Historic Howard House for sale

Historic Howard House for sale

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “I think it will sell,” Kim Trent of Knox Heritage told The Focus. The historic Howard House, at 2921 Broadway Avenue, is one of the few remaining homes on the busy commercial street. Built in 1910 by Lynn Hayes the beautiful home sits on 2.4 acres and was recently the proposed […]

Parkridge Facebook page, H-1 Zoning disputed

Parkridge Facebook page, H-1 Zoning disputed

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The division continued last week between homeowners in the Parkridge neighborhood who want to extend an existing historic designation to the entire community and those who don’t want the label. The H-1 zoning proposal, which will be discussed in an “Open House” this Friday from 1 until 4 p.m. at the […]

Knox County Legislative Delegation Accepting Resumes For County Election Commission Appointments

  Appointments to the Knox County Election Commission will be made in the coming days by the Tennessee State Election Commission. Currently, the Knox County Legislative Delegation is accepting resumes from interested individuals who may wish to serve on the election commission as a Republican or Democrat member.   The deadline to have resumes submitted […]

Cliff Crochet Takes Lead In Bassmaster Elite On Tennessee’s Cherokee Lake

Cliff Crochet is a noted shallow-water specialist who loves to fish green vegetation during warm, springlike conditions. He found the exact opposite of that during Thursday’s opening round of the Bassmaster Elite at Cherokee Lake, but the Louisiana angler who goes by the nickname “Cajun Baby” put on quite a show anyway. With early-morning temperatures […]

UT Baker Center Announces 2017 Spring Lectures and Public Events

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has released its schedule for lectures and events this spring: Feb. 17–Louis Kuykendall, Cyber Brown Bag Lunch, noon, Baker Center Toyota Auditorium, 1640 Cumberland Ave. Kuykendall is from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Fusion Center. The event is co-sponsored by […]

Rogero’s 2016 Year in Review Report available online

Rogero’s 2016 Year in Review Report available online

In 2016, City of Knoxville employees completed hundreds of projects. They delivered services – everything from fixing bridges and opening a new park to responding to police and fire calls. More than a few milestones were passed along the way.   At the end of each year, Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero asks department directors for […]

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