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April 19, 2017
FIRST WORDS Homey stay or animal house next door? By Nick Della Volpe The hot zoning topic these days is about the potential benefits and problems of Short Term Rentals (STR), more commonly referred to as AirBNBs. These include stays at a residence for a Della Volpe short weekend up to a 30-day rental. To judge by comments at the city’s April 4 neighborhood meeting to discuss the draft regulations, this is all the rage among new homesteaders interested in owning and rehabbing older neighborhood homes for such business. They argue that short-term rentals can help raise funds needed for the rehab, or to support a more leisurely lifestyle in semi-retirement. Tough questions need to be explored before Knoxville will have answers and a workable set of STR regulations. First among them is: What will this do to established single-family neighborhoods? Will this introduce a business element into bedroom communities, where residents count on quiet streets and the welcome nosiness of neighbors to keep tabs on strangers in the area and the potential for criminal activity brewing down the block? Does such commercial conduct portend the gradual breakdown of traditional zoning that separates business activity from residential – sort of mixed-use activity gone riot? Administration officials conducting the meeting also expressed concern that STR conversions may exacerbate the shortage of affordable longterm rental housing. The issues are more than theoretical. According to Deputy Mayor Bill Lyons and Codes Director Peter Ahrens, there are already over 200 AirBNBs operating in Knoxville ... an illegal use in single-family residential districts. Like Uber in the taxi/ride-share world, this idea is spreading. The administration is proposing a permit system to add a modicum of control to the present laissez-faire situation. The proposal currently requires homeowners to live in the home they are attempting to rent on a short-term basis (Type 1 permit). They would apply for a permit, pay a modest $70 fee, collect hotel and sales taxes, and be responsible to have someone on call within To page A-2
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Three selected for Halls Hall of Fame Induction, special centennial dinner is April 29
By Jake Mabe Scientist/scholar Randall “Randy” Mynatt, architect Greg Rutledge and retired Knox County Schools vocational teacher and wrestling pioneer Chris Vandergriff have been selected to be the 2017 inductees into the Halls High School Alumni Hall of Fame. The trio will be inducted as part of special concluding events for the Halls Schools Centennial at the annual alumni banquet Saturday, April 29, at Halls High School. Dr. Randall “Randy” Mynatt has spent more than 20 years researching obesity and diabetes. He graduated from Halls High in 1980 and earned a bachelor’s degree in cellular biology/
biochemistry in 1985, a master’s degree in nutrition sciences/biochemistry in 1989 and a doctorate in nutrition sciences/biochemistry in 1991, all from the University of Tennessee. Mynatt has worked at UT-Memphis, the Oak Ridge National Lab and Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La., where he currently holds the Douglas L. Manship Sr. Endowed Professorship in Diabetes and is Director of Transgenics at Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Greg Rutledge is an architect and principal at Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company, which bills itself as “a leader in historic preservation.” Graduating from Halls High in 1977, Rutledge
earned a bachelor’s degree from UT in 1984. He has won a number of personal and project awards in historic preservation. Recent project awards include the Design Honor Award for Preservation: AIA Hampton Roads (Va.), Freemason Baptist Church renovation and addition in 2011, and the Mayor’s Civic Improvement Award for the city of Hampton, Va.’s American Theatre in 2010. Chris Vandergriff coached and taught at Halls High School for 31 years before retiring in 2012. A 1977 Halls High graduate, he was the school’s first Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) state wrestling champion in 1976 and a repeat
state champion in 1977. He was captain of the 1976 Halls High football team and was a four-year wrestling letterman at UT. After returning to teach at Halls High in 1981, Vandergriff helped pioneer wrestling as a high school sport at Halls High, in Knox County Schools and throughout East Tennessee youth athletics. He coached three TSSAA state champions – Shannon Sayne (1996 and 1998), Cody Humphrey (2002) and son John Vandergriff (2006). He was inducted into the Tennessee chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2007 and is an active member of the Halls Alumni Association. To page A-2
Hard-working CHS students need your help ested. That’s extraordinary in any classroom. By Carol Z. Shane It’s even more extraordinary when you conAndrew Turner, math teacher at Central High School, is talking to his class today sider that all of these kids have been in Amerabout “absolute value,” a mathematical con- ica less than one year. And that none of them cept in which all numbers are thought of as spoke English fluently when they arrived. “In the fall of 2014, we had about 50 Engpositive. Moving rapidly between his whiteboard and the individual students, he fires lish language learners,” says CHS principal off questions and offers help where it’s need- Michael Reynolds. Today, the school has over ed. Students occasionally fire answers right 130 such students. Though all attend English back, all the while laboring over worksheets language learning (ELL) classes, the proband calculators. They’re engaged and inter- lems of acclimating to a new culture go far
beyond language. And the kids are dealing with difficult subjects. “Chemistry’s hard enough for English speakers!” says Sarah Ramsey, CHS librarian. “And there’s science and math vocabulary specific to the subjects.” Many of the kids, says Turner, have had sporadic schooling. “One of my students was in a refugee camp in Tanzania for six years – she only got through second grade.” To page A-2
Family’s loss becomes a cause
By Betsy Pickle
Elizabeth Psar’s daughter, Julia, has been gone almost a year, but her short life is still an inspiration. “I have derived strength from her,” says Psar, a child-advocacy lawyer whose career and personal life are primarily focused on helping children. Psar and her husband, Rado, had a “perfect” life until December 2015, when their 2½ -year-old daughter, Julia Barbara, suddenly started having balance problems. “I thought she had an inner-ear infection,” says the attorney. “It never occurred to me that she had a brain tumor.” Psar was at Juvenile Court when her husband took their daughter to the pediatrician. She remembers thinking that Julia would have to have tubes put in her ears. “That was going to be the worst thing that we were going to have to do,” she says. “That was that Monday morning, and by the evening
they’re saying she has a brainstem tumor. And then the next day they’re saying she’s going to die.” The Psars learned that their little girl had DIPG – Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma – a brainstem tumor that is inoperable and incurable. The tumor usually strikes between the ages of 5 and 7, but it can be found in younger children and teenagers. The Psar family, including son Vasil William, now 5, went to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital just before Christmas 2015 to have a port put in for the medications she would have to have. They returned home for the holiday because the doctor said that it would probably be Julia’s last Christmas. The four returned to St. Jude in January 2016. Julia had to endure a grueling regimen of radiation, chemotherapy and experimental drugs. Steroids were part of her treatment and, Psar says, had a horrific effect. Julia bore it all
bravely, but: “She just never smiled anymore, and she was a child who smiled all the time. The steroids just altered her so dramatically.” There were times when Julia seemed slightly better. But during a Make-a-Wish trip to Slovakia to visit Rado’s family, she started experiencing nausea again. Julia died in her sleep on May 17, 2016, exactly one month short of her third birthday. A few months later, Elizabeth and Rado started the Julia Barbara Foundation to raise awareness of DIPG and raise funds for research. Last month, state Sen. Doug Overbey of Maryville and state Rep. Jason Zachary of Knoxville sponsored a resolution to make May 17 DIPG Awareness Day in Tennessee. The Julia Barbara Foundation is hosting a Gala Celebrating DIPG Children at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Women’s Basketball
Hall of Fame, 700 Hall of Fame Drive. Tickets, $60, are available on eventbrite.com. The Chillbillies, whose lineup includes Juvenile Court Judge Tim Irwin, will perform. Psar says the entire Juvenile Court team has been very supportive of her family and the foundation. It’s appropriate that the event is taking place at the Hall of Fame. One of the most high-profile DIPG victims is the late college basketball player Lauren Hill, who was inducted into the hall. Hill passed away in April 2015, but her foundation has raised millions for DIPG research and awareness. Psar says the incidence of DIPG is low – about 400 children are living with the diagnosis right now – but “that doesn’t include the children that die from it that nobody catches. It’s a very invasive tumor. It’s like a weed in your garden – it grows so quickly.” To page A-2 2704 Mineral Springs Ave. Knoxville, TN 37917 Ph. (865) 687-4537
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Eulalia Bartolome Vicente, Yessika Francisco and Manuel Ixcotoyac get some help from their math teacher, Andrew Turner.
Due to CHS’s English language learning initiatives, these students are actively engaged in their math class. Shown are (front) Domingo Mendez; (middle) Angelica Sebastian, Juana Andres, Miguel Sebastian-Tomas and Dalia Bautista; (back) Eulalia Bartolome Vicente and Yessika Francisco. Photos by Carol Z. Shane
CHS students Also, says Reynolds, “we can teach the kids English; we can’t teach their parents English.” Parental involvement and support is crucial, and many of the parents don’t understand the value of education in securing higher-paying jobs after graduation. They need to be brought into the dialogue. Then too, there’s the current volatile, sometimes hostile national dialogue concerning immigrants. Some people just want them to go away. But with so many fleeing intolerable situations in their own homelands, that’s not likely to happen. The solution for everyone, says Turner, is inclusion. “When you exclude a growing population, the kids become hopeless and disenfranchised. And that’s where gangs come in – they offer a sense of belonging.
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money for the position ran out. Other options, such as bringing in one of the CHS language teachers to translate, say, for a parent-teacher conference, hobbles the system and deprives others of scheduled class time. And the translator for the district has 89 schools to serve.
