SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Tennessee Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration for Rain and Flooding

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Tennessee as a result of rain and flooding from May 1, 2018 through Feb. 25, 2019.   The loans are available in the following […]

Recode: Where is the map?

This week’s Publisher’s Position “Where is the Recode Map?” can be found here. Click here to read Parkridge neighborhood resident Christopher Salmons’ email to Focus Publisher Steve Hunley. A timeline of the Caswell Park redevelopment can be viewed here. Here is the letter Becky Wade read to Knoxville City Council.  

Two Hydrangea Workshops Offered in August

UT Experts Provide Education on Producing and Maintaining Hydrangeas Landscape contractors, designers and nursery producers should mark their calendars and plan to attend two hydrangea workshops offered by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. The first will take place in Knoxville on Thursday, August 1, and the second will take place in Clarksville on […]

Breakfast 4 Buds July event tomorrow

  Breakfast 4 Buds will meet at Sloan’s Village Home Center’s Deli in Loudon, Tennessee (at the intersection of Highways 72 and 444) on Saturday, July 13 from 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. to share memories and memorabilia. Open to all active duty military and veterans. Military Memorabilia Welcome Handicap Accessible Hosted by Tellico village […]

Seeking Sustainable Solutions for Nashville’s Organic Wastes

University of Tennessee Collaborates with Resource Capture on $40,000 Grant An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Tennessee has been awarded a $40,000 grant to collaborate with the nonprofit Resource Capture to develop a more sustainable way to manage the booming Nashville metropolitan area’s organic wastes and, in the process, provide a valuable […]

Child Safety Seat Checkpoint July 13, 2019

The Knoxville Police Department will conduct a free child car seat checkpoint on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 917 E. Fifth Avenue. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), 80% of all child restraints are used incorrectly. During the KPD checkpoint, child car seats will be […]

Planning Commission to Meet on July 11

The Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commission will meet Thursday, July 11, at 1:30 p.m., in the City County Building Main Assembly Room, 400 Main St.   This month, there are 51 items on the agenda with 15 of them being in the City.  To see if any of these properties might affect your neighborhood, check out […]

Mayor Jacobs to Host July Constituent Meeting today

WHEN:            5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9 WHERE:         Bearden Branch Library (100 Golf Club Rd) These meetings are designed to give citizens the opportunity to meet one-on-one and speak individually with the mayor about issues that are important to them. These meetings are open to the public and no appointment is needed.

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