Knoxville Focus for June 8, 2015

BOE votes to ‘cure’ mismanagement of grants By Sally Absher The Board of Education was desperately looking for a way to fix the problems with the Broad Resident Program grant revealed last month, in which a grant award requiring matching funds from the county was neither voted on by the BOE or submitted to […]

Senator Massey speaks at East Knoxville Forum

By Mike Steely When state Senator Becky Duncan Massey was running for office she knocked on many doors. One of those doors was that of Michael Covington. “Once you get to know Senator Massey you feel like you’ve known her for a long time,” Covington said last Monday. “You didn’t open the door,” she […]

Big City Dentistry, Small Town Feel

By Mike Steely Offering upscale professional dental office care, Kennedy Dentistry is located just north of Knoxville, in Powell, Tennessee. The office, at 2529 West Emory Road, is celebrating 10 years of service to the area. To celebrate the anniversary, Dr. Kennedy recently treated his staff on a cruise to Nassau, Bahamas. Dr Kennedy’s […]

Congressman Sam McReynolds of Tennessee

By Ray Hill Very few people remember Samuel Davis McReynolds, who was a long-time Congressman representing Tennessee’s Third District, which includes Chattanooga; yet during his time, he was a highly influential member of the House of Representatives. Quite likely, McReynolds’ career has been eclipsed by that of his successor, Estes Kefauver. McReynolds was born in […]

It’s just football now for South-Doyle’s Brody Rollins

By Steve Williams Brody Rollins is not one to slow down, but his athletic career on the next level may be a little simpler. He won’t be going from one sport to the next as he did the past four years at South-Doyle High School. “Yes, I will only be playing football in college,” stated […]

Mills shares faith through basketball

By Ken Lay Her college playing days may be behind her but that doesn’t mean that Taylor Mills is finished with basketball — the sport that has dominated her life. “Basketball has opened so many doors for me and it gives me a platform to share my faith,” said Mills, who was a standout for […]

Legal and Public notices for June 1, 2-15

foreclosure notices   NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Johnetta Underwood and Katherine R Upton executed a Deed of Trust to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., Lender and Arnold M Weiss, Trustee(s), which was dated April 2, 2002 and recorded on April 10, 2002 […]

Focus on the Law: Contempt of Court

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Courts operate with authority over the property of parties to a lawsuit and in some cases with authority over the person of the parties. The court can require that a person perform specific acts or refrain from taking specific actions. Without the power to enforce obedience to orders of […]