Focus for January 27, 2014

Focus for January 27, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Huge Turnout for Alvin Frye By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfoucs.com It’s a surprise! That’s what the secret invitation successfully noted, bringing the Fountain City neighborhood together Friday night to salute and celebrate Alvin Frye on his 90th birthday. Frye is the well known operator of the Exxon Station at […]

Knoxville Focus for January 20, 2014

Knoxville Focus for January 20, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Hardin Valley community rallies for new middle school By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com Citing overcrowded intermediate schools, members of the Hardin Valley community in Knox County are working to bring a new middle school to the area. According to a study conducted by the Metropolitan Planning Commission, this […]

Knoxville Focus for January 13, 2014

Knoxville Focus for January 13, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Travel Channel comes to Fountain City Auction By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Lots of auction goers were surprised Saturday morning when Fountain City Auction drew some new bidders. Accompanied by TV cameras, producers and admirers, The Travel Channel’s “Baggage Battles” show came to town. Why Knoxville and why Fountain […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, January 6, 2014

Knoxville Focus for Monday, January 6, 2014

Click here to view this week’s paper. Mayor Rogero reviews 2013 Over the holiday break, The Knoxville Focus asked Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero eight questions regarding her 2013. She will be releasing her own 2013 Review soon but responded directly to our questions. 1. WHAT DID YOU WISH TO ACCOMPLISH THAT YOU COULD NOT AND […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 25

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 25

Click here to view this week’s Focus.   Improvements being made at Knoxville Center Mall exit By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com Several months ago, The Focus began following Knoxville City Councilman Nick Della Volpe and his quest to see improvements made to exit 8 off of Interstate 640. The Knoxville Center Mall exit is not only […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 18

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 18

  Click here to view the full paper. Saving the Kerns Bread Building By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Call it making the best of a bad situation or making lemonade when life gives you lemons, it is a story of success that grew out of necessity. When a Confederate soldier, wounded in battle, was waiting on […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 11

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 11

  Click here to view this week’s Focus. Teachers vent at school board meeting By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Teachers and supporters voiced their frustration with the current state-required teaching method and attacked School Superintendent James McIntyre and the Central Office at a teacher-packed City County Building where the Board of Education meeting was held last […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 4, 2013

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 4, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Angelic Ministries prepares for holiday season By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com When Betsy Stowers Frazier contemplated what retirement had in store, she first considered opening a thrift store in the old Merita Bread Factory. After much prayer and consideration, she realized that, for her, retirement meant a calling to […]

Knoxville Focus for October 7, 2013

Knoxville Focus for October 7, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. The Civil War comes to life By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com One hundred and fifty years ago a bloody battle took place in Knoxville and on October 10, 11, 12 and 13, thousands of re-enactors and history-minded visitors will gather on a hillside near Corryton to relive the Battle […]

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