An ‘us versus them’ mentality takes root.” Reynolds, Turner, Ramsey and their colleagues at CHS want do everything in their power to give these students a chance to live up to their potential and become productive citizens. And the thing that would help them most right now, in every situation where language poses a barrier, is an on-site, on-call, dedicated school translator. Up until last October, they had one. But the grant
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45 minutes to address complaints. Type 2 permits (no owner presence required) would be available in nonresidential zones. STRs are different from long-term rentals, which bring new residents into the community. By definition, STRs bring strangers next door. Often these rentals are for weekend stays, especially during football season and festival days. Tourists and friends get to stay in a
home-like setting. A nightmare vision, however, might include a half-dozen twenty-something guys drinking beer on the back porch ’til 2 a.m. amid loud talk and music ... a college dorm redux. No sleep for the neighbors ... In fairness, the converse might be true. A family traveling through Knoxville might enjoy the quiet comfort of a home over the bustling and somewhatconfined activity in a hotel
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or motel lobby. In its best form, an AirBNB might introduce newcomers to the hospitality of Knoxville, possibly acting as an informal recruiting service for our hometown. My guess is it will produce both types of scenarios. How equipped is our city codes group to enforce reasonable rules scattered around the town? At the April 4 meeting, some pro-STR renters argued they should not be limited to one owner- occupied home (under a Type 1 permit). Some already owned or were contemplating buying several homes to use as AirBNBs. “I’m semi-retired and want the added income
...” (note: a Type 2 permit does not require owner occupation.) The bigger question is: when does an occasional short-term rental become a full blown hotel business, operating in your singlefamily neighborhood? When does the “operator’s” claim to property rights clash with the neighbors’ right to quiet enjoyment of their home? These are open questions. The city law department is revising the draft rules aired in April. MPC will tackle the proposal in May, followed by City Council review in June. Neighborhoods need to stay involved to help balance and shape the proposal.
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Hall of Fame The annual banquet (bring a dish no later than 5 p.m.) begins at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, in the high school cafeteria. For the centennial celebration, school tours will be conducted beginning in the commons area at 6:30 p.m., and former principal Roy Mullins will be the keynote speaker at the centennial program, which begins at
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To that end, with the help of the United Way, CHS has entered the USA Today A Community Thrives Video Contest. They’re hoping to win, and to use some of the prize money to hire a translator for the school. And that’s where you can help.
■■ Fountain City Lions Club meets 6 p.m. each first and third Monday, Lions Community Building, 5345 N. Broadway. ■■ Halls Community Lions Club
From page A-1 dies from DIPG. Every day another child is diagnosed with a death sentence. As families, we just don’t want that to continue. We want other children to not have to go through what our kids went through. We want to stop it.” From page A-1 7:30 p.m. in the Halls Middle School auditorium. Info: email Chris Vandergriff at chris.vandergriff@gmail. com or call 865-924-4600. Halls School, originally located at the corner of East Emory Road and Maynardville Highway near the current CVS Pharmacy until it burned in 1990, was established during the 1916-17 school year. meets 7:15 p.m. each second and fourth Monday, Shoney’s, 343 Emory Road. ■■ Halls Republican Club. Info: knoxgop.org ■■ Seventh District Democrats. Info: Mary Ann Page, map@ parodee.net or 865-247-8155; Dan Haney, bdl66@comcast. net or 865-922-4547.
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Mike and County Commissioner Michele Carringer are dressed in classic red and black in support of Gresham Middle School and the fundraising gala. Photos by Ruth White
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Lights, camera, auction! By Ruth White The Gresham Middle School Foundation recently hosted a gala and brought all of the glam of Hollywood to The Foundry with the benefit “Lights, Camera, Auction!” The event helps to raise funds for needed items, and through a fabulous dinner, silent and live auction and dancing, community members come out in big support of this Fountain City school.
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Food, fun for Halls Outdoor Classroom’s 10th The Halls Outdoor Classroom will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a community event, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20. Everyone is invited to enjoy free barbecue, homemade ice cream, s’mores and activities for all ages.
New for this year are a petting zoo and an aquarium with native fish. The HHS Saxophone Ensemble will provide music. There will be children’s activities, an art show featuring HHS art students’ works, Hallsdale Powell’s sewer cam and
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The Lamb who lives The next day John [the Baptist] again was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he exclaimed, “Look, here is the Lamb of God!” (John 1: 35-36 NRSV) The Easter story never gets old. It is as amazing and startling and breathtaking today as when the stone was first rolled away from the tomb. Christians the world over rejoice again, celebrate anew, proclaim with wonder, “He is alive!” This season is the most joyous and celebrative season of the Christian year. Even the readings that take us through the weeks between Easter and Pentecost are taken from the Acts of the Apostles rather than the Old Testament, because the early church, empowered by the Holy Spirit, is the best witness to the Resurrection. There are those who say that when Christmas is over, it is really over, because of the let-down from celebration, as well as the cleaning and putting away of decorations and carol books and the temptations of finishing off the Christmas cookies. (I know who you are!) But the Resurrection of Jesus is a whole ’nother
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thing. Even the resurrection of Lazarus was only a temporary reprieve. Jesus, however, was resurrected to live forever! We can’t explain it. We can only believe it. The disciples (that bunch of craven cowards who deserted Jesus when the going got tough) rallied eventually (except, of course, Judas, who repented by committing suicide) and went all over most of the (then) known world telling the amazing story. It saddens me when the only celebration some people want at Easter is an egg hunt. (I am not opposed to egg hunts; I have been to many of them! But how about let’s keep the main thing the main thing?) Happy Easter! Hallelujah!
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Prayer breakfast brings message of grace The annual Halls Prayer Breakfast always draws a great crowd of community members who come out in support of Halls. Michelle Wilson, president of the Halls Business and Professional Association, opened the event by thanking the group for attending and by sharing how the breakfast is a way for community members to come together to lift one another up and pray for a strong community. The keynote speaker of
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or friend. Cost: $15 for workbook. Info: 865-689-5175. ■■ Halls Christian Church, 4805 Fort Sumter Road, will host a new study session on the book “You Lost Me” by David Kinnaman, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sundays. The church hosts a women’s Bible study 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Info: 865-9224210. ■■ Heiskell UMC, 9420 Heiskell Road, will host open gym 6-8 p.m. each Tuesday in April. All are welcome to play basketball or other sport activities. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Proper footwear is required. Info: 865-938-5550 and leave a message. ■■ North Knoxville Seventhday Adventist Church, 6530 Fountain City Road., will offer a free weight management
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So Kinzy and I found some very fun President Madison could be: James Madison @ and interesting facts to help us remember him and his FatheroftheConstitution Adrian Burnett Elementary students who raised the most money through the school Fun Run were treated to a limo ride and I was arrested in Verwife, Dolly. lunch at Mr. Gatti’s. Pictured inside the limo are Bella Wires (third place), Kyleigh Stalsworth (second place), Emory Koontz (fifth Wife Dolly actually mont when Thomas Jefferplace), Olivia Simpson (first place), Cade Covert (fourth place), principal Michelle Wolfenbarger and assistant principal Stephanie planned the first presiden- son and I went for a carriage Prince. Photo by Ruth White tial inaugural ball! Madi- ride on a Sunday afternoon, son, however, was very shy, which just happened to be which may have been be- against the law in Vermont. James Madison @ cause he was so small. He Central High senior Eli Holbert signed to play football at Central quarterback Trey Mitchell will head to Palwas the shortest president FatheroftheConstitution Carson-Newman in the fall. The four-year metto Prep in South Carolina followMy face was on the we have ever had at barely team member was the kicker and a meming graduation. He is the son of Mitch 5 feet, 4 inches tall and only $5,000 bill, but the governber of the Bobcat soccer team. and Carol Mitchell and big brother to 100 pounds, which may be ment stopped making them At Carson-Newman, Eli plans to study Elizabeth. why he didn’t like to wear in 1945! sports medicine. While at CHS, Eli set While at Palmetto, he plans to deJames Madison @ the traditional pants called multiple school records, including total velop his game while playing against knee breeches. 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Fresh off winning the East Tennessee Performing Arts Association Championships on April 1 – beating out Farragut, Hardin Valley, Carter and Karns – the Halls High School Indoor Drumline is attending WGI Worlds competition this weekend, April 20-22, at the University of Dayton.
FCA’s ‘Kindergarten Konnection’ open house is Thursday Freedom Christian Academy will host a “Kindergarten Konnection” open house 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20, on the campus of Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church, 4615 Asheville Highway. Parents of students entering kindergarten this fall are invited to learn more about FCA’s kindergarten program. Info: Shannan Rebold, 865-525-7807
Halls High School North Knox Greenhouse (on the campus of Halls High School) will be open for sales this week during the school day. Preferred hours are 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. daily. Tuesdays it will remain open until 5 p.m. The greenhouse will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, April 22, April 29 and May 6.
Oak Ridge Chorus to perform Broadway classics The Oak Ridge Chorus, led by recently appointed director Dr. Jaclyn Johnson, will perform an evening of American music Saturday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge. The concert will feature
inspirational music of our land and its people, through folk songs, spirituals, and many well-known classics of the Broadway stage. Admission is free for students 18 and under. Tickets for adults are $15; young adults ages 19-29 are $5.
