Tennessee Theatre launches Summer Movie Magic series

The Summer Movie Magic series presented by Denark Construction returns to the Tennessee Theatre and features a lineup of six movies, including classic films and family favorites. “Gather friends and family to enjoy a favorite flick or simply escape the summer heat in our beautiful historic theatre,” Tennessee Theatre Executive Director Becky Hancock said. “Our […]

KCHD’s Service Spotlight: Community Health  

This week’s spotlight highlights KCHD’s Healthy Weight program and Diabetes Management classes    The Knox County Health Department’s (KCHD) Healthy Weight team works to prevent diabetes while also helping ensure people living with the disease have access to diabetes management tools and resources. This team’s work includes child nutrition and physical activity education, worksite wellness […]

Lawson McGhee Library to celebrate 50 years by honoring architect Bruce McCarty

Architects Doug McCarty and Nathan Honeycutt to present an online program on Monday, June 14 at 7:00 p.m.   On June 14, 1971, community leaders cut the ribbon on the “new” Lawson McGhee Library, providing a much-needed anchor to the Knox County Public Library system. The innovative building, designed by architect Bruce McCarty, has echoes all […]

Public and legal notices for the week of June 7, 2021

FORECLOSURE NOTICE   NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, by Deed of Trust dated January 24, 2018, recorded in Instrument Number 201902150048381, of the Deed of Trust Records of Knox County, Tennessee, Total Automotive Protection Plan, LLC, a Tennessee Corporation conveyed to Greg T. Pratt, as Trustee, the property situated in Knox County, Tennessee, […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 7, 2021

The Knoxville Focus for June 7, 2021

Local historians honored by East Tennessee History Center By Bill Howard Two local historians – Robert J. Booker and Jack Neely – have been chronicling the history of Knoxville and Knox Co. for decades. On Tuesday, June 1, the 225th anniversary of Tennessee’s statehood, they were officially recognized for it. At a ceremony presided over […]

Thank you, Mayor Jacobs

Thank you, Mayor Jacobs

By Steve Hunley Taxpayers owe a debt of thanks to Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs for sending a letter to Susan Horn, Chair of the Board of Education and taking a bold stand against waste and for student safety.  The topic of the mayor’s letter was to “tell the district what every parent already knows: […]

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