Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has proclaimed Oct. 14-20 Earth Science Week in Tennessee, to promote awareness of the importance of geoscience. As part of Earth Science Week, TDEC, in partnership with the American Geosciences Institute, will distribute a limited number of Earth Science Week toolkits to science teachers across the state.   “Making educational tools […]

Candidates for U.S. House of Representatives, District 2 to participate in meet and greet Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018

Jeffrey Grunau, Renee Hoyos, Greg Samples and Marc Whitmire, candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives, District 2, will interact with voters at a meet and greet on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Tim Burchett’s campaign did not respond to requests to participate. Following introductions and statements from each candidate, voters will be able to interact […]

Tennessee State Library Gives Free Access to 190 Years of The Tennessean

  The Tennessee State Library and Archives is pleased to announce that Tennesseans will have free online access to the full run of The Tennessean (1812 to today) through the Tennessean Electronic Library (TEL).   Previously, Tennesseans were only able to access full-text articles from The Tennessean back to 2002. With the addition of the […]

National Night Out tonight

National Night Out is a community event held October 2 that is centered on both bringing neighborhood watch groups together and promoting police-community partnerships. Whether a community pot-luck, a fair, a game night, or even just a meeting, neighborhood organizations come together to learn about resources, stay informed, and remain involved and motivated in their […]

Legal and public notice ads for the week of October 1, 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 May 9, 2014, executed by LLOYD D. ALBRIGHT, NADINE ALBRIGHT, conveying certain real property therein described to R. KIRKLAND MOSER, as Trustee, as same appears […]

Pedal for Alzheimer’s Announces 1,098-Mile Ride Route for 2018

The co-chairs of Pedal for Alzheimer’s, Joshua Crisp and Michelle Brooke-Marciniak, announced the route for the upcoming October 7-17, 2018 ride today, and this year’s goal is to “Raise the Bar.”  The 1,098-mile team cycling event honors and commemorates Pat Summitt’s 1,098 wins as the legendary coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteer basketball […]

The Knoxville Focus for October 1, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for October 1, 2018

Happy 227th, Knoxville! By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Knoxville’s 227th Birthday is Wednesday, October 3, and the East Tennessee History Center and Historic Homes of Knoxville are hosting a luncheon at 11:30 to celebrate. The Civil War battles in East Tennessee will be the subject of a presentation by Steven E. Woodworth, an American history professor […]

Golfers brave rain to play for Knoxville’s Youth

Golfers brave rain to play for Knoxville’s Youth

  By Ken Lay A little rain couldn’t dampen spirits at the Rick Barnes Emerald Youth Golf Classic Presented by Regal early last week. More than 120 golfers braved some intermittent showers to play in the tournament at Holston Hills Country Club on Monday, Sept. 24. The tournament, which has now been played for two […]

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