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■■ 160 - Jacob Kieta (Pigeon Forge) – A-AA Region 1 Runner-up ■■ 170 - Colton McMahan (Halls) – AAA Region 2 Champ / State Champion ■■ 182 - H.T. Fortner (Gibbs) – AAA Region 2 Champ / State Champion ■■ 195 - Anthony Baiamonte (Pigeon Forge) – A-AA Region 1 Champ / State Champion ■■ 220 - Javier Salvador (Heritage) – AAA Region 3 Champ / State Runner-up
■■ 126 - Kyle Burns (Bearden) – AAA Region 2 Champ / State 6th Place ■■ 132 - Gavin Hutchens (Pigeon Forge) – A-AA Region 1 Champ / State Champion ■■ 138 - Michael Mora-Colon (Alcoa) – A-AA Region 1 Champ / State Runner-Up ■■ 145 - Josh Teaster (Heritage) – AAA Region 3 Champ / State 5th Place ■■ 152 - Garrin Shuffler (Greeneville) – A-AA Region 1 Champ /
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■■ 160 - Griffin Simmerly (Morristown West)
■■ 120 - Tanner Thornton (Grace)
■■ 170 - Trent Knight (Greeneville)
■■ 132 - Garrett Lay (Grace)
■■ 182 - Noah Evans (Alcoa) ■■ 195 - Luke Harp (Halls) ■■ 220 - Nicholas Foster (Greeneville) ■■ 285 - Jacob Coppenger (Heritage)
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■■ 138 - Matthew Maxwell (Gibbs)
■■ 106 - Isaiah Gorenflo (Seymour)
■■ 152 - Noel Leyva (Gibbs)
■■ 113 - Dalton Truan (Union County)
■■ 170 - Colton McMahan (Halls)
■■ 132 - Chase Brown (Halls)
■■ 145 - Eric Beecham (Grace) ■■ 160 - Blake Hunter (Halls) ■■ 182 - H.T. Fortner (Gibbs) ■■ 195 - Luke Harp (Halls)
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■■ 220 - Keenan Sloan (HVA)
■■ 132 - Chase Brown (Halls)
■■ 285 - Eli Chinique (CAK)
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Boy Scouts to host yard sale Boy Scout Troop 13 will host their annual fundraiser yard sale, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, April 29, in the lot adjacent to the Fountain City Lions Club building. The troop is sponsored by the FC Lions Club.
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■■ 105 - Kate Barnett (William Blount) – East Region Champ / State Champ ■■ 112 - Aimee Lampkins (HVA) – East Region 3rd / State 3rd Place ■■ 120 - Megann Kiser (Halls) – East Region 2nd / State 5th Place ■■ 125 - Emily Legagneur (Bearden) – East Region Champ / State 3rd Place ■■ 130 - Zoe DeJongh (Bearden) – East Region Champ / State 5th Place ■■ 138 - Jillian Alford (William Blount) – East Region Champ / State Runner-up ■■ 148 - Cailey Griffin (Gibbs) – East Region Champ / State Champ ■■ 155 - Kianna Price (Bearden) – East Region 2nd / State 5th Place
■■ Halls High Class of 1967, 6 p.m. Friday, April 28, Bearden Banquet Hall. Featured class at the Halls Alumni Dinner, 6 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Halls High. Info: Theda, 865-221-0710, or Darlene, 865-256-7491.
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■■ 152 - Josh Pietarila (HVA)
■■ 113 - Ian Morgan (Halls) ■■ 126 - Kyle Burns (Bearden)
■■ 152 - Noel Leyva (Gibbs)
■■ 145 - Kaleb Sobek (Bearden)
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■■ 285 - Sammy Evans (Alcoa) – A-AA Region 1 Champ / 4 Time State Champion
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■■ 106 - Tyler McKeefery (Farragut) ■■ 120 - Chris Nielson (Halls)
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Halls/Fountain City Shopper news • April 19, 2017 • A-7
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Real estate markets spring forward in March
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By Sherry Witt
After a rather sleepy February, local real estate and lending markets sprang to life during March. For the month ending Friday, March Sherry Witt 31, there were 1,138 property transfers recorded in Knox County. That was an increase of Highway Markings Inc. of Halls volunteered labor, 364 sales over February’s equipment and material to assist the Fountain City Lions activity, and easily surClub in beautification of Fountain City Lake. Highway passed the 991 transfers reMarkings Inc. president Gary Hibben and vice president corded last March. The total value of propPaul Hibben put together the project that will improve the lake’s safety and aesthetics. Much of the materials used erty sold during the month were recycled posts taken down from the Great Smoky was just over $240 million Mountains National Park, where Highway Markings works – some $85 million ahead of with the park service. The project was done April 12-13 the pace set in February. Last month’s activity was also well with cleanup work scheduled this week. ahead of March 2016, when $198 million worth of real estate was transferred. Property sales have historically seen an upswing in March as the winter months give way to warmer weather and daylight saving time. While mortgage rate increases have had some effect on lending, there was Afterward, the chain barrier improves the lake’s aesthetics. a notable recovery from the
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LIBRARY NOTES ■■ “A Knoxville Heritage: Tennessee Marble” Brown Bag Lecture by Don Byerly, noon-1 p.m. Thursday, April 20, East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay St. Info: 865-215-8801. ■■ Saturday Stories and Songs: Dancing Spider Yoga, 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, Fountain City Branch Library, 5300 Stanton Road. Ages 3-9. Info: 865-689-2681.
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dip experienced in February. In March, about $300 million was loaned against real estate in Knox County, up from $221 million in February, and about $9 million above March 2016 levels. The largest real estate sale of the month was a purchase by Lincoln Memorial University of the Pellissippi Office Center on Cogdill Road. The complex sold for $7.5 million. The largest mortgage loan filed was a Deed of Trust in the amount of $6.42 million financing property at the intersection of Chapman Highway and Woodlawn Pike known as Chapman Commons. Analysis of the first quarter’s data indicates that 2017 is running moderately ahead of 2016 in both real estate sales and mortgage lending. As of March 31, around $624 million worth of property has been sold in Knox County, compared to $530 million during the first quarter of 2016. Mortgage lending is also outpacing last year’s first-quarter activity, with approximately $837 million loaned so far this year, compared with $791 million last year.
Wednesday, April 26, East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay St. Presented by Dr. Daniel H. Magilow, UT Department of History. Info: 865-215-8801.
■■ Finding graves on the internet, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay St. Info/registration: 865-215-8809.
■■ Used Book Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. FridaySaturday, April 28-29, Halls Branch Library, 4518 E. Emory Road. Sponsored by the Friends of the Knox County Public Library. Info: 865-922-2552.
■■ “Stone Stories,” a special lecture with marble sculptor Julie Warren Conn, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 30, East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay St. Presented in conjunction with the East Tennessee Historical Society’s feature exhibition “Rock of Ages: East Tennessee’s Marble Industry,” on display through May 14. Free and open to the public. Info: 865-2158824 or EastTNHistory.org.
■■ Saturday Stories and Songs: Kindermusik, 11 a.m. Saturday, April 29, Fountain City Branch Library, 5300 Stanton Road. Ages birth to 5 years. Info: 865-689-2681.
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The Dogwood Arts Festival officially kicked off with a ribbon cutting at Gentry-Griffey Funeral Chapel in Fountain City. A special luncheon followed at Beaver Brook Country Club. The featured trail for this year’s festival is in Fountain City, spanning the east and west sides of North Broadway. Pictured at the ribbon cutting are: Tom Cervone, Dogwood Arts executive director; Vicki Baumgartner, Dogwood Arts Trails & Gardens program manager; John Fugate, Commercial Bank; Jessica Emert, ORNL Federal Credit Union; Knoxville City Council member Dan Brown; Knox County Commissioner Bob Thomas; Janet Testerman-Creswell, Dogwood Arts board president; Mayor Ralph McGill of Farragut; Ron Williams, Farragut alderman; Louise Povlin, Farragut alderman; (front center) Beth Wolf, Dogwood Arts trail chair; Eric Botts of Gentry-Griffey, sponsor of the Fountain City Trail; Lloyd King, Dogwood Arts trails adviser to the board; Chuck Henry, Dogwood Arts Fountain City Trail Chair; Mayor Madeline Rogero, city of Knoxville; Jennifer Holder, 2017 Dogwood Arts Festival co-chair; Dino Cartwright, 2017 Dogwood Arts Festival co-chair. Photo courtesy of Kurt Weiss Photography
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the Mrs. America pageant in Las Vegas in August. Her platform is raising awareness to lupus. In 2006, after the birth of her seventh child, she received a diagnosis of lupus, which left her bedridden for four years. As she worked her way out of bed, to using a wheelchair and later a cane, Mulrooney knew that she needed to do something to bring her out of the valley. In 2012, she started working toward the goal of Mrs. Tennessee America and now holds the title. “My heart’s desire is to encourage people to never give up, to stay strong and to never lose hope.”
