Old Sevier neighbors surprised by postponement

Old Sevier neighbors surprised by postponement

  By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com What a disappointment it must have been for the dozens of people who attended the Knoxville City Council meeting Tuesday night only to find out their objection to a proposed 230-unit residential development in their neighborhood would be postponed until next month. The Old Sevier Community Group had […]

Powell holds off Oak Ridge after Trumm ties record

Powell holds off Oak Ridge after Trumm ties record

  By Steve Williams Powell High’s Bailey Trumm was closing in on a TSSAA state record for career 3-point baskets Tuesday night at Oak Ridge, but that wasn’t her No. 1 objective. It was winning the game and tying the Lady Wildcats for the top seed in District 3-AAA, and for that to happen, free […]

Lady Irish fall to Greeneville, 62-38

Lady Irish fall to Greeneville, 62-38

By Ken Lay Knoxville Catholic High School’s girls basketball team has made great strides this season and the Lady Irish have one of the area’s most improved teams under second-year coach Freeman Pinkney. Catholic struggled mightily Thursday night and despite putting up a valiant effort at home, the Lady Irish came up on the short […]

Application period opens Monday for city grant funding to support homeless, housing and neighborhood needs

Starting Monday, Feb. 3, the City of Knoxville Housing and Neighborhood Development Department (formerly Community Development) will begin accepting applications from nonprofit agencies that seek funding for programs that support the City’s housing objectives. These grants will be awarded to groups that assist in two key categories: Supporting low- to moderate-income neighborhoods and residents with […]

Want to Vote on Super Tuesday? Registration Deadline is Feb. 3

Tennesseans who want to vote in the Super Tuesday, Presidential Preference Primary, must register to vote by Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. Registering to vote, updating your address or checking your registration status is fast, easy and secure with the Secretary of State’s online voter registration system, GoVoteTN.com. Any U.S. citizen with a driver’s license or […]

Best-selling Author Erik Larson to Speak in Knoxville February 25

‘The Splendid and the Vile’ Recounts Churchill’s First Year as Prime Minister Erik Larson loved his first book, The Naked Consumer, in which he described how companies spy on individual consumers. But, according to Larson, no one else loved the book. Undeterred, he continued to write and is now the author of five nonfiction bestsellers. Larson will be in […]

PARC meets tonight

The Police Advisory and Review Committee will hold its fourth-quarter meeting Thursday, Jan. 30, 6-7 p.m., in the Lonsdale Area Ministry Complex, 1740 Texas Ave. At the meeting, PARC members will address cases received by the Internal Affairs Unit since the last report made in October and outline the 2019 Annual Report. In addition, the […]

Community Workshop Scheduled to Discuss Oakwood Design Guidelines

A meeting to discuss a historic overlay district for a portion of the Oakwood Neighborhood has been scheduled for January 30, 2020. The meeting will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Emerald Youth Foundation at 1718 N. Central St. The meeting location can be accessed on the side of the building fronting […]

Authors Guild of Tennessee to meet next week

The Authors Guild of Tennessee (AGT) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, February 6 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 225 Jamestowne Blvd,  Farragut, TN 37934. Published authors are invited to attend. info:authorsguildoftn.org. Special guest speaker will be Sam Venable. Also next week, Authors Guild of Tennessee member Elizabeth Horton-Newton will be signing books February 7-9 […]

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