Sevier County Ripley Attractions Host Job Fair

Ripley’s Aquarium and Attractions is hosting a job fair to hire over 100 immediate positions at their 8 Ripley Sevier county attractions. The job fair will be Saturday, March 7th from 10 am to 4 pm at of Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies.   The 8 Ripley’s Sevier county attractions hiring include: Ripley’s Aquarium of […]

Game On Against Cancer Helps Fight Cancer

By David Klein   The Knoxville community comes together again Friday night, March 6, to support cancer patients in their fight against cancer. The fourth annual Game On Against Cancer takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. at Games and Things on Kingston Pike. The event raises funds for the Thompson Cares program at the […]

Legal and Public Notices for March 2, 2015

75 FORECLOSURES NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEEÕS SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated November 21, 2003, executed by ROBERT N. BUCKNER AND TINA M. BUCKNER, conveying certain real property therein described to EVERGREEN TITLE AND ESCROW, as Trustee, as same appears of […]

Focus on the Law: Conservatorship

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law If someone becomes disabled and is unable to care for himself or herself without assistance, they may benefit from the appointment of a conservator.   In Section 34-1-101 (7), the Tennessee Code Annotated defines a disabled person for purposes of conservatorship as “any person eighteen (18) years of age or […]

Knoxville Focus for March 2, 2015

Winter Storm Continues By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Snow and ice continued to be a hazard in Knox County last week as one snow followed another and the schools remained closed. So did a lot of government functions and meetings. When county schools are closed so are most Knox County Offices. The E-911 called meeting to […]

Something for everyone at Neighborhood Conference

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com More than 80 information booths, 32 workshops, door prizes, and all for free — sounds like a large event, doesn’t it? It certainly is and it’s promoted as “The neighborhood event of the year.” The annual Neighborhood Conference is Saturday, March 7 at the Knoxville Convention Center and will have […]

Checking on the elderly

By Dan Andrews and Mike Steely Late one afternoon last week, the E-911 Center received a call from an elderly female asking for food. Dispatchers notified Knoxville Police Department Officers Jay Williams and Jonathan Book and advised they felt the woman was confused or distressed. Both officers responded to Harvey Street where they located the […]

Governor Malcolm Rice Patterson

By Ray Hill Before the age of television, blue shirts and blow-dried hair, Tennessee had some of the most colorful political figures anywhere. Amongst those was Malcolm Rice Patterson, a Congressman and governor of Tennessee. A veteran of some of the most hard fought political battles in the state, Patterson proved himself adept in overcoming […]

Carter slows it down to eliminate Warriors

By Ken Lay The only thing that stooped the Carter High School boys basketball team Friday night was the Carter High School basketball team. The Hornets, who scored 100 or more points 11 times this season, slowed things down by design in their 76-48 victory over Christian Academy of Knoxville in the Region 2-AAA Tournament […]

Sign him up… but hurry

By Steve Williams It was the right kind of snow for making a snowman. Make that a big snowman. A Big Orange snowman. Jason Welch found out last Wednesday night’s 4½ inches of snowfall packed tight and heavy as he began making a snowman the day after in his yard at 5120 Schubert Road in […]