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Breakfast Rotary’s annual wildflower sale Is April 29 By Tom King Rotarians in Knoxville do a lot of things … things like working to eradicate polio, reading to kids at schools, prov iding new library Tom King books for elementary schools, working alongside The News Sentinel at Free Flu Shot Saturday, supporting the Cerebral Palsy Center’s group home, delivering meals to seniors, and backing the important work done by many nonprofit organizations. One of our clubs – the Knoxville Breakfast Rotary Club – sells wildflowers to raise money for the community projects it supports. If you are needing a few new wildflowers for your yard or home, the Breakfast Rotarians are about to have their popular major fundraiser – its 25th Annual Wildflower Sale. It will be on Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rocky Hill Shopping Center on Northshore Drive at Morrell Road. The club will have spring flowers ready to plant, and
BIZ NOTES ■■ Fountain City Business and Professional Association meets 11:45 a.m. each second Wednesday, Central Baptist Church fellowship hall. President is John Fugate, jfugate43@gmail. com or 865-688-0062. ■■ Halls Business and Professional Association meets noon each third Tuesday, Beaver Brook Country Club. President is Michelle Wilson, michelle.wilson@kub. org or 865-594-7434.
there will be master gardeners from the Knox County Extension Office on hand to answer any questions. More info: 865-675-5901. Come out and meet club president Mike Holober and his fellow Breakfast Rotarians as they work to help fulfill Rotary International president John Germ’s theme – “Rotary Serving Humanity.” It is a fun event! News & Notes: Art Pickle was recently named a Lifetime Member of the Rotary Club of Bearden. Lifetime member designations are few and far between in Rotary. Art is a charter member of the club, which was formed in 1960, and served as District 6780 Governor in 1994-1995. He is the club’s second Lifetime Member, the late Bob Ely being the first.… Many Knoxville and area Rotarians will be in Chattanooga this weekend (April 21-22) for the 2017 District 6780 Conference, which will be an All-Star District Conference. John Germ will be there along with Knoxvillian Karen Wentz, a member of Rotary International’s board of directors. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Maryville.
■■ Powell Business and Professional Association meets noon each second Tuesday, Jubilee Banquet Facility. President is Bart Elkins, pastorbart2911@gmail. com or 865-859-9260.
CALL FOR ARTISTS ■■ Knoxville Photo 2017 Exhibition; deadline for entries: Sunday, April 23. Info/entry form/application: knoxalliance.com/ knoxville-photo-entry.
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The real Andy Holt Maybe the early Seventies weren’t the best of times to be a student at the University of Tennessee, but anybody with a functioning brain knew that the rattiest booth at the Roman Room was infinitely preferable to the accommodations at Fort Polk, Louisiana – AKA Fort Puke, next stop Vietnam. Protesters and selfproclaimed freaks faced off against YAFFers (Young Americans for Freedom) and the specter of war shadowed us everywhere. Nevertheless, lots of students liked Andy Holt, even though many weren’t crazy about some of the UT president’s old-school, paternalistic ways, particularly the time he invited Billy Graham to preach in Neyland Stadium and bring noted theologian Richard Nixon along, too. A World War II veteran born in 1904 (which means
Betty Bean he enlisted even though he was well past draft age), he’d lived through two world wars and had a different perspective on life than did most Boomers. There were things about him that gave conservatives the willies, too. He’d been executive director of the Tennessee Education Association, president of the National Education Association and had chaired the U.S. Delegation to the World Organization of the Teaching Profession in Switzerland. Think that resume would get anybody appointed UT president nowadays? The Real Andy Holt advocated ending segregation and
defended one of my old history professors who came under fire for his association with the Highlander Center, which also entertained Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. Later, students walking along Cumberland Avenue waved at him when he’d come chugging by in the orange Volkswagen UT alumni gave him when he retired (his wife got a white Mercedes). Often as not he’d stop and give somebody a lift to class. Storied acts of kindness too habitual to be random circulated widely. In those days, the president of Real Andy Holt Photo courtesy of UT was the the University of Tennessee
most popular person in Knoxville, probably in the state. Imagine that. So when a West Tennessee pig farmer/state legislator named Andy Holt started
Four new state senators? Possibly When state Sen. Mark Green is confirmed as the new Secretary of the Army (probably this summer) he must resign his state Senate seat, which triggers a special election to fill it until his term ends in 2020. Montgomery County Commission will appoint an interim senator for four months. State Sen. Mark Norris, current majority leader, is widely mentioned as a new federal judge in Memphis, which would remove him from the governor’s race. He is 62 – older than what the Trump administration is looking for in new federal judges – but he has influential backers and could be tapped. State Sen. Doug Overbey, 62, who had been mentioned as a candidate for gov-
ernor, appears to have shifted his interest to the U.S. attorney position here in East Tennessee, while Jeff Hagood, who had previously expressed interest, appears to have considered the cut in pay he would incur if he were appointed. He may be interested in a position on the TVA board, which has three openings at present and two more in 2018. Should state Sen. Ken Yager be appointed to the TVA board, there is unsettled opinion on whether he can hold both offices. Yager
seems committed to staying in the state Senate if forced to make a choice. All are very able senators who have made their mark. So it is possible that there are four Senate vacancies this year (clearly one) triggering four special elections for the Senate and four new Senators by 2018. This comes on top of the November 2016 statewide election, in which there was only one change in the Senate. The only sure election will be for the Green seat once he is confirmed. House Speaker Beth Harwell is giving Gov. Bill Haslam fits over the gas tax with her endorsement of an alternative that does not raise taxes. She has decided that Haslam will not back her for governor next year
ported animal cruelty cases bothered me still more, but Bill Haslam afforded me some relief when he killed it off with his veto pen. More recently, Fake Andy’s been spamming me with pictures of himself setting traffic light citations on fire. I suppose I should be grateful that it’s not Jeremy Durham sending me selfies. Last week, I attended a tribute to the Real Fake Andy Holt News Sentinel Photo Andy Holt, who nearly three decades after his death is still being restuffing my inbox with self- membered for his kindness serving emails, it bothered and willingness to look at me some. It bothered me all sides of an issue. It got more when state regulators me thinking. declined to pursue allegaFake Andy Holt is a gradtions that he’d emptied the uate of South-Doyle High contents of his hog dung School and UT-Knoxville. lagoon onto his neighbors’ I’m betting that his parents property. named him after Dr. Andy. Fake Andy Holt’s bill Guess it’s too late to ask mandating the prosecution them to call him something of whistleblowers who re- else.
Next ‘Ed & Bob Night Out in Knox County’ is April 20
and she should move to the right to win enough backing to win a four-way primary contest. Also complicating the issue are the outnumbered Democrats who will decide whether this passes the House or not, since GOP members are badly split. If 20 Democrats withhold their votes, the gas tax hike will fail in the House. The Democrats will have a shopping list they want satisfied before they vote for the tax hike. Local state Rep. Rick Staples recently voted not to send the bill to the House floor. ■■ Federal district Judge Tom Varlan, who is chief judge, had a full house on April 7 when his portrait was unveiled. Several people were there from
Knox County At-Large Commissioners Ed Brantley and Bob Thomas will host their next Ed & Bob Night Out in Knox County 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at Chandler’s Deli, 3101 Magnolia Ave. They plan to meet with the people of east Knox County and listen to their concerns. Ed and Bob feel that going out to the citizens eases the strain on those who, because of work, commitments, financial situation or the distance to the City-County Building, cannot attend regular commission meetings. All elected officials, media and public are welcome. This is not a commission meeting, there is no agenda, and there will be no votes taken. his days as city law director, including former vice mayor Jack Sharp and his wife, Doris, along with former city council members Gary Underwood, Ed Shouse (now county trustee), Jean Teague, Ivan Harmon and Larry Cox, as well as former parks director Sam Anderson, former community relations director Tank Strick-
land, mayoral assistant Jeri Parker and this writer. ■■ Knox County Trustee Ed Shouse turns 67 on April 22. He has previously served on the Knoxville City Council and Knox County Commission. Shouse has brought calm and integrity to the trustee’s office, lacking since Tommy Schumpert held it.
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HealtH & lifestyles News From Fort saNders regioNal medical ceNter
Subtle signs, safe hands There was nothing unusual about that Wednesday in March. It was a typical workday for Karen Russell. There was no indication that anything extraordinary was about to happen, and certainly no indication that she was about to have a stroke. Russell, 62, processes data at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, with the end goal of using the results to ensure quality care and patient safety. As she wrapped up her duties at the end of her day, she had no idea that she would soon be on the receiving end of that quality care. On the drive home from work that Wednesday in March, Russell began to experience numbness in her mouth. The possibility of a stroke never entered her mind, and her first thought was that it must have been the result of something she ate. “I thought I was having an allergic reaction, Russell says. “It was so subtle I could explain it away.” Later in the evening she fell asleep in the recliner, and woke to discover her arm and hand had gone numb. “You know how sometimes your hand and arm will get numb while you’re asleep,” Russell says. “I just decided that’s what it was, and so I explained it away, again.” It wasn’t until early the next
morning in the shower that Russell began to realize something could be so wrong that it would require medical attention. “It dawned on me that I couldn’t feel anything on my right side,” Russell says. “I couldn’t feel my toes, my leg was numb, and I decided I might b e
having a stroke.” She informed her husband that she was going to stop by the emergency department at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center on her way to the office. Her husband wisely insisted that he take the wheel. Russell also called her boss to explain what was going on. “I might be a little late,” Russell told her, “ I
“This is not only my choice of employment,” Karen Russell says. “This is my choice of health care, too.”
Stroke When it comes to stroke, time lost is brain lost, so it’s important to understand the warning signs of stroke and how to reduce your risk. If you or a loved one experience any of these symptoms, call 911.
Sudden severe headache with no known cause Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination Sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes All nine Covenant Health hospitals are part of our stroke network, so when seconds count, you can trust that our elite teams can provide the comprehensive stroke care you need.
