Draw nets soccer title for Bearden

By Ken Lay Bearden High School’s girls soccer team couldn’t quite leave Hardin Valley Academy with a victory Wednesday night, but the Lady Bulldogs did depart with the 2015 District 4-AAA regular-season championship. “This has been a long time coming,” Bearden coach Ryan Radcliffe said after his team managed to salvage a 2-2 tie against […]

Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair for Veterans & Spouses in Knoxville

  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, along with lead sponsor Alcoa Foundation, will host Hiring Our Heroes – Knoxville, a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses.   Recruiters from more than 50 companies and service organizations have pre-registered with jobs available for veterans and military spouses of all ranks and levels of experience. […]

Market Square Fall Concert season returns tomorrow

Market Square Fall Concert season returns tomorrow

The Market Square Fall Concert Series returns for a run of shows on Thursdays, from Oct. 1 to Oct. 29. The series, sponsored by the City of Knoxville and the Central Business Improvement District, will include a wide variety of music ­­– jazz, swing, bluegrass, pop and alternative-country folk rock. All concerts are free – […]

Suit Alleges Pattern of Illegal Segregation of Children with Disabilities by KCS and TDOE

by Sally Absher   Wednesday September 30, 2015. Three Knoxville area preschool and elementary school children and their parents have filed suit in United States District Court in Nashville against Knox County Schools and the Tennessee Department of Education. The suit alleges that children with pervasive disabilities such as autism, intellectual disability, developmental delays, or […]

Three areas scheduled for mosquito spraying this week

The latest lab report has confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in mosquitoes in three areas of Knox County. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention protocol, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will spray for mosquitoes in the affected areas to reduce the mosquito population and the risk of WNV spreading to […]

MARKET SQUARE FALL CONCERT SERIES RETURNS tomorrow

   The Market Square Fall Concert Series returns for a run of shows on Thursdays, from Oct. 1 to Oct. 29. The series, sponsored by the City of Knoxville and the Central Business Improvement District, will include a wide variety of music ­­– jazz, swing, bluegrass, pop and alternative-country folk rock. All concerts are free […]

Legal and Public Notices for September 28, 2015

    SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on October 19, 2015 on or about 11:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by BRADLEY C CORUM AND MELISSA […]

The Knoxville Focus for September 28, 2015

  City Primary Tomorrow By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The city-wide primary election for mayor, city council, and municipal judge is tomorrow following a low turnout for early voting. At close of early voting Thursday, the Election Commission reported a total of 2002 votes being cast along with 588 absentees, bringing the total to 2590 votes. […]

Publisher’s Position: The Tree of Greed Continues to Grow

By Steve Hunley Some people have some perception of welfare; more often than not we think about some collecting benefits, pumping out children, and not working. There is a debate raging presently just how much our government spends currently on all welfare-related programs. Some people say it is as much as a trillion dollars. Others […]

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