Burlington’s future taking shape

Burlington’s future taking shape

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The future of East Knoxville’s Burlington neighborhood, once a thriving commercial center near the junction of Martin Luther King Jr. and Magnolia Avenue, is beginning to take shape. A survey of local residents there conducted by the East Tennessee Design Center was discussed in a meeting recently at the Burlington Library. […]

Front Page Foundation Awards Grants to High School Media Education Programs

  The Front Page Foundation has expanded its philanthropy recently to provide media education programs for high school youth, in addition to its college scholarships for journalism and broadcast college scholarships. The media-focused Foundation raises funds through the annual Front Page Follies, a parody of the past year’s news in song, coming up on Thursday, […]

Legal and public notices for the week of May 28, 2018

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 August 2, 2006, executed by LINDA B. LEWIS, RUSSELL E. LEWIS, conveying certain real property therein described to PRLAP, INC., as Trustee, as same appears of […]

Suttree Landing now available to rent for events

The City of Knoxville’s Office of Special Events is now accepting applications from organizers wanting to reserve and host events at Suttree Landing Festival Lawn in South Knoxville. “Suttree Landing is a unique space with its own benefits and challenges,” said Special Events Director Judith Foltz. “We’re excited to work with local event planners to […]

Historic Homes of Knoxville Celebrate Statehood Day on May 26, May 27, and June 2

(05/23/2018/Knoxville) –June 1, 2018 marks the 222nd anniversary of Tennessee’s admission as the 16th state in the union. East Tennessee’s most important cultural heritage sites are partnering to celebrate Statehood Day on Saturdays, May 26 and June 2, and Sunday, May 27. The sites include places of historical significance in the exciting journey from the […]

No Road Construction Delays for Memorial Day Travelers

TDOT to Suspend All Lane Closure Activity for the Holiday Weekend   Motorists won’t be delayed by road construction as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend. The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00 noon on Friday, May 25 through 6:00 a.m. […]

Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations, Observations & Festivals

  This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up Nearly 42 million travelers are expected to travel nationwide during Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA. Here are the festivals and celebrations going on across Tennessee this week to mark the unofficial kick-off to summer. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Honoring Heroes Memphis –The Pink […]

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