Mini-Con to Launch Summer Reading at Blount County Public Library

    With superheroes in abundance, you’re invited to dress in costume as your favorite comic character and take the whole family to Mini-Con comic convention at the Blount County Public Library’s kickoff for this year’s summer reading program. Mini-Con events begin on Saturday, May 28 at 10 a.m., with registration starting at 9, and […]

Greenbrier Barn Party Raises $145,000 for National Park

Greenbrier Barn Party Raises $145,000 for National Park

KODAK, TN – Friends of the Smokies hosted more than 400 guests at the 18th annual Greenbrier Barn Party on Friday, May 6th. The fundraising event featured robust live and silent auctions and raised more than $145,000 this year in support of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Greenbrier Barn Party, formerly Picnic in Pittman […]

Rural/Metro Offers Free Compression-only CPR Training Across Knox County

On May 18 and 21, in observation of National Emergency Medical Services Week, Rural Metro, the Knox County Emergency responder and its parent company, American Medical Response (AMR) and its operations across the country will train thousands of people to save lives through compression-only CPR. Compression-only CPR is easy to learn and has the ability […]

June events at the Parrott-Wood Memorial Library

  Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 2 p.m. -3 p.m.-Sunshine Monday,key Shine 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.- Reading with Remington   Monday, Jun 6, 2016            1 p.m. – 2 p.m.- Your Health is important! 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.- Family Game Night!   Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016                                    2 p.m. – 3 p.m.- Get Set, Go Reading […]

Construction of Market Square Garage restrooms, Strong Alley upgrades to get underway this week

Construction of Market Square Garage restrooms,  Strong Alley upgrades to get underway this week

Two downtown projects – construction of public restrooms in the Market Square Garage and drainage improvements in Strong Alley – are getting underway this week.   The $373,000 five-stall restroom facility will be built in the street-level northwest corner of the garage. The restrooms – which will include a roof, graffiti-resistant paint, topiary screens and […]

HBPA Meeting today

HAPPENING TODAY! The Halls Business and Professional Association (HBPA) will hold its May Membership meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at 12 Noon at Beaver Brook Country Club.   The May speaker is Thomas Hill with Computer Depot.  The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend.  Cost of lunch is $10. New programming for 2016 will include a “Business Spotlight.” Recipients will provide […]

Knoxville Writers’ Guild Now Seeking Submissions for Annual Contest

Knoxville Writers’ Guild Now Seeking Submissions for Annual Contest

The Knoxville Writers’ Guild is now accepting submissions to its annual writing contest, which will be judged by established writers. Deadline for entries is July 15, 2016   First place winners in each category will receive $100.  They will be honored and invited to read at the Oct. 6, 2016 meeting of the Knoxville Writers’ […]

Legal and Public Notices for May 16, 2016

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated January 24, 2006, executed by ROBERT A. LONGMIRE, TAMMIE L. LONGMIRE, conveying certain real property therein described to EAST TENNESSEE TITLE PROFESSIO, as Trustee, as same appears of record in […]

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