New Exhibitions Opening at the Emporium Center on November 2

The Arts & Culture Alliance is pleased to present five new exhibitions at the Emporium Center in downtown Knoxville from November 2-30, 2018. A reception will take place on Friday, November 2, from 5:00-9:00 PM as part of First Friday activities downtown to which the public is invited to meet the artists and view the […]

Legal and public notices for the week of October 8, 2018

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 February 1, 2013, executed by DONNA G BLANTON, MICHAEL W BLANTON, conveying certain real property therein described to VANTAGE LAND TITLE, as Trustee, as same appears […]

South Knoxville Museum seeking items, donations

South Knoxville Museum seeking items, donations

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “Mighty oaks from little acorns grow’” is an old saying and in South Knoxville Rocky Stephens is planting that acorn with the idea of an eventual South Knoxville Museum. Rocky Stephens, the owner of Pinnacle Communications, broke ground to plant that seed recently in his complex at 3508 Maryville Pike. […]

Tennessee Governors & the Path to the US Senate, II

By Ray Hill Only nine men have made the transition from governor of Tennessee to United States senator. One of those nine was one of the most successful politicians to take part in Tennessee’s turbulent politics: Andrew Johnson. In fact, Andrew Johnson prospered politically during the Civil War, the most tempestuous time in Tennessee’s history. […]

Bearden vs. Farragut: Prep football pageantry ‘at its highest’

PHOTO BY CARLOS REVEIZ - crfoto.com Ethan Gossage (70) and Cooper Mashburn (53) clear the way for Isaiah Gibbs in undefeated Farragut's 42-21 win over Dobyns-Bennett Friday night.

Bearden vs. Farragut: Prep football pageantry ‘at its highest’

  By Steve Williams The Bearden Bulldogs will host the Farragut Admirals this week in one of the state’s top high school football rivalries. “The rivalry is special because of the history and tradition between the schools,” said Bearden Head Coach Morgan Shinlever Saturday. “With the two schools being so close in geographic location, many […]

Want to Vote Nov. 6? Registration Deadline is Oct. 9

Tennesseans who want to vote in the Nov. 6 general election must register to vote by Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Registering to vote is easy in Tennessee.  Tennessee citizens may register online from a computer, tablet or smartphone at GoVoteTN.com. Voters may also register in person or submit a voter registration form by mail, but […]

National Park Service to Promote New Outdoor Recreation, Economic Opportunities, and Natural Resource Conservation

ATLANTA – The National Park Service Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program (RTCA) selected 12 new communities and partnerships in the southeast to receive technical and planning assistance. The assistance provided will promote the development of new outdoor recreation, economic opportunities, and natural resource conservation. RTCA works with community groups, nonprofit organizations, tribal governments, and […]

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