University of Florida Police, FDOT Announce Road Closures along US 441, I-75 Due To Flooding

Those planning on traveling to Saturday’s Tennessee-Florida game in Gainesville should stay up-to-date on Florida road conditions and plan accordingly.   From University of Florida Police FDOT is currently monitoring the water levels at the Santa Fe River and the integrity of the bridges over the river at US 441 and I-75. They anticipate closing […]

Tennessee ‘Purple Out Day’ to support Alzheimer’s Tennessee THIS Friday, September 15

  Alzheimer’s disease impacts Tennessee families in every county from West to East, and now communities across the state are showing their support by participating in the third annual statewide “Purple Out Day” benefitting Alzheimer’s Tennessee, a not-for-profit organization.   Businesses, homes, justice centers and courthouses will turn purple on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 to […]

Twenty-four UTPD Officers to Assist at UT–Florida Game

With hurricane recovery efforts underway in Gainesville, Florida, 24 officers from the University of Tennessee Police Department will travel there on Saturday to assist with game-day security. Troy Lane, associate vice chancellor for public safety and chief of police, is speaking with University of Florida police this morning to work out the details. “Due to […]

Premier antique show held this weekend at Museum of Appalachia

On Friday and Saturday, September 15-16, 2017, the Museum of Appalachia will host the 6th annual “Days of the Pioneer” Antique Show & Sale. This two-day event features the finest selection of 18th and 19th century antiques from over 60 of the nation’s preeminent dealers. “With the 65-acre Museum of Appalachia as a backdrop, attendees […]

Careacter Star Athletes, Week 4

“Our coaches and student-athletes continue to impress me in the area of careacter and most importantly with their winning the game of life,” said Dave Moore, former high school coach who founded the Careacter Star Athlete program. With the start of the University of Tennessee’s football season, a Volunteer joins the Week 4 high school […]

Marble City Opera Season presents a double-bill of Menotti’s ‘The Telephone’ and Poulenc’s ‘The Human Voice’

  ‘Marble City Opera will present a double-bill of Menotti’s The Telephone and Poulenc’s The Human Voice. Performances will be presented at The Square Room, Knoxville, Tennessee at 8:00 p.m. on October 6 and 7, 2017.   Marble City Opera is pleased to return to The Square Room with the presentation of these two short operas […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of September 11, 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 January 31, 2008, executed by DOROTHY JEAN KIMSEY, JAMES R. KIMSEY, conveying certain real property therein described to WILLIAM H. CURTIS, as Trustee, as same appears of record in […]

Powell takes aim at playoffs after win over Karns

PHOTO BY LEXIE GILLAND / FUL.COM Fulton High band members pump up the crowd at kickoff time of Friday's rivalry game at Austin-East. The Falcons held on for a 20-14 win.

Powell takes aim at playoffs after win over Karns

By Steve Williams Rodney Ellison, Powell High head football coach, felt his team took a huge step towards making the playoffs this season with its 21-19 win at Karns Friday night. “We still have a lot of work to do, but this is a win we felt we had to have,” said Ellison, after the […]

Team numbers up in local youth football this season

PHOTO BY SHELBY PILANT Christian Academy of Knoxville defenders swarm a Carter running back in a Grasscutter Division game (age 9-under) in the Knox Metro Youth Football League at John Tarleton Park on Aug. 29. CAK won 20-6.

Team numbers up in local youth football this season

By Steve Williams The Knoxville Metro Youth Football League saw a significant decline last season in teams that play “tackle” football. Not including 6-under “flag” football teams, there were 102 teams in the KMYFL in 2016. That included teams in the 7U through 14U age divisions and is the lowest number of “tackle” teams in […]

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