THE Neighborhood Scoop to be held August 25

Town Hall East will host its annual ice cream social, THE Neighborhood Scoop, on Saturday, August 25, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Tank Strickland Park — next to the Burlington Branch Library — 4614 Asheville Highway. There will be free ice cream and lemonade and  a raffle of door prizes. This is a […]

The Knoxville Focus for August 13, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for August 13, 2018

Litton’s serving up something new Kelly’s Back Room offers home cooking to go By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Seventy years in business with thirty-eight years just off Broadway in Fountain City has made Litton’s Market and Restaurant a huge success and a popular landmark. What initially started as a meat market that fried hamburgers on a […]

Punching back or lying down

Punching back or lying down

By Steve Hunley Recently, A. G. Sulzberger, publisher of the New York Times, visited the White House to meet with President Donald Trump. Naturally, Sulzberger categorized the meeting as having been requested by the White House and said he attended to “raise concerns about the president’s deeply troubling anti-press rhetoric.” Presidents of the United States […]

TKA, Powell notch wins at Kick-Off Classic

TKA, Powell notch wins at Kick-Off Classic

  By Ken Lay Les Greer makes it no secret that his expectation is to win a Division II-A State Championship. And he’s coached championship teams before. He may just have a title contender at The King’s Academy if Friday night’s small sample size is any indication. Greer, who was tapped to take over as […]

Magnolia Avenue Streetscape project begins

Magnolia Avenue Streetscape project begins

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The face of Magnolia Avenue in East Knoxville has changed a few times over the years. The street, the home of iconic products like Swan’s Bakery and the home of Mello Yello, is about to change again. Once a thriving commercial and residential area on the trolley line Magnolia Avenue […]

The ball is in the TSSAA’s court now

By Steve Williams Austin-East High School’s boys basketball team will be joined by Gibbs’ team for some community service work at the Love Kitchen on Martin Luther King Avenue after school Thursday (Aug. 16), said A-E Head Coach Marcus Stanton Friday. By then, the Roadrunners and the Chattanooga Brainerd team will know where they stand […]

6th Thunder Road Author Rally to be held September 8

Maynardville Public Library is hosting their 6th author event, the Thunder Road Author Rally, on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Library’s address is 296 Main St, Maynardville TN 37807 and the phone number is 865-992-7106. This is a chance for East Tennessee authors to get out and promote their […]

Free Cultural Events for Students in Knox and Surrounding Counties

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, in cooperation with the local arts and culture community, is proud to announce the ninth year of Penny4Arts, a program developed to meet the local arts community’s long-term goal of serving and educating East Tennessee’s children. Penny4Arts provides every child in Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, […]