The Path of Pam Neal

By Sarah Baker bakers@knoxfocus.com First Baptist Church of Knoxville recently welcomed Pam Neal as their new Minister of Administration.  Proverbs 3:6 promises that if we acknowledge the Lord in all our ways, he will direct our path.  Pam Neal is confident that the Lord has directed her path and called her to her new ministry.  […]

City, County celebrate Food Week

City, County celebrate Food Week

While the rest of the nation celebrated Food Day on October 24, Knoxville and Knox County celebrated a full Week of Food, October 22 to October 26, 2012. The Knoxville-Knox County Week of Food brought together partners from across the community to move toward healthy, affordable and sustainable food. The goal was to celebrate local […]

Knox Countians Believe Romney Won Debate

Knox Countians Believe Romney Won Debate

By Focus Staff Knox Countians have definitive opinions as to who won the most recent presidential debate. More than 500 likely voters in Knox County were asked the question, “The most recent presidential debate was held at Hofstra University and was in the form of a town hall. In your opinion, who do you think […]

Charter Amendments on the ballot: What they say, What they mean

Charter Amendments on the ballot: What they say, What they mean

By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com Ballot Question for Proposed Amendment 1: Shall Article VII of the Knox County Charter, entitled “Pensions”, be amended to:  (1.) close the present Uniformed Officers Pension Plan to new participants, effective December 31, 2012; and (2.) direct the Knox County Retirement and Pension Board to recommend for approval by the Knox […]

Seymour First Baptist Church to host TEAM IMPACT

Seymour First Baptist Church to host TEAM IMPACT

By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com Seymour First Baptist Church, located at 11621 Chapman Highway, will host the internationally known TEAM IMPACT on October 24-28. Team Impact features some of the strongest men on the planet and will demonstrate astounding feats of strength, such as shattering five feet of concrete with one blow from their massive arms […]

Powell’s Defense Continues to Shine

Powell’s Defense Continues to Shine

By Bill Mynatt Radio Voice of Powell Panther Football on AM 620 WRJZ PowellFootballRadioVoice@yahoo.com Just as it has all season long, the Powell defense rose to the occasion on Thursday and pitched a shutout in the Panther’s 20-0 victory over Central on Senior Night 2012. Twenty Powell seniors played their last regular season games on […]

Photos from the Halls Republican Cake Auction

What a great and successful night! We have exclusive photos from the event last night at the Beaver Brook Country Club. Going once, going twice…sold!!! The happy loving couple…correction the happy loving engaged couple. John Duncan III and his beautiful fiancee Jennifer Rhodes, donate so generously to the event by winning bids for multiple items! […]