DIY Network Stars Confirmed for 40th Annual Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

DIY Network Stars Confirmed for 40th Annual Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

DIY Network’s Robert Kulp, Mike Whiteside, and Sara Bendrick are all confirmed to appear at the 2018 House & Garden Show, February 16-18 at the Knoxville Convention Center.   Robert Kulp and Mike Whiteside are stars of Salvage Dawgs on DIY Network When Mike and Robert aren’t filming an episode of their hit show, these Navy veterans and business […]

Tennessee Stage Company Presents SHAKESPEARE OUT LOUD

Who:                           The Tennessee Stage Company What:                          Shakespeare Out Loud featuring Henry IV, Part One Where:                         Lawson McGhee Library When:                          February 18, 2018 2:00 p.m.   ALL READINGS FREE The Best way to read Shakespeare’s plays is out loud – and with friends! The Tennessee Stage Company and Shakespeare On The Square invite you […]

School Board Should Completely End Leadership Academy Relationship With McIntyre

School Board Should Completely End Leadership Academy Relationship With McIntyre

By Steve Hunley What most people in Knox County don’t seem to realize is that Jim McIntyre’s Leadership Academy is still very much alive.  When current Superintendent Bob Thomas presented the board of education with a proposal removing $900,000 of funding, Thomas concurrently recommended to the board that the school system continue to participate in […]

Dailey, Welch and Rountree hold South Knox meeting

Dailey, Welch and Rountree hold South Knox meeting

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com In a combined effort to get more residents of South Knoxville and South Knox County involved in the future of that area three local elected officials joined to meet the public recently. County Commissioner Carson Dailey, City Councilmember Stephanie Welch and School Board Vice Chair Amber Rountree held a community […]

Banned Roadrunners have just one game left to play

Banned Roadrunners have just one game left to play

Armstead said spectators caused incident to escalate   By Steve Williams In an exclusive interview with The Knoxville Focus last week, Austin-East Athletic Director Alvin Armstead said spectators coming out of the stands were what caused an incident in a high school boys’ basketball game between A-E and Brainerd to escalate Saturday, Jan. 27, in […]

Eagles bring dual title home to Corryton

Eagles bring dual title home to Corryton

By Ken Lay FRANKLIN — For the first time in school history, Gibbs High School’s wrestling team has won a State Dual Championship. The Eagles, who have been recent regulars at the Class AAA State Duals in recent years, were reclassified before the 2017-18 season. And they claimed this season’s Class A/AA Championship with a […]

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee’s Website is Open for 2018 Phase I Grants

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee has opened its website for 2018 Phase I grant submissions. Any qualified nonprofit may apply.  Grant topics include: (1) Access to Care; (2) Healthy Life Choices; (3) Mental Health and Addiction Recovery; (4) Family Strengthening and (5) Open Topics.  The required proposal outline, instructions, submission dates, background on each […]

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