Mayor Madeline Rogero’s State of the City Address tomorrow

Mayor Madeline Rogero’s State of the City Address tomorrow

Mayor Rogero will present the State of the City Address and her proposed 2016-17 budget to City Council members and the public at noon at Zoo Knoxville.   Hundreds of community and civic leaders will hear the Mayor’s plans for continuing to strengthen the local economy, enhance neighborhoods and quality of life, and ensure a […]

Author Jerry Ellis to speak at Historic Ramsey House Annual Meeting

Author Jerry Ellis will be speaking about his 900-mile walk along the Cherokee Trail of Tears as guest speaker for Historic Ramsey House Annual Meeting to be held at the East Tennessee Historic Center on June 21st at 5:30 p.m. Ellis, a graduate of the University of Alabama, became in 1989 the first person in the […]

Legal and Public Notices for April 25, 2016

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE   Default having been made by the Debtors in the terms, conditions and payments of a certain purchase-money indebtedness evidenced by a promissory note and secured by the lien of a Deed of Trust of record in Instrument No. 201204090055863, in the Register’s Office for Knox County, Tennessee, executed by Donna […]

From Rep. Harry Brooks

From Rep. Harry Brooks

It has been a week filled with long House Floor sessions this week in Nashville. However, we made progress on a few key issues. This week I would like to turn your attention to an announcement made by Speaker of the House, Beth Harwell, and Governor Haslam. For the past year or so, the Tennessee […]

The Knoxville Focus for April 25, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for April 25, 2016

Halls celebrates changes to outdoor classroom By Ken Lay   The Halls High School jazz band played some standards while the school and Halls Community had a celebration in the school’s outdoor classroom. There were games for the kids, ice cream and barbecue as Halls High had its annual celebration in the outdoor classroom Tuesday […]

Threats in Schools Are Serious

Threats in Schools Are Serious

By Steve Hunley Recently, there has been a rash of threats in our schools.  It seems like every passing day, someone has threatened to blow up a particular school or there is some other threat of serious violence.  Superintendent Jim McIntyre simply murmurs some vague reference to having “conversations” with parents and students.  My own […]

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