Legal and Public Notices for December 15, 2014

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Freda G. White Docket Number 75679-3 Notice is hereby given that on the 26th day of November, 2014, letters testamentary in respect of the Estate of Freda G. Whitewho died Sept 3, 2014, were issued the undersigned by the Clerk and Master of the Chancery Court of Knox County, Tennessee. […]

Busy week for government bids in Knoxville

This week we have two high profile bid deadlines. Market Square public restrooms. Alert, please see updates for this bid. Parking meters.

Knoxville Focus for December 15, 2014

Police Review Meeting Draws A Crowd By Focus Staff The Police Advisory and Review Committee, the city mayor and the city police department were praised and criticized last Monday evening in a public forum held at Vine Middle School. PARC meetings normally draw a very small crowd of citizens, but last week’s saw a couple […]

Voting Rights Act of 1964 remembered

By Mike Steely An event Thursday evening at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center topped off 2014’s Knoxville’s Civil Rights series that began last February. 2014 marks 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson signed the 1964 Voting Rights Act. 1964 was also the year that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. accepted the Noble Prize for […]

Robert LaFollette, Jr. of Wisconsin

By Ray Hill Robert Marion LaFollette, Jr. came into this world with just about every advantage one could hope for; yet, he suffered from depression and eventually ended his own life. “Young Bob” LaFollette was born January 6, 1895, the son of Robert M. and Belle LaFollette.  Bob LaFollette, Sr. was perhaps the most significant […]

Bearden opens new soccer locker room

By Ken Lay Bearden High School soccer coach Ryan Radcliffe saw his dream come true Tuesday night at Bruce Allender Field. “I always set my goals high,” Radcliffe said before Bearden High School unveiled its new locker room facilities. “These kids come here and take pride in the program. This is a dream. “The kids […]

Admirals blow lead, settle for tie with Knights

By Ken Lay A 6-6 tie left both the Farragut High School hockey club and the Knoxville Knights feeling a little disappointed Thursday night. Neither team was happy with the draw but Farragut coach Jeff Lindsay was especially dejected. “We had too many stupid penalties and those penalties absolutely killed us,” Lindsay said after watching […]


  Talk about your festive holiday spirit! Friday’s Xfinity Christmas at Chilhowee Park boasts everything from 98 lighted trees to a 440-foot-long lighted tunnel to train rides, hayrides, roasted marshmallows and, of course, Old St. Nick.   Xfinity Christmas at Chilhowee Park – from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12, at Knoxville’s oldest park, 3301 […]

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