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, […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 25, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for June 25, 2018

Mayor Rogero names Eve Thomas new chief of police By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Twenty-five-year police veteran Eve Thomas officially became the new Knoxville Police Chief last week. Mayor Madeline Rogero named Deputy Chief Thomas to the post in a well-attended announcement Thursday in the City-County Building’s main auditorium. Thomas and outgoing Chief David Rausch joined […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 18, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for June 18, 2018

Superintendent’s contract extended one year By Anne Primm In a special called meeting at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon June 13, 2018, Bob Thomas, superintendent of Knox County Schools, was awarded an additional year to his contract The Knox County School Board determined, in a 7-2 vote, that Superintendent Thomas was entitled to an additional year […]

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