Emerald Youth to host community open houses about Lonsdale Project

Additional public input sought on proposed multipurpose facility and sports complex   Emerald Youth Foundation will host two open houses to seek additional community input regarding the proposed multipurpose facility and sports complex for children and families in Lonsdale.   The open houses will be: Thursday, May 18, 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Location: New Friendship […]

Historic Rugby Writer’s Series Welcomes RB Morris On May 20

Poet Laureate Of Knoxville, World Renowned Songwriter   Historic Rugby continues its year-long series of writer visits on Saturday, May 20 with a reading and performance by RB Morris. The reading is free and will be at the Harrow Road Café in Rugby at 7 p.m. The café will open for dinner at 5 p.m. […]

Provision offering open house

11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017 Learn how protons are removed from hydrogen gas and delivered as non-invasive cancer treatment, targeting cancer tumors by controlling their speed and depth to destroy the tumor and spare healthy tissue and organs. Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center 6450 Provision Cares Way Knoxville, TN 37909

Tennessee’s Economy Experiences Robust Growth

Tennessee’s economy continues to grow with a robust start to 2017, according to a report released by the Secretary of State’s office. There were 10,372 new entity filings in the first quarter of 2017, which represents an 8.7 percent increase over the same time last year. This marks the 22nd consecutive quarter of positive year-over-year […]


A section of Wilkerson Road in Northwest Knoxville between Vienna Road and Sunnywood Lane will be closed from Wednesday, May 17, to mid-September 2017 for the City’s Wilkerson Road Bridge Replacement Project.   Drivers will be detoured from Wilkerson Road onto either Melstone Road or Lamp Drive, depending on the direction.   The construction work […]

Legal and public notices for the week of May 15, 2017

  SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on June 13, 2017 on or about 10:00AM 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 PHILLIP H. BARBER, to TITLE ENTERPRISES, […]

Korner Market known for delicious country cooking

Korner Market known for delicious country cooking

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The instant you walk in you know exactly what draws South Knoxville residents to the Korner Market. The aroma of country cooking floats from the kitchen, promising a treat for your taste buds. It’s old fashion breakfast and lunch at its best:, traditional, delicious, and plentiful. Owner and manager Fareed Nasser […]

A Woman of Firsts: Ruth Bryan Owen

A Woman of Firsts: Ruth Bryan Owen

By Ray Hill “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt –   Ruth Bryan Owen lived a truly remarkable life; at various times she was an author, filmmaker, lecturer, diplomat and congresswoman. She was also the daughter of one of the most famous men of the age: […]

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