Community invited to Recode Knoxville public meeting

  The second community meeting for the Recode Knoxville zoning code update will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Central United Methodist Church, 201 Third Ave.   On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the Stakeholder Advisory Committee will meet at 10 a.m. in the Small Assembly Room of the City County Building. This […]

Legal and Public Notices for September 18, 2017

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 July 29, 2002, executed by GLORIA H. KEESEE, WILLIAM E. KEESEE, conveying certain real property therein described to L KIRSCHENMAN, as Trustee, as same appears of record […]

The Knoxville Focus for September 18, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for September 18, 2017

Major zoning changes proposed for Knox County By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Knox County is being asked to make some major changes to its zoning regulations and the commissioners are beginning their learning curve about things like rural retreats, supportive housing and self-service storage facilities. The Metropolitan Planning Commission is proposing the changes and the Knox […]

Remembering Bearden with Jack Neely

Remembering Bearden with Jack Neely

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com When The Knoxville History Project and Jack Neely announced Neely would talk about the history of Bearden, no one expected a huge response. But by last Tuesday, the Project was telling people that the room at the Knoxville Parks and Recreation Office building was full and promising future sessions on the […]

Catholic hosts No. 1 Brentwood Academy Friday

PHOTO BY LEXIE GILLAND Fulton High's Aaron Winebarger performs a solo at halftime of the Falcons' game at Karns Friday night.

Catholic hosts No. 1 Brentwood Academy Friday

By Steve Williams Knoxville Catholic’s football team has come up short in two high-profile games this season, but will get another chance Friday night when it hosts the No. 1 rated team in the state. Perennial powerhouse Brentwood Academy will come to town with the distinction of being the state’s top team counting all classifications. […]

The Last Hurrah of Ross Bass, II

The Last Hurrah of Ross Bass, II

By Ray Hill Ross Bass, for ten years a congressman from Tennessee’s Sixth District and U. S. senator for two years, was seeking to return to Congress in 1976. Bass had earlier announced he was done with politics after a disappointing defeat in 1974 for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. Perhaps no politician in Tennessee’s history […]

Bearden honors Coach Eric Turner

Bearden honors Coach Eric Turner

By Ken Lay Bearden High School’s soccer field has a new name. It is now Turner-Allender Field. The school honored longtime soccer coach Eric Turner during halftime of the Lady Bulldogs 3-0 victory over Morristown West Tuesday night. Turner, who coached both the boys and girls teams at Bearden until 2014, when he retired after […]

Hardin Valley is working on a volleyball masterpiece

PHOTO BY BY LUTHER SIMMONS Hardin Valley's Mandy Prescott makes a play at the net in the Lady Hawks' second win of the season over rival Farragut.

Hardin Valley is working on a volleyball masterpiece

By Steve Williams Mitzi McCurry, head coach of Hardin Valley Academy’s talented volleyball team, knows puzzles can turn into pretty pictures. And for Coach McCurry and her players, what would be prettier than a picture of the Lady Hawks hoisting the Class AAA state championship trophy at the TSSAA tournament in October? Just close your […]

Cordell Hull Day Returns with Free Family Fun

Music, crafts and storytelling to celebrate namesake of Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park   After several years, Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park is bringing back its namesake festival – Cordell Hull Day – on Saturday, Sept. 30. Guests are invited to enjoy free craft demonstrations, traditional music and dancing, and theatrical and historical storytelling at […]

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