East Tennessee Attorneys General File Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers

Filing seeks damages for actions contributing to area’s opioid epidemic   JACKSBORO, Tenn. — The district attorneys general of Tennessee’s Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Judicial Districts have jointly filed a lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma L.P. and its related companies, along with Mallinckrodt LLC, Endo Health Solutions Inc. and its wholly […]

Beginner Beekeeping Program tomorrow

    The Knox County Beekeepers Association’s Beginner Beekeeping Program is Wednesday, October 4, 7-9 p.m., at New Harvest Park Community Building. Open to anyone interested in honey bees. Admission is free.

Fountain City Business and Professional Association hosting City Council candidate forum Wednesday, October 11

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is coming up on Wednesday, October the 11th. Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday of each month.  Note: Please plan to arrive by 11:45. Lunch will be from 11:45-12:15 Introductions begin promptly at 11:55 RSVP is encouraged Speaker: 2017 Knoxville City Council Candidates Forum Topic: Come and meet the candidates for Knoxville’s five […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of October 2, 2017

Foreclosure notices SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on October 18, 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 KENNETH C WILSON, JR. AND KATHY […]

Partners encourage community support of child health

Celebrate Child Health Week   The Knox County Health Department (KCHD), TennCare Kids and a host of community partners are planning activities to observe Child Health Week, Oct. 1-7, 2017. In honor of Child Health Day, first proclaimed by President Calvin Coolidge in 1928, the State of Tennessee designates a week in October every year […]

Union Heritage Festival is fun for the entire family

Union Heritage Festival is fun for the entire family

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Where can you find an antique tractor parade, a feed bag toss, a skillet toss and a pumpkin seed spitting contest? How about music, vendors and local authors? The Union County Heritage Festival is a one-day event Saturday, October 7 at Wilson Park in Maynardville. There’s the Heritage Olympics, a “longest […]

Tennessee and the League of Nations I

Tennessee and the League of Nations I

By Ray Hill Tennessee had been staunchly for Woodrow Wilson, both in his 1912 campaign for the presidency and his 1916 reelection campaign. Tennessee’s junior United States senator, Kenneth D. McKellar, had been a fervent admirer of President Wilson as a member of the House of Representatives and if anything, his admiration grew as a […]

Fulton Routs Carter on Homecoming

PHOTO BY LEXIE GILLAND / FUL.COM Carter High's Quez Witherspoon is stopped in his tracks by Fulton's Josh Jones in the Falcons' 47-11 win Friday night at Bob Black Field.

Fulton Routs Carter on Homecoming

By David Klein Despite four turnovers, the Fulton Falcons dominated the visiting Carter Hornets on homecoming night at Fulton. Falcons’ quarterback Xavier Malone threw for 235 yards and four touchdowns, and running back Dorian Williamson scored three touchdowns in a 47-11 victory. Fulton dominated the first quarter. Taking advantage of a Hornet fumble, Malone threw […]

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