Former Norris City Manager Tim Hester has been hired as the City of Knoxville’s Parks and Greenways Coordinator. Hester starts today (Jan. 17). He’ll be managing Knoxville’s existing 100-mile greenways network as well as overseeing the most comprehensive build-out of new connective greenways in the City’s history. “We have strong momentum related to […]
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 December 3, 2004, executed by BRANDI M. HUTCHESON, conveying certain real property therein described to TIM WILLIAMS, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of […]
Record set in 2015 surpassed by more than 33,500 visitors. Zoo Knoxville welcomed 473,679 visitors in 2016, reaching a new attendance record for the second year in a row and exceeding the record set in 2015 by 33,564 people. While more than 202,000 zoo-goers came from Knoxville and the surrounding counties, more […]
Harry Tindell Launches Candidacy for Knoxville City Council, 4th District Former Knoxville State Representative Harry Tindell, age 56, announces his intention to seek the 4th district seat on the Knoxville City Council in the upcoming election. He currently lives in the Alice Bell / Spring Hill community and is self-employed in the insurance business. […]
By Pete Gawda Concerned citizens, county commissioners, school officials, parents and students gathered in the South-Doyle Middle School library Tuesday night for the third of six public rezoning meetings concerning the new Gibbs and Hardin Valley middle schools. This particular meeting was primarily concerned with the effects of rezoning for the new Gibbs middle school. […]
By David Klein Cirrus Aircraft, co-founded in 1984 by CEO Dale Klapmeier, is bringing jobs and a facilities expansion to Knoxville. The Duluth, Minnesota aircraft company’s new Knoxville facility will be called the Cirrus Aircraft Vision Center Campus and celebrated its grand opening Thursday night. According to the company website, The Vision Center facility will […]
Ray Blanton emerged from the 1974 primary as the Democratic nominee for governor of Tennessee. It had been a contentious primary in with twelve men competing for the nomination. Blanton had barely edged banker Jake Butcher to be the nominee. The Republicans had their own primary with Nat Winston, Dortch Oldham and Lamar Alexander running […]
PHOTO BY TAMMY KREGEL Sophomore wing Annaka Hall pressures a William Blount player in Bearden's rough and tumble 61-57 win last week.
By Steve Williams Coming off a 10-day layoff after winning its Super 16 holiday tournament, Bearden High’s unbeaten girls team showed up for a basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 10, and Roller Derby broke out. At times, bodies were flying everywhere. Visiting William Blount, known for its hectic and chaotic style of play, battled the Lady […]
Skylar Baker, Hardin Valley pitcher and first baseman, with Bryce Brentz in 2014 at Chad Bell's wedding. Skylar takes pitching lessons from Bell and has taken hitting lessons from Brentz and Chad Zurcher.
By Steve Williams Four South Knoxville products will be the featured speakers at Hardin Valley Academy’s baseball leadoff dinner this year, thanks to HVA social studies teacher Lisa Myers, who has ties to South Knoxville herself. “I signed up for leadoff banquet duty, with my guys in the back of my mind,” said Myers, […]
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts’ annual Souper Bowl event raised $5,230 for United Way of Sevier County. Souper Bowl is one of Arrowmont’s favored fundraisers for our local community. Due to the Gatlinburg wildfires, the event originally scheduled for November 29, 2016 was cancelled. “Even though the tragic fires made it impossible […]