GSP Adds Operations Chief to Oversee Recent Expansion

The Great Schools Partnership is pleased to announce that Stephanie Welch has been hired to oversee the expansion of their Community Schools initiative. Ms. Welch is the Director of Community Development and Planning for the Knox County Health Department and a Major in the U. S. Army Reserve. In these capacities, she has had extensive […]


The Tennessee Theatre and its Executive Director Tom Cervone recently welcomed four members of the United Kingdom Cinema Theatre Association, an organization of movie theatre enthusiasts from London. The group traveled to the United States for the 2013 Theatre Historical Society of America Conclave, a four-day conference and tour of historic movie palaces in New […]

'Meet Your Seats' At Neyland On Thurs.

With the 2013 football season right around the corner, Tennessee Athletics invites fans to “Meet Your Seats” at Neyland Stadium on Thursday, July 11. Fans will have the opportunity to take a first-hand look at available seats in Neyland Stadium and have the chance to purchase 2013 season tickets with home games including Georgia, South Carolina […]

Knoxville-Knox County safety center task force to meet

Who: Jimmy “J.J.” Jones, Knox County Sheriff, Randy Nichols, Knox County District Attorney General, Hon. Patricia Hall Long, General Sessions Criminal Judge, Dean Rice, Chief of Staff, Knox County (co-chair), Bill Lyons, Chief Policy Officer, City of Knoxville (co-chair), Charles Burks, Attorney, Justice, Noel & Burks, David Rausch, Knoxville Police Chief, Mark Brown, General Sessions Judicial Magistrate, Dr. Roger Noe, Professor Emeritus, UT College […]

The Voice winner Cassadee Pope to give benefit concert for Mobile Meals

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s office is working with several local TV and radio stations to organize a telethon to benefit Mobile Meals on July 29.  As part of that effort, Q100 Today’s Continuous Country is hosting a benefit concert featuring Cassadee Pope, last year’s winner of NBC’s The Voice. The all-ages, family-friendly concert will be Monday, July 22 at […]

County hosts informational meeting on blueway plan

Who: Knox County Stormwater Division; Knox County Parks & Recreation; Community partners What:  Public informational meeting When:  Tuesday, July 9, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where: Karns Community Center, 7708 Oak Ridge Highway Background: Grab your fishing rod and load up the canoe, Beaver Creek is calling! Knox County is planning to create a unique “blueway” that will […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, July 8

Knoxville Focus for Monday, July 8

To view this week’s Focus, click here. Whitehead wins second straight Rocky Top Title By Ken Lay For the second consecutive year Pilot Rocky Top Basketball League commissioner Andre Whitehead has been forced to coach in the league championship game. Well, he doesn’t seem to mind very much because he has two wins and two […]