Town Hall East meets tonight

Town Hall East meets tonight, February 5th, at 7 p.m., Eastminster Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, 4904 Asheville Highway Program features Gerald Green, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Planning Commission, speaking about Knoxville’s massive zoning revamp and the implications of the new Short Term Rental law.

Transportation Available for Elderly and Disabled Neighbors

from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods If your organization gets involved in helping elderly and disabled neighbors, here is a program that will help you help them. The Knoxville Knox County Community Action Committee — better known as CAC — operates a program called Volunteer Assisted Transportation (VAT). VAT uses volunteers to provide […]

The Knoxville Focus for February 5, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for February 5, 2018

Susano kickoff a family event By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Charles Susano III, who prefers “Charlie,” rallied a crowd of supporters Thursday evening at The Foundry as he kicked off his race for the Republican nomination as Knox County Circuit Court Clerk. Present for the event were several county and city officials, candidates, family, friends and […]

Amber Rountree seeks re-election to BOE seat

Amber Rountree seeks re-election to BOE seat

  Amber Rountree has announced her intention to run for re-election to represent the 9th District on the Knox County School Board. She will host a campaign kickoff on Feb. 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. at 3 Bears Coffee, located at 1120 Sevier Ave. Rountree, who is the board’s vice chair, played a key role in […]

FBI: Changes needed at the top

FBI: Changes needed at the top

By Steve Hunley   With the release of the by now infamous FISA memo, it has been a lot of fun to watch the opponents of President Trump, almost all Democrats, babbling about protecting the integrity and credibility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Leftists, Democrats and most mainstream media types have been attempting to […]

Harry Truman’s White House Restoration

Harry Truman’s White House Restoration

By Ray Hill The White House, following a century and a half of wars, repairs and the addition of a new third floor caused serious problems for the area reserved for the First Family.  Virtually nobody thought Harry Truman would be occupying the White House in 1949 and the Republican Congress had been exceptionally generous […]

Like Lady Vols, South-Doyle gets better playing guys

Like Lady Vols, South-Doyle gets better playing guys

By Steve Williams South-Doyle’s girls wrapped up the Knox County middle school regular season basketball championship last week and they could give the school’s boys’ team an assist for that accomplishment. Eric Brabson, who coaches both the girls’ and boys’ teams, sometimes has had his girls practice against his boys this season … somewhat like […]

Alvah Bible, longtime FCA sponsor, honored by CHS

Alvah Bible, longtime FCA sponsor, honored by CHS

    By Steve Williams   A surprise for Alvah Bible didn’t turn out to be a total surprise as planned, but Central High School’s mission to honor its former longtime sponsor of the school’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes program was accomplished. “I knew they were doing something,” said Bible, following a ceremony in between […]

2018 South Knoxville Cleanup

It’s time to register for Keep Knoxville Beautiful’s 2nd annual South Knoxville Cleanup! The community-wide South Knoxville Cleanup will be held on Saturday, March 17th from 9 a.m.–12 p.m., followed by lunch. The event will kick off at Sam Duff Memorial Park. (Duff Park is located at 4060 Chapman Highway, which you can access via […]

City to Conduct Public Meeting for Annual Action Plan

from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods The City of Knoxville’s Community Development Department will conduct a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at O’Connor Senior Center, 611 Winona.  Inclement weather date is February 7 at the same time and place.   Community Development is working on the Annual Action Plan Update […]

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