Due to conditions of poor air quality and severe drought, Knox County Air Quality Management (AQM) has issued a mandatory ban on open burning in Knox County. The City bans open burning of brush all of the time, in part because the Public Service Department collects brush and leaves. County residents who hold […]
Lawson McGhee Library is getting a much needed facelift with new paint and carpet. The Children’s Room will close Wednesday, November 9 at noon after storytime for an overhaul. When it reopens on Monday, November 21, patrons will see all new shelving, carpet and paint. The circular story well has been filled in for additional space. The Children’s Room bathrooms will […]
Knoxville will honor the service of its U.S. military veterans with the City’s 91st annual Veterans Day Parade on Friday morning, Nov. 11. The parade will line up in the eastbound lanes of Howard H. Baker Jr. Avenue, with the step-off at 10:45 a.m. in front of the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. The parade participants […]
The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is coming up on Wednesday, November the 9th . Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday of each month. Speaker: Mr. Clarence L. Vaughn, III Police Advisory and Review Committee – Executive Director Topic: History and Mission of the Police Advisory & Review Committee When: Wednesday, November 9th Time: 11:45am – 1:00pm (arrive between 11:45 – […]
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 May 2, 2014, executed by JUDY L. PECK, conveying certain real property therein described to Liberty Title, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of Knox […]
More than 80 units in Friday’s Veterans Day Parade By Mike Steely firstname.lastname@example.org The 91st annual Veterans Day Parade starts at 10:40 Friday from the Knoxville City Auditorium and Coliseum at 500 Howard Baker Jr. Avenue and this year’s parade will include more than 80 organizations. Line up starts at 9 a.m. The route […]
It's Halls on offense and Gibbs on defense in the championship game of the Knox Metro Youth Football League's NFC Junior Hopper division. Halls won 20-13 in what is sure to be one of many battles between the two rivals over the years.
By Steve Williams Youngsters from Gibbs and Halls got their first taste of one of Knox County’s top football rivalries this season. And, yes, members of the two Junior Hopper division teams (ages 7-and-under) already know about the rivalry! “A big one,” answered Gibbs quarterback Clay Phillips when asked if there was a rivalry between […]
By Ray Hill With the close of 1967, Howard H. Baker, Jr. had completed his first year in the United States Senate. 1968 was an election year and while no statewide offices were up for election, there would be a hard fought presidential contest. Richard Nixon began one of the greatest comebacks in presidential history. […]
By Mike Steely email@example.com On Saturday, November 5, the Veterans Heritage Site Foundation’s First Annual Veterans Heritage Ridge Run kicked off fundraising for Sharps Ridge Park. The 5K run and one-mile trail walk was but one of the many ideas the Foundation has for the 63-year-old park. “We’ve adopted the park and once a month […]
Bearden Ice Dawgs goalkeeper Mathieu Senechal makes one of his many saves in Bearden's 8-1 loss to the defending Moore Cup Champion Farragut Admirals Wednesday in the season opener for both teams. Senechal saved 17 of 19 shots over the first two periods of the game. Photo by Ken Lay.
By Ken Lay Entering Wednesday night’s Knoxville Amateur Hockey Association High School season opener, the Farragut High School Hockey Club was in the midst of a run that saw it win three consecutive Moore Cup Championships. And the Admirals continued their recent league dominance by routing rival Bearden 8-1 at the Icearium in the 2016-17 […]