Focus for Monday, April 1

Focus for Monday, April 1

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Brooks, Niceley Bills Would Take Away Your Primary Vote By Steve Hunley Time travel may still be impossible, but State Senator Frank Nicely and State Representative Harry Brooks have a bill pending in the Tennessee General Assembly that would turn back the clock. Way back.  Brooks and Nicely […]

Knox County Against Legislative Election of Senators

Knox County Against Legislative Election of Senators

By Focus Staff State Senator Frank Niceley and State Representative Harry Brooks are sponsoring a bill (House Bill 415) to allow the Republican and Democratic caucuses in Nashville to select the nominees for the United States Senate.  This week’s Knoxville Focus queried voters whether they preferred to choose nominees in primary elections or allow the […]

Fulton spoils Old Man Winter’s shutout bid

Fulton spoils Old Man Winter’s shutout bid

By Steve Williams The calendar may have said “spring break,” but Old Man Winter wasn’t ready to be benched last week. He could go another inning or two. As a result, a lot of games involving Knox County high school baseball and softball teams were postponed or canceled because of snow or cold weather on […]

Nighthawks partner with schools to reward achievement

Nighthawks partner with schools to reward achievement

By Ken Lay Knoxville’s newest professional sports franchise has entered into a partnership with Knox County Schools. The Knoxville Nighthawks, East Tennessee’s arena football team, recently announced their You are the Ace program. Through the program, the Nighthawks, who recently began their second season as a Professional Indoor Football League expansion teams, will reward students […]

Goodwill finds much to celebrate

Goodwill finds much to celebrate

Just shy of 42 years of service, Goodwill Industries celebrated the opening of its newest location at 5412 Pleasant Ridge Road last week. The 28th retail location for Goodwill Industries-Knoxville is adjacent to the vocational training center. This 43,000 square foot facility will allow the organization to nearly double its Industrial Services Division. Goodwill Industries-Knoxville […]

One Epic Party…Merle FM Rocks The Boat with Amazing Talent

  Back in June of 2012, I wrote this article http://www.knoxfocus.com/gab_gallery/2012-cma-music-festival/.  In the article I highlighted two amazing artists. Greylan James and Rachel Holder. Tonight for the first time  both talents performed at the same venue.  Merle Fm held their “ACM  Nomination Party,” on the Tennessee Riverboat. The performances, the atmosphere, and the camaraderie, truly made […]

Chapman Highway Lane Closures [April 2-3]

KUB will close one northbound and one southbound lane of traffic on Chapman Highway in the vicinity of the Sevierville Pike intersection daily between 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. beginning Tuesday, April 2, and lasting through Wednesday, April 3, as work continues on the electric distribution system in this area. One northbound lane and one […]