New Adult Day Care Licensing Requirement Effective July 1

Adult day care agencies with 5 or more clients are required to be licensed by TDHS   NASHVILLE – Adult day care agencies providing care to 5 or more people are required to obtain a license by the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) and adhere to licensing requirements beginning July 1, 2017. The new […]

Americans for Prosperity – Tennessee Launches Champions of Prosperity Award Tour 

  ALEC report confirms Improve Act was a massive tax increase.   Americans for Prosperity – Tennessee (AFP-TN), the state’s leading grassroots organization, announced a statewide tour beginning in July to thank legislators who voted against raising the gas tax.   Governor Haslam’s Improve Act, which takes effect July 1, will raise the price of gas, […]

No Construction Delays for July 4th Travelers in Tennessee

Lane Closures Halted for July 4th Holiday   Road construction won’t slow motorists across Tennessee over the July 4th holiday.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 30th through 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5th to provide maximum roadway […]

Nekasha Pratt is New Director of Marketing for the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nekasha Pratt was recently named director of marketing for the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development. In this role, Pratt will work with Tourist Development staff and agency VML to plan and execute brand identity and marketing campaigns to promote Tennessee’s tourism industry domestically and internationally. Most recently, Pratt served as director […]

Mayor Burchett to have lunch with State Senator Beavers this Friday

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is scheduled to have lunch at Vol Market #3, 3400 Western Ave., with State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Mae Beavers (Mt. Juliet) from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. this Friday, June 30.  The media, members of the public and other elected officials, including the Knox County Commission, are invited.   […]

New Harvest Park to host 7th annual Blueberry Festival

The New Harvest Park Farmers Market will host its seventh annual Blueberry Festival on Thursday, June 29, with Knox County Commission Chairman David Wright ringing the bell to kick off the family-friendly event.   The market, which runs from 3 to 6 p.m. and is open to the public, will be held at the park, […]

Legal and public notices for the week of June 26, 2017

Foreclosure notices SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on July 25, 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 herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by TIM WILHOIT AND SHANNON WILHOIT AND […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 26, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for June 26, 2017

Tindell’s Celebrates 125 Years in Business By Mike Steely A huge crowd of employees, former employees, vendors, customers, county officials and friends gathered Friday to celebrate 125 successful years in business for Tindell’s Building Materials. President Johan van Tilburg hosted the event at Tindell’s Truss operations in Karns, which featured food, live music, children’s […]

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