President Trump

President Trump

By Steve Hunley When Donald Trump first announced his intention to seek the Republican presidential nomination, his declaration was greeted with little enthusiasm from many GOP regulars and a collective giggle from the ruling elite and the mainstream media. Just last week, Donald J. Trump won arguably the biggest upset in the history of our […]

Take a Tasty Walk with East TN Tours

Take a Tasty Walk with East TN Tours

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Take a Tasty Walk with East TN Tours Want a tasty walking tour of downtown Knoxville? How about dining your way along Gay Street or Market Square and discovering a bit of history along the way? If your walking shoes are ready and you’ve got a hearty appetite then Lauren Quinn’s […]

Senator Howard Baker, Part Six

Senator Howard Baker, Part Six

By Ray Hill Although Howard Baker had not been selected as Richard Nixon’s running mate in 1968, his political star continued to rise. Even as Howard Baker’s political fortunes rose, 1969 was a difficult year for the Baker family. Everett McKinley Dirksen was the last of his kind. A golden throated orator of a time […]

Central and Fulton will square off again in playoff rematch

PHOTO BY LEXIE GILLAND/ FUL.COM Fulton's Zack Dobson pulls in a touchdown pass in the Falcons' Class 4A second-round victory over Catholic.

Central and Fulton will square off again in playoff rematch

By Steve Williams The lights will be brighter than ever on Broadway this Friday night. An unexpected rematch will pit Fulton at Central in the Battle of Broadway Part II. Many high school football fans had been expecting a Catholic vs. Greeneville showdown in the Class 4A quarterfinals this week. But the Falcons and Bobcats […]

New coach inherits veteran squad at Bearden

Gresham Middle School boys basketball coach Tom Poisal gives final instructions to the Gladiators before their game at Halls. Poisal, a teacher at Halls, was once the school's girls basketball coach. The Demons spoiled Poisal's homecoming with a 54-47 victory Thursday. Photo by Ken Lay.

New coach inherits veteran squad at Bearden

By Ken Lay Jeremy Parrott is a new face in the Bearden High School boys basketball program. Parrott, the former Cherokee High School head coach, was tapped to replace Mark Blevins, who resigned after last season, is one of a few newcomers in the program. “We’re excited,” said Parrott. “We’re a little things team. We […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of November 14, 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 May 2, 2014, executed by JUDY L. PECK, conveying certain real property therein described to Liberty Title, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of Knox […]

Tellebration 2016

TELLABRATION!! The World Wide Celebration of Storytelling comes to MARYVILLE on Nov. 19 to the Vienna Coffee House, 212 College St, Maryville, from 7-9 p.m. The Tellers At Large Enriching Schools (TALES) Project seeks to support and enrich the learning process: We at Smoky Mountain Storytellers Association (SMSA) firmly believe in education. We recognize the difficult […]

2016 Free Veterans Day Meals

Our thanks to The Military Wallet for compiling this list. Please check for updates at their listings site located here. Please note: Proof of Military Service. Most companies require some form of military ID. These include: a Military ID Card (active/reserve/retired), VA ID card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Drivers License with Veterans Designation, Photograph […]

Pat Summitt Foundation Launches Specialty License Plate

Pat Summitt Foundation Launches Specialty License Plate

There is a new way to support The Pat Summitt Foundation and let your fellow motorists know you’re doing so.   The Pat Summitt Foundation is pre-selling custom license plates to Tennessee residents with registered vehicles. The plate, which features a picture of Pat Summitt and The Pat Summitt Foundation logo, costs $35 (plus a […]

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