President Signs Legislation Naming New Nashville Federal Courthouse in Honor of Fred Thompson

U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) along with U.S. Representatives Diane Black (R-Tenn.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.), Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.), John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.), Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.), David Kustoff (R-Tenn.) and Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) yesterday released the following statements after President Trump signed into law bipartisan […]

Lady Eagles to Host First Annual Car Show on Saturday

The Seymour High School Lady Eagles basketball team will kick off its inaugural Car Show and Community Festival this Saturday, June 10, in what the team and its coach hope will become an annual fundraiser for the sports organization. The free event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 pm. at Seymour High School, is […]

Knox County Educator a TN DOE Teacher of the Year Finalist

Knox County Educator a TN DOE Teacher of the Year Finalist

The Tennessee Department of Education announced today the nine finalists for the 2017-18 Tennessee Teacher of the Year award. Ms. Karen Latus from Bearden High School was selected as the East Tennessee Finalist. As a finalist, Ms. Latus will have the opportunity to serve on Education Commissioner Candice McQueen’s Teacher Advisory Council for the duration […]

Tennessee Valley Fair Announces Concert Lineup

Josh Turner, Cheap Trick, Kool & the Gang heading to Knoxville Knoxville, Tenn. (June 5, 2017) – The Tennessee Valley Fair is pleased to announce its 2017 concert lineup for the 98th annual event, September 8-17.     Friday, September 8 – LOCASH Reserved Seat = $15 – $10   Sunday, September 10 – Michael Ray […]

Lunch with Mayor Burchett and Randy Boyd

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is scheduled to have lunch at Vol Market #3, 3400 Western Ave., with Former Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development and current gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd this Thursday, June 8, from noon until 1 p.m. The media, members of the public and other elected officials, including the Knox County […]

Canine Influenza Confirmed in East Tennessee

UT Working to Confirm Sub-type   The Virology Laboratory at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed two cases of Type A Influenza in dogs in the Knoxville region. The samples were received Monday, June 5. Sub-typing is ongoing and will determine if it is H3N2 Influenza, a strain of influenza that […]

Second Saturday Concert series kicks off this weekend

Relentless Blues to play at New Harvest Park                                                         Knox County’s Second Saturday Concert series, which takes place each summer at The Cove at Concord Park and New Harvest Park, kicks off this weekend with Relentless Blues taking the stage at New Harvest Park. The live entertainment, which is free and open to the public, […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of June 5, 2017

Foreclosure notices NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Whereas default has occurred in the payment of a debt due Samuel C. Perry and Judy J. Perry secured by a deed of trust dated July 10, 2014, from Clay M Gilstrap and Wendy R. Gilstrap to Myron C. Ely, trustee, and recorded July 11, 2014 at Instrument […]

Oak Ridge Civic Music Association Announces 2017-18 Season

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association will celebrate its 73rd season with exhilarating performances by the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra, celebrated artists on the Chamber Music Series, and exciting new additions to the Oak Ridge Chorus Series.    “I’m thrilled to begin my 8th season as Music Director of the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra,” said […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 5, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for June 5, 2017

Jack Huddleston Day By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The turnout Friday to honor former commissioner and community advocate Jack Huddleston was a gathering of “Who’s Who” of Knox County elected officials. Burchett organized the effort and dozens of current and former officials gathered at Harbison Crossroads at Emory Road and Tazewell Pike to thank Huddleston for […]

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