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Sharps Chapel residents Bradford and Rhonda Parks have filed suit against Powell Valley Electric Cooperative, Progressive Solutions LLC, Alspundh Tree Expert Company and Brush Controll Company, in Union County Circuit Court alleging damages from the June 2016 herbicide spraying along powerline easements in Sharps Chapel. The Parkses filed suit April 5, making them the second family to sue PVEC and its contractors due to the spraying. They are represented by attorney David H. Dunaway, who is representing the first couple to sue, Charles and Mary Schwegman. The complaint alleges that Bradford Parks has suffered personal injuries, including kidney dysfunction and high blood pressure, and that Mary Parks has experienced nausea, bowel dysfunction and sleeplessness, due to being exposed to the herbicides. It also alleges that PVEC and its contractors were negligent in using the chemicals and failing to warn the public that chemicals would be sprayed. The defendants have until May 15 to respond. –S. Carey

Author to visit Luttrell Library

Luttrell Public Library will host children’s author Michael Shoulders 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 1. He will be available for a signing event and will present a children’s program about his books and writing books. Shoulders writes books for preschool through eighthgrade children. Some of his books include “D for Dump Truck,” “V for Volunteer” and “Crossing the Deadline.” The library is at 115 Park Road in Luttrell. Info: 865992-0208.

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Curtis Petree, co-owner of Lil’ Jo’s BBQ in Maynardville, shows a rendering of the Southern Star Twin Drive-In Theater, which he proposes to build in southern Union County along Highway 33. Photo by S. Carey

By Shannon Carey There’s a new star in the sky over Union County, Curtis Petree’s dream to combine his love of movies and his love of good food in the Southern Star Twin, a new-construction drive-in theater that Petree hopes to build near the Knox and Union county line. Petree co-owns Maynardville’s Lil’ Jo’s BBQ with his wife, Joy. The idea for a drive-in theater has

been brewing with Petree for three or four years, even before the couple opened Lil’ Jo’s. He’s already got some investors lined up, plus room for more, and he’s targeting spring of 2018 as the theater’s first season. The Southern Star will have two screens served by a single concession area that will offer a robust menu of theater and fair-type foods plus selections from the

Lil’ Jo’s Menu. Since this is new construction, the Southern Star’s screens will be sized for modern movie formats, and all movies will be first-run showings. One side of Southern Star will accommodate 300 cars, and the other will take 450. Sound will be transmitted through FM radio. In addition, the main screen will have a professional concert stage built underneath to host

concerts and festivals with lawn seating. In that capacity, Petree said the Southern Star could accommodate 2,500 people comfortably. Performances would be shown on the movie screen above, as well. “It’s the largest Jumbotron you can imagine,” he said. To page A-2

YMCA mentoring program reaching Union County youths By Shannon Carey Creech Hardee’s three best childhood friends lived in poverty. While Hardee’s middle-class parents tried to help with time and money, those three friends were dead by the time they were 40. “They were never able to get out of a destructive world and frame of mind,” Hardee said. The story of those three friends sparked Hardee’s mission to reach young people who have lived difficult lives, struggling with home lives that often include poverty, violence and substance abuse. He went back to college at age 44 and went on to start a program for inner-city youths at Chattanooga’s Lookout Mountain Conservancy. Now, he’s piloting a new program out of the North Side Family YMCA in Halls that will champion students attending the Union County Alternative Learning Center, where students are sent because of discipline problems. Ray Kitts, vice president of youth programs at the North Side Y, had wanted to start a program for Union County for eight years. “He felt the Y wasn’t giving Union County enough attention,” Hardee said. “He really wanted to see me develop a program up there Creech Hardee of the North Side Family YMCA in Halls is coordinating a men- with sustainability and vision.” “We’re more than just a gym,” toring program targeting students who attend the Union County Alternasaid Kitts. “We’re on a mission to tive Learning Center. Photo by S. Carey

