The Knoxville Focus for October 22, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for October 22, 2018

10th Annual Pink Ribbon Celebration will honor breast cancer survivors By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The 10th annual Pink Ribbon Celebration will be held at the Grande Event Center just off Merchants Road Tuesday, October 30th and it looks like the event might be a sell-out. The celebration offers an incredible evening for breast cancer survivors, […]

The Knoxville Focus for October 1, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for October 1, 2018

Happy 227th, Knoxville! By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Knoxville’s 227th Birthday is Wednesday, October 3, and the East Tennessee History Center and Historic Homes of Knoxville are hosting a luncheon at 11:30 to celebrate. The Civil War battles in East Tennessee will be the subject of a presentation by Steven E. Woodworth, an American history professor […]

The Knoxville Focus for September 24, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for September 24, 2018

Police Advisory and Review Committee celebrates 20 years By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Knoxville Police Advisory and Review Committee celebrated 20 years of service as a mediator between the city police and citizens last week. The event, held in the City-County Building Friday afternoon, recognized the citizens committee for its efforts. One of a few […]

The Knoxville Focus for August 20, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for August 20, 2018

City Police and Fire not relocating to Knoxville College By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com It may be that Knoxville College failed to fulfill an agreement within the memorandum of understanding with the city or successfully negotiate to alleviate the former school’s debt but the City is back off an agreement. The tentative agreement between Knoxville College […]

The Knoxville Focus for August 13, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for August 13, 2018

Litton’s serving up something new Kelly’s Back Room offers home cooking to go By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Seventy years in business with thirty-eight years just off Broadway in Fountain City has made Litton’s Market and Restaurant a huge success and a popular landmark. What initially started as a meat market that fried hamburgers on a […]

The Knoxville Focus for July 30, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for July 30, 2018

Blackburn opens Knoxville campaign office By Pete Gawda Marsha Blackburn, who currently represents Tennessee in the U. S. House of Representatives, is running for U. S. Senate. She opened her Knoxville campaign office, located at 1601 Western Avenue, on Saturday, July 28 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and speeches by Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally, […]

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