The Knoxville Focus for November 27, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for November 27, 2017

Short-term rentals approved for ALL residential zones By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Despite continual opposition from some neighborhood groups the Knoxville City Council passed, on a split vote, a short-term rental policy for every residential neighborhood. Only two council members, Duane Grieve and Nick Della Volpe, opposed the final 6-2 vote. Councilman George Wallace was absent […]

The Knoxville Focus for November 20, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for November 20, 2017

Rogero asks council to table Historic Overlay By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Responding to concerns voiced by the two elected officials from East Knoxville, Mayor Madeline Rogero is asking the city council to table the proposed historic overlay in the Parkridge neighborhood. The council had passed the expansion on First Reading in their November 7th meeting […]

The Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 6, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 6, 2017

Dave Wright kicks off his Tennessee legislative race By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com In an evening that filled the house at the Corryton Senior Center, Commissioner Dave Wright kicked off his campaign for the state legislature. Surrounded by fellow citizens, elected officials and retiring State Representative Harry Brooks, Commissioner Wright seemed to know everyone who attended. […]

The Knoxville Focus for October 30, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for October 30, 2017

9th Year a ‘Reason for Celebration’ By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The house was packed Thursday during the 9th Annual Pink Ribbon Celebration, which saluted Breast Cancer Survivors and raised funds for the Compassion in Action fund, at the Grande Event Center in North Knoxville. WBIR’s Robin Wilhoit and B97.5’s Michele Silva welcomed the full house […]