Knox County medicine collection CANCELLED

The medication collection scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26 has been CANCELED. It will not be rescheduled.   Knox County residents can bring old or unused medicines to the Knoxville Police Department Safety Building at 800 Howard Baker Jr. Ave. The Safety Building is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Thousands of Additional Tennessee Students Take Advanced Placement Exams in 2017

More than 16,000 students earn nearly 80,000 possible college credits                                   NASHVILLE— Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced today that more than 29,000 students took Advanced Placement (AP) exams in 2017 – a record high for Tennessee. In addition, the number of students who scored a 3 or higher, which makes students eligible for college credit […]

Town Hall East holding Ice Cream Social

Bring the kids, bring a neighbor, bring a friend…and enjoy Town Hall East’s annual ice cream social! Saturday, September 2, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Tank Strickland Park next to the Burlington Branch Library, 4614 Asheville Highway. If you or a local business you know would like to contribute a prize or make a donation, please contact townhalleast@gmail.com no […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of August 21, 2017

Foreclosure notices       NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE     STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, James E. Bay and Kimberly C. Bay executed a Deed of Trust to National City Mortgage a division of National City Bank, Lender and John O. Rhea, Trustee(s), which was dated December 11, 2007 and recorded on December […]

Careacter Star Athletes for the week of August 21, 2017

Careacter Star Athletes for the week of August 21, 2017

Week 1 of the 2017 high school football season is in the books and Careacter Star Athletes from the 20 schools in The Focus’ coverage area are listed here. The awards are based on attitude, careacter, grades, community service and performance. Dave Moore, founder of the Careacter Star Athlete program, expressed his appreciation to the […]

The Knoxville Focus for August 21, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for August 21, 2017

City celebrates Cumberland renovation completion   By Ken Lay The City of Knoxville had plenty to celebrate Thursday afternoon as area elected officials gathered to mark the end of a project that took over two years to complete. The city had a ribbon-cutting on a hot and humid afternoon to celebrate the virtual completion of […]

Karns Family Dentistry, A true family practice

Karns Family Dentistry, A true family practice

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “After living and working out of the area for 24 years, we are happy to be back in my native East Tennessee” Dr. Dale Pittenger said. He and his wife Gina are both dentists and purchased Karns Family Dentistry two years ago. “We met in dental school and were married the […]

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