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reach out to the community and make a difference.” Funding for the program comes from the U.S. Department of Justice, distributed by the Knoxville Leadership Foundation, and will go to fund similar programs at Vine Middle School and AustinEast High School. Hardee said the short-term goal for these students is “to introduce them to some activities and make them understand that there are many different ways to live your life and be successful.” The long-term goal is for the YMCA to have a “lasting impact on the community.” While each Union County ALC student’s story is unique, Hardee sees similarities to their inner-city counterparts. “This is the first time I’ve worked with rural kids, and it’s very striking how the issues are exactly the same: poverty, broken homes, substance abuse, and lack of exposure to opportunity,” said Hardee. He’s already visiting the ALC twice a week to get to know the students, and this week he’s introducing another component of the program: hands-on career presentations by successful adults in the community.

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Small Business Expo showcases entrepreneurs By Shannon Carey Maynardville Public Library dedicated April 1 to Union County’s hard-working business owners with the second Small Business Expo. Local businesses were invited to set up booths with products and information for expo guests. They even got to sell products on-site. Librarian Jessica Raley said 14 businesses and vendors at-

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From page A-1 though the drive from Knoxville is 45 minutes. The Southern Star would He also wants the South- source of entertainment.” ern Star to host classic car But why Union Coun- draw from Union, Knox, cruise-ins on Saturdays. ty? Petree said the clos- Anderson, Grainger and “It’s going to be good for est drive-in theater is in Claiborne counties. “I think there is a thirst the county, in my opinion,” Maryville, drawing crowds Petree said. “A constant from several counties even for some kind of entertain-

ment in this county,” he said. That’s something hosting bands and karaoke at Lil’ Jo’s has shown Petree. “I get people from Halls, Corryton, Anderson County and more,” he said.


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Petree has 15 years of experience as a restaurant owner, plus a master’s degree in film production. The Southern Star, he said, combines those two ambitions. “I think this is a marriage of both. This is movies combined with food, and the end result is entertainment,” he said. Petree will host a rally for those in support of the Southern Star Twin, at Lil’ Jo’s at 2 p.m. Saturday,



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tended the expo. Home-based businesses were on display, along with several small businesses and two financial institutions. The UT PIPES program attended the expo to help people with resumes and job searches. Raley thanked the Union County Business and Professional Association, which co-hosted the event, and Thunder Road Printing for making T-shirts.

April 29. All are invited to enjoy live entertainment, sign up for email updates, and even purchase advance movie tickets. “We’re going to try to bring a show of force as far as the people who live in and around this county so investors can see how big of a stir there is,” Petree said. “What we’re talking about here is close to $2.2 million, and it’s not beyond the potential of this county.” Show your support for the proposed drive-in theater at the Rally for the Southern Star DriveIn, set for 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Lil’ Jo’s BBQ across from the Maynardville McDonald’s. There will be live entertainment and a chance to pre-buy movie tickets. Info: 865992-7171


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April and Chloe LeFevers tried to build a freestanding structure with pipe cleaners at HMMS STEM Night. Horace Maynard Middle School student Kalei Tharp and stepdad Justin Buckner try to stack plastic cups without touching them during a STEM Night activity.

STEM Night brings families together By Shannon Carey Horace Maynard Middle School students and their families packed the school cafeteria the evening of March 27 for the school’s first STEM Night, an evening of activities aimed at getting kids and their parents interested in science, technology, engineering and math. Spearheaded by science teachers Loretta Williams and Susan Coffey, the evening is part of a science literacy

grant program targeting teachers in Union, Campbell, Claiborne and Scott counties. “We’re working to improve science education,” said Williams. “STEM is the future. We want to get our students prepared to do those kinds of activities.” STEM Night invites parents to participate so they can understand the skills their kids will be learning. “This is a thing they can do togeth-

er,” said Williams. Students and parents rotated between several stations to complete STEM tasks, such as building a boat out of duct tape that will hold a certain number of pennies, or stacking plastic cups without touching the cups. There were even virtual reality headsets for kids to try out. The evening also offered door prizes and extra credit for students.

