Clevenger puts Vol Basketball on the map and a rivalry is born

Clevenger puts Vol Basketball on the map and a rivalry is born

By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com Zora G. Clevenger took over as head coach for the University of Tennessee’s football program in 1911 and three years later led the Volunteers to both a 9-0 season and a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association title on the gridiron. However, until the Robert Neyland era, the University’s football coach also served […]

Jazz Lunch at the Square Room features ‘Tribute to Nat King Cole’

Jazz Lunch at the Square Room features  ‘Tribute to Nat King Cole’

The Square Room, in partnership with the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra and WUOT 91.9FM, is now hosting a Jazz Lunch series on the first Wednesday of each month from noon to 1pm. Admission to the concert is $15 and includes a lunch buffet served up by Café 4. Tickets are available online at www.knoxjazz.org or by […]

City and PBA pitch-in to reestablish Sunsphere as local "Icon"

In an effort reestablish the Sunsphere as a  thriving vibrant local attraction, as well as, ensure the success of the new restaurant on the fifth floor, “Icon Ultra Lounge”, small but critical changes are occurring around the Sunsphere. The most immediate and noticeable effort is the “good neighbor” assistance from the Knoxville Convention Center. Some citizens […]

Sherry Morgan: One on One with Hubert Smith

On the heels of the “State of the Schools Address” to be delivered on Thursday by Dr. Jim McIntyre, Knox County Education Association President, Sherry Morgan, will address issues of concern to the teachers in the Knox County schools that she represents. She will be live in studio to take your phone calls. Sherry Morgan […]

Parents criticize McIntyre over today's school schedule

A furious Powell parent called into the Focus office today angry because she attempted 3 different routes before taking her child to Powell Middle School early this morning. According to the Powell resident, she lives less than a 10 minute drive to the school and still had difficulty finding a safe route. Upon calling the […]