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, […]

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 […]