South Knox

Emery’s Relocation Plans on Schedule

Emery’s Relocation Plans on Schedule

  Long-time residents of the South Knoxville and Seymour area are already familiar with Emery’s 5 and 10. E. L. Emery opened the first store on Summit Hill in 1927, with the Chapman Hwy location to follow in the 1950s, according to store employee Vickers Johnson. Johnson enjoys providing customers[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, South Knox
South Knoxville Gets A Clean Sweep

South Knoxville Gets A Clean Sweep

There’s an old Southern idiom that states “a new broom gives a clean sweep, but an old broom knows the corners.” This phrase inspired the name of the South Knoxville Old Brooms Brigade. “We wanted to emphasize that the community is cleaning up itself, by people who understand the dynamic[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Community, News, South Knox
Saturday South Succeeds

Saturday South Succeeds

The South Knoxville Alliance hosted the first in a series they’ve entitled Saturday South, events designed to generate awareness and interest in the businesses in the South Knoxville area. The group’s Facebook page describes their purpose, stating “Our objective is to come together as business owners, neighborhoods and active community[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Business, Community, News, South Knox
South-Doyle Wins Big Again

South-Doyle Wins Big Again

By: Lee Ramsey The South-Doyle Cherokees are on a roll as they took care of business at Hardin Valley by a score of 47-21 in a non-district contest. University of Tennessee commitment Joc Bruce keeps Butch Jones smiling more and more as he amassed 161 total yards and stood out[Read More...]

September 18, 2014 Schools, South Knox, Sports
New Owners Take Over White’s Hardware and Farm Supply

New Owners Take Over White’s Hardware and Farm Supply

White’s Hardware and Farm Supply has been in business with the Seymour community since 1977 when original owner Bobby White first opened its doors. Since then the store has passed to Jack Thomas and, as of May 19, 2014, Jessica and Travis Cardwell. The Cardwells owned and operated See Through[Read More...]

September 11, 2014 Business, News, Seymour, South Knox
County Commissioners Gather

County Commissioners Gather

On Tuesday, Sept 9, new and current Knox County Commissioners were invited to a small reception by Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett. The purpose of this reception was to give all county commissioners, both new and established, an opportunity to meet one another. “We just installed four new commissioners and[Read More...]

September 11, 2014 Knox County, News, South Knox
Housefire Erupts in South Knoxville

Housefire Erupts in South Knoxville

On Monday, Sept 8, at 5:53 p.m. firefighters were dispatched to 904 Center Oak Dr. in South Knoxville. A neighbor called 911 to report the house was on fire. Upon their arrival, firefighters discovered flames shooting out the windows of one corner of the house. Further investigation revealed the kitchen[Read More...]

September 11, 2014 Community, News, South Knox
Suspect Jailed after Fatal Stabbing

Suspect Jailed after Fatal Stabbing

On Sept 5 at approximately 4 a.m. Knoxville Police responded to a reported stabbing in the 4500 block of Joe Lewis Rd in South Knoxville. Upon their arrival officers found the victim, Calvin Stinson, age 26, suffering from a stab wound to the torso. Investigators say Stinson was sleeping when[Read More...]

September 11, 2014 Community, News, South Knox
South-Doyle Rolls over Patriots

South-Doyle Rolls over Patriots

By: Lee Ramsey The South-Doyle Cherokees picked up a key District 2-AAA win over the Jefferson County Patriots last week by a lopsided score of 41-14 on the Cherokees home field. The Cherokees defense was a huge difference in the game as Brody Rollins picked off three Patriots passes. The[Read More...]

September 11, 2014 Schools, South Knox, Sports
Driver Charged with Collision Deaths Sentenced

Driver Charged with Collision Deaths Sentenced

The driver charged in the deaths of two Seymour residents in 2012 has pleaded guilty and been sentenced, according to the District Attorney’s Office. Tyler James Schaeffer was arrested in 2012 after a collision with a Cedar Grove Baptist Church van led to the deaths of youth pastor Jeffery K.[Read More...]

September 4, 2014 Community, News, Seymour, South Knox