Old Supreme Court Hotel taking shape

Old Supreme Court Hotel taking shape

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Developer Rick Dover and his partner, Charles Carlyle of Boston Development, shared their tentative plans for the redevelopment of Knoxville’s former State Supreme Court building with city council members Thursday afternoon. Empty for years the complex takes up a block of downtown between Henley, Cumberland, Locust and Church Streets, opposite […]

The 1934 Senate Race In Tennessee, Part One

The 1934 Senate Race In Tennessee, Part One

By Ray Hill By 1934, Republicans were not much of a factor in statewide elections in Tennessee. The political landscape in the Volunteer State had changed with the resignation of Senator Cordell Hull, who had agreed to serve as Secretary of State in the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933. It fell to […]

Baumgardner to play junior hockey in Canada

Baumgardner to play junior hockey in Canada

By Ken Lay Ben Baumgardner has always dreamed of playing professional ice hockey. He may now get the chance to lace up his skates and play in NHL arenas. He came one step closer to realizing his lifelong dream recently when he signed a contract to play for the Essa Stallions of the Canadian Premier […]

KNOX COUNTY RECEIVING COURT KIOSK TO ASSIST LITIGANTS

Nashville, Tenn. – Self-represented litigants in Knox County will soon be able to enjoy convenient access to valuable legal information and resources thanks to a grant provided by the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Administrative Office of the Courts. The grant covers the expense of purchasing and installing a special court kiosk in Knox County. […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Dance the night away, hunt for treasure, hike among the wildflowers, taste a slawburger, see the world’s largest Titanic ship built with Legos; and experience festivals celebrating culture, art and history. Here’s what’s going on across Tennessee this week. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Ongoing Memphis – “The Chaos and the Cosmos: […]

Public meeting of the Police Advisory & Review Committee

When: 6 p.m. Thursday, April 19   Where: Lonsdale Community Center, 2700 Stonewall St.   Who: Members of the Police Advisory & Review Committee will hold their quarterly meeting, which is open to the general public and citizens with concerns about crime and safety in the City of Knoxville. Representatives from the Knoxville Police Department […]

Spring Tea with Peggy Ramsey

April 28, 2018, 2-4 pm.  Historic Ramsey House will honor women and how far they have come from the 18th century by hosting an educational program and afternoon tea. Participants will learn about the layers and purpose of the beautiful clothing that women like Peggy Ramsey would have worn to a tea she may have […]

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