By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll posed the question, “Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of security systems in Knox County Schools”? Overall, just over 53% say they have a favorable opinion of the security systems in our schools. Those in the 30 – 65 age groups were almost evenly […]
By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com Style Makers Salon (& Spa) has been making-over Seymour residents for 17 years. Anthony and Libby Weatherly purchased the successful salon in October of 2012 from Jo Ellis and have been busy expanding the facilities and services offered ever since. Now, under new ownership and management, the salon has been […]
By Ray Hill An imposing statue dominates the State Capitol in Nashville, yet few recognize the figure staring off into the distance, overlooking the street where he was murdered in downtown Nashville. Edward Ward Carmack was by profession a newspaperman, but he was also a successful politician, serving as a Congressman and U. S. […]
By Steve Williams Christian Academy of Knoxville’s young girls basketball team battled from behind for the second game in a row to capture the Region 2-AA championship last Wednesday night at Carter High School. The Lady Warriors found themselves down 7-0 before they could get a shot off against Alcoa’s full-court pressure defense. But this […]
New Destiny Productions LLC, based in Powell TN has announced another exciting Christian music concert, Gospel Winter Fest featuring the award winning Triumphant Quartet with special guests Soul’d Out Quartet and Katelyn Parker. This concert will take place on Saturday evening March 9th at 7 PM at First Baptist Church Lenoir City, TN just 12 […]
Due to the popularity of the annual used book sale organized by Friends of the Knox County Public Library, this year’s sale of gently used books will have extended hours of operation. This year the sale will open to the public on Sunday, March 10, 1-6 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, March 14-16, 11 a.m .- […]
By Garrett Strand On Friday, March 1, an event called Game On Against Cancer was held at Games and Things on Kingston Pike in West Knoxville. Game On is an annual event in its second year that raises money for the Thompson Cancer Survival Center Foundation. Thompson Cares provides financial assistance for patients […]
ATHENS, Ga. — Despite an another amazing offensive effort from Jordan McRae, the Vols saw their six-game winning streak come to an end at Stegman Coliseum on Saturday, 78-68. McRae’s 35 points were the most by a Vol in seven years, but it wasn’t enough as the rest of the Orange & White combined for 33 […]
The new Democratic Chairman of the State of Tennessee spoke to one of the largest crowds in recent memory here in Knoxville.
5-Day Forecast: Some light rain/snow possible going into the weekend. Data courtesy of East Tennessee Storm Team.