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have to run by the ED (emergency department) and make sure I’m not having a stroke.” At the time she was half joking, but the minute she came into the emergency department and explained she was there because of stroke symptoms, things got serious, and the team went into action. “As soon as I said it, there was a wheelchair behind me, and then everything happened so fast,” Russell says. “I just put myself in their hands, and I felt safe.” She was asked many questions, and while she never lost her ability to speak, it frightened her that she wasn’t able to answer the doctor correctly when he asked her what month it was. “I ought to be able to remember March,” Russell says, “because that’s my birthday month.” Screenings and tests were conducted, revealing high blood pressure and evidence of a stroke. It had been 16 hours since Russell’s first symptoms, so she had already passed the window for standard emergency stroke treatment. But in the limited period of time she was there, Russell felt well informed and completely cared for as a stroke patient. “They told me what it was, where it was, and I had a plan of care,” Rus-
sell says. That plan of care got Russell on the road to recovery, and she was able to return to work the following Monday, in the place where she says she’s most happy in life. “This is my hospital, and I love it,” Russell says. “I’ve been here 33 years, and I feel like I own part of it.” Russell laughs when she shares her grandchildren’s response to her treatment at Fort Sanders Regional. “They said, ‘Gosh, Mamaw, that place is the bomb diggity!’” Russell says. She is inclined to agree. “This is not only my choice of employment,” Russell says, “this is my choice of health care, too.” Fort Sanders Regional has been certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and the American Heart/ Stroke Association, the largest independent health care evaluation system in the nation. The certification recognizes hospitals that meet high standards in treating the most complex stroke cases with advanced imaging, personnel trained in vascular neurology, neurosurgery and endovascular procedures, availability of personnel and facilities around the clock, and both experience and expertise treating stroke patients. To learn more about Fort Sanders Regional’s certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, signs of a stroke, and an online checklist to find out your level of stroke risk, visit www. fsregional.com/stroke.
The first Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center in East Tennessee Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center serves as the hub of Covenant Health’s stroke hospital network, and offers advanced care and rehabilitation services to patients who experience a stroke. Fort Sanders Regional was the first in the Knoxville area to earn an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification by The Joint Commission, a nonprofit organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care programs in the United States. This “gold-seal” advanced certification means that Fort Sanders is recognized as having the most advanced and effective treatments available for stroke today. Certification through The Joint Commission involves extensive training for the staff, documentation of effectiveness and inspection of the hospital by The Joint Commission. Part of certification is having a team of “neurohospitalists” on staff. These physicians treat only stroke and neurological cases in the hospital, 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Instead of waiting for a doctor to have time from his or her private practice, Fort Sanders Re-
gional has neurologists on hand. “It makes access to specialized neurologists easier,” said James Hora, MD, one of the neurohospitalists at Fort Sanders. “We have 24/7 coverage, and this provides rapid access to a neurologist for acute neurologic problems.” Arthur Moore, MD, was hired in July 2014 as medical director for the center. “With our Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Certification, we offer the highest level of care for all patients. Whether they’re able to have surgery or not, we’re there to give their bodies the
best chance to heal and recover,” he explained. Most stroke patients need followup care after the initial event, and patients at Fort Sanders have access to the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, an award winning rehabilitation center. About one-third of the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center’s patients are stroke patients, according to the center’s medical director, Mary E. Dillon, MD. “Our specialists begin determining as soon as possible what level of care the patient will need,” said Dillon. “Patients have access
to rehab services from the time they arrive in the emergency department, throughout their care here and through all the postacute levels of care.” Having everything – speedy emergency care, advanced surgical techniques and the best in rehabilitation – makes Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center the smart choice for stroke care. “We’re equipped to handle all stroke cases, from the most complex to the least,” said Dillon. “Our patients don’t have to go anywhere else to find help.”
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No comprehensive stroke and rehabilitation center in our region does more to reverse stroke’s devastating effects than Fort Sanders Regional Medical Fort Sanders performs Center. That’s why hospitals clinical trials and procedures for stroke not available across East Tennessee refer their most complex stroke patients to anywhere else in our region. us. And only Fort Sanders Regional is home to the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, East Tennessee’s elite rehabilitation hospital for stroke, spinal cord and brain injury patients.
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NORTH ACRES BAPTIST MISSION YARD SALE - Saturday, April 22, 8am-2pm. Located in the gym. Rain or shine. Proceeds benefit missions. 5803 Millertown Pk, Knoxville, TN 37924 SALE - Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 20, 21, 22. Hannah’s Grove Subdivision. Norris Freeway, 1/4 mile past Walmart, on left. Antiques, curios, children’s clothes, toys, and more! 8am-3pm.
Appliances GE Washer, lrg cap., 9 cycle, works great. Kenmore dryer, good cond, works great. $150 ea. (865)401-2621
GOOD AS NEW APPLIANCES
April 21-22, 8am-5pm DOZENS of yard sales along Ridgeview Rd (off Tazewell Pk)
Building Materials WALNUT $2.50 PER BOARD FOOT & DRY WOOD. (865)-494-9748
Cemetery Lots 2, 4 or 6 lots at Lynnhurst. Save thousands $$. Monument Rights. Near Babyland. $1500 ea obo. 865-475-9323 3 mausoleum crypts, Sherwood Memorial Gardens, $4600 ea. incl entombment & name plates. 865-207-4564
Automobiles for Sale
Automobiles for Sale
Northeast KESTERBROOKE NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE. At Tazewell Pk. & Murphy Rd. Sat. 22nd, 8am-3pm. This one you do not want to miss!
Farmer’s Mkt/ Trading Post
SPECIALS OF THE WEEK! SAVE $$$ 2013 FORD EDGE SEL, AWD, LEATHER, PANORAMIC ROOF, FULLY LOADED, R1891...............$24,997
2014 FORD ESCAPE TITANIUM, LEATHER, MOONROOF, NAV, ONLY 15k MILES!!! R1910......$22,777
BARNS - SHEDS GARAGES - CARPORTS PATIO COVERS
2015 FORD TAURUS LIMITED, FACTORY WARRANTY, 1 OWNER, XTRA CLEAN, R1928..........$21,999
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Millen Garage Builders 865-679-5330
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call 922-4136 by 4 pm Friday to place your ad
Call or Text Lisa at 423-754-9559 ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPPIES - AKC registered. 1st shots, vet checked. $1800. Call (423) 519-0647.
Roger Hankins 497-3797
Hannah is Spayed and Fully Vetted. 2-3 Years old, 38 pounds and crate trained. Super friendly with ALL people. NO CATS. Some dogs o.k. Would need a meet and greet. $100 placement includes one year of monthly heartworm preventive.
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150 HP, Mercury, Trailer. LOW HOURS. $13,000. (865)-360-3079
40 Years Experience � Licensed & Bonded
Retired Vet. looking to keep busy.
2004 18’ GLASTRON OUTBOARD -
AND POWER STUMP GRINDER Free est, 50 yrs exp!
EMERGENCY SERVICE 24/7
All Types of Residential & Commercial Plumbing
Motorcycles/Mopeds 2015 HARLEY DAVIDSON - Dyna Glide, 2600 mi. Excellent condition. $10,825. Call/Text (865)250-6584.
Will beat written estimates w/ comparable credentials. All types of Tree Care and Stump Removal
CAR TOW DOLLY - 2017, all cars/pu Swivels, tilts, never used, new ret. $2750. 1st $1050 cash. 864-275-6478
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2005 MONTANA Keystone 5th wheel, 40’ long, 4 pull outs, good cond, (865)482-7700.
25’ AIRSTREAM CAMPER / EDDIE BAUER - Garage kept. Mint condition. Minimum use. Queen size bedroom with two TV’s. Sony stereo with DVD’s and CD’s. $42,800. Home phone: (865)-481-0763 Cellphone: (865)-591-4465.
Dr. Darrell Johnson, DC
Employee with Above Average Aptitude Needed for Busy Chiropractic Office in Maynardville. Medical Office Experience a Plus, But Not Necessary for the Right Applicant. Duties Include: Documentation, Rehab Therapy and Filing, but no Medical Billing. 4 Days, Approx. 40 Hrs/Wk. Wage Negotiable, Plus Benefits.
2012 FORD FUSION SEL, AUTOMATIC, POWER, MOONROOF, SONY SOUND SYSTEM, R1950..$12,950 Price includes $399 dock fee. Plus tax, tag & title WAC. Dealer retains all rebates. Restrictions may apply. See dealer for details. Prices good through next week.
