The Knoxville Focus for September 24, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for September 24, 2018

Police Advisory and Review Committee celebrates 20 years By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Knoxville Police Advisory and Review Committee celebrated 20 years of service as a mediator between the city police and citizens last week. The event, held in the City-County Building Friday afternoon, recognized the citizens committee for its efforts. One of a few […]

Enough is Enough: Kavanaugh Circus Must End

Enough is Enough: Kavanaugh Circus Must End

By Steve Hunley Any reasonable person would have to conclude the hearings on the nomination for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the U. S. Supreme Court is nothing less than a circus. Kavanaugh should have been confirmed by now but for the last-minute accusation made by Christine Blasey Ford, which deserves considerable scrutiny. The […]

Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler meets with media

Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler meets with media

The Knox County Sheriff’s office hosted a Media Luncheon last week where Sheriff Spangler’s team recognized the partnership between the department and media. Sheriff Spangler spoke on the department’s goal of a continued relationship and offering transparency with the public. “We rely on the media to help keep the public informed. We appreciate what you […]

Tennessee Talking Horse: Congressman Dan Kuykendall

Tennessee Talking Horse: Congressman Dan Kuykendall

By Ray Hill Dan Kuykendall (pronounced Kirk-en-dall) was the first Republican to be elected to Congress from West Tennessee since 1882.  Kuykendall was also the first Republican to represent E. H. Crump’s former domain of Memphis in the House of Representatives; Kuykendall was also the last Republican to represent the area in Congress. Kuykendall was […]

Lady Bulldogs shut out rival Farragut 4-0

Lady Bulldogs shut out rival Farragut 4-0

  By Ken Lay Bearden High School girls soccer coach Ryan Radcliffe wasn’t sure what to expect when his team took the field Thursday night. But it didn’t take him long to like what he saw as the Lady Bulldogs notched a 4-0 non-district victory over Kingston Pike rival Farragut before a spirited crowd at […]

Art Market Gallery’s Special “Bedazzled” Exhibit for Tennessee Craft Week

  “BeDazzled”—a special show featuring the Art Market Gallery’s five jewelry artisans—will be on display in the Art Market Gallery throughout October. This show is being held in conjunction with Tennessee Craft Week (October 5th–14th), celebrating our local craft artists. Please join us for this special event; you will “be dazzled” by the work of […]

Keep Knoxville Beautiful to Host 4th Year of Unique Musical Fundraiser

Keep Knoxville Beautiful (KKB) will host its 4th annual Rocky Top Pickin’ Party on Friday, September 28, 2018. This family-friendly event is unlike any other in Knoxville. KKB’s Rocky Top Pickin’ Party will take place near downtown Knoxville at the historic Mabry-Hazen House from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event will feature the sounds […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Fall fun officially kicks off across the state with ghost hunts, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides and autumn festivals. Here’s what’s going on across Tennessee this week. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Sept. 20 Jackson – Meet some of Jackson’s finest artists whose works will be for sale at Speaking of […]

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