Absentee By-mail Voters Can Track Their Ballot Online

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee voters who request an absentee by-mail ballot for the Nov. 3 election can track the status of their ballot on the Secretary of State’s website using the Absentee By-Mail Ballot Status Tracker tool. Through this tool, Tennessee voters can easily and securely track their absentee by-mail ballot’s status starting when the […]

Second Harvest Food Bank Hosts Inaugural “Drive Up and Drop Off” Food Drive

Drive-through food drive hosted at West Town Mall during Hunger Action Month   Join Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee on Thursday, September 24 for the inaugural Drive Up and Drop Off Food Drive. This event takes place from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at West Town Mall near Women’s Belk (at the Montvue Road entrance, 7600 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tenn. 37919). A […]

KCHD to Offer Public Flu Vaccination Clinics

Due to the impact of the pandemic, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will not be able to conduct individual flu vaccination clinics at each of our Knox County public pre-schools, elementary and middle schools this year. Instead, KCHD will hold public flu vaccination clinics at several locations in Knox County. These clinics are geared […]

Legal and public notices for the week of September 21, 2020

COURT NOTICES   Non-Resident Notice   TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS-AT-LAW OF TIMOTHY F. BESHEA AND MARC ERIC SPEARS; IN RE: YVONNE S. BESHEA v. UNKNOWN HEIRS-AT-LAW OF TIMOTHY F. BESHEA AND MARC ERIC SPEARS 200865-2   IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR KNOX COUNTY, TENNESSEE In this Cause appearing from the Complaint filed, which is sworn to, […]

Tennessee Secretary of State Launches 2020 Election FAQ Video Series

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, the Secretary of State released a new video series featuring members of the Division of Elections answering some of the most frequently asked questions about the 2020 election. “Misinformation about the 2020 election is rampant. We must all be vigilant in ensuring that we are not only getting our information from […]

Seymour Roads and Rivers Day this Saturday

Seymour – Seymour’s Fall “Roads and Rivers Day” will be held on Saturday, September 26, from 9:00 a. m. until noon. Sevier County’s Keep Sevier Beautiful organization sponsors this twice-a-year effort to remove litter from the area’s roadways, river and stream banks, and public places. Since Seymour occupies portions of Sevier, Knox, and Blount counties, […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Who’s Doing the Misleading? Mike Arms, former Chief of Staff to Mayor Mike Ragsdale, was to good government what Colonel Sanders was to the welfare of chickens. Arms has been on a tour of public offices peddling the notion of making the law director’s office an appointed office rather than elected. Arms […]

Lady Bulldogs outlast Farragut 3-1

Lady Bulldogs outlast Farragut 3-1

  By Ken Lay Bearden High School girls soccer coach Ryan Radcliffe felt like he needed to get his team’s attention at halftime Thursday night after a brief downpour came through West Knoxville. “This was the first time this year that we’ve been able to go into the locker room and I gave the girls […]

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