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Shopper news • April 19, 2017 • B-3
BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS UT Medical Center Mark and Haleigh Riehl, Powell, a girl, Reagan Haleigh Danielle Josh and Annell Cook, Williamsburg, a girl, Luna Rose Mary Jack Hunt IV and Kristin Hewitt, Madisonville, a boy, Jaxon Titus Hunt Marc and Sydney Barber, Knoxville, a boy, Owen Ty Ryan and Corey Shurtleff, Knoxville, a boy, Maverick Breeze Adam and Felicia Shelton, Newport, a girl, Emily Elizabeth Salomon and Sandra Mejia, Loudon, a girl, Alexandra Sophia Jonathan and Heather Ridenour, Knoxville, a boy, Jack Jonathan Demetrius Hunter and Randii Brew, Knoxville, twins, Kamani JaRon and Kyleah Janae Hunter Charles Seitz and Karina Nusbaum, Maryville, a girl, Charlie Grace Seitz
Jason Bogle and Reba Blake, Sweetwater, a boy, Axel Thomas Bogle William and Samantha Herron, Maryville, a girl, Korie Sabine Robin and Wilfred Rose III, Powell, a girl, Ivy Jean James and Shauna Goodin, Knoxville, a girl, Morgan Elizabeth Joseph and Karen Hileman, Knoxville, a boy, Joseph Paul Johnny and Priscilla Beason, Harriman, a girl, Emery Nicole David Smith and Shannon Gibson, Etowah, a girl, Braylin Annadaya Smith Daniel Greene and Krystal Minton, Knoxville, a boy, August A. Burton Greene Austin Norman and Kathleen Phipps, LaFollette, a boy, Austin Edward Norman II Jason and Sarah Rump, Knoxville, a girl, Clara Kate
Jeff and Carole Lundy, Knoxville, a girl, Gracie Rae
Daniel and Kayla Hibbert, Knoxville, a girl, Reese Morgan
Brian Summers and Angela Bailey, Knoxville, a girl, Nevaeh Diane Summers
John and Ciara Holt, Morristown, a boy, Zayden Michael Isaiah
Scott and Sallie Gentry, Knoxville, a boy, Reed Jackson
Russell and Caroline Baker, Knoxville, a girl, Mia Avery
Anthony and Karina Freeman, Knoxville, a girl, Penelope Brielle
Olufunsho Lediju and LeighAnn McBath, Alcoa, a boy, Idris Avett Lediju
Michele and Robert Westerling III, Knoxville, a boy, Nolan Edward Alexander and Jessie Winston, Knoxville, a girl, Kate Augusta Christopher and Amy Byrd, Seymour, a girl, Zoey Charlotte Adam Houser and Ashley Leonard, Mascot, a boy, Lane Weston Houser Dylan and Kendall Martin, Knoxville, a girl, Linden Rae Paulino Reyes Antonio and Esther Jose Vasquez, New Market, a boy, Dylan Yael Reyes Jose Jacob and Rikkina Rains, Caryville, a boy, Waylon Ross Bo and Kerri Calloway, Knoxville, a girl, Quinn Ellison-Blair
Lacey Gorth and Cody Bryce Cofer, Oak Ridge, a girl, Harper Elaine Amber Foster and Taylor Jones, Wartburg, a girl, Zayla Ivy Brittany and Benjamin Taylor, Caryville, a girl, Elliemae Asilee Amanda and Jorge Avila, Oak Ridge, a girl, Emily Raquel Summer Huskey and Kayleb York, Coalfield, twins, Kayden Blayne and Karlie DeAnn Megan Gregg and Derek Brackett, Kingston, a boy, Ethan James Allison Henderson and Aaron Overbay, Jacksboro, a girl, Adilyn Mackenzie
Jeffery and Jessica McCord, Louisville, a boy, Landon Fox
Kaitlyn Pettry and Joseph Mullins, Clinton, a girl, Zoey Leanne Sophia
Dylan and Kara Willis, Morristown, a girl, Oakleigh Kate
Amy and John Hills, Oak Ridge, a girl, Katrianna Naveen
Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge Dani Mould and Morgan Estes, Oak Ridge, a boy, Xander Bleys Maranda Powers and Cody Bailey, Rockwood, a boy, Alexzander Ray Jennifer (Tosha) Miracle, Lake City, a girl, Macey Grace Charissa Ann and Cody Montana Daugherty, Oliver Springs, a girl, Alexandrea Rose
Christina Haczewski and Allen Naugle, Caryville, a boy, Ethan Allen Joseph Maria Guadalupe Cerda and Jose Antonio Gonzalez, Oak Ridge, a girl, Emely
Emily Jade and Macy Jordan Miller, Rockwood, a boy, Charlie Graham
Stephen and Jennifer Bishop, Knoxville, a boy, William Thomas
Sierra Roy and Bryan Hale, Oliver Springs, a boy, Brayden Andrew
Tiffany Collins, Knoxville, a boy, Jamarious A.C. Wayne
Robert and Ashley Kitts III, Knoxville, a boy, Cayson Bryce
Dante and BreAnna Booth Sr., Knoxville, a girl, Gabriella Shay
Bailey Walker, Pioneer, a boy, Graham Alexander
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Smith, Knoxville, a boy, Mason Ryan
Tianisha Jenkins, Harriman, a boy, Bently Sebastian
Jodi and Taylor Hackbarth, Jefferson City, a girl
Joshua and Stephanie Morris, Knoxville, a boy, Jackson Kenley
Adam and Dedra Douglas, Winfield, Tenn., a boy, Casen Dale Ray
Marquekez Johnson Sr. and Brittany Ladd, Knoxville, a boy, Marquekez Jacon Jr.
Jessica Gilbert, Knoxville, a boy, Zane Jackson
Joseph and Monique Watson II, Maryville, a girl, Jolie Damya Ricardo Bryant and Kristen Dye, Knoxville, a boy, Keaton Revel William and Krista Draney III, Knoxville, a girl, Emerson Rose Donnie and Courtney Pyle, Andersonville, a boy, Joseph Walker Nadim and Callie Jubran, Knoxville, a girl, Mabry Elizabeth
Sierra Norman and Xavier Johnson, Knoxville, a girl, Kinsley Marie Nick and Cassandra Church, Seymour, a boy, William Robert and Joanna Avriett, Knoxville, a boy, Griffin Bryant Matt and Amanda Lay, Talbott, Tenn., a boy, Blake Ryan Mr. and Mrs. Joey Leonard, Dandridge, a girl, Fiona Grace Chris and Tami Jones, Knoxville
Brianne and Adam Bridges, Clinton, a boy, Colten
Jessica Turner, Maynardville, a boy, Braylen Matthew
Irene G. and Nazario C., a boy, Alejandro
LaTosha Hoskins and Samuel McIlwain, Coalfield, a girl, Saban Lee
Wesley and Alison Palmer, Knoxville, a girl, Macy Elayne
Mr. and Mrs. Josh LeClair, Knoxville, a boy, Vincent Michael
Sammantha and Josh Lelle, Oak Ridge, a girl, Mackenzie Arielle
Michael and Hankako Hunt, Knoxville, a girl, Azumi Rein
Justin and Kayla Torra, Knoxville, a girl, Aubriana Dianne
Sierra and Ryker Powell, Clinton, a girl, Kaysen Lane
Gregory Hickman and Haley Koontz, Powell, a boy, Chandler Reece
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Wade, Cumberland Gap, a girl, Adelynn Blake
Wade Maples and Santana Yarber, Maynardville, a boy, Zydane Wade
Sammy and Jessica Chamberlain, Knoxville, a boy, Corbin Ray
Miranda Shae Darrow and Jesse Dewayne Roden, Oneida, a girl, Charlie Jessayln
Christina Kring and Victor Rivera, Oakdale, a girl, Adriel Elizabeth
■■ Phillip Aaron Hopper, 27, Knoxville, and Hannah Lee Parker, 30, Knoxville
■■ Meagan Elizabeth McKee, 31, Loudon, and Albert Louis Hoch, 40, Loudon
■■ Lucas Andrew Powell, 21, Powell, and Alejandra Odria Ardiles, 18, Powell
■■ Jessica Marie Spurgeon, 24, Knoxville, and Kimyana Rondae Chever, 25, Knoxville
■■ Bradley Keith Hyde, 43, Greeneville, and Nicole Jeanette Skolfield Violett, 36, Maryville
■■ Jennifer Marie McNeese, 43, Sweetwater, and Jonathan Shannon Sisco, 40, Sweetwater
■■ Christopher Brian Rader, 39, Corryton, and Laura Jayne Underwood Gardner, 37, Corryton
■■ Corinne Benson Tandy, 30, Knoxville, and Jason Allen Moon, 34, Knoxville
■■ Gary Conner, 60, Knoxville, and Lorie Anne Bays Brummett, 55, Knoxville
■■ Lucas Trevor Jones, 24, Knoxville, and Mary Elizabeth Hayes, 19, Hot Springs, S.D.
