Focus for April 7

Focus for April 7

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Rountree shines at School Board Candidates Forum By Steve Hunley, Publisher publisher@knoxfocus.com Candidates for the Knox County Board of Education met last week in a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters. Candidates in the Fourth, Seventh, and Ninth Districts answered questions at the Pellissippi State Community […]

Knoxville Focus for March 31, 2014

Knoxville Focus for March 31, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus.   Bob Thomas Runs for District 10 Commission Seat By David Klein Robert (Bob) Thomas does not have an agenda in becoming Knox County District 10 Commissioner. In an interview with The Focus, he said many times that he is in favor of reducing the debt. Thomas is […]

Focus for Monday, March 24

Focus for Monday, March 24

Please click here to view this week’s Focus online. Charles Busler running for 7th District County Commission Seat By David Klein Charles Busler, Knox County Commission Candidate for District 7, has been living in the 7th District for 41 years and has three generations of family that live in the area. He retired from working […]

Knoxville Focus for March 17, 2014

Knoxville Focus for March 17, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Commission Candidate Ed Brantley visits Corryton By David Klein A retired Knoxville radio executive is looking for a new way to serve the citizens of Knox County. Former radioman Ed Brantley, who was a long-time afternoon DJ at WIVK and station manager for Citadel Broadcasting, is running for […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 10

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 10

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Rountree Kicks Off Campaign For School Board By Focus Staff Amber Rountree kicked off her campaign for the Knox County Board of Education last Tuesday night at the Round Up Restaurant in South Knoxville. The Round Up is known for really good home-style food and is a very […]

Knoxville Focus for March 3, 2014

Knoxville Focus for March 3, 2014

Click here to read this week’s Focus online. Great turn out for Patti Bounds “The last 24 hours has been very exciting” By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com School Board candidate Patti Bounds held her campaign kickoff at Beaver Brook Country Club Thursday evening with a great turn out. The 7th District School board race began in […]

Knoxville Focus for February 24, 2014

Knoxville Focus for February 24, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Knoxville Focus. New AP Classes bring Opportunities for Central High School By David Klein A huge opportunity now exists for high school students in Northeast Knoxville. Central High School is doubling the Advanced Placement (AP) class offerings for next school year to 21 AP classes, Principal Jody Goins said. […]

Knoxville Focus for February 17, 2014

Knoxville Focus for February 17, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus. The Homeless Question By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Currently in our city there are numerous agencies, churches, and organizations wrestling with the needs of the homeless. Two meetings held last Tuesday addressed these concerns and gave residents a chance to present their views and questions. The Metropolitan Planning Commission […]

The Knoxville Focus for February 10, 2014

The Knoxville Focus for February 10, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus. New Middle Schools Requested From School Board By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Middle school students in the Gibbs area are still bused to a school outside their area and the community is pleading for them to have their own school. Gibbs has an elementary school and a high school, […]

The Knoxville Focus for February 3, 2014

The Knoxville Focus for February 3, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Commission listens to teachers By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Who exactly controls discussions at the upcoming County Commission and Board of Education Retreat? This was a question at last week’s commission meeting, with some of the commissioners voicing some concern. “The last retreat was more or less structured […]

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