FREE Virtual Debt Relief Legal Advice Clinic Scheduled for June 12

The Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, the Knoxville Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Associations in the Eastern District of Tennessee, in partnership with Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET), the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services, and the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission will host a virtual Debt Relief Legal Advice Clinic […]

‘Just an electric situation’

  By Tom Mattingly Before the 1972 season, night games were not part of the Tennessee football experience. There were no lights at Shields-Watkins Field/Neyland Stadium, and the Vols played sparingly under the lights on the road or in bowl games. There were night games at Florida and against Arkansas in the Liberty Bowl in […]

Town Hall East Hosts Annual Educational Roundtable

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods Town Hall East is hosting its Annual Educational Roundtable via Zoom on Monday, May 10, from 7-8:30 p.m.   The purpose of the Roundtable is to invite local schools to present their activities, accomplishments, and needs. After introductions of the schools by Knox County Schools Board of Education member […]

Legal and public notices for the week of May 10, 2021

COURT NOTICES     NON-RESIDENT NOTICE   TO: SARAH ELIZABETH MARSHALL IN RE: MARK LELAND MARSHALL v. SARAH ELIZABETH MARSHALL 201156-2 IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR KNOX COUNTY, TENNESSEE In this cause appearing from the verified complaint filed the Defendant, SARAH ELIZABETH MARSHALL, is a non-resident of the State of Tennessee, or whose whereabouts cannot […]

The Knoxville Focus for May 10, 2021

The Knoxville Focus for May 10, 2021

Penny Pawn rezoned, Norwood withdrawn and budget discussed at city council   By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com While much of the meeting was interrupted by yells and taunts from a group protesting the killing of an Austin-East student by a city policeman, the Knoxville City Council proceeded with its regular meeting Tuesday evening. The […]

Kincannon caves in to her far left base

Kincannon caves in to her far left base

By Steve Hunley City Mayor Indya Kincannon has caved in to the ultimatum of the radical leftists who have demanded school security officers be withdrawn from our school campuses. Kincannon sent a letter to Superintendent Bob Thomas, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs, Sheriff Tom Spangler, Board of Education Chair Susan Horn and District Attorney General […]

Carroll Reece: Tennessee’s ‘Mr. Republican’ Pt9

Carroll Reece: Tennessee’s ‘Mr. Republican’ Pt9

By Ray Hill Brazilla Carroll Reece had served Tennessee’s First Congressional District in Congress for ten years before losing the 1930 general election to Independent candidate Oscar Byrd Lovette. It was the first time in 52 years any candidate aside from a Republican had won a seat in Congress from the First Congressional District. Carroll […]

Nixon, a man who never gave up

Nixon, a man who never gave up

By John J. Duncan Jr. Richard Nixon was probably the most hated man in American politics until Donald Trump was elected president. Yet, like Trump, Nixon was also loved by millions, and the last time he ran for election, in 1972, he won Tennessee overwhelmingly, 813,000 to 357,000. And because Nixon’s life had so many […]

Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

Nothing connects the country like country. Ken Burns By Dr. Jim Ferguson A reader thanked me for last week’s essay about the Tennessee River and travel. In the essay I used Forrest Gump’s metaphor regarding life as a “box of chocolates.” Well, this week’s essay from Ferguson’s topical “sampler” may surprise the occasional reader, but […]

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