Lady Falcons exceed expectations, earn Silver Ball

Lady Falcons exceed expectations, earn Silver Ball

By Steve Williams Fulton High’s girls basketball team couldn’t have done much more. After becoming the first in school history to make it to the TSSAA state tournament, the Lady Falcons advanced to the championship game before falling to Elizabethton 66-52 on Saturday night, March 8, at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. “I felt […]

Publisher’s Position: Gypped Again

Publisher’s Position: Gypped Again

By Steve Hunley Just when you think there’s nothing more the government can do to bounce against the ceiling of stupidity something always comes along to reassure you. A lot of folks have been outraged by the Board of Education having spent around $1.2 million for a study to show them where there is waste […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Photos *Special Request*

A reader made a special request for the photos to the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade photos I took a while back. Thank you for reading the Focus. I am more then happy to provide the link. Simply click on the link bellow  and find your photos.

Photos from the Lincoln Day Dinner…Compliments of the Knoxville Focus   Last night was a magical night for many. The Honorable Allen West stayed and took photos with everyone who asked and wanted a photo. To accomplish this, we at the Knoxville Focus decided early on that it would be better if we simply had our chief photojournalist snap photos and […]

Road and Rivers Day

Seymour’s spring “Roads and Rivers Day” will be held on Saturday, March 15, from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Keep Sevier Beautiful sponsors this twice-a-year event for removing unsightly litter from the area’s roadsides, rivers banks, and public areas. Since Seymour occupies portions of Sevier, Knox, and Blount counties, citizens from all areas of Seymour are […]


Loading at the Bijou Theater will temporarily close lanes on Cumberland Avenue and Gay Street, while on Sunday Barley’s Taproom St. Patrick’s Day 5K will mean some downtown road closures.   Friday, March 14 – 9-12 a.m. Lane Closures at Cumberland Avenue and Gay Street in front of the First Tennessee Building will permit loading […]

Cash Mob to highlight Josie’s Boutique & New Release Video

First 30 people will receive free $20 gift card courtesy of ORNL Federal Credit Union   Small business owner Abby Payne opened Josie’s Boutique in 1985, and, like many small businesses, has evolved with the changing industry ever since. Originally focused on providing designer brands to consumers at affordable prices, the store now features a […]

Candidate Meet and Greet

On Monday March 17,2014, there will be a Candidate Meet and Greet from 6 to 8 p.m. at New Harvest Park on Washington Pike.   The event will be cohosted by the Alice Bell/Springhill Neighborhood Association, Fountain City Town Hall and North East Knox Preservation Association. There other neighborhood associations that will more than likely […]