Nighthawks prepare for #1 Team in League

Nighthawks preparing for number 1 team in the league April 24, 2013 – Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL) Knoxville NightHawks Knoxville, TN- The Knoxville Nighthawks (1-5) will take on the Alabama Hammers Saturday, April 27th at 8:00 pm EST at the Von Braun Center in Hunstville, AL. The Knoxville Nighthawks are on the road again […]

TVA PROGRAM HONORS KNOXVILLE AS ‘COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR’

TVA PROGRAM HONORS KNOXVILLE AS ‘COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR’                   The Tennessee Valley Authority and its Green Power Switch partners honored the City of Knoxville as “Community of the Year” during a ceremony Tuesday night at the Park Vista Hotel in Gatlinburg. Green Power Switch Leadership Awards were presented in 13 categories with the […]

KUB Safety Alert Scammers Targeting KUB Customers

KUB has been receiving calls today from customers who reported someone called to say they owe money on their account. The caller also asked for financial information–and even offered to send someone to the home to collect. This is a scam. “We urge customers who receive calls like that to never provide financial information or […]

Welton named Vols Director of Player Personnel

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones announced on Tuesday that Bob Welton has been named the Vols’ new director of player personnel. A veteran of the NFL ranks, Welton spent the last nine years with the Cleveland Browns. “We are extremely excited to welcome Bob & his family into our Tennessee football family,” said Jones. “Bob […]

Knoxville Focus for April 22, 2013

Knoxville Focus for April 22, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. State Budget Contains Funds to help South Knoxville State Senator Becky Massey (R-Knoxville) said last Friday that Governor Bill Haslam included a $30,000 economic development grant to the Legacy Parks Foundation in the state’s budget legislation passed by the General Assembly last week. Massey credited Governor Haslam, Knox […]

Knox Countians Solidly Against TVA Being Privatized

Knox Countians Solidly Against TVA Being Privatized

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked voters the question, “In your opinion, should the Tennessee Valley Authority be privatized”? More than 80% of likely voters said that no, TVA should not be privatized.  Only slightly more than 19% believe TVA should be privatized. More than 90% of respondents in the Second District […]

Work to start on new juvenile court facilities

Work to start on new juvenile court facilities

By Tasha Mahurin tasha@knoxfocus.com The ground breaking ceremony for the expansion of the Knox County Juvenile Court boasted a virtual Who’s Who of government.  Juvenile Court Judge Tim Irwin, an unmistakable presence with his height of 6 feet and seven inches, sat under a tent as Circuit Court Judge Dale Workman warmed up the crowd […]

Hall of famer Ed Irvin produced dominating record in volleyball

Hall of famer Ed Irvin produced dominating record in volleyball

By Steve Williams For years, Ed Irvin had a dynasty in high school girls volleyball. It’s no wonder he was a unanimous selection for induction into the Greater Knoxville Sports Halls of Fame’s Class of 2013. As a head coach in volleyball for 28 years, Irvin compiled a won-loss record of 723-327 and directed South-Doyle […]