Magnet Month Celebrations at Knox County Schools

Magnet Month Celebrations at Knox County Schools

February is Magnet School Awareness Month and Knox County magnet schools are celebrating! The initiative, led by Magnet Schools of America, celebrates magnet schools and the impact they have on the lives of students and communities across the country. In an effort to achieve Excellence for Every Child and to provide families with more choices […]

Early Voting Begins Across Tennessee

Early Voting Begins Across Tennessee

    Early voting for the March 1 presidential preference primary, or “SEC Primary,” begins today. This election cycle voting early may be an important option because of unpredictable winter weather. The number of presidential candidates as well as the number of delegates could also create incredibly long ballots for some voters. Six Southern states […]

Knoxville Restaurant Week & Food Festival

Participating eateries announced for 6th annual event and inaugural festival From February 28- March 4, Knoxville diners will be treated to a special week of great meals for a great cause. Three-course meals will be offered at a special fixed price of $30 or $40 at the participating local restaurants. Additionally, new participating restaurants will […]

A Ballot Guide for Voters

Election roster contains both presidential AND local races   With early voting set to begin this Wednesday, February 10, Knox County voters will be faced with a rather lengthy ballot. This year, several local primaries are on the ballot at the same time as the presidential primaries. And in the races for president, not only […]

Recyclers of used motor oil will now help to fuel city facility

Recyclers of used motor oil will now help to fuel city facility

    Residents will now be helping the City to power the heating unit for a City of Knoxville facility when they take advantage of a free service to recycle used motor oil. Thanks to a $12,000 Used Oil Grant through the Tennessee Department of Environmental Conservation, the City of Knoxville Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) […]

Knoxville to Celebrate 225th Anniversary in 2016

Knoxville to Celebrate 225th Anniversary in 2016

    The City of Knoxville will celebrate its 225th anniversary on October 3, 2016. On behalf of Knoxville, Visit Knoxville will collaborate with numerous art, historical, and cultural organizations to highlight Knoxville’s unique past. “All cities and towns began somewhere, but Knoxville’s birth was more deliberate, and more significant, than most,” according to Jack […]

300 Youth Orchestra Students Perform KSYO Winter Concerts

300 Youth Orchestra Students Perform KSYO Winter Concerts

    The Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra Association (KSYOA) will present TWO winter concerts on Sunday, February 14 and Monday, February 15 at the Tennessee Theatre, featuring all five youth orchestras and the winners of the 2015-16 Concerto Competition. These concerts are sponsored by Richard Fox and Ralph Cianelli.   The KSYO Winter Concert will […]

Legal and Public Notices for February 8, 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 5, 2008, executed by EMMA DALTON, conveying certain real property therein described to KEVIN JONES, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of Knox […]

New feature exhibition at the Museum of East Tennessee History

New feature exhibition at the Museum of East Tennessee History

  WHAT:           Bud Albers Art Recollections: Works from Life and Travels, feature exhibition at the Museum of East Tennessee History   DATE:            On view through March 2, 2016   LOCATION: East Tennessee History Center 601 S. Gay Street Knoxville, TN 37902   Edward S. Albers, Jr., has a unique way of capturing travel memories.  […]

The Knoxville Focus for February 8, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for February 8, 2016

  Safety Center talks begin again By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com When a mentally ill person is arrested in Knox County, the suspect is taken to jail and housed with other inmates prior to trial. The sheriff’s department has estimated that at least 25% of the inmates are in those categories and the housing and upkeep […]

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