The Knoxville Focus for December 17, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for December 17, 2018

Halls cheerleaders, Bearden basketball players are among holiday helpers By Steve Williams Halls’ cheerleaders and the Bearden boys’ basketball team have been among local high school student-athletes helping during the holidays. The Halls girls worked at the annual Fantasy of Trees, which benefits the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville and also was scheduled to […]

The Knoxville Focus for December 10, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for December 10, 2018

Richie Beeler appointed to 8th District seat By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com After five rounds of voting, Richie Beeler, a person with four generations of roots in Corryton, was selected to replace Dave Wright as commissioner representing the 8th District of Knox County. The candidates who had applied for the seat included Beeler, Phil Ballard, Krystal […]

The Knoxville Focus for November 26, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for November 26, 2018

Dave Wright Honored By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Dave Wright, elected as state House District 19’s representative, resigned from the Knox County Commission after twice serving as chairman. His ten years came to mind as he spoke to the commission last week. ”I still want to say it this way, ’My fellow commissioners,’” Representative-elect Wright said […]

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, […]