Election Presents Clear Choice

Election Presents Clear Choice

By Steve Hunley   The results of the City of Knoxville election presents a clear choice for voters. The two top vote-getters in the mayoral primary election were businessman Eddie Mannis and former Board of Education member Indya Kincannon. Mannis, a first-time candidate, proved to be a strong candidate. There were few surprises in the […]

Reorganization, Ancient Village at commission meeting

Knox County Chairman Hugh Nystrom reads a resolution honoring Trees Knoxville for an award from the Southern Group of State Foresters. Looking on are Tom Welborn and members of the organization. (Photo by Mike Steely)

Reorganization, Ancient Village at commission meeting

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The annual reorganization of the Knox County Commission came into question at last week’s work session as three members said they may not be at the planned September 3 meeting. Commissioner Michele Carringer, who said recently her family has a planned trip and she would be out that date, urged her […]

The 1958 Senate Race in Tennessee, III

The 1958 Senate Race in Tennessee, III

By Ray Hill Prentice Cooper, former three-time governor of Tennessee, had been on the comeback trail in a crowded primary election to win the Democratic nomination to claim his residency in the governor’s mansion. While some might have discounted the wealthy former governor’s chances of winning the nomination, nobody really knew just how the race […]

Road to Fame’s first class to be recognized Friday at Halls game

Super Panther! It's a bird, It's a plane, It's Bailor Hughes, Powell High's senior running back as he gets a little airborne against Anderson County In an exciting game Friday night at Powell. The Panthers scored 28 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to roar from behind for a 48-36 victory over the Mavericks. Coach Matt Lowe's 2-0 Powell team will play at Fulton this Friday night in a Region 3-5A game. Photo by Tracy Heard.

Road to Fame’s first class to be recognized Friday at Halls game

By Steve Williams It’ll be a special evening at Halls High School this Friday. The inaugural class of the Halls High Athletics’ Road to Fame will be recognized at halftime of the Red Devils’ football game versus Clinton. The 12 inductees are Tammy Eicholz Akard (volleyball), Donnie Cooper (golf), Ashley Cox (girls basketball), Dean Craig […]

Legal and public notices for the week of September 2, 2019

Foreclosure notices   SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE   Default having been made in the terms, conditions, and payments provided in a certain Deed of Trust dated MARCH 30, 2007, executed by DANNI S. JOHNSON, UNMARRIED, to CHARLES E. TONKIN, II, A RESIDENT OF KNOX COUNTY, Trustee, of record in INSTRUMENT NO. 200704040080988, for […]

Wilderness First Aid Subject Of Sept. 12 Program

NORRIS—“Wilderness First Aid,” a matter of critical importance to hikers, boaters, campers, hunters, anglers and other outdoor folk, will be the topic of Kirk Harris, speaking Thursday, Sept. 12, at a free, public meeting of the Clinch River Chapter, Trout Unlimited. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the parish hall at St. Francis Episcopal […]

Tour De Lights is returning to Knoxville for its 13th year with new organizers

  Bike Walk Knoxville and Visit Knoxville are partnering to continue the Tour De Lights tradition in Knoxville. On Saturday, December 14th, 5:30 p.m.,the community is invited to participate in the Tour De Lights presented by Visit Knoxville and Bike Walk Knoxville; a fun, free, family friendly bike ride through downtown and North Knoxville.  Participants […]

TN State Parks to host Tennessee Serves events in September

Part of First Lady Maria Lee’s Monthly Service Challenge   Tennessee State Parks will host volunteer events in September as part of First Lady Maria Lee’s Monthly Service Challenge through her Tennessee Serves initiative.   “There are many ways to serve, and our parks are providing great ways to participate in this effort,” First Lady […]

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