YMCA mentoring “I saw they were really lacking in some exposure to the different opportunities available to them when they become adults,” he said. There will also be an outdoor service and recreation component with twicemonthly Saturday trips to Big Ridge State Park, plus twice-weekly visits to the Y for supervised exercise, swimming and activities. Hardee is also leaning on the Union County High School student mentors under the leadership of Danny Satterfield. Last week, the UCHS mentors visited the ALC students and will continue to go with them on trips to Big Ridge and the Y. “It was obvious to me that there was a huge divide between the ALC and the high school,” said Hardee. “It went beautifully. I was super impressed with all of them.” But the discipline side of attending the ALC has not been forgotten. Students

From page A-1 must reach behavior and academic benchmarks set by ALC teachers in order to participate in the mentor program’s activities. “My job is for me to take those kids who are not fulfilling those goals and encourage and help them to reach those goals,” said Hardee. “The staff and faculty at the ALC are amazing and instructive in the ways I can help these kids.” That’s another component. Hardee is working closely with Union County Public Schools to make sure this program complements what is already offered at the ALC. He praised the school system’s administrators, the ALC teachers and counselors, and ALC principal Chris Price. “One of my biggest concerns is that I don’t come in and duplicate services of people who are already doing an incredible job up there,” Hardee said. “I have a great deal of respect for

them. They have a tough job. I’ve met a lot of resistance in a lot of different places, but Union County has met me with open arms, with a curiosity and a willingness to help. To me, that shows that they really care about the community and about the kids in the community.” But the mentoring program won’t be complete without one more component: mentors. Hardee hopes to recruit a large pool of local, adult mentors to meet with students, go on Big Ridge outings and be willing to be friends to the ALC students, with as little or as much time commitment as they please. But, where a lot of mentoring programs pair students one-on-one with adults, Hardee is aiming for a group. “People have lives, and it’s really hard to get people committed to doing that,” Hardee said. “I prefer a large group from all walks

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Autism event in Maynardville raises $6,000

A message from beyond “… since all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God; they are now justified by his grace as a gift. … (Romans 3:23 NRSV) I was going through the stacks on my desk recently and found a piece of note paper. I immediately recognized my mother’s writing, which brought tears to my eyes. She was 97 when she died, having lived longer than any of her forebears. I have always believed that God allowed my brother and me to keep her here as long as possible to make up for the very early death of our father. However, it was the words on the paper that struck my heart: “We have not yet learned the alphabet, much less the language of grace.” I keep pondering that message. It’s certainly an indictment of the human condition. God’s grace is so encompassing, so immense, and so available, we should accept it, embrace it, and live into it! To be honest, I think we are suspicious of grace. We humans tend to think that we have to earn grace on some kind of point system.

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It was John Newton, however, the son of a shipmaster, who taught most of us Christians the language of grace. He would not have earned any points in his early years. He went to sea with his shipmaster father at the age of 11. He was imprisoned on a man-ofwar, escaped to work on a slave-trading ship, and led a rough life as master of a slave ship. Later, he was greatly influenced by the Wesley brothers and George Whitefield. Newton was ordained in 1764, was rector of a parish in London and remained there until his 80th year. He produced a hymnal in 1779, giving us his greatest gift: the hymn “Amazing Grace”.

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president Mary Lee Keeler. “This is the original roof and it has been patched many The board of directors of the Appala- times. It’s critical that we replace it before chian Arts Craft Center, a nonprofit arts we experience any interior damage. We’re center in Norris, is holding an “SOS” (Save living on borrowed time.” Our Shop) fundraiser. The hope is to raise Anyone interested in making a tax-de$14,000 for a new roof for the Center, lo- ductible donation may do so by mail to AACC, cated at 2716 Andersonville Highway. P.O. Box 608, Norris, TN 37828, with “Roof” “The Craft Center has been a part of this in the memo line; online at appalachianarts. community for more than 45 years and in net; or by stopping by the Center and donatthis particular building for 30,” said board ing with cash, check, debit or charge.

