District Four Candidates answer Focus Questions

By Mike Steely Early voting for seven Knox County Commission seats is less than a month away. On February 12 voters begin going to the polls to select seven new commissioners, a public defender, law director, property assessor, and four school board members. That primary election will end on March 3 when nominees from both […]

Webb School of Knoxville to Host February Spartan Showcase

  Pre-K – 12th Grade Open House Event Offers Unique Glimpse into Webb School’s People, Programs   Webb School of Knoxville will host its spring Spartan Showcase, a Pre-K through 12th grade admissions Open House event, on Sunday, February 9, beginning at 2 p.m.   Webb School’s Spartan Showcase provides both prospective students and their […]

Colonial Village Seeks Input for Gary Underwood Park

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods   If you live in Colonial Village Neighborhood, you are invited to a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. at the South Knoxville Church of God, 5623 Magazine Rd. to give input about the future of South Knoxville’s Gary Underwood Park. The six-acre park includes a soccer/football […]

League of Women Voters, partners to host candidate events

The Knox County Commission candidates will participate in a meet and greet tonight at the Knoxville News Sentinel.  The following week, on Thursday, Feb. 13, Knox County School Board candidates will participate in a forum at Logan Temple AME Zion Church. Both events will start at 6:30 p.m. and are co-sponsored by Centro Hispano, the […]

Meet the Candidates tonight

Food & Fellowship Tuesday, February 4th 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mike McMillan for Knox County School Board, 8th District Richie Beeler for Knox County Commission, 8th District David Buuck  for Knox County Law Director Corryton Community Center 9331 Davis Drive Corryton, TN 37721 Hosted and paid for by Steve Hunley and Jack Huddleston.

LeConte Photographic Society presents Photographing New England

The LeConte Photographic Society is pleased to present a photo program by professional photographer Barry Spruce on Sat., Feb. 15th at 10:00 a.m. at the King Family Library in Sevierville, TN.  This program is free and open to the public.  Come out and enjoy learning some of the beautiful places in the New England area […]

Legal and public notices for the week of February 3. 2020

Foreclosure Notices   NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, on the 23rd day of October, 2013, Anthony Weaver and Travis Weaver conveyed the hereinafter described real property and improvements thereon to Keith D. Stewart, Trustee, by Deed of Trust of record at Instrument No. 201506020065830 in the Knox County Register’s Office, to secure certain […]

The Knoxville Focus for February 3, 2020

The Knoxville Focus for February 3, 2020

  Schoonmaker elected to serve on TCSA Board of Directors By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com Knox County Commissioner John Schoonmaker is an accomplished man. As a marketing and business professional with more than 40 years of experience, Schoonmaker has also been very active in local government. He was appointed to fill Dr. Richard Briggs’ […]

Harold Wimberly, Jr.

Harold Wimberly, Jr.

By Steve Hunley Harold Wimberly, Jr. was a truly unique man, a treasured friend to those lucky enough to have earned his friendship.  Harold Wimberly was a jurist who occupied a bench in Knox County for forty years.  That alone is quite a feat yet there was so much more to Harold Wimberly, Jr. I […]