UT McClung Museum Hosts Free “Dinosaurs in the Movies: Fact or Fiction” Film Screening

The public is invited to the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 26, for a free film screening about fact and fiction in dinosaur films. In “Dinosaurs in the Movies: Fact or Fiction,” Stephanie Drumheller-Horton, UT vertebrate paleontologist, will critique famous film dinosaurs. […]

Rained-out concert rescheduled for tonight

Are you ready for some soulful sounds of Gospel and jazz? Jazzspirations will be performing Wednesday, June 22, from 7-9 p.m. at the Bill Lyons Pavilion in Market Square.   The group was originally scheduled to perform June 2. However, the concert was cancelled due to bad weather.   The Variety Thursdays concert series began […]

Manning Honors Scholarship Recipients

Manning Honors Scholarship Recipients

Tennessee legend recognizes four incoming UT freshmen comprising the 19th Peyton Manning Scholarship class By Brian Rice  UTSports.com In the locker room that bears his name, Peyton Manning welcomed four special Tennessee students to an elite fraternity yesterday afternoon. Manning, along with University of Tennessee Provost Dr. Susan Martin, announced the 2016 Peyton Manning Scholarship recipients in a ceremony at Neyland […]

Knoxville Symphony welcomes new music director for free outdoor concert on July 4th

Knoxville Symphony welcomes new music director for free outdoor concert on July 4th

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will host the KSO 32nd Annual Free Pilot Flying J Independence Day Concert on July 4, 2016 on the Performance Lawn at World’s Fair Park at 8:00 p.m. This free, family-friendly concert includes patriotic tributes and a spectacular fireworks finale. Music Director Aram Demirjian (AIR-um Deh-MUR-jun) will conduct the Orchestra in […]

Legal and Public Notices for June 20, 2016

Foreclosure notices NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated July 7, 2005, executed by CLAUDE CARL BOONE, APRIL JONES, conveying certain real property therein described to KEVIN JONES, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s […]

Ed and Bob’s Night Out this Wednesday

Ed and Bob’s Night Out in Knox County will be enjoying ice cream in Rocky Hill this month! Knox County At-Large Commissioners Ed Brantley and Bob Thomas will be at Bruster’s Real Ice Cream at 7670 South Northshore Drive on Wednesday, June 22nd from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to meet the people of Knox […]

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 […]

Knoxville opens Devil’s Racetrack Bike Trail

Knoxville opens Devil’s Racetrack Bike Trail

By Ken Lay Knoxville’s newest bike trail was officially opened in a groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning. The city, along with Knox County and the Legacy Parks Foundation, celebrated the grand opening of the Devil’s Racetrack Downhill Trail and two other trails on the bright and humid day. The Devil’s Racetrack is located at 3700 Lancaster […]

First Methodist to celebrate 150 years

First Methodist to celebrate 150 years

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com How do you celebrate 150 years of church history? Founded the year following the end of the Civil War the First United Methodist Church of Knoxville has a long and proud history. During the years the congregation has had many notable pastors and has worshiped at three different locations, now located […]

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