Knox County Schools celebrates National School Bus Safety Week

Knox County Schools celebrates National School Bus Safety Week

Knox County Schools would like to remind drivers this week to #STOPONRED Students need to be sure to:  Be at your assigned bus stop five minutes early.  Do not use headphones or electronic devices while getting on or off a bus.  Only cross in front of the bus when getting on or off.  Always refrain from using […]

‘Coats for the Cold’ coat drive kicked off

Coats to be collected through November 11 and distributed November 14-December 2 The annual Knox Area Rescue Ministries “Coats for the Cold” coat drive to collect coats for those in need began Monday, October 16 and runs through Saturday, November 11. Gently used coats can be dropped off during that time at all KARM Store […]

Pumpkin Centerpiece Workshop at UT Arboretum October 24th

The UT Arboretum Society will hold a “Make and Take Pumpkin Centerpiece” Workshop on Tuesday, October 24th from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the UT Arboretum Program Shelter, 901 S. Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge. Join UT Arboretum Education Program Coordinator, Michelle Campanis, to make a centerpiece in a fresh pumpkin. Michelle will lead the […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of October 16, 2017

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on October 31, 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 here-in below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by SCARLET HEATH WHITED AND THOMAS WILLIAM WHITED, […]

Commissioners Night Out October 18

Knox County At-Large Commissioners Ed Brantley and Bob Thomas are headed out to the Halls area for their 33rd Ed & Bob Night Out in Knox County. Ed and Bob will be at E. B.’s Eats & Treats, 4620 Mill Branch Lane, Wednesday, October 18 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to meet the people of […]

Operation Honor Guard raises funds

Operation Honor Guard raises funds

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com You probably saw them at Rose’s Mortuary on Broadway and Kingston Pike last Wednesday. Both locations had members of the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard present and people were pulling into the parking lots to visit and donate on the Day of Giving. At the Broadway location WATE TV personalities were […]

Farragut takes care of business and Bearden, 31-14

Carlos Reveiz / Ashley Wathen - crfoto.com Farragut High students have fun watching the Admirals extend their winning streak over rival Bearden Friday night.

Farragut takes care of business and Bearden, 31-14

By Steve Williams If Farragut’s football team had to bounce back from a loss and start a new winning streak, beating old rival Bearden was the best way to do it. The Bulldogs even helped. And the Admirals gladly accepted Bearden’s generosity en route to a 31-14 win in the Battle of West Knoxville Friday […]

Tennessee and the League of Nations III

Tennessee and the League of Nations III

Governor Tom C. Rye had run for the United States Senate in the 1918 Democratic primary against Senator John Knight Shields as a supporter of President Woodrow Wilson and lost. Rye’s defeat did not necessarily mean the people of Tennessee had turned against Wilson; in fact, had the President written the public letter denouncing Shields […]

Gregg Bostick receives ET award

Gregg Bostick receives ET award

Gregg Bostick (left), Director of Football Operations at Grace Christian Academy on a volunteer basis for the past four years, receives the award for being selected by head football coaches, athletic directors and game day officials from across East Tennessee as the recipient of the inaugural East Tennessee CAREacter Star Support Staff of the Year […]

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