Museum of Appalachia’s ‘Candlelight Christmas’ features evening tours, holiday activities for families

Museum of Appalachia’s ‘Candlelight Christmas’ features evening tours, holiday activities for families

Friday, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd from 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   This weekend, the Museum of Appalachia will host its third annual “Candlelight Christmas” event—a winter celebration that captures the beauty and simplicity of an Appalachian Christmas.   The centerpiece of this holiday event is an evening tour of the Museum’s pioneer […]

Old North Knoxville Hosts Holiday Home Tour

Historic Old North Knoxville will hold its 29th Annual Victorian Holiday Home Tour this coming weekend with the Candlelight Tour from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, and the Afternoon Tour from 12:30-5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3.   Advanced tickets are available now at your area Elder’s Ace Hardware stores and online.  Tickets can also […]

Oak Ridge Chorus Sings “Messiah and More” on December 1st

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association is pleased to present the Oak Ridge Chorus, led by Chorus Director Jaclyn Johnson, in a festive holiday concert on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge.  The Oak Ridge Chorus will be joined by the University of Tennessee Concert […]

Still time to donate to Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America has announced that this year’s sponsorship deadline has been extended to midnight Friday night, Dec. 1. Because of the logistics involved in processing donations made by checks, we are asking that donations made during the extended deadline period be made exclusively online by visiting

Late surge propels Falcons over Farragut 74-64

By Ken Lay Fulton High School boys basketball coach Jody Wright didn’t know what to expect when his team took the floor for the first time on Monday, Nov. 20. And he wasn’t particularly happy with his team’s inaugural performance of the 2017-18 season. “We’ve had about a week of practice and we looked like […]

Community Interest Meeting Nov. 29 for Maryville-to-Townsend Greenway Expansion

On Wednesday, November 29, community members interested in supporting or learning more about the Maryville-to-Townsend Greenway expansion can attend a community interest meeting at 6 p.m. at Cycology Bicycles in Maryville, located at 2408 East Lamar Alexander Parkway. The interest meeting will share updates and information on the greenway expansion project, along with ways community […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of November 27, 2017

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE     STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Troy R. Allen and Paula A. Allen executed a Deed of Trust to Branch Banking And Trust Company, Lender and Bbat Collateral Service Corporation, Trustee(s), which was dated September 28, 2007 and recorded on October 4, 2007 in Instrument No. 200710040028847, and modified […]

Teens honored with Service to Humanity award for 4,000 hours of service

For several years, one Knox County student has traveled more than a thousand miles in an un-air-conditioned bus to help prevent child suicides. Another formed a 501(c)(3) charity for at-risk youth. These efforts stand as just two ways young people in the Knoxville area look beyond themselves to help others. Earlier this month, the Optimist […]

The Knoxville Focus for November 27, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for November 27, 2017

Short-term rentals approved for ALL residential zones By Mike Steely Despite continual opposition from some neighborhood groups the Knoxville City Council passed, on a split vote, a short-term rental policy for every residential neighborhood. Only two council members, Duane Grieve and Nick Della Volpe, opposed the final 6-2 vote. Councilman George Wallace was absent […]

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