Legal and Public Notices for the week of January 2, 2017

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 June 6, 2013, executed by KATHERINE A. KYLE, conveying certain real property therein described to THOMAS H. DICKENSON, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of […]

Normal trash collection schedule next week

A reminder: Waste Connections crews collect residential trash on all holidays except Thanksgiving and Christmas, so the New Year’s Day holiday won’t change the regular trash pickup schedule next week. Also, starting Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, City residents should begin using the new wheeled 95-gallon garbage carts that were delivered to their homes earlier this […]

MARYVILLE ACCREDITED AS TENNESSEE MAIN STREET COMMUNITY

    Thirty-four communities now part of the downtown revitalization program   Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced that Maryville, located in Blount County, has achieved Tennessee Main Street accreditation. The community joins 33 other Tennessee Main Street communities that are accredited through the state program and the National Main […]

Major new anti-crime legislation among 29 new Tennessee laws set to take effect January 1

  Major legislation, which addresses the most serious offenses driving Tennessee’s violent crime rate, is among 29 new Tennessee laws set to take effect on January 1.  The Public Safety Act of 2016, sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown), establishes mandatory minimum sentences for those […]

Concertmaster Series continues with Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach for Gabriel Lefkowitz’ final season with KSO

Concertmaster Series continues with Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach for Gabriel Lefkowitz’ final season with KSO

In two weeks, the KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, Gabriel Lefkowitz & Friends, continues with Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet on Wednesday, January 11 and Thursday, January 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the Knoxville Museum of Art.  These performances are sponsored by Merchant & Gould and the Knoxville Museum of Art. Tickets are $20 and can […]

Do Local Officials STILL Not Get It?

Do Local Officials STILL Not Get It?

By Steve Hunley The Knox County Board of Education met last week with the Knox County Legislative delegation and the Knox County Commission to discuss the legislative agenda for the next session of the Tennessee General Assembly.  The vice chair of the board of education was quoted as saying there are no failed schools, only […]

Ray Blanton, Part One

Ray Blanton, Part One

By Ray Hill Ray Blanton is little remembered today save for one thing: the corruption of his administration. Compared to many of Tennessee’s more significant historical figures, Blanton’s political career was not long, but it was impossible not to notice the man who became governor. While Ray Blanton was considered by many to be a […]

Remembering Larry Graham

Remembering Larry Graham

After a family trip to Dollywood, the Graham family parted ways on August 16, 2015. It would be the last time Larry Graham’s children would feel the caring touch from their father and hear “I love you baby and be careful.” The family was forever changed when a driver under the influence of narcotics caused […]

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