Legal and public notices for the week of July 26, 2021

COURT NOTICES   NON-RESIDENT NOTICE   TO: DARIUS JAMELE HUNT IN RE: KEZIA ELIZABETH WYATT v. DARIUS JAMELE HUNT 202536-2   IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR KNOX COUNTY, TENNESSEE In this Cause, it appearing from the Complaint filed, which is verified, that the Defendant, DARIUS JAMELE HUNT is a non-resident of the State of Tennessee, […]

The Knoxville Focus for July 26, 2021

The Knoxville Focus for July 26, 2021

Construction gets underway on Northwest Greenway Connector Construction has begun on the $1.6 million Northwest Greenway Connector – a key half-mile stretch of trail between Victor Ashe Park and the state-funded pedestrian bridge spanning Western Avenue at Ball Camp Pike. When completed in spring 2022, the Northwest Greenway Connector will link the 8.9 miles of […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Zero Tolerance For Racism? City Councilwoman Amelia Parker is proposing what she refers to as a “Zero Tolerance” policy for racism inside Knoxville.  Parker proposes to offer a zero tolerance policy for racism and sexism by any city employee.  Parker is elected citywide and apparently, although allegedly an attorney, doesn’t believe in […]

1996 semifinal win is Meske’s favorite

1996 semifinal win is Meske’s favorite

(This is the second of a two-part feature and ranking of local high school head football coaches’ overall won-loss records. Webb School Coach David Meske ranks No. 1 with a 36-year record of 275 wins and 142 losses, including seven state championships.) By Steve Williams Seven of David Meske’s 275 wins during his 36 years […]

My grandparents’ legacy

My grandparents’ legacy

By John J. Duncan Jr. Several months ago, I wrote a column about my love of music in which I mentioned many of my favorite songs. Two of them were Elvis Presley’s versions of “My Way” and “The Impossible Dream.” Another Elvis song, not really one of my favorites but one with a wonderful message, […]

Should Racism be Tolerated?

Should Racism be Tolerated?

By Dr. Harold A. Black Should racism be tolerated? How do you define racism? When asked that question, the leading proponent of “antiracism” Ibram X. Kendi could not define it. His definition,  “A collection of racist policies that lead to racial inequity that are substantiated by racist ideas,” is not a definition. My mother taught […]

Absurdity

Absurdity

Have we reached the ultimate stage of absurdity where some people are held responsible for things that happened before they were born, while other people are not held responsible for what they themselves are doing today? — Thomas Sowell By Dr. Jim Ferguson You might find it odd, but I like history. I aced Western […]

Magnificent House Mountain

Magnificent House Mountain

By Ralphine Major ralphine3@yahoo.com What a view!  At 2,100 feet, it is the highest elevation in Knox County. In the rural area known for its farmland and scenic beauty, Corryton, Tennessee, is also home to House Mountain State Park.  The beautiful mountain can be seen from afar and long before visitors arrive at the base […]

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