Legal and public notices for the week of May 15, 2017

  SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on June 13, 2017 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by PHILLIP H. BARBER, to TITLE ENTERPRISES, […]

Korner Market known for delicious country cooking

Korner Market known for delicious country cooking

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The instant you walk in you know exactly what draws South Knoxville residents to the Korner Market. The aroma of country cooking floats from the kitchen, promising a treat for your taste buds. It’s old fashion breakfast and lunch at its best:, traditional, delicious, and plentiful. Owner and manager Fareed Nasser […]

A Woman of Firsts: Ruth Bryan Owen

A Woman of Firsts: Ruth Bryan Owen

By Ray Hill “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt –   Ruth Bryan Owen lived a truly remarkable life; at various times she was an author, filmmaker, lecturer, diplomat and congresswoman. She was also the daughter of one of the most famous men of the age: […]

West Haven takes first place in City youth track meet

PHOTO BY STEVE WILLIAMS Chyna Mobley (right) of Cecil Webb Rec Center heads for second place in the girls' (ages 6-8) Sack Race event in the After School Program Track Meet at Austin-East High School last week. Terrilyn Hill of Dr, EV Elite won the race.

West Haven takes first place in City youth track meet

By Steve Williams There wasn’t a ball in sight, but the City of Knoxville’s After School Program Track Meet offered plenty of athletic competition Wednesday, May 10, at Austin-East High School. Boys and girls ages 6 to 14 from nine different recreation centers came together to compete in sprint races and relays, the long jump, […]

Larry Kerr and Union County Patriots good for each other

PHOTO BY STEVE WILLIAMS Josh Kerr calls the signals behind the center in a spring drill at Union County High Tuesday, May 9. The former Clinton High head coach will be the offensive coordinator on his dad's coaching staff this coming fall.

Larry Kerr and Union County Patriots good for each other

‘A chance to do something special,’ says son Josh Kerr   By Steve Williams Back surgery didn’t keep Coach Larry Kerr from being with his new football team at the start of spring practice. Kerr used a John Deere Gator to make it easier for him to get around on the field at Union County […]

PK Hope Is Alive Parkinson’s Meeting

PK Hope Is Alive, your local Knoxville, Oak Ridge Parkinson Support Group, would like to thank everyone for walking, donating and supporting the 6th annual Parkinson’s Unity Walk held Saturday, April  15th at Bissell Park in Oak Ridge. The Walk was very successful and 100% of all donations will go to research funding for the six major […]

Commissioners Night Out

At Large Commissioners Ed Brantley and Bob Thomas will be at Life House Coffee, 7545 Brickyard Road, Thursday, May 17 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to meet the people of the Powell community and listen to their concerns. Ed and Bob feel that going out to the citizens eases the strain on those who, […]

On-Farm Summer Camps Trade Classroom Walls for Barn Stalls

Tennessee’s on-farm summer camps give children the opportunity to trade class rooms and daycare walls for open pastures and barn stalls. Pick Tennessee Products, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s program to connect consumers to farmers, lists farms with summer camps geared to a variety of age groups and interests.   Parents often struggle to find […]

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