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, […]

The Knoxville Focus for October 15, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for October 15, 2018

UT honors exemplary community advocates, collaborators, alumni The Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences held their 5th Annual Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, October 11 at the UT Visitors Center.  The ceremony was opened by TPTE Department Head, Dr. Sherry Mee Bell. Community Recognitions were […]

The Knoxville Focus for October 1, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for October 1, 2018

Happy 227th, Knoxville! By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Knoxville’s 227th Birthday is Wednesday, October 3, and the East Tennessee History Center and Historic Homes of Knoxville are hosting a luncheon at 11:30 to celebrate. The Civil War battles in East Tennessee will be the subject of a presentation by Steven E. Woodworth, an American history professor […]

The Knoxville Focus for September 24, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for September 24, 2018

Police Advisory and Review Committee celebrates 20 years By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Knoxville Police Advisory and Review Committee celebrated 20 years of service as a mediator between the city police and citizens last week. The event, held in the City-County Building Friday afternoon, recognized the citizens committee for its efforts. One of a few […]

The Knoxville Focus for September 17, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for September 17, 2018

Advisory Council seeks members By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Neighborhood Advisory Council is looking for five new members. The council is appointed by Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and serves as her consultation group on issues facing all of Knoxville’s neighborhoods. Debbie Sharp is the Office of Neighborhoods coordinator and is looking for advocates of neighborhoods. […]

The Knoxville Focus for August 20, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for August 20, 2018

City Police and Fire not relocating to Knoxville College By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com It may be that Knoxville College failed to fulfill an agreement within the memorandum of understanding with the city or successfully negotiate to alleviate the former school’s debt but the City is back off an agreement. The tentative agreement between Knoxville College […]