■■ Benjamin Graham Miller, 22, Chicago, and Trevor Lee Hepburn, 23, Chicago
■■ Mark Alan Reese, 47, Knoxville, and Shannon Lynn Mitchell Milligan, 45, Knoxville
■■ Matthew Stephen Cox, 24, Knoxville, and Kaitlin Marie Justice, 21, Rogersville
■■ Robin Elizabeth Keck, 32, Powell, and Adam Justin Wallace, 34, Powell
■■ Terry Jay Beverwyk, 51, Knoxville, and Suzanne Kappel, 50, Knoxville
■■ Kiley Amanda Croy, 21, Knoxville, and Matthew Ryan Long, 23, Knoxville
■■ Brittaney Michelle Blankenblicker, 30, Knoxville, and Ryan Anthony Moore, 19, Jacksboro
■■ Yi Cui, 30, Knoxville, and Feifei Bai, 31, Knoxville
■■ Michael Kevin Kelany, 33, Knoxville, and Ranya Alzuhairi Zaher Kareem, 20, Knoxville
Kadeyjah Welch, Knoxville, a boy, Nehemiah Jerichi Haley and Landon McGaha II, Knoxville, a boy, Aydan Michael Jace
Cormac Anderson and Maryanne Murphy, Knoxville, a boy, Colm Cormac Anderson
MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED ■■ Lauren Renee Bader, 29, Knoxville, and Tomas Kuzvard, 37, Hazelwood, Mo. ■■ Daniel Carl Belcher, 45, Knoxville, and Holli Nicole Glover Schnicke, 42, Knoxville ■■ Amedee Ernest Bertin, 48, Knoxville, and Dawn Shelly Anderon Graham, 53, Knoxville
■■ Shawn Marquis Booker, 25, Hendersonville, and Melanie Rae Smith, 22, Knoxville ■■ Richard Matenga Bugale, 35, Knoxville, and Flora Stephano, 37, Knoxville ■■ Mary Crystal Castillo, 27, Knoxville, and Saul Castillo Martine, 29, Knoxville ■■ Alexsys Marrie Chavira, 20, La Puente, Calif., and Frank Garcia, 21, West Covina, Calif. ■■ Danielle Nicole Chesney, 23, 2 Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Knoxville, and Rodney Kent Sellers, 23, Knoxville ■■ James Bernard Clayton, 62, Knoxville, and Rhonda Tilley Tilley Rice, 49, Knoxville
■■ Lance Arthur Davis, 32, Knoxville, and Sherika Ludetha Austin, 26, Knoxville ■■ Jeffrey Grant Eason, 32, Knoxville, and Audrey Forbes Saunders, 29, Knoxville ■■ Carrie Diane Ellis, 39, Knoxville, and Frank John Colandro, 38, Oak Ridge ■■ Robert Franklin Graham II, 22, Strawberry Plains, and Kaitlin Elizabeth Davenport, 21, Strawberry Plains
Sporting Goods Merchandise
FOR SALE - Brand New Shakespeare Golf Irons in box. $50. Call 865687-0744
NEEDING A FEW MEMBERS for our Middle TN Hunting Club. 5,000 acres. Call Bill (865)556-5897
HISTORIC GREENWOOD CEMETERY DOGWOOD SECTION. Double deck lawn crypt. $3300. (865)-688-6136
Clothing FOR SALE - Blue Fox Women’s Fur Coat. Hip-length, white color, and worn a few times. $75. Call 865687-0744
BUYING OLD US COINS 90% silver, halves, quarters & dimes, old silver dollars, proof sets, silver & gold eagles, krands & maple leafs, class rings, wedding bands, anything 10, 14, & 18k gold old currency before 1928 WEST SIDE COINS & COLLECTIBLES 7004 KINGSTON PK CALL 584-8070
FOR SALE - Turning Wood Lathe, with accessories! $125. Call 865-687-0744
Wanted FREON 12 WANTED. Cert. buyer will pickup & pay CASH for R12 cylinders! Call Refrigerant Finders (312) 291-9169
NEED SUMMER CASH?
I WANT TO BUY
ALL Vintage Items such as mens
watches, designer costume and real jewelry, old toys wind up and tin. Artwork, t-shirts, official sports, fountain tin sets, XX case knives. Signed pottery, old socks in package. Zippo lighters, barbies and clothes. Will pay fair market value.
■■ Holly Jane Roberts, 30, Knoxville, and Erick Allen Greer Greer, 28, Knoxville
■■ Robert Zachary Oran, 26, Knoxville, and Caitlin Alyssa Moore, 26, Knoxville
■■ Timothy Allen Robertson, 46, Powell, and Tabitha Christine Paine, 31, Lake City
■■ Nisha Gunvant Patel, 18, Knoxville, and Jaimin Ranchhodbhai Patel, 19, Knoxville
■■ Richard Allen Scarbrough, 27, Maynardville, and Brittanie Kandace Delfino, 22, Maynardville
■■ Shanda Maria Lipps, 52, Farragut, and Randy Dolph Myers, 52, Lenoir City
■■ Kendra Faith Perry, 29, Knoxville, and Kristal Monique Raines, 29, Knoxville
■■ Nevin Mukesh Sharma, 33, Farragut, and Elizabeth Lindsay Lyles, 32, Farragut
■■ Dustin Blake Loposser, 33, Knoxville, and Victoria Lynn Swearingen, 21, Knoxville
■■ Camila Pilau Cerqueira, 36, Knoxville, and Daniel Bulich Da Rosa, 39, Knoxville
■■ Kirsten Marie Shivers, 24, Fredericksburg, Va., and Reid Mark Joffer, 21, Sioux Falls, S.D.
■■ Talie Angel Mcbrayer, 37, Knoxville, and Torbie Lee Humphrey, 34, Knoxville
■■ Lindsey Taylor Plummer, 31, Knoxville, and Beau Michael Whitsett, 31, Knoxville
■■ Timothy Michael Sinasac Jr., 37, Knoxville, and Melissa Mary Martin, 32, Knoxville
■■ Laura Brooke Kelly, 24, Sevierville, and Andrew Jared Sutherland, 25, Knoxville ■■ Jacob Ray Kitts, 18, Knoxville, and Michelle Deddette Sills, 19, Knoxville
FIRST SUN FINANCE
We make loans up to $1000. We do credit starter & rebuilder loans. Call today, 30 minute approvals. See manager for details. 865-687-3228
Real Estate Sales North BROADACRES. 3 BR, 2 BA, frpl, 1 level, 2 car gar., lots of recent upgrades, $200,000. 865-207-4564
Condos-Furn CONDO/TOWNHOUSE IN WEST HILLS ON BROOME RD - There are renters there now and are willing to stay. Or could be home for you! Very nice community. Asking: $95,000.00. Call 865-207-9355.
CONDO FOR SALE
RECLINER brown leather, rocker, like new, $100. TV stand, black, 2 glass shelves, $50. Stand alone frpl screen, $25. (865)376-5167
SOFA FOR SALE - Floral. Light lavender, gold and green. Excellent condition. No pets. No smoking home. $100 cash only. Call after 6:00 PM. (865)-249-8300
ADOPT: Our hearts are ready for a new addition to share every family tradition. Please call to make us part of your adoption plan.
TWIN SIZE ADJ. BED, used 1 time, have all paperwork, For details call (423) 215-2211
Kim & Tom 877-297-0013 Expenses paid. www.kimandtomadopt.com
Lawn & Garden 2000 JOHN DEERE GATOR 6X4 - LOWEST Price: $2100. Contact me: (901)504-4875
Merchandise - Misc.
ADOPTION is a brave choice for you. We offer your newborn baby secure forever love. Elizabeth & Warren 1800-221-0548. Exp. Pd.
GENERATOR BIG 8500 watt, 2017, Honda elec. start. Batt. & whl kit incl. Never used. New retail $4995. Wholesale $3750. 1st $1850 cash, 864-275-6478.
Business for Sale
KILL BED BUGS & THEIR EGGS! Buy Harris Bed Bug Killers/KIT Complete Treatment System Hardware Stores, The Home Depot, homedepot.com (618)351-7570
3 STATE-OF-THE-ART Tannings Salons for sale. Knoxville, Sevierville & Gatlinburg. Local owner retiring. For more info please email stipes1@ comcast.net
Musical NSM CDS JUKE BOX - Works great. $900 (865)-365-1497 PIANO - STORY & CLARK - Upright with bench. Oak Finish. Excellent condition. $477. (865)-458-6344
HUB CAP BUSINESS
$2500. Call Jim (865)250-2639
■■ James Hanford Richards Jr., 59, Knoxville, and Carol Jean Bracken Orten, 66, Knoxville
■■ Samantha Ann Napier, 28, Harriman, and Thomas Adam McClure, 33, Harriman
■■ George Anthony Mitchell, 25, Knoxville, and Jasmine Chanel Mitchell, 24, Knoxville
144 Creekwood Way, Seymour Beautiful 2BR 2BA, 2 car garage, gas fireplace, brand new paint!, ALL SEASON enclosed porch, new W.H., $162,500. No agts. (865)387-5824
Real Estate Wanted
$$ PAYS TOP DOLLAR $$ Small or large tracts of timber to log
KY, TN, and VA.
Master Logger Program.
I BUY OLDER MOBILE HOMES 1990 up, any size OK 865-384-5643
For Sale By Owner FOR SALE BY OWNER - 110 Firebird Lane, 3BR, 17 year old frame home with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, approx 1,272 heated square feet located at 110 Firebird Lane, Maynardville. House has been totally refurbished with new wood laminate flooring in living room and kitchen, new carpet in the bedrooms, new interior paint, kitchen cabinets, counter tops, new roof and new A/C system. Also has a new 8 x 10 wood deck off the back. Lot is over a half acre. Asking $119,900 and owner will finance with approved credit (down payment will be subject to the program you qualify for. Zero down if you qualify for a USDA loan, 3.5% down for FHA). Call Bill at 877-488-5060 ext 323.
Lots/Acreage for Sale 100+ ACRES of mtn. land, Greene Co. Approx 3 mi from Exit 30 on I-81. Wildlife abundent. $950 per acre, (423) 638-7750 3 adj. lots on Wilson Dr. 37924. 7101 has 2 BR trailer needs some repair + 7105 & 7107. All lots total 2.2 acres. $49,500. (865)523-8736
MORNINGSIDE GARDENS 1 BR Apt Now Available
ELDERLY OR DISABLED COMPLEX
Real Estate Rentals Apartments - Furnished WALBROOK STUDIOS 865-251-3607 $145 weekly. Discount avail. Util, TV, Ph, Refrig, Basic Cable. No Lease.
