Legal and Public Notices for April 13, 2015

75 FORECLOSURES SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on May 4, 2015 on or about 11:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by GREGORY S TRENTHAM AND TRACY J […]

Focus on the Law: Asset Forfeiture

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Society tries to deter crime by devising a variety of punishments for individuals who commit those crimes.  These range from the assessment of fines and probation to incarceration and even the death penalty.  I want to focus here on one method of attempting to deter criminal acts committed for […]

Knoxville Focus for April 13, 2015

Tennessee River Tour Kicks Off In Knoxville By Dan Andrews andrewsd@knoxfocus.com As fire, police, and emergency service boats flanked a large environmental barge, the Mayor of Knoxville beamed with pride as she welcomed the crew from Living Lands and Waters Thursday afternoon. Chad Pregracke, Living Lands and Waters founder and president and 2013 “CNN Hero […]

A. B. Chandler of Kentucky, Part III

By Ray Hill Governor Albert B. “Happy” Chandler had badly lost his bid to defeat Senator Alben W. Barkley for the United States Senate in 1938. The death of Kentucky’s other senator, Marvel M. Logan, gave Chandler the opportunity to go to the Senate. Chandler resigned as governor and a day later his successor appointed […]

Junk Bee Gone is thriving

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Changing with the times and customer needs has been very successful for Mike Such, owner of Junk Bee Gone. In only 10 years, the Knoxville company has grown, expanded its services, and now serves homes and businesses within a 40 to 50 mile radius. “Most people think we’re a franchise, but […]

Everly Brothers Park moves ahead

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com On the City Council’s agenda for their Tuesday meeting is an item authorizing  Mayor Madeline Rogero to enter into a license agreement with the state that would grant the city the use of TDOT property at Forest Park and Kingston Pike. The little pocket park, on the corner, was once the […]

New Fulton shot putter may get to celebrate another state title

By Steve Williams Jonathan Roth’s first year in the shot put event could be a golden one. The Fulton High senior, who helped lead the Falcons to a state championship in football last fall, has the top mark in the state in Division I Class A-AA, according to Tennessee Runner’s state rankings for high school […]

How to survive as a landlord

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law If you are going to rent residential property, there are many legal issues which may arise.  Here are my suggestions of basic steps to take to reduce common problems faced by landlords.  First, you will need a written rental application.  Make sure that all of the information is accurate […]