Older buildings getting attention

Older buildings getting attention

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The resurgence of downtown Knoxville is underway and several vacant buildings are in various stages of renovation. Recently the city-owned Tennessee Supreme Court Building received four bid proposals, the former Phoenix Hotel and the historic Knoxville High School are in the midst of restoration, and the Pryor Brown Parking Garage looks […]

Roadway preparation work to kick off West Jackson Avenue Streetscapes Project

In partnership with the City of Knoxville’s West Jackson Avenue Streetscapes Project, KUB and its contractor are scheduled to begin preparation work on the roadway surface ahead of the utility improvement portion of the project on Monday, Oct. 31.   Next week, anticipate intermittent lane closures on West Jackson Avenue between North Broadway and the […]

Furry Fall Festival offers free fall fun for pets, pet owners

Pet owners and animal enthusiasts are invited to attend the Furry Fall Festival at Young-Williams Animal Center on Sunday, Nov. 6, to learn more about pet-related resources in the Knoxville community. And, of course, furry friends are welcome, too.   From noon-4 p.m., the Furry Fall Festival, sponsored by WVLT-TV Local 8 Now and WIVK-FM, […]

Free Health Fair and Second Harvest Food Truck in Knoxville this Saturday, October 29

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee, Healthy Tennessee and Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee are partnering to provide free health screenings – including children’s wellness physicals, adult diabetes screenings and blood pressure checks – and a mobile food pantry distribution event this Saturday, October 29, 2016 beginning at 11 a.m. at The Gathering Church. […]

UT Homecoming Week Begins October 30; Celebration Marks 100th Anniversary 

UT Homecoming Week Begins October 30; Celebration Marks 100th Anniversary 

One hundred years ago, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, held its first Homecoming celebration. Three hundred alumni attended. This year, thousands of Volunteers are expected to participate in Homecoming activities which begin Sunday, Oct. 30, and culminate the following weekend with the UT vs. Tennessee Tech football game and several events, including a free Saturday-night […]

TNECD announces five new Select Tennessee Certified Sites

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development today announced five new Select Tennessee Certified Sites.   The Select Tennessee program was launched in 2012 to help Tennessee communities prepare available industrial sites for investment and expansion. The program sets rigorous standards to give companies reliable information when making location choices during the site selection […]

Mosquito spraying in Powell rescheduled due to weather conditions

Due to rain and wind, follow-up mosquito spraying originally scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 20 was postponed. It has since been rescheduled for Thursday, Oct. 27. Weather conditions such as rain, high winds, and temperatures near or below 55 degrees can compromise the effectiveness of the spray.   “We’ll have to watch the weather closely this […]

Knoxville Children’s Theatre presents: ‘The Haunting of Hill House’

Knoxville Children’s Theatre will present “The Haunting of Hill House” a live theatre version of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel” especially adapted for young people, ages 11 and older, and families.  The play will be performed October 28 through November 13, Thursdays and Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.; Sundays at […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of October 24, 2016

  NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Lynette K. Martin executed a Deed of Trust to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for SunTrust Mortgage, Inc., Lender and Larry A. Weissman, Trustee(s), which was dated May 5, 2010 and recorded on May 7, 2010 in Instrument No. 201005070070015, Knox County, […]

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