Real Estate

Historic Redevelopment

Historic Redevelopment

Alumni of South High School and community members alike have rallied to see the former South High School building, located at… receive a new lease on life and the city of Knoxville is currently accepting proposals for redevelopment of the building. The school, which opened in 1921, served the community[Read More…]

Historic South High School For Sale

An iconic educational institution will be put up for sale after the Knoxville City Council receives public input. In February, the City Council approved the purchase of the former South High School, located at 953 E. Moody Ave for approximately $190,000. The City’s Community Development Department will be reselling the[Read More…]

July 23, 2015 News, Real Estate, South Knox, Sports
Construction Begins on Suttree Landing Park

Construction Begins on Suttree Landing Park

The City of Knoxville broke ground on the first new park built in a decade in South Knoxville on July 7th. Suttree Landing Park, a $3.4 million dollar investment, will be an 8 acre “amenity in the redevelopment of the South Waterfront,” according to a release from Mayor Madeline Rogero’s[Read More…]

Civil War Event in Seymour

Civil War Event in Seymour

By Jay Miller, [email protected] Wheatlands Plantation in Seymour held their annual Civil War Event July 19 and July 20 despite the presence of inclement weather. The first day of the events kept dozens of expected visitors away when over two inches of rain came down on the plantation.  Things were[Read More…]

Four Men Injured in Blount County Construction Accident

Four Men Injured in Blount County Construction Accident

The Blount County Sherriff’s Office reported that four men were injured, one seriously, at a home construction site in Maryville August 7. The incident occurred near Chota Rd. at approximately 4:00 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the report of injuries at a home under construction on Griffitts Mill Circle. Witnesses[Read More…]

August 14, 2014 Blount County, News, Real Estate

Overbey Secures $98,000 for Park Improvements

State Senator Doug Overbey (R-Maryville) announced today that the City of Gatlinburg will receive a $98,000 Local Park and Recreation Fund grant from the Department of Environment and Conservation.  The funds will be used to make improvements to Mills Park. “Our parks are a very important part of our communities,” said Senator Overbey.  “I congratulate[Read More…]

August 14, 2014 Community, News, Real Estate, Sevier County
South Knox Band to Perform at Seymour Branch

South Knox Band to Perform at Seymour Branch

The Mule Creek Muleskinners will perform “hard-driving traditional bluegrass” at the gazebo next to Seymour Public Library on August 15. The concert will be the third and final of the Friends of the Library “Summer Sounds and Sweets” series for the year. The performance will begin at 7:00 pm and[Read More…]

Fire at Highland South Funeral Home

Fire at Highland South Funeral Home

By Jay Miller, [email protected] Seymour Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call August 6 at approximately 11:30 a.m. from Highland Funeral Home on Simpson Rd. in South Knoxville near Chapman Hwy. When crews arrived flames could be seen from the roof of the funeral home near the steeple above the[Read More…]

Koide Tennessee to Expand in Blount County

Koide Tennessee to Expand in Blount County

The Blount Partnership, along with officials from Koide Tennessee, Inc., announced the company is expanding its operations in the Stock Creek Development Technology Park in Blount County with the construction of a 76,000 square-foot manufacturing facility. The announcement represents an investment of $10,106,000 and the creation of 32 new positions in[Read More…]

August 7, 2014 Blount County, Business, News, Real Estate
Cabin Burglar Caught, Two Suspects Still on the Run

Cabin Burglar Caught, Two Suspects Still on the Run

According to Sevier County Sheriff’s Department, a Sevier County man has been arrested after a string of rental cabin burglaries occurred on Wednesday, July 30. SCSD states that at approximately 2:00 pm they received a call from a cabin rental maintenance worker at 1241 Secona Way. The employee stated he[Read More…]