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■■ Oak Grove Baptist Church, 246 Oak Grove Road, Sharps Chapel, will host its quarterly Saturday night singing 6 p.m. Saturday, April 29. Featuring the Valley Boys. ■■ Hansard Chapel Methodist Church, located on Highway 33 across from Tolliver’s Market, hosts a food pantry 6-7 p.m. each third Saturday. Gently used clothing is also available. Info: the Rev. Jay Richardson, 865-776-2668. ■■ The Union County Food Pantry, 553 Fall Creek Road, is open 2-5 p.m. every second and fourth Monday. In case of inclement weather, the food pantry follows Union County Public Schools closures. Info: Kitty Lewis, 865-992-4335, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

■■ Union County Senior Citizens Center, 298 Main St. Info for all seniors groups: Melanie Dykes, 865-992-3292 or 865992-0361. ■■ Luttrell Seniors meet 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each third Monday, Luttrell Community Center, 115 Park Road. ■■ Sharps Chapel Seniors meet 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each first and third Wednesday, Sharps Chapel Community Building, 1550 Sharps Chapel Road. ■■ Plainview Seniors meet 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each first Monday, Plainview City Hall, 1037 Tazewell Pike.

Come to the Water “Why do you seek the living one among the dead? He is not here, but he has been raised.” (LK 24:5-6) I have a little song I use to teach children the order of the four gospels. Its refrain is “Good News, Good News, the Gospel is Good News”. The Fr. Steve Pawelk good news is that death has ended and new life is here. Death is just a new birth into new life free of pain, suffering and sorrow. This is the significance of Christ’s resurrection. He has conquered death. This is not only true for the end of our earthly life, but true in other ways as well. We face many choices that can be deadly to our physical, emotional and spiritual life. Also, various actions of others and circumstances beyond our control can kill our dreams, our hopes, our love and our spirit. All of these, whether by our choice or by circumstances, Jesus can bring to new life. This is the meaning of Easter. Life cannot be found in the tomb or looking in the past. Life is always in moving forward to the sunrise. So often in the midst of difficult and sad moments of life, people turn to temporary fixes that can only lead to KN-1550492

more sadness and death. Obvious examples are people losing their job or having marital challenges, so they start drinking or drugging. Alcohol is a depressant, so you have a small moment of pleasure, then a deep amount of regret and sorrow. They are literally burying their sorrow and making it more difficult to rise above the pain. Other deadly choices include: food, pornography, prostitution, or gambling. All of these choices will only deepen the pain, create new problems and leave one empty. Yet, the ONLY solution that can bring new life to a deadly situation is JESUS CHRIST. From the very cross of his death, he says, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” (LK 23:34) Upon his resurrection, His first words to those who abandoned him and even denied him are “Peace be with you.” (John 20:19) All sins can be forgiven and all sorrows healed. Do not look in the tombs, the bars, the casinos, the bottle or other places for life. Look to Jesus in the Bible, in the church, in nature and in your Christian neighbors. New Life awaits you today!! Fr. Steve Pawelk, Pastor Blessed Teresa of Kolkata Catholic Church 4365 Maynardville Hwy. 865-992-7222

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Rebecca Hughes, Ashley Mike and Shannon DeWitt of the Union County UT Extension, and Sandra Greene of the Union County Soil Conservation District are ready to greet farmers March 23, at the Union Farmers Co-op in celebration of National Ag Day. More than 65 local farmers attended, receiving information on cost-sharing opportunities, promotional hats, breakfast and fellowship. The two organizations celebrate Ag Day each year in honor of the local farming tradition. Photo submitted

