PAWS TO SHOP 2019

~from CHS Cheerleaders The Central Cheerleaders are hosting a HUGE shopping event – PAWS TO SHOP – on Thursday, August 22 from 6-8 p.m.  This will be the fifth annual PAWS TO SHOP that is held at Central High School in the commons area.  We will have over 40 vendors that will be set up […]

Legal and public notices for the week of August 12, 2019

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated January 9, 2013, executed by ROSEMARY A. MINISTERI, conveying certain real property therein described to JOSEPH B. PITT, JR, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office […]

Knoxville Tennessee Team Hope Walk

  Hosted by the Tennessee Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA)   WHAT The Knoxville Tennessee Team Hope Walk is a fundraising event that will consists of the community walking together to support HDSA’s fight to improve the lives of people affected with HD as well as their families.   WHO Contact: […]

The Knoxville Focus for August 12, 2019

The Knoxville Focus for August 12, 2019

ROAD BLOCKED Parking reduced at New Harvest early voting location By Steve Hunley, Publisher publisher@knoxfocus.com It is a shame how few people vote in City of Knoxville elections.  That trend has been spiraling steadily downward in recent years.  Considering that, you’d think the Knox County Election Commission would try and make early voting as convenient […]

A Chicken In Every Pot or a City Without Hope?

A Chicken In Every Pot or a City Without Hope?

By Steve Hunley I was trying to remember which presidential candidate promised “a chicken in every pot” and checked with our residential historian and my memory was correct, it was Herbert Hoover. Hoover, enjoying the “Republican prosperity” of the 1920s, won a huge victory in 1928. Seven months after he was inaugurated, the stock market […]

Don’t miss the history fair Saturday!

Don’t miss the history fair Saturday!

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com History comes alive Saturday in and around downtown Knoxville during the East Tennessee History Fair. The free event draws hundreds, if not thousands, of people to the one-of-a-kind gathering of historians, reenactors, authors, vendors, organizations, and musicians. You might even meet and speak with the likes of Abraham and Mary Todd […]

Community Impact Drives Concord Christian

Community Impact Drives Concord Christian

By Amy Box Fellhoelter Meeting teachers, reconnecting with friends, orientation