Tennessee State Museum to Host Homeschool Day in February

The Tennessee State Museum will host a free day of fun and historical activities for homeschool families on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The theme of the day will be Black History Month, and will include an exclusive viewing of the award-winning travelling exhibit, Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation, […]

Fountain City Business and Professional Association meets January 10

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is coming up next Wednesday, January the 10th . Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday of each month.  Note: Please plan to arrive by 11:45. Lunch will be from 11:45-12:15 Introductions begin promptly at 11:55 RSVP is encouraged Speaker: Andrew Hartung, CPA, owner of Hartung Tax & Accounting, P.C. Topic: Highlights of the […]

Preregister Today for a Farmers Market Boot Camp

Six Events Will Be Held Across Tennessee in January and February   KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Farmers who want to pursue their dream of starting a food business can learn how to turn that dream into reality at six Farmers Market Boot Camps to be held across Tennessee in January and February. The workshops will be […]

Associated Therapeutics is there to help

Associated Therapeutics is there to help

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Associated Therapeutics, Inc. is a privately-owned physical therapy practice that focuses on providing personalized treatment to each client. The practice began in 1985 with the mission to advance the health and independence for each individual served. Their mission has not changed over the 32 years they have been serving this […]

Rosser honored by peers after season of adversity

Rosser honored by peers after season of adversity

By Steve Williams Bryson Rosser was humbled. “The first word that pops into my head is humility,” said the Central High head football coach when describing his feelings after receiving the news he had been selected the Coach of the Year in Knox County high school football. “I am extremely humbled to receive this award […]

Eddie Cantor

Eddie Cantor

By Ray Hill   Americans have always been fascinated with entertainers and Eddie Cantor was nothing if not an entertainer.  Cantor was one of those few stars who conquered every popular entertainment medium of his time; stage, film, recording artist, television and radio.  Eddie Cantor could do it all, sing, dance, act, and was a […]

Don’t miss the swoop of cranes

Don’t miss the swoop of cranes

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com If you’re looking for something to do with the family this cold month there’s an annual event going on just south of Knoxville near Cleveland. If you’ve never seen a naturally occurring spectacle then you’ve got to take a day away and go see the thousands of Sandhill Cranes. Each year […]

Last Christmas Gift Wish Fulfilled for Frank Doris

Last Christmas Gift Wish Fulfilled for Frank Doris

Courtyards Senior Living in Knoxville fulfilled a last Christmas gift wish for one of their residents, Frank Doris, who is on hospice. Frank has spent a career devoted to truck driving for over 20 years. He was accompanied always by his faithful companion, his dog “Lil Bit.”  He has also served proudly with the United […]

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