The mall called East Towne: What’s next? By Shannon Carey Expect Knoxville Center to be renamed East Town(e) and the property used for residential, office and retail. Look for roadwork, greenways and drive-up, exterior entrances for small shops. The changes were in the works before the recent announcement that J.C. Penney will close in September, one of 138 closures across the country, said Patrick King. (The West Town store will remain open.) King is community development specialist for Knoxville Partners LLC, which bought Knoxville Center in August 2016. King met last week with Knoxville City Council member Nick Della Volpe to review plans for the mall. Della Volpe has championed the mall area businesses during his tenure on the council. King said the Knoxville Partners strategy has not changed, even as the company is disappointed by the Penney closure. “The reality is the mall will have to shift.” Giant shopping malls across America are hurting as anchor tenants such as Sears and J.C. Penney close. Sarah Halzack, writing in The Washington Post

Knoxville City Council member Nick Della Volpe stands with Patrick King, the man leading efforts to revitalize Knoxville Center mall. on April 5, called it “a fresh round of distress signals in the retail industry” as Payless ShoeSource filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced plans to close nearly 400 stores. “The shake-out among retailers has been building for years, and it is now arriving in full force,” she

wrote. With consumers buying online, America is “overstored.” But look at the assets at Knoxville Center: ■■Plentiful parking for whatever might occur ■■Easy access to Interstate 640 ■■An 80-acre campus with a million square feet

under roof and 10 food vendors within walking distance. “We want to create a place where people can live, work and shop,” said King. He sees 800 to 1,000 multifamily residential units built behind the mall, and offices on the mall’s upper level. KP is not neglecting retail. “We have 15 people who wake up every morning marketing the mall. We’ve contacted over 2,000 prospective tenants.” But the retail must be “humanscale.” The brick wall between the mall entrance and J.C. Penney is the length of Market Square, he said, but it’s a blank wall where Market Square is vibrant. King sees a line of storefronts there, opening to the parking lot. He showed Della Volpe a design by Cannon & Cannon to reconfigure the mall road, making it two-way from Fowler’s (formerly Toys R Us) to Washington Pike with an expanded onramp to 640. Della Volpe lobbied for a greenway around the mall property. “There may be potential to link it to Love’s Creek (greenway),” he said.

Nothing pleased my mother more than to get “April Fools” on me. She was really good at it. Once I tried to reverse the trend and teach her a lesson, but I turned out to be the biggest fool of all. My sister Anna Mae lived upstairs in one of Harrell Lewis’ apartments on Jeffrey Lane in Maynardville. Family friend Roy Muncey lived in a downstairs apartment. Anna Mae and daughter Penny were gone, but my mother was there. My nephew Joey, Roy Muncey and I were outside. We decided to play a trick on Mother. There was a hilly, wooded area nearby. I told Joey to go tell Mother that Roy and I had an accident and needed help. Joey should have been an actor. I had no idea he could be so convincing. He went running down to the house, pretending to be in tears. “Granny, call 911! A tree fell on Roy and Ronnie. They’re laying up there, trapped under the tree. I think they’re both still alive! Hurry, hurry!” When Roy and I came walking down the hill, we found Mother leaning against the outside of the apartment, wheezing as if she was having the worst asthma attack in the world. We thought she was having a heart attack, and almost called 911 for her. It seems the joke was on us, for Mother turned out to be in almost as bad a shape as we would have been had a tree really fallen on us. I think we all wished the rocks and mountains would fall and hide us from what we’d done. Even that scare didn’t quite cure me. Once when

Ronnie Mincey Teacher Time Mother and I visited Cabage Cemetery, I lay on my back on the ground next to my father’s grave and crossed my hands over my chest. Mother was alarmed. “What are you doing?” I told her I was trying out my grave. “Get up from there!” I did, and we went on with our visit with the ghosts of the past. Some minutes later, when we were driving down the road, Mother said, “That bothers me.” “What?” I asked. “You laying down on the ground like that.” I’d already forgotten about it, and probably wouldn’t remember it now if she hadn’t been so alarmed. Mother and I lived together many years after Dad died. I remember times when she would get mad at me because I stayed out later with my friends than she thought was proper. At these times of aggravation, she would tell me that her other son, Jerry, never gave her the first bit of trouble. Honestly? I remember that when I was a young child, Jerry alarmed Mother by running his hand and arm up the wringer of the Maytag washing machine. I remember well that she was quite upset when he did that. Whatever aggravation we sowed, I’m sure we both reaped abundantly. Next week I’ll share how a Union County educator reaped what he sowed.



