Focus on the Law: Dealing with Bad Checks: Civil Court

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law When you receive a bad check it can be a major annoyance.  There are three ways to respond.  One, you can just accept the loss as a karmic lesson.  This is not my usual choice or recommendation. Two, you can attempt to collect your money through civil court.  Or […]

Knoxville Focus for April 29, 2013

Knoxville Focus for April 29, 2013

  Click here to view this week’s Focus online.   Bill Williams honored on Crime Victims’ Rights Week By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com State Senator Becky Massey, Knox County Commissioner Ed Shouse, Knoxville 311 Director Russ Jensen, Fountain City Lions and a host of others met at Fountain City Park last week for a tree planting […]

Knox Countians Favor Term Limits For School Board

Knox Countians Favor Term Limits For School Board

By Focus Staff In this week’s Knoxville Focus poll, likely voters were asked the question, “Most elected offices in Knox County are limited to two consecutive terms.  Do you support term limits for Knox County School Board members?” The answer was a resounding “yes”!  Almost 85% of respondents believe the members of the  Knox County […]

Home Federal Bank Honors Hometown Heroes

Home Federal Bank Honors Hometown Heroes

Home Federal Bank recognized four outstanding community leaders last week as part of its Hometown Heroes tradition. Now in its third year, the Hometown Heroes program spotlights ordinary people who do extraordinary things for others and their community. The public submitted dozens of nominations and ten winners were selected for their extraordinary volunteer work. A […]

Boys & Girls Clubs gear up for summer

Boys & Girls Clubs gear up for summer

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “Summer is our busiest time at the Boys & Girls Clubs,” Vice President of Operations, Markus Jackson told The Focus. And this summer, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley has focused its efforts on a program for children that will help to ensure the continuation of academic progress […]

Colt Buchanan to play for Milligan after standout prep career

Colt Buchanan to play for Milligan after standout prep career

By Steve Williams His first name fits him well. A hard-hitting first baseman and crafty left-handed pitcher, Colt Buchanan has been a horse for Pigeon Forge, again one of the top high school baseball teams in the state. He also loves the outdoors, fishing and hunting. Milligan College’s picturesque campus in upper East Tennessee naturally […]