Winners of the Black History Month Art contest announced

Winners of the Black History Month Art contest announced

  Last week, U.S. Cellular and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley announced the winners of the Black History Month Art contest at a special ceremony at the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Northwest Middle School location. The contest, which is in its first year in Tennessee, is designed to honor influential African-Americans […]

Photo Program: Develop a PLN (Personal Learning Network)

  The LeConte Photographic Society is proud to present a free program on Saturday, March 19th at 10:00 a.m. at the King Library in Sevierville in the Burchfield Room.  Dr. Karen Milligan will present a program showing how to Develop a PLN (Personal Learning Network).  The internet is a great place to learn new skills […]

Legal and Public Notices for March 14, 2016

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, James R. McMurray executed a Deed of Trust to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Village Capital & Investment, LLC, Lender and Netco, Inc., Trustee(s), which was dated November 20, 2012 and recorded on November 30, 2012 in Instrument No. 201211300035202, Knox County, […]

Career Fair: Sevier County Ripley Attractions

Ripley’s Aquarium and Attractions is hosting a Career fair for jobs for their eight Ripley Sevier county attractions. The job fair will be Saturday, March 19  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies.   The 8 Ripley’s Sevier county attractions hiring include: Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Ripley’s Believe It Or […]

The Knoxville Focus for March 14, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for March 14, 2016

E-911 Director Change Possible By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Knoxville-Knox County Director of the E-911 System may be on his way to early retirement. The system’s Personnel Committee met in a called session Wednesday to hear the results of an employee survey and then discussed the various options concerning Director Bob Coker’s employment. Vicki Hatfield, […]

Demolition Derby

Demolition Derby

By Steve Hunley American presidential primary debates have become such a spectacle that I believe is harming the process. The current primary process began two years before people actually started voting. The longer the contest, the greater the expense and candidates must raise hundreds of millions of dollars just to compete in the primaries. By […]

Expressions: An Eye for the Different

Expressions: An Eye for the Different

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com You can’t help but notice the Expressions shop on Chapman Highway. No other business along the busy route is painted green and blue. And the window displays are always impressive and unusual. That’s the way that owner Melissa Rose wants it and prides herself with her selection of merchandise. You’ll be […]

Finally… Tennessee Talks (Spring) Football…

Finally… Tennessee Talks (Spring) Football…

By Alex Norman The past few weeks have been filled with off the field distractions for Tennessee’s football program.  So actually getting back on the field for spring practice is a welcome change.  Vols head coach Butch Jones met with the media on before the first practice in Monday, March 7th, and said that he […]

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