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. Please Email Resume to:



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What is spinal manipulation?

301 Wallace Road, Luttrell, TN 37779 and Wallace Road, Luttrell, TN 37779 Union County tax map/parcel: 078-079.00 and 078-079.05 Complete legal description contained in the Modification of Deed of Trust recorded in Book TD 217, page 206, in the Union County Register’s Office

Chiropractic Outlook By Dr. Darrell Johnson, DC

Said sale shall be made to the highest and best bidder for cash and in bar of all equities of redemption, statutory right of redemption, homestead, dower and all other rights and exemptions of every kind, all of which are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, but subject to any prior encumbrances, unpaid taxes and all applicable easements and restrictions. The United States claims liens by Notice of Federal Tax Lien of record in Book FL 1, pages 531, 600, 601 and 614 in the Union County Register’s Office. The notice required by 26 U.S.C. § 7425(b) to be given to the United States has been timely given. The sale of the property herein advertised will be subject to the right of the United States to redeem the property as provided in 26 U.S.C. § 7425(d)(1). Other parties interested: None known THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.


Dated: March 16, 2017 Robert L. Kahn, Successor Trustee Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP P.O. Box 39, Knoxville, TN 37901 (865) 546-9321



Default having occurred under the terms of that certain Deed of Trust dated April 22, 2005, from David Beverly and wife, Susan Beverly, of record in Book TD 65, page 733, in the Union County Register’s Office, as amended by Modifications of Deed of Trust of record in Book TD 114, page 223, Book TD 120, page 207, Book TD 143, page 147, and Book TD 217, page 206, each in the Union County Register’s Office, and as assigned by instrument of record in Book TD 221, page 36, in the Union County Register’s Office, and RG Financial II, LLC, the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, having so requested, notice is hereby given that the undersigned Successor Trustee will sell at public auction at the front door of the Union County Courthouse, 901 Main Street, Maynardville, Tennessee, beginning at 10:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the following described property:

One of the most common and well known therapeutic procedures performed by doctors of chiropractic is spinal manipulation (sometimes referred to as a “chiropractic adjustment”). The purpose of spinal manipulation is to restore joint mobility by manually applying a controlled force into joints that have become hypomobile – or restricted in their movement – as a result of a tissue injury. Tissue injury can be caused by a single traumatic event, such as improper lifting of a heavy object, or through repetitive stresses, such as sitting in an awkward position with poor spinal posture for an extended period of time. In either case, injured tissues undergo physical and chemical changes that can cause inflammation, pain and diminished function

for an individual. Manipulation, or adjustment of the affected joint and tissues, restores mobility, thereby alleviating pain and muscle tightness, allowing tissues to heal. Chiropractic adjustment rarely causes discomfort. However, patients may sometimes experience mild soreness or aching following treatment (as with some forms of exercise) that usually resolves within 12 to 48 hours. Compared to other common treatments for pain, such as over-the-counter and prescription pain medications, chiropractic’s conservative approach offers a safe and effective option.

Presented as a community service by Union County Chiropractic, 110 Skyline Drive, Maynardville, Tenn. 992-7000

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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) KN-1537660

Justin Bailey

HALLS – Room to grow! This 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. Updates: HVAC 2016 Upgrades: wired for sec sys & irrigation sys in front yard. $329,900 (989053)

POWELL - 20.53 acre Cattle Farm convenient to I-75. This property has it all. The property has two residences: Custom built brick 4Br 3Ba 2900 sqft & 2Br 2Ba 2000 sqft rental home. Plenty or work space with 52x48 metal barn with underground utilities, 40x70 metal barn with 14ft roll up doors & Pond. Seller will consider subdividing $1,000,000 (981058)

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