This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Shop or hunt for treasures, learn a new skill, stroll and soak in fine arts and crafts, travel back in time and enjoy old traditions at the unique festivals across the state. For a complete list of events going on across Tennessee this week, visit Aug. 2 Memphis – The first Thursday of each […]

Burger Bash returns to World’s Fair Park on August 11

Enjoy gourmet burgers, live music and a family-friendly atmosphere for a great cause when Burger Bash returns to World’s Fair Park on Saturday, August 11. The event is a benefit for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. Gather at World’s Fair Park from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. as teams of chefs and grill masters compete to […]

Tools For Dealing With Blight

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods   Interested in beautifying your neighborhood?   Tired of seeing overgrown yards or rundown homes on your street?   Join the Neighborhood Working Group (NWG), Thursday, Aug. 2, 5:15 p.m., at the Cansler Family YMCA, 616 Jessamine St., to discuss ways to fight blight in your neighborhood.   Cheri […]

Commercial Truck Drivers in East Tennessee to Receive Free Diabetes Prevention Program

Nonprofit St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund Partners with Hope 80/20 to combat nearly 5% higher diabetes rate in truck drivers versus general U.S. population   Nonprofit St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) is teaming up with Hope 80/20 to offer commercial truck drivers in East Tennessee the opportunity to participate in a free […]

Local agencies celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

Goal to increase breastfeeding rates The Knox County Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program; Knox County Health Department (KCHD); and East Tennessee Lactation Consultant Association will host their eighth annual World Breastfeeding Week kick-off Friday, Aug. 3 from 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave. Breastfeeding mothers, moms-to-be, families […]

Fountain City Business and Professional Association August Meeting

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is coming up next Wednesday, August the 8th . Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday of each month. Note: Please plan to arrive by 11:45. Lunch will be from 11:45-12:15 Introductions begin promptly at 11:55 RSVP is encouraged Speaker: Jeffrey Jeter | Financial Advisor, OneSouth Financial Group – East Tennessee Topic:  Succession Strategies – “what […]

Legal and public notices for the week of July 30, 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 March 31, 2006, executed by Joseph H. Simpson and Kandy Simpson, husband and wife, to Legacy Title, Trustee, for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for […]

Early voting totals could mean long lines for vote on Thursday

By Mike Steely As of Friday morning, some 33,699 Knox County voters had gone through the long ballot with early voting ending the next day. The county general election and state primary is Thursday, August 2nd. Thus far, through the end of early voting on Thursday, the new Downtown West voting place led in the […]

The Knoxville Focus for July 30, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for July 30, 2018

Blackburn opens Knoxville campaign office By Pete Gawda Marsha Blackburn, who currently represents Tennessee in the U. S. House of Representatives, is running for U. S. Senate. She opened her Knoxville campaign office, located at 1601 Western Avenue, on Saturday, July 28 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and speeches by Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally, […]

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