

The Lesson of ‘The Wall That Heals’

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “The Wall That Heals” is a smaller version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., and was displayed in Knoxville starting Thursday. The wall was open 24 hours a day and lit at night until yesterday. The 250-foot long wall has 58,318 names of men and women who died in […]

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