You can help save Butterfly Lake

You can help save Butterfly Lake

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com One of the beautiful features about the Colonial Village neighborhood is Butterfly Lake. The shallow lake sits at the entry of the South Knoxville neighborhood and draws all types of water fowl. Last week the Canadian Geese were waddling along the shoreline looking for food and two cranes were far away […]

The 1952 Senate Race in Tennessee, I

The 1952 Senate Race in Tennessee, I

By Ray Hill The 1952 Senate race in Tennessee had its roots in the 1948 election, which was a turning point in Volunteer State history.  For decades, Tennessee’s politics had been dominated by Senator Kenneth D. McKellar and E. H. Crump, leader of the Shelby County machine.  The two had parted company only occasionally, usually […]

Maryville wears down Falcons 45-29 in Battle of Champions

PHOTO BY DAN ANDREWS A touchdown pass heads Zack Dobson's way in the Battle of Champions. Maryville came from behind to defeat Fulton 45-29.

Maryville wears down Falcons 45-29 in Battle of Champions

By Steve Williams Zaevion Dobson made the ultimate sacrifice in the game of life and the Fulton High football team, which includes many of his teammates, honored him with extraordinary effort in the Battle of Champions Saturday night, Aug. 27. Even though it didn’t result in victory, it was a performance in which Zae could […]

Fans in mid-season form for Thursday pregame parties

Fans in mid-season form for Thursday pregame parties

By Ken Lay It’s just after 11 a.m. on a Thursday on the Cumberland Avenue Strip and commuters are working their way through a nerve-racking construction zone. But this isn’t just another workday in the area surrounding the University of Tennessee campus; this is evident from the unusually full fast food restaurants and the high […]

Movies on Market Square lineup

The silver screen is set to light up Friday nights on Market Square starting September 9 with a Disney classic. Based on a community-wide vote, this year’s lineup of Knox County Public Library’s Movies on Market Square features several Disney favorites and other blockbusters. The Library is hosting the 13th year of Movies on Market […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of September 5, 2016

  NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated January 2, 2008, executed by CAROL ANDERSON, STEPHEN C. ANDERSON, conveying certain real property therein described to BRAD BORCHERS, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office […]

New giraffe arrives at Zoo Knoxville

New giraffe arrives at Zoo Knoxville

Frances the giraffe arrived in Knoxville today to join the zoo’s herd in the Grasslands Africa habitat.   Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, one-year-old Frances comes to Knoxville on the recommendation of the Giraffe Species Survival Plan (SSP), which manages the breeding and social placement of all giraffes […]

The 4th Annual Knoxville Film Festival – AWARDS ANNOUNCED

The fourth annual Knoxville Film Festival took place August 26-28, 2016 at Downtown West Regal Cinema 8 in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Knoxville Film Festival is presented by ORNL Federal Credit Union and is produced in partnership by Secret City Films, Dogwood Arts, the Visit Knoxville Film Office and Regal Entertainment Group. “From the first frame […]

The Battle At Cumberland – Celebrating The Battle At Bristol

The Battle At Cumberland – Celebrating The Battle At Bristol

During the much-ballyhooed Battle at Bristol on Sept. 10, the University of Tennessee Vols will be taking on Virginia Tech at a neutral site midway between the schools. More than 150,000 seats were presold last spring, creating the largest crowd to ever watch a college football game. Closer to Neyland Stadium, anticipate Big Orange fervor up and down the Cumberland […]

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