Knoxville Focus for Monday, July 1

Knoxville Focus for Monday, July 1

Click here to view this week’s Focus.   Family, Duty, Honor By Tasha Mahurin tasha@knoxfocus.com “Honey, what part of the Korean War were you in?” an elderly gentleman asked as I made my way through the back room of the South Knoxville Shoney’s. I was there to cover a Korean War Veterans Reunion. The event […]

Knoxville Focus for June 23, 2013

Knoxville Focus for June 23, 2013

  Click here to view the entire paper. Heroics on a budget Rescue Squad keeps City, County safe By Dan Andrews andrewsd@knoxfocus.com From performing harrowing water rescues under the Gay Street Bridge to using the Jaws of Life to free a car-trapped victim in Farragut, the Knoxville Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad responds to a variety of […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, June 10, 2013

Knoxville Focus for Monday, June 10, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus.   Carter Elementary School on time, debt free By Focus Staff A crowd of approximately 200 gathered last week as Knox County took possession of the new Carter Elementary School during a ceremonial check presentation event. “It took a lot of work to get to this point, but […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, June 3, 2013

Knoxville Focus for Monday, June 3, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Shine Brighter Making the Sunsphere Iconic By Dan Andrews andrewsd@knoxfocus.com “I have fear. You got to have a pretty healthy respect for what you’re doing. Our top three priorities on this job are safety, safety, and safety,” stated Rex Richardson. For Rex and his crew from Apex Window […]

Knoxville Focus for Tuesday, May 28

Knoxville Focus for Tuesday, May 28

Click here to view this week’s Focus. A Woman’s War By Tasha Mahurin tasha@knoxfocus.com It’s two o’clock on a Wednesday afternoon, and the weather report calls for hail and damaging winds. As 92-year-old Geraldine Kelley walks slowly but effortlessly through the doors of the Powell Library, carrying car keys and a shoulder bag full of […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, May 20

Knoxville Focus for Monday, May 20

Click here to view this week’s Focus. SWNA honors KPD officers By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com As part of an ongoing project, the South Woodlawn Neighborhood Association (SWNA) in South Knoxville has set out to thank the civil servants in their neighborhood and let them know that they are appreciated. The organization began its mission in […]

Knoxville Focus for May 13, 2013

Knoxville Focus for May 13, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Knoxville cyclist rides for Redeeming Hope “According to the AARP and the Senior Olympics, I’m a Senior. So, accordingly, I must now reap the benefits of this age. Sit back, garner ‘respect,’ enjoy the easier life, and simply relax. …Umm, I don’t think so,” said Knoxville resident John […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, May 6

Knoxville Focus for Monday, May 6

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Burchett drills down debt, funds schools without a tax increase By Tasha Mahurin “The budget I present to you today is fiscally responsible, does not require a tax increase, and allows us to continue operating within our means,” Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett told 250 people and […]

Knoxville Focus for April 29, 2013

Knoxville Focus for April 29, 2013

  Click here to view this week’s Focus online.   Bill Williams honored on Crime Victims’ Rights Week By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com State Senator Becky Massey, Knox County Commissioner Ed Shouse, Knoxville 311 Director Russ Jensen, Fountain City Lions and a host of others met at Fountain City Park last week for a tree planting […]

Knoxville Focus for April 22, 2013

Knoxville Focus for April 22, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. State Budget Contains Funds to help South Knoxville State Senator Becky Massey (R-Knoxville) said last Friday that Governor Bill Haslam included a $30,000 economic development grant to the Legacy Parks Foundation in the state’s budget legislation passed by the General Assembly last week. Massey credited Governor Haslam, Knox […]

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