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. […]
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.
Rain this weekend Data courtesy of East Tennessee Storm Team.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Mayor Burchett took time out of his hectic schedule to check on the progress of the new Carter Elementary School. The Mayor, a strong advocate for education, clearly highlighted his priorities today by showing that no matter how busy or how many meetings he has, he always has time to ensure our children get […]
State Representative Ryan Haynes announced today that he has asked his team of state lawyers (as a legislator he has access to lawyers to help create bills) to look into the rules and regulations of creating a law involving term limits for school board members. This is being done in response to a request from […]
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 […]
Teams camp overnight to show that cancer never sleeps The American Cancer Society hosts the Relay For Life of North Knoxville each year to raise awareness about cancer. This year’s event will be held on May 3-4 at Tennova North Campus from 6 p.m. -6 a.m. There will be a Zumbathon from 8-10 p.m. The […]