Pumpkin Season

By Rosie Moore How fortunate we are to have Autumn season, football season, and cooler weather season. Being a lover of fantastic recipes and exotic foods, I must include pumpkin season. No, the pumpkin isn’t exotic in itself, but it can be included in exotic recipes. My family didn’t eat the round pumpkins, they were […]

How to Grow Old

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I’m a pretty good internist and even have secondary board certification in geriatrics. But, I have no experience in growing old or as I like to say growing “older.” In medicine there is a wisdom axiom which goes, “Watch one, do one, teach one.” I first encountered this philosophy when I […]

Currie could ‘Cut’ to the chase and give a UT guy the reins

By Steve Williams John Currie is in the process of making his first major hire as University of Tennessee athletics director. The task of filling UT’s vacant head coaching position could turn out to be just as easy as it once was for the Vols to beat Kentucky and Vanderbilt in football. Those good old […]

Conference offers education, support and resources for teen parents

Who:               Knox Adolescent Partners in Prevention Initiative (KAPPI), Knox County Health Department (KCHD), TennCare Kids   What:              Teaching Teens Outstanding Parenting Skills (T-TOPS) Conference   When:             Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Where:            St John’s Lutheran Church, 544 N. Broadway   Interviews:     KCHD TennCare Kids Manager Charlayne Frazier will […]

Holiday Lights Go Up on Downtown

Holiday Lights Go Up on Downtown

HOLIDAY LIGHTS GO UP ON DOWNTOWN   Downtown Knoxville will shimmer like a scene from a classic Christmas movie when Mayor Madeline Rogero leads the countdown to light the lights and kick off Regal Celebration of Lights at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at the Krutch Park Extension stage at Gay Street.   The Wild […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of November 20, 2017

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on December 12, 2017 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by PEGGY ELIZABETH LOY, to Joseph B. Pitt, […]

The Knoxville Museum of Art Presents the 2017 East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition

The Knoxville Museum of Art and the Tennessee Art Education Association present the East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition Friday, November 24, 2017-Sunday, January 14, 2018. Now in its 12th year, the exhibition offers middle and high school students from around East Tennessee the opportunity to participate in a juried exhibition and to display their […]

The Knoxville Focus for November 20, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for November 20, 2017

Rogero asks council to table Historic Overlay By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Responding to concerns voiced by the two elected officials from East Knoxville, Mayor Madeline Rogero is asking the city council to table the proposed historic overlay in the Parkridge neighborhood. The council had passed the expansion on First Reading in their November 7th meeting […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

By Steve Hunley Here at The Knoxville Focus we are thankful for a great many things.  First and foremost we are thankful for God, family and country. The Focus continues to grow and for that we are also very thankful. For the success The Focus has had, we owe that to you, our readers.  We […]

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