New Harvest Park Farmers Market Thursday, June 6, 3 – 6

“Farm to Fork” Demonstration Making the Most of Your Seasonal Farmers Market Purchases 3:30 Under the Pavilion (near Tootsie Truck) Presented by Emily Gonzalez, UT Extension Agent Shop with 27 Local Vendors Fresh Produce, Plants, Food, Crafts & More **Raspberries** Tomatoes – green and cherry Strawberries All-Natural Beef Arugula Basil Broccoli Broccoli Rabe Cabbage Carrots […]

TEA & TREASURES in South Knoxville is looking for your support

A note from Tea & Treasures… TEA & TREASURES is looking for your SUPPORT!!!! It goes without saying that the past few months have been a real struggle to keep small businesses afloat in South Knoxville. The additional delay of the Henley Street Bridge closure coupled with the overall economic climate has taken its toll […]

My Daily Cup of Joe- Go Hornets!

“This is proof that citizen involvement matters; elected officials do listen; and we all can work together,” Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett told community members present for the presentation of the new Carter Elementary School earlier this week. While the fight for a new elementary school began decades ago, I covered the “great Carter debate” […]

Jt Hodges rocks the Hard Rock

With a major award show literally right down the block that included an outdoor stage, one would think it would be hard to gather a crowd. For Jt Hodges it was not a problem. With a packed crowd he rocked the Hard Rock here on the first day of CMA week.

3 Vols Named Preseason All-Americans

                Three Vols have been named 2013 Preseason All-Americans by Phil Steele. Tackle Antonio Richardson (2nd Team), linebacker A.J. Johnson (3rd Team) and defensive tackle Daniel McCullers (4th Team) were selected by Steele. All three were named to Steele’s Preseason All-SEC Team earlier in the week. A 2012 All-SEC linebacker, Johnson finished his sophomore campaign fourth […]

Sail over to Steamboat for Lunch with the Mayor

Who: Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, other elected officials and members of the Community What: Lunch with the Mayor When: Friday, June 7, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Where: Steamboat Sandwiches, 2307 West Emory Rd., Powell The next Lunch with the Mayor will be this Friday, June 7, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Steamboat Sandwiches in Powell.  The restaurant is […]

An interview with Country Music Association CEO Steve Moore

  The start of CMAfest (also known as “Fan Fair”) is  just hours away.  Once again The Knoxville Focus will be reporting, tweeting and photographing the country music festival.     I sat down with  CEO of the CMA  Steve Moore recently and asked him what his thoughts are about CMAfest this year. Here is what he had […]

Gone Fishing…

  In what might be described as the perfect reflection of  “a tale of two cities,”  a fisherman sits and waits in solitude as city officials hold a press conference for one of the biggest business  projects in years.