WUOT and the Compass Host Mayoral Candidate Forum tonight

WUOT Radio and the Compass will host a mayoral forum on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m. at the Change Center, 203 Harriet Tubman St.   City residents are encouraged to submit questions for the candidates ahead of time at newsroom@wuot.org with the subject line: Mayoral Forum.   The event is free and open to […]

Eleven Current and Former Knoxville City Council Members Endorse Eddie Mannis For Mayor

Eleven current and former Knoxville City Council members have endorsed Eddie Mannis for Mayor.  The group includes members from the North, East, South and West.  It also includes three former Vice Mayors and represents uninterrupted City leadership dating back to 1976. “In talking with each of these people, I have learned a lot,” said Mannis.  “They […]

Bookwalter United Methodist Church’s homecoming is November 3

Bookwalter United Methodist Church’s homecoming is November 3. Bookwalter will celebrate 137 years of serving the Inskip and North Knoxville community.   Rev. Ann Robbins, district superintendent for the Tennessee Valley District of the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church, is the guest speaker.  The church is located at 4218 Central Avenue Pike. Members of […]

Legal and public notices for the week of October 14, 2019

foreclosure notices   NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Default having been made in the payment of the debt and obligations secured to be paid in a certain Deed of Trust executed by Austin Hamilton and Robert Hamilton, to Roger B. Tipton, Trustee, as the same appears of record in the Register’s Office for Knox […]

Keeping the David Landes Miracle Alive Blood Drive

MEDIC Regional Blood Center is once again teaming up with David and Yvonnca Landes for the 7th Annual Keeping the David Landes Miracle Alive Blood Drive on November 6 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM at Petro’s in West Knoxville.   The event is a celebration of David Landes who was a blood recipient. David […]

The Knoxville Focus for October 14, 2019

The Knoxville Focus for October 14, 2019

Mannis campaign officially opens East Knoxville office By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Knoxville businessman and candidate for mayor Eddie Mannis stepped into Democratic East Knoxville last week to officially open his campaign office at 900 East Hill Avenue where he was welcomed by many of his supporters. Mannis was introduced by former Commissioner Sam McKenzie who […]

Hoyos Claims Misleading

Hoyos Claims Misleading

By Steve Hunley Rene Hoyos has made the expected announcement she is running for Congress again in 2020.  Hoyos ran against Tim Burchett in 2018 and won a whopping 33% of the vote.  Now she’s off to the races once again and telling anybody who will listen she’s seen signs of a shift in the […]

Lady Rebels overcome injury to top player to take second place

Lady Rebels overcome injury to top player to take second place

By Steve Williams West High’s volleyball team ran into adversity two days before the District 4-AAA tournament began. The No. 2 seed Lady Rebels lost their best player, senior setter Sophie Cain, to an ankle injury in practice last Monday. The Appalachian State University commitment was the district MVP during the regular season. Without Cain, […]

Tennessee’s Hermitage District, III

Tennessee’s Hermitage District, III

By Ray Hill Joseph W. Byrns, Jr. had successfully managed to defeat freshman Congressman Richard Atkinson in a hard fought race.  The Democratic nominee – – – and the general election in the Hermitage District was a mere formality, as it was as Democratic as had been the owner of the Hermitage, General Andrew Jackson.  […]

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