Be My Valentine!

By Rosie Moore Probably many of you know the story of the origin of Valentine’s Day, but, let’s go over it again one more time. St. Valentine, according to romantic legend, was a kind-hearted Roman Priest who married young couples against the wishes of Emperor Claudius XI. He also tended to the sick and wounded Christians who […]

Independent’s Day!

Independent’s Day!

 By Focus Staff Political parties aren’t popular with the people of Knoxville and Knox County. That’s the message from the result of the latest poll conducted by The Knoxville Focus. Voters were asked, “In your opinion, should local elections be partisan or nonpartisan?” The results were a resounding and overwhelming vote in favor of nonpartisan […]

Alpha Omega Pest Control opens for business

Alpha Omega Pest Control opens for business

Local resident Robert Apperson is saving the world…one bug at a time. For the past 11 years, he has worked for some of the best pest control companies in the area and earned 5 Presidents Club Awards for outstanding sales and service. Apperson, a devout Christian, felt ‘led’ to begin his own business earlier this […]