The Grass is always greener on the other side….

After hearing a number of people ask me about what is going on in Market Square in regards to the lawn, I contacted the City of Knoxville and received an immediate answer. Mr. Mayshark, a communications liaison public information officer, stated the following. “Dan, I got a message that you asked about the lawn sodding on Market Square. […]

Spring Launch at Knoxville Zoo

Here are a couple of  photos from the “Spring Launch at the Knoxville Zoo.” The event  held earlier today was a showcase and preview of all the amazing things that are happening at the zoo.    

Skirmish on the Holston this weekend

Civil War Living History and Reenactment at Historic Ramsey House. History will come to life 150 years after the Great Conflict between the States at the Historic Ramsey House.  This Civil War Living History and Reenactment weekend is presented by the Civil War Reenactors of East Tennessee.  Recreation of the “Skirmish on the Holston,” which […]

Bike Month Kicks Off with Ride and Festival

May is National Bike Month, and the Knoxville region has many free rides, classes and events to celebrate. The month kicks off with the I Bike KNX Festival and Neighborhood Bike Ride on Sunday, May 5 at Market Square. The festival runs from 2-5 p.m. and showcases local bicycle resources, including area clubs and bike […]

Little Mermaid Musical at Holston Middle School

Students at Holston Middle School (grades 6-8) will be performing a “Little Mermaid Musical” at the school (600 Chilhowee Drive) during the following dates and times: Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Finance Director Chris Caldwell and The Photographic Project

In a first of its kind, The Knoxville Focus with the permission of the County Mayor’s Office, took on a unique photographic project. The idea was to photograph, not the Mayor, but the finance director before, during, and after the budget was presented to commission.  Over the course of more than twenty hours and over […]