Karns Family Dentistry, A true family practice

Karns Family Dentistry, A true family practice

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “After living and working out of the area for 24 years, we are happy to be back in my native East Tennessee” Dr. Dale Pittenger said. He and his wife Gina are both dentists and purchased Karns Family Dentistry two years ago. “We met in dental school and were married the […]

Maryville extends streak to 91 games over Knox teams

Maryville extends streak to 91 games over Knox teams

By Steve Williams Knoxville Catholic almost brought an end to Maryville High’s long win streak over Knox County teams in football Friday night. But the Red Rebels, playing their first game under new head coach Derek Hunt, pulled out a 49-42 win over the visiting Irishmen. It was Maryville’s 91st consecutive win over a team […]

Six areas added to mosquito spray schedule

The latest lab report has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus (WNV) in Culex mosquitoes in six areas of Knox County. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will spray for mosquitoes in these areas on Tuesday, Aug. 22 and Thursday, Aug. 24 between 9 p.m. […]

ETPA accepting nominations for 2017 Preservation Awards

Deadline for Nominations is August 30, 2017   The East Tennessee Preservation Alliance (ETPA) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 East Tennessee Preservation Awards which recognize outstanding individuals, organizations, and projects contributing to historic preservation efforts within the sixteen county ETPA region. The awards will be presented as part of the East Tennessee Preservation Conference to be […]

Tre Hargett: Tennessee Economy Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

The number of new entity filings coupled with a historically low unemployment rate indicates Tennessee has a healthy economy, according to a report released by the Secretary of State’s office. There were 9,524 new entity filings in the second quarter of 2017, representing a 6.8 percent increase compared to the same time last year. Initial […]

Mayor Burchett’s Eclipse Viewing Party at The Cove Monday

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is hosting an eclipse viewing party at The Cove at Concord Park next Monday, Aug. 21. The Cove is located at 11808 S. Northshore Drive. The event is free and open to the public. It marks the first total solar eclipse in the continental United States in 38 years.   The […]

Burlington Residents Association to Host Block Party

The Burlington Residents Association invites you to their Pop-Up Block Party from 6-9 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 19, in “historic downtown Burlington.” The event will be held on Holston Drive in the parking lot between State Burners and the Elks Lodge. “When you bring community together, community progresses together,” said President Dasha Lundy. The event will include food, […]

‘Bells for Life’ campaign brings attention to organ donation

Tennessee Driver Services Centers partner with Donate Life Tennessee The “Bells for Life” program kicked off in July in collaboration with the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and Donate Life Tennessee.  Six driver services centers are participating in the program.  The goal is to encourage customers to say “Yes” to organ and tissue […]

Photo Program by Knoxville Professional Photographer Doug Hubbard

The LeConte Photographic Society will host professional photographer Doug Hubbard of Knoxville on Saturday, August 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the King Family Library in Sevierville.  He will do a photo program entitled “Lighting Essentials: Understanding, Seeing and Using Light with Intent.”   Doug Hubbard is a photographer whose passion for photography has spanned more […]