Legal and Public Notices for the week of October 10, 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 6, 2002, executed by JERRY A BUSLER, TAMMY D BUSLER, conveying certain real property therein described to WADE BOSWELL, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s […]

Thirty years later, Red Devils seeking a second state golf title

By Steve Williams Alex Hodge knows about the Halls High boys golf program’s history. “They won the state in 1986,” he said right off when asked. That state championship was actually Halls’ first-ever in any team sport, although the Red Devils would add a Class AAA state football crown that fall. Thirty years later, Coach […]

Pro Achievement vs. No Achievement

Pro Achievement vs. No Achievement

By Steve Hunley With the division on the Knox County Board of Education widening, fingers are being pointed at Interim Superintendent Buzz Thomas for an email to members about the resolution sponsored by Amber Rountree.  Rountree’s resolution seeks a waiver from the State of Tennessee to keep standardized testing from counting in teacher evaluations and […]

New Chair, Vice Chair for School Board

Photo by Mike Steely. School Board Executive Assistant Terri Coatney, seats the new vice chairperson, Amber Rountree, during Wednesday’s meeting. Newly seated Chairperson Patti Bounds is to the left.

New Chair, Vice Chair for School Board

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Politics continued at the Knox County Board of Education meeting Wednesday in two  incidents: a new chair and vice chair were chosen after a month’s delay and a single motion by one board member sidetracked a resolution. First a letter from Mike McMillan was read in which he withdrew his name […]

Senator Howard Baker, Part One

Senator Howard Baker, Part One

By Ray Hill During the last decade, Tennessee has become more solidly Republican with the GOP occupying the governorship, both seats in the United States Senate, seven out of nine Congressional seats and a majority in the General Assembly.  Not so long ago, Tennessee was a reliably Democratic state.  The father of Tennessee’s modern Republican […]

Farragut outlasts ‘awesome team’ to win title

Farragut’s Anne Abernathy (11) and Madi Howell (24) react after the Lady Admirals lose a point in Thursday night’s District 4-AAA Tournament Championship Match at Hardin Valley Academy. Farragut bounced back to beat the Lady Hawks in four sets to claim a second consecutive to a second straight title.

By Ken Lay Farragut High School’s volleyball team completed the first step in a journey that it hopes will end in another trip to Murfreesboro. But it was only a first step and it didn’t come easily for the Lady Admirals, who have made three consecutive appearances in the Class AAA State Tournament. “This was […]

Gibbs rolls past South-Doyle, nears Region 2-5A title

PHOTO BY JAMES SPEARS Gibbs defensive ends Trey Mullins (left) and Eli Mikos celebrate Mikos' interception late in the third quarter of the Eagles' 28-7 win at South-Doyle Friday night. Eli's pick set up Gibbs' final touchdown in the key Region 2-5A game.

Gibbs rolls past South-Doyle, nears Region 2-5A title

By Steve Williams Gibbs’ magic number is one. Either a West loss at Heritage this week or a Gibbs win at West in the final week of the regular season will give the Eagles the outright Region 2-5A football championship. Gibbs clinched at least a tie for the title with a 28-7 win at South-Doyle […]

Oak Ridge: Annual Children’s Halloween Party Set for October 27th

The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will host the 2016 Children’s Halloween Party on Thursday, October 27, from 6pm to 8:30pm at the Civic Center. The party is primarily for preschool and elementary aged children. Older children attending with their families are welcome.   Volunteers are needed to help run carnival games, work in […]

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