The Knoxville Focus for March 7, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for March 7, 2016

Bud Armstrong routs Rowell Owen wins big in 2nd District Horn tops in 5th, heads to run off in August By Steve Hunley, Publisher Knox Countians went to the polls last week and reelected Knox County Law Director by a thumping good majority.  In the last returns available, Armstrong won 78 of 85 precincts with […]

Well… Money Can’t Buy Everything

Well… Money Can’t Buy Everything

By Steve Hunley The people of Knoxville and Knox County deserve a big pat on the back for coming out and voting last Tuesday.  If anybody doubts the power of voting, last week’s election should dispel a lot of preconceived notions; if anybody doubts the ability of the people to overcome a deluge of cash […]

Trolley service cut back for Summit Towers

Trolley service cut back for Summit Towers

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Knoxville Transit Authority is looking to start implementing changes to its trolley services this May. One of the proposed changes, dealing with service to Summit Towers, saw debate for much of KTA’s February meeting. Although the trolley route will add Saturday service and continue to serve Summit Hill Drive every […]

Charles Evans Hughes

Charles Evans Hughes

By Ray Hill Charles Evans Hughes achieved just about every high office that could come to one man save one: the presidency, and he came mighty close to achieving that as well.  Judge Learned Hand once paid tribute to both Hughes and his son, Charles Evan Hughes, Jr., saying, the elder Hughes was the greatest […]

Peter’s late goal nets cup for Admirals

Peter’s late goal nets cup for Admirals

By Ken Lay It took a late goal and perhaps an extra game but the Farragut High School hockey club was able to win its third consecutive Moore Cup Championship Thursday night. “We did what we set out to do and we got 41 shots,” Admirals coach Jeff Lindsay said after his squad notched a […]

Fulton beats CAK for Region 2AA Title

Fulton beats CAK for Region 2AA Title

By David Klein In Thursday night’s Region 2AA Title game at Alcoa, Fulton took CAK’s best counterattack and thwarted a Warrior rally. Withstanding an 18-4 Warrior run in the third quarter, the Falcons picked up their defense in the fourth quarter, and Regional MVP Kentel Williams provided 12 of his 23 points  to give the […]

Rams repeat as Region 2-A champions

Rams repeat as Region 2-A champions

By Steve Williams Grace Christian Academy has claimed a second straight Region 2-A boys basketball title. The Rams held off Meigs County 63-55 in Thursday night’s championship game at Wartburg. GCA (21-11) will host Cosby in the sectional round tonight at 7, with the winner earning a berth in next week’s TSSAA Class A state […]

Knox County Schools is Hiring

On Saturday, March 5, the Knox County Schools’ Human Resources Department will host a recruitment fair for those interested in starting a career with the Knox County Schools. The Priority Staffing Schools Recruitment Fair will be held at Central High School (5321 Jacksboro Pike) from 9 a.m. to noon. The Early Hire Dates are March […]

City to host 11th Annual Teen Step Show Saturday, March 5

City to host 11th Annual Teen Step Show Saturday, March 5

  City Parks and Recreation will host the 11th Annual Teen Step Show Saturday, March 5, at 6 p.m. at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium.   Teens from Tennessee and surrounding states will bring their best moves, as nine step teams take the stage to compete for cash prizes – awarded for both performance on stage […]

Ms Tennessee Senior America 2015 to be honored by State House

Lauren Monahan, Ms. Tennessee Senior America 2015, will be honored with a proclamation from the Tennessee House of Representatives on Thursday, March 3 at 9:00 a.m. Ms. Monahan won the title in May of 2015, and represented the state at the national pageant in Atlantic City in October, where she placed 3rd Runner up. She […]

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