The Knoxville Focus for June 26, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for June 26, 2017

Tindell’s Celebrates 125 Years in Business By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com A huge crowd of employees, former employees, vendors, customers, county officials and friends gathered Friday to celebrate 125 successful years in business for Tindell’s Building Materials. President Johan van Tilburg hosted the event at Tindell’s Truss operations in Karns, which featured food, live music, children’s […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 19, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for June 19, 2017

Sidewalks, LEDs, security on council agenda   By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Knoxville City Council meets Tuesday evening in regular session and should take up a number of subjects including sidewalk funding for the South Castle Street Project. The agreement would be with Vaught & Milton Consulting Engineers for $87,628. The council may also approve […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 5, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for June 5, 2017

Jack Huddleston Day By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The turnout Friday to honor former commissioner and community advocate Jack Huddleston was a gathering of “Who’s Who” of Knox County elected officials. Burchett organized the effort and dozens of current and former officials gathered at Harbison Crossroads at Emory Road and Tazewell Pike to thank Huddleston for […]

The Knoxville Focus for May 22, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for May 22, 2017

Thirty-one candidates seek five council seats By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Noon Thursday was the deadline for qualifying and all candidates vying for the five Knoxville City Council seats now have until noon on May 25 to withdraw. Early voting starts August 9 and the Primary Election is August 29. Thirteen people have qualified as candidates […]

The Knoxville Focus for May 8, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for May 8, 2017

Focus’ Mike Steely receives award from ET Historical Society By Steve Williams Cherel Henderson may have summed it up best. “I think he just has a natural love for history,” said the executive director of the East Tennessee Historical Society after presenting Mike Steely of The Knoxville Focus with a “History in the Media Award” […]

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