Focus for Monday, April 1

Focus for Monday, April 1

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Brooks, Niceley Bills Would Take Away Your Primary Vote By Steve Hunley Time travel may still be impossible, but State Senator Frank Nicely and State Representative Harry Brooks have a bill pending in the Tennessee General Assembly that would turn back the clock. Way back.  Brooks and Nicely […]

Knoxville Focus for March 25, 2013

Knoxville Focus for March 25, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. ETTAC Celebrates 25 Years By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com In 1988, a group of parents, adults with disabilities, business people and service providers in the community who believed in the power of technology to aid people with disabilities joined together to form The East Tennessee Technology Access Center (ETTAC). […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 18

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 18

Click here to view this week’s entire Focus. A Titanic Surprise First Class Maid Jodi from Pigeon Forge’s Titanic Museum Attraction paid a surprise visit to seventh grade Gresham Middle School Language Arts teacher, Lynn Dare, last Friday. The visit was in correlation with Dare’s annual focus on everything Titanic. The annual Titanic study began […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 11

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 11

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Gibbs uses improbable comeback to make State By Ken Lay Gibbs High School’s boys basketball team found itself in a familiar place early last week. The Eagles were down big in the fourth-quarter of a Section 1-AA final. But like they’ve done so many times before, the […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 4

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 4

Click here to view this week’s Focus.   County, City heads meet over school security By Focus Staff Knox County leaders gathered last Friday afternoon to discuss school security system concerns. Dale Smith of the Public Building Authority suggested that an independent audit be made of a sampling of schools to get a “snapshot” of […]

Knoxville Focus for February 25, 2013

Knoxville Focus for February 25, 2013

  Click here to view this week’s Focus. Boy Scouts honor Gov. Bill and Chrissy Haslam with Distinguished Citizen Award By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com People from across East Tennessee joined together with the Great Smoky Mountain Council of Boy Scouts last week to honor Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Chrissy Haslam with the 2013 […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, February 18

Knoxville Focus for Monday, February 18

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Pilot campaign raises $42,500 for Salvation Army Pilot presented a $42,500 donation to The Salvation Army on Feb. 13 at the Pilot Food Mart on Merchants Drive. The money was raised through the support and donations of Knoxville customers during the annual Red Kettle Campaign. With all […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, February 11, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus online.   Burchett takes action to aid South Knox business owners By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com South Knoxville business owners were dealt a blow last week when TDOT made the announcement that the Henley Street Bridge would be closed until February 2014 and would not open at the end […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, February 4

Knoxville Focus for Monday, February 4

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Ruthie Kuhlman elected Chair of Knox County Republican Party By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com Despite the frigid temperatures on Saturday morning, Republicans from across Knox County filed into Central High School for the Knox County GOP Convention. The convention brought several surprises this year, including snow; however, the weather […]

The Knoxville Focus for Monday, January 28, 2013

The Knoxville Focus for Monday, January 28, 2013

Click here to view the entire paper.   Knoxville’s Alzonzo Butler to represent at Box-Off   By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com Boxing guru Don Elbaum and financial backer Greg Sorrentino announced last week in New York the creation of a $500,000 tournament entitled The Great American Heavyweight Box-Off (TGAHBO). Among the participants are the likes of […]

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