Vols To Hold 2016 Walk-On Tryouts On Aug. 18

Vols To Hold 2016 Walk-On Tryouts On Aug. 18

The Tennessee football team will hold 2016 walk-on tryouts on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Anderson Training Center.   Tryouts for Team 120 will start at 6:30 a.m. ET and consist of speed and agility drills and position-specific skill evaluations with Tennessee coaches. In order to participate in the walk-on program, participants must be enrolled […]

Safety Fest TN Set for September 12-16, 2016

Safety at work, at home and in the community! Why? Because accidents know no boundaries and safety shouldn’t either. It’s needed everywhere. Once a year, an event is held to promote safer workplaces, home-life, and communities by offering free safety and health classes to everyone. Last year, over 850 workers from 79 cities in 6 […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of August 15, 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 December 2, 2002, executed by BONNIE K. PARKER, MICHAEL R. PARKER, conveying certain real property therein described to ARNOLD M. WEISS, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the […]

2nd Knoxville Noodle Bowl Festival

The 2nd Knoxville Noodle Bowl Festival will be held on September 14. The Chefs Collaborative event is a family-friendly, casual picnic-style community event to raise funds to send young chefs to educational programming throughout the United States.   The Knoxville Noodle Bowl Festival will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  at the Blue Slip […]

He’s Gone, Let’s Move On

He’s Gone, Let’s Move On

By Steve Hunley The ballots in the recent election had barely been counted when the News Sentinel started giving the new Board of Education advice about how to pick the next superintendent.  The Sentinel told the incoming Board members just what to look for in a new superintendent and even rehashed a little history. The […]

Football season kicks off with Jamboree

Austin-East wide receiver Kevin Andrews (13) battles for the ball with Gibbs High’s Bryson Lane in Thursday’s action at the KOC Kick-Off Classic at Hardin Valley Academy. The Roadrunners and Eagles both open the season this week and each squad made the playoffs in 2015. Photo by Dan Andrews.

Football season kicks off with Jamboree

By Ken Lay Area high school football teams have had two long hot weeks of preseason camp in 2016. The hot weather stuck around Thursday night but camps officially came to an end Thursday night as eight area teams played the first night of the Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic Kick-Off Classic at Hardin Valley Academy. The […]

The Other “Boss” Hilary Howse of Nashville

The Other “Boss” Hilary Howse of Nashville

By Ray Hill When one thinks of bossism in Tennessee politics, Edward Hull Crump of Memphis leaps to mind.  Much has been written about the Crump machine, but Hilary Howse of Nashville headed an equally potent and thriving political machine in Davidson County. There are numerous similarities between the two urban political machines. Like Crump, […]

Bow Wow in the Park

Bow Wow in the Park

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com If you’ve recently moved to Knox County or if you just got your first dog you may be wondering where you can take it and let it play. If you’re lucky enough to have a fenced back yard then you can at least let the animal loose there. House animals need […]

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