When: 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017 Where: Milton Roberts Recreation Center, 5900 Asheville Highway Who: Mayor Madeline Rogero, 4th District Councilman Nick Della Volpe, Knox County Election Commission staff, 4th District neighborhood leaders, and candidates running for Council seats in the 2017 City elections In the Aug. 29 primary […]
Looking for local neighborhood groups, their boundaries and their contact info? Now there’s a map for that. The Office of Neighborhoods (OON) collaborated with the Knoxville Knox County Geographical Information System (KGIS) and the City’s Engineering Department to integrate Knoxville’s neighborhood groups, homeowners’ associations and neighborhood watch groups into the multitude of maps […]
Pictured at the UT Veterinary Medical Center are (Front row, left to right): Dr. Diane Hendrix, Carol Tuft, Lauren Webb (with Opie), Dawn Hickey, Jamie Stuffle, (back row) Tonya Foster, Dr. Hannah McLean, Ashley Colantoni, Jordan Neely and Dr. Marti Drum. Not pictured are orthopedic surgeons Dr. Kyle Snowdon and Dr. Whitney DeGroot.
By Steve Hunley email@example.com If like me, you have a pet you realize that precious creature is a part of the family. Regular readers of The Focus will recall the frequent mentions of my little Jack Russell terrier, Opie. From the time I saw him, I instantly bonded with him. Naturally, my love for Opie […]
Goodwill Foundation of Knoxville, Inc. announces “Football Kickoff 2017” set for 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. This new event features several well-known authorities on Tennessee sports, Bob Kesling, Tim Priest, Jeff Francis, Pat Ryan, and Brett Hubbs, and will be held at the Lauricella Center located inside Neyland Stadium on the […]
Central High School Class of 1977 40th Class Reunion. Mark your calendars as we celebrate on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Fountain City Park from 2-5 p.m. Bring your families, food, chairs, for games and a fun time with our classmates. Contact Teresa Black Teague at 865-679-9835 for information.
By Mike Steely firstname.lastname@example.org “We will be one of the largest antique and vendor malls in America, right here in Knoxville, Tennessee,” said Donald Jenkins. He and his wife, Crissie, have opened Mega Peddler’s Mart of Knoxville in the former Kmart location at 4434 North Broadway in the Northgate Plaza Shopping Center. The Jenkins family […]
By Steve Williams Hardy Johnson, longtime shoe cobbler in Fountain City, only stopped working for short periods of time on his 89th birthday last Wednesday. His son Jim, who manages Custom Shoe Rebuilders at 5503 North Broadway St., would normally have been working too, but he had to take his mother-in-law to the doctor. Earlier […]
By Ray Hill Every ten years legislative and Congressional districts must undergo some changes; redistricting always poses a danger to incumbents. It is not uncommon for a sitting congressman to run for higher office when faced with the elimination of his district. Congressman Albert Gore’s district was carved up in 1952, but he was already […]
Some say this world is not our home; we are just passing through. But, many of us know home is where the heart is. Home is the place we find genuine care from people we love. Not only that, home is a place of healing and comfort at the end of life. That’s the care […]
By Steve Williams A young cheerleading squad from Central High, which has 10 freshmen and sophomores combined among its 14 members, returned with numerous awards from a Universal Cheerleading Association camp June 18-20. “We won dance, cheer and the Game Day championship,” said Coach Jackie Raley last week. “And the best thing is we won […]