Town Hall East meets tonight

~ from Town Hall East The January Town Hall East neighborhood meeting tonight is a two-part program.  January 13, 7 p.m. The fellowship hall behind Eastminster Presbyterian Church   NATURE – THE CRITTERS AROUND US East business, our guest speaker, Shady Dell Trail resident Nickolus Stahlmann, will talk about the iverse wildlife to be found […]

The Knoxville Focus for the week of January 13, 2020

The Knoxville Focus for the week of January 13, 2020

TVA Towers back before commission By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs has called a special meeting of the Knox County Commission for today at 5 p.m. to speak on the negotiations between the county and TVA toward the lease of the TVA East Tower for use by the Knox County […]

Children falling behind with reading problems?

Children falling behind with reading problems?

East Tennessee Focus Center can help By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com There are few things as frustrating and worrisome to a parent than a child who is falling behind in school because of a reading problem. There are several reasons for not reading well and one of them is dyslexia. Nanette Grillone, the Learning […]

Tennessee and the League of Nations, V

Tennessee and the League of Nations, V

By Ray Hill Despite intense pressure from constituents and his own political party, Senator John Knight Shields of Tennessee remained determined to vote his convictions as the United States Senate considered the Treaty of Versailles. John Knight Shields had been the only Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to break ranks and support the […]

HVMS girls nab rivalry win to end regular season

Farragut Middle’s Annie Priest dribbles while Madison Smith defends in the Lady Hawks’ 30-19 victory over the Lady Admirals. Priest scored six points in the game while Smith finished with nine for HVMS. Photo by Ken Lay.

HVMS girls nab rivalry win to end regular season

By Ken Lay Hardin Valley Middle School’s girls basketball team closed out its regular season with a signature victory at home Thursday night. The win was a rivalry victory and netted the Lady Hawks the Golden Turkey Award for the year. Hardin Valley used a stifling defense and smothered rival Farragut 30-19 to pick up […]

Registration Now Open for Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians’ 2020 Summer Camp

~from the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians Registration is now open for Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians’ 2020 summer resident camp at Camp Tanasi in Andersonville, TN. Camp Tanasi’s summer camp is focused on teaching girls independence, outdoor skills, and social skills in a safe, fun environment. Campers will try a variety […]

Trey Smith will return to Vols

Trey Smith will return to Vols

~ from UTAD KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee football junior offensive lineman Trey Smith announced on Thursday that he will return to the Volunteers for his senior season during a press conference at the Ray and Lucy Hand Digital Studio. In an homage to Peyton Manning, who famously returned to Tennessee for his senior season in 1997, […]