DEL CONCA USA TO EXPAND IN LOUDON

Porcelain tile manufacturer to create 40 jobs Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Del Conca USA officials announced yesterday the company will invest $30 million to expand operations at its Loudon facility. The porcelain tile manufacturer will create 40 jobs in Loudon County.   “Approximately 1,300 Tennesseans are employed in […]

Reaching Out for Agape: Fundraising Campaign Begins

 Reaching Out for Agape, a student-run Indiegogo campaign that aims to raise money for Agape Outreach Homes, has launched. They are fundraising to help Agape purchase fifteen new beds for residents who live in the house as well as those transitioning to independent living.   Agape simultaneously combats homelessness and mental illness by providing a […]

Historic Fourth + Gill Presents the 26th Anniversary Tour of Homes

  The Historic Fourth + Gill Neighborhood welcomes you to celebrate its 26th Anniversary Tour of Homes on Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 1:00-6:00 p.m. Purchase advance Tour of Homes tickets for $10 (free for children 12 and under) on the Fourth + Gill website (www.fourthandgill.org), at Three Rivers Market (1100 N. Central Street), at […]

From Rep. Harry Brooks

From Rep. Harry Brooks

I have received several responses to the constituent survey which was recently mailed out. This week I would like to talk about the results. If you have not yet filled out a survey, it is never too late to give feedback. If you need information on how to access the survey, please get in touch […]

Legal and Public Notices for April 18, 2016

  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 September 6, 2013, executed by Jamie L Bridges, conveying certain real property therein described to Andrew C Rambo, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office […]

The Knoxville Focus for April 18, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for April 18, 2016

Scenic Knoxville Celebrating Eight Years By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The local organization that fought and won a new sign ordinance for Knoxville, got a ban on digital signs and electronic message boards and continues to seek out and report abandoned signs will host a national speaker Wednesday, April 20th, and the public is invited. Scenic Knoxville […]

Sultana descendants to gather

Sultana descendants to gather

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The riverboat was built for about 376 passengers but, because the captain was being paid for each passenger he could carry, the Sultana was packed with more than 2,000 people on its final voyage. Most of the passengers were Union soldiers returning from the Civil War or from Confederate prison camps. […]

The Man From Wyoming: Senator Joseph C. O’Mahoney

The Man From Wyoming: Senator Joseph C. O’Mahoney

By Ray Hill Wyoming today is dominated by Republicans, but during the height of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, perhaps the most popular politician in the state was a Democrat: Joseph Christopher O’Mahoney. Like the state he represented in the United States Senate, O’Mahoney prided himself on his independence. The Wyoming senator was perhaps the […]

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