Arrowmont Executive Director Wins Prestigious Award

Bill May, Executive Director of Arrowmont® School of Arts and Crats, has received Pi Beta Phi® Fraternity for Women’s prestigious Friend of Distinction Award. The award honors and recognizes non-members who support fraternity or sorority initiatives and are distinguished friends to Pi Beta Phi and the fraternity and sorority world. It is presented at Pi Beta […]

Two areas added to mosquito spray schedule

The latest lab report has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus (WNV) in Culex mosquitoes in the Milligan Street area of East Knoxville and a portion of the Halls community in North Knox County. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will spray for mosquitoes in […]

Eight apply for 4th Judicial District Circuit Court opening

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider eight applicants when it meets August 24, 2017, in Dandridge to select nominees for the Circuit Court vacancy in the 4th Judicial District – Cocke, Grainger, Jefferson, and Sevier Counties. The vacancy was created by Judge Ben W. Hooper II who announced that he is retiring effective August […]

Arconic Foundation Grant Increases Solar Power at Ijams Nature Center

  A $22,000 grant from the Arconic Foundation is making Ijams Nature Center a cleaner, greener place.   The nonprofit, 300+-acre center used the funds to install additional solar panels on the roof of the Visitor Center.   The new panels are projected to save more than $2,700 annually in traditional electrical use. Green Earth […]

Second Saturday Concert series concludes this month

Vinyl Tap to headline Cove, Crawdaddy Jones at New Harvest                                                         Knox County’s Second Saturday Concert series concludes this month with 1980s era classics from Vinyl Tap at The Cove and blues-based tunes from Crawdaddy Jones at New Harvest Park. The live entertainment, which is free and open to the public, runs from 6 to […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of July 31, 2017

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 March 30, 2001, executed by JACK AND ELIZABETH MONDAY, conveying certain real property therein described to CUMBERLAND TITLE COMPANY, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office […]

Stanford dominates national rankings for women

Stanford dominates national rankings for women

  Editor’s note: Knoxville Focus sportswriter Steve Williams originated the National Collegiate All-Sports Rankings for men in 1971 and added the women’s rankings in 1985. Both were recognized as measuring sticks for the nation’s best overall athletics programs for years.   By Steve Williams Stanford was a runaway winner if there ever was one in […]

Alvin Frye gave 93 years to family, community

Alvin Frye gave 93 years to family, community

By Mike Steely The city lost an icon, a leader and beloved senior citizen July 22 when Fountain City’s Alvin Glenn Frye passed away at 93. Alvin Frye was a Navy veteran of both WWI and the Korean War. He was an active member of the Fountain City Lions Club, Knoxville Rotary Club and […]

1 71 72 73 74 75 467