Truck will be sold at Wilkerson Diesel & Tire

Truck will be sold at Wilkerson Diesel & Tire located @ 3742 Hwy 82 West Leland MS 38756. Unit will be sold for towing, recovery, and storage fees. Sale will be on 06/23/2014 at 5:01 PM. If you are the owner or have a claim against this truck, Please contact us at 662-334-7716. International Truck […]

Trailer will be sold at Wilkerson Diesel & Tire

Trailer will be sold at Wilkerson Diesel & Tire located at 372 Hwy 82 West Leland MS 38756 for towing, recovery, and storage fees. Sale will be on 06/23/2014 at 5:01 PM. If you are the owner or have claim against this trailer, Please contact us at 662-334-7716.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization – Technical Committee Meeting, June 10, 2014.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization – Technical Committee Meeting, June 10, 2014. The Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) Technical Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 10, at 9 a.m. in the Small Assembly Room of the City/County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN. Topics to be considered: Adoption of the PlanET Playbook […]

CELEBRATE JANE AUSTEN

There will be a celebration of Jane Austen on Saturday, June 7, at Historic Ramsey House on 2614 Thorn Grove Pike, Knoxville, TN 37914, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Whether you are a Jane Austen fan, a history buff or just want to have a fun family day with entertainment from this great […]

Free Fishing Day

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is sponsoring Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 7 from 8 a.m. to noon at The Cove at Concord Park. The Cove is located at 11808 S. Northshore Drive.   TWRA will provide fishing equipment and have several door prize drawings for kids. The Tennessee Valley Sportsman Club will be […]

Our Neighborhoods: FOUNTAIN CITY

Our Neighborhoods: FOUNTAIN CITY

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Bet you didn’t know that Fountain City started as a military supply depot for North Carolina and Tennessee Territorial militia. Bet you didn’t know that Fountain City was once an incorporated city. There are lots of things you probably don’t know about our neighborhoods in Knoxville and Knox County. We’ve […]

City budget passes with tax increase

City budget passes with tax increase

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com As predicted last week by The Focus, the budget proposed by Mayor Madeline Rogero, some $384,611,930, passed City Council but not after a last ditch effort to cut it back and shelve the tax increase. Councilman Nick Della Volpe led an attempt to cut the overall budget in the city council […]

Governor Buford Ellington

Governor Buford Ellington

By Ray Hill Buford Ellington is perhaps best remembered today for being one of Tennessee’s “leap-frog” governors, alternating terms with Frank Clement.  For almost twenty years, Clement and Ellington ruled Tennessee from the governor’s office. Ellington was not a native Tennessean, being born in Holmes County, Mississippi June 27, 1907.  Buford Ellington attempted to go […]

Gresham beats West Valley to nab soccer title

Gresham beats West Valley to nab soccer title

By Ken Lay Gresham Middle School’s boys soccer team ended its 2014 season recently with a Smoky Mountain Middle Soccer Championship. The Gladiators notched a 1-0 win over West Valley to claim the title. Gresham finished the season with a 10-1-1 record. Evan Downen scored the lone goal of the championship match against the Wolves […]