This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Many will hit the road for Labor Day weekend to soak up the last days of summer before the crisp fall air moves in. Here’s how you can celebrate with unique events, festivals and free fun across Tennessee this week. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Aug. 30 Jackson – Bring an instrument […]

OLPNA to Discuss NC-1 Overlay

~from the City Office of Neighborhoods Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) staff, together with the Oakwood Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association (OLPNA), will be hosting a public input meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m., in the OLPNA Clubhouse, 916 Shamrock Ave.   At this meeting, OLPNA neighbors will have the opportunity to discuss […]

Mosquitoes in east Knoxville test positive for West Nile virus

The latest lab report has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus (WNV) in Culex mosquitoes in the Milligan Street area of east Knoxville. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will spray for mosquitoes in this area on Thursday, Aug. 30 between 8:30 p.m. and 2 […]

Mechanicsville to Celebrate Homecoming This Weekend

The Mechanicsville Community Association (MCA) will host its 13th annual Homecoming on Saturday, Sept. 1, starting with a parade at 10 a.m. on the corner of University and 5th Ave. The parade will conclude at Danny Mayfield Park, 700 College St, where the festivities will continue until 7 p.m.   The MCA welcomes residents from […]

African American men hardest hit by prostate cancer

September is dedicated to raising awareness about the disease   NASHVILLE – One in nine American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, which is the second leading cause of cancer death and the most commonly diagnosed.   In 2018, nearly 165,000 new cases of prostate cancer are expected in the United States with nearly […]

Legal and public notices for the week of August 27, 2018

Foreclosure notices     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 October 21, 2015, executed by JENNIFER JACKSON, conveying certain real property therein described to DEASON TITLE, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the […]

The Knoxville Focus for August 27, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for August 27, 2018

Ed and Bob sign off with last ‘Night Out’ Knox County At-Large Commissioners Ed Brantley and Bob Thomas held their final Commissioners’ Night Out at Wright’s Cafeteria Thursday. When elected, Ed and Bob promised to be available to all citizens. This was their 43rd consecutive monthly Ed & Bob Night Out in Knox County. Ed […]

TNReady?

TNReady?

By Steve Hunley Governor Bill Haslam’s decision to go on a “listening tour” to hear the thoughts of professional educators seems a bit too little, too late. In less than five months’ time, Tennessee will have a new governor and almost surely a new Commissioner of Education, as well as a new legislature. Governor Haslam […]

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