The Knoxville Focus for August 1, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for August 1, 2016

  Early voting turnout low, but up over four years ago By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com About 8,000 voters have taken advantage of early voting as of Thursday and Chris Davis, Assistant Administrator of Elections, told The Focus the participation is actually an increase over the last commission election. “We’re actually up 609 voters over the […]

The Knoxville Focus for July 25, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for July 25, 2016

Susan Horn Talks Education with 5th District Residents By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com Friends and supporters of Susan Horn, candidate for KCS Board of Education, 5th District, hosted a “meet and greet” at the Copperstone Clubhouse in the Choto area of West Knox County last week. Horn has been active in Knox County Schools since her […]

The Knoxville Focus for July 18, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for July 18, 2016

Superstop opened during Transit Week By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Knoxville’s newest Superstop opened Thursday as KAT’s system continues to grow and offer updated services. The new sheltered stop is on Kirkwood Street between Magnolia Avenue and Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue near Chilhowee Park. The short street is getting a new concrete roadway, sidewalks, security […]

The Knoxville Focus for July 11, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for July 11, 2016

Council votes to make Cal Johnson Building ‘historic’ By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com It isn’t often that the Knoxville City Council hears a zoning appeal from the City but Tuesday evening the elected officials heard Mayor Madeline Rogero and her staff appeal a ruling by the planning commission concerning the Cal Johnson Building on State Street. […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 27, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for June 27, 2016

Fountain City bridge replacement brings improved facade, pedestrian options A new 58-foot-long bridge, adjacent to First Baptist Church and Fountain City United Methodist Church, was officially opened last Wednesday. The bridge feeds traffic to Gresham Middle School and Fountain City Presbyterian Church. Added improvements include sidewalks, bike lanes, a stairway down to Fountain Road and […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 20, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for June 20, 2016

Summer Concert Series Kicked Off at New Harvest On June 16, Knox County launched a new summer concert series, Third Thursday Concerts at New Harvest Park, with world-renowned dobro player Phil Leadbetter and Friends (pictured right). The free concerts, held June through August on the third Thursday of each month, take place immediately following the […]

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