Knoxville Focus for March 25, 2013

Knoxville Focus for March 25, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. ETTAC Celebrates 25 Years By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com In 1988, a group of parents, adults with disabilities, business people and service providers in the community who believed in the power of technology to aid people with disabilities joined together to form The East Tennessee Technology Access Center (ETTAC). […]

Network Technologies receives U.S. Cellular Customer Excellence Award

Network Technologies receives U.S. Cellular Customer Excellence Award

Pictured from left to right: U.S. Cellular associate Autumn Galyon; Seymour Intermediate School Principal Peggy Oakes; and Shirley Clepper of U.S. Cellular authorized agent store Network Technologies in Seymour celebrated the March 2012 unveiling of Seymour Intermediate School’s new computer lab, which was purchased through shared funds from Seymour Primary School when it won the […]

Senator Ross Bass Part 2

Senator Ross Bass Part 2

By Ray Hill Congressman Ross Bass and Governor Frank Clement were fighting a close race for the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate in 1964 to complete the remaining two years of the late Estes Kefauver’s term.  While there had been few real differences between the two leading candidates for the nomination, the race […]

Rams cap a ‘wonderful season’ in basketball at Grace Christian

Rams cap a ‘wonderful season’ in basketball at Grace Christian

By Steve Williams A lot of basketball games were won by Grace Christian Academy this past season, and it wasn’t just the boys high school team, which advanced to the TSSAA state tournament, that was successful. Grace Christian’s girls high school team had a record-setting year and GCA’s boys and girls middle school squads also […]

Trinity Hills opens doors to Wellness Center

Trinity Hills opens doors to Wellness Center

On Tuesday, March 19, Trinity Hills Senior Living Community proudly announced the new rehabilitation and wellness services offered at their open house.  Trinity Hills and Functional Pathways Rehabilitation Services have teamed up to provide a group of programs designed to improve the overall health and wellness of their residents, and soon to be offered to […]

Lunch with Landry

As part of Record Store Day, which is an international celebration and support for Indi Record Stores, Bill Landry will be at the Disc Exchange to sign and sell his new book “Appalachian Tales & Heartland Adventures” and his new DVD “Talk is Cheap Tour” featuring Sam Venable, Jim Claborn, and Elizabeth Rose. This will […]

#2 Tennessee Advances With 83-62 Win Over ORU

No. 2 seed Tennessee won its 51st consecutive home game in the NCAA Tournament with a 83-62 victory over No. 15 seed Oral Roberts on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Lady Vols (25-7) will take on No. 10 seed Creighton (25-7) in the first-ever meeting between the teams on Monday night at 7 p.m. That […]

Dollywood Opened this weekend for its 28th season

From spring’s Cirque Shanghai to Dollywood’s A Christmas Carol, and The Great American Summer in between, Dollywood’s award-winning entertainment takes center stage. Dollywood treats its 2013 guests to more shows and more time to enjoy them as the Smoky Mountains theme park introduces a spectacular lineup of new entertainment throughout the season, six summertime weeks of 10 a.m. to 10 […]

Knoxville Zoo Offers Spring Break Discount for Knox County Residents

Knoxville Zoo appreciates the support their Knox County neighbors give them throughout the year. To say “thank you”, the zoo is offering Knox County residents a special spring break discount on zoo admission from March 25th through 29th With the purchase of one regular priced general admission ticket, residents of Knox County can purchase a […]