Apartments - Unfurn.
A/C, Heat, Water & Electric Incl, OnSite Laundry, Computer Center & Resident Services Great location! On the Bus Line! Close to Shopping! Rent Based on Income, Some Restrictions Apply
Call 865-523-4133 TODAY for more information
$355 - $460/mo. GREAT VALUE RIVERSIDE MANOR ALCOA HWY
PINNACLE PARK APTS. Downtown Knoxville Open every Saturday from 12-4pm. Please call 865-523-9303 for info.
*Pools, Laundries, Appl. *5 min. to UT & airport www.riversidemanorapts.com
Apartments - Unfurn.
BEST DEAL OUT WEST! 1BR from $395-$425. 2BR $550-$750. No pets. Parking @ front door. (865)470-8686.
BROADWAY TOWERS 62 AND OLDER Or Physically Mobility Impaired 1 & 2 BR, utilities included. Laundry on site. Immediate housing if qualified. Section 8-202.
865-524-4092 for appointment
SOUTH KNOX TOWNHOUSE - Lg & clean. 2BR, 1.5BA, appls, water, garbage p/u incl. $575. 250-9209 or 389-2336 SPACIOUS 2 BR, full BA, LR, DR, lrg kitchen, lots of closet/storage space, laundry rm w/W&D conn., priv. drive, quiet safe neighborhood. Close to UT Hospital, airport & downtown Knoxville and Sevier County. Ideal for professional. All utilities, cable, garbage pickup & pest control incl. NO smoking. NO pets. $900 mo + DD. Refs required. For appt. (865)-577-9426 WEST, 2BR, 2BA - patio, laundry, Fireplace, no smoking, no pets. Very Clean. Adults only. $700 + deposit (865)-531-7895.
Homes Unfurnished NEWLY REMODELED HOME - near Powell, handicap acces. built in ramp at front and balcony deck in back. 2br 1b with eat in kitchen. Large dining room/living room and den with hardwood floors, garage. water furn. $950 mo. & $1000 deposit. 423-593-8010.
■■ Kendall Madison Timko, 21, Knoxville, and Andrew Morgan Jansen, 23, Knoxville ■■ Jaron Arnett Toney, 24, Knoxville, and Shaina Shakira Czarnik, 25, Knoxville ■■ Latasha Mae Turpin, 29, Oak Ridge, Mykaela Lane James, 27, Oak Ridge ■■ Joelle Lois Upton, 38, Murfreesboro, and Elena Louisa Vavouris, 41, Murfreesboro ■■ Andrea Marie Velasquez, 28, Knoxville, and Tyler Eugene Martindale, 31, Knoxville ■■ Jeanette Ann Webb, 26, Oak Ridge, and Yancey Gabriel Jeffries, 41, Oak Ridge ■■ Noel Eugene Weste, 45, Knoxville, and Jhovanna Jacquece Burrell, 31, Knoxville ■■ Ashley Jane Witt, 22, Knoxville, and Bradford Steven Brooks, 34, Knoxville News Sentinel
Rooms Furn/Unfurn ROOM FOR RENT / WEST KNOXVILLE - Furnished. $350/month. No deposit. No pets. Month to month. References required. No smokers. 865-384-1668
Real Estate Commercial Lots & Acreage/Sale 2.26 ACRES, vacant land. 4400 Whittle Springs Rd. Zoned O1. $185,000. (865)544-1717
5500 sf warehouse and office space, restrooms, loading dock now available in Union Co. Industrial Park Maynardville, also small offices available. Call JT at 865- 679- 2443.
NORTH KNOXVILLE Office/Shop 1,120 SF $395/MTH Call Chris Hansard (865) 922-3675 Worley Builders, Inc.
CONVENIENCE STORE FOR LEASE KNOXVILLE Large neighborhood area with heavy traffic. Call today for more info 865-560-9989
Condos Unfurnished EFFICIENCY APARTMENTS $250 deposit $500/month. Includes water. Great for single, couple, etc. Studio size. Call Stuart (865)-335-0294 / (865)-279-9850
BETTER THAN NEW CONDO FOR RENT - IN STRAWBERRY PLAINS, 2BR, 2BA, W/HRDWD & CERAMIC TILE THROUGHOUT, BUTCHER BLOCK COUNTER TOPS & NEW STAINLESS APP. BRAND NEW ULTRA EFF. H&A UNIT. 1 CAR GARAGE, WALK-IN CLOSET IN MASTER BR. $875 MO. NO DEP. REQ. (865)2028020.
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B-4 • April 19, 2017 • Shopper news
Angela Floyd & Friends present …
Cash For Classrooms Northshore Elementary teacher Molly Smelser and Angela Floyd unpack a box of new Harry Potter books that Smelser purchased with her Cash for Classrooms.
Angela Floyd and Rocky Hill teacher Kari Matthews show off some costumes and headphones that Matthews’ fourth-grade class will use to learn about American history.
Angela Floyd checks out the digital weather station that Amherst Elementary teacher Amy Huether purchased for her classroom.
Angela Floyd and Karns High choral teacher Seth Tinsley stand in front of one of the props to be used in the school’s production of “The Sound of Music.” The Cash for Classrooms funds helped Tinsley purchase supplies for the musical. Photos by Ruth White
Angela Floyd received a big “thank you” hug from Luttrell Elementary teacher Cheryl Bowman. Thanks to Cash for Classrooms, Bowman was able to purchase a color printer and toner cartridges for her classroom.
Shopper news is proud to co-sponsor the 2017 Cash for Classrooms with the help of the Great Schools Partnership. Thanks to our sponsors, we put $5,000 directly into classrooms ($250 each to 20 classes). And we helped Angela Floyd celebrate 20 years in business.
Larry & Laura Bailey
OPEN HOUSE SUN 23RD • 2-4 HALLS - Room to grow! Brick 1.5 story basement rancher features 3Br 3Ba on main level with formal dining, living rm, sunroom & split bedrooms. Upstairs features an open loft/bonus rm with over 200sqft of unfinished attic storage. Down: 2038 sqft heated & cooled space with finished full bath & walkout access. Large level fenced in yard. $329,900 (989053)
HALLS –This 3Br 2Ba is in move in ready condition. Nestled in private one lane subdivision. Featuring: beautiful hardwood floors, master on main, & open living -dining area with wood burning fireplace. Inviting covered front porch with private fenced in backyard perfect for children or pets. Extra storage & updates since 2012 include: roof, windows, tile, carpet & toilets. $187,500 (990602)
POWELL - Well kept 4Br 3Ba features master on main & up. Large master up could be bonus room. Family rm off kitchen with brick fireplace. Formal living & dining rm on main & sunroom. Lots of extra storage with full crawl space that has workout room & workshop. Many updates including: New roof 2016, water heater 2016, Heat pump #1 3yr & Heat pump #2- 1yr. New range & dishwasher. New driveway. $249,900 (987232)
Andersonville - Convenience store, Gas & Deli. Well kept and in prime location within minutes to Sequoyah & Stardust Marinas on Norris Lake. Zoned A-2 (1 store per community) sits on corner lot with approx 200+ ft on Park Ln and approx 120+ft on Boyer Rd. Everything you need to be up and running $329,900 (992733)
POWELL - 3Br 2Ba Basement Rancher on quiet one street subdivision. Versatile floor plan, office-sitting rm & possible 2nd kitchen down. Plenty of garage space with 3-car garage, 1-car carport. Level backyard with farm view & outdoor fireplace. Updates in the last 5 years include: refinished original hardwood floors, new electrical wiring & new HVAC. $199,900 (998134)
POWELL- Cul-de-sac lot w/neighborhood pool! This 3Br 2.5Ba with bonus features: Family rm w/fp open to eat-in kitchen w/ island. Formal dining and office/formal living on main. Private setting in backyard. Updates include: New high end laminate flooring, new stainless appliances, new master bath shower doors & freshly painted. $224,900 (989082)
N. KNOX - Convenient location close to I-75 HEISKELL- 7.5 Acres Private wooded
COMMERCIAL LEASE ONLY: $1750.00 Monthly Lease for entire 2496 sqft. Left side Space 1: 1879 sqft $1250 mth includes reception area, 4 offices, large work area with cubicles, full kitchen, copier/common area. Right side Space 2: 617 sqft $500 mth includes open space with kitchenette & restroom. Includes all furniture in lease rate. (989864)
WEST -3Br 2 full & 2 half bath 2-story with walkout basement. Features: open living rm with gas fp. Formal Dining & eat-in kitchen. Finished basement that could be possible separate living down. Possibility of a bedroom with large walk-in closet & 2nd laundry down with half bath. Large wooded lot almost an acre on quite cul-de-sac. Neighborhood Pool, Playground & Picnic area. $260,000 (991710)
& Hospitals. This one level 3br 2ba condo setting.
features: open floor plan, hardwood floors, has open floor plan with 3Brs & 2Bas. vaulted ceilings, trey ceiling in master Features large eat-in kitchen, diningbedroom, laundry rm, wired for security living rm combo & master suite with system , 2-car garage & end corner unit. shower and garden tub. $134,900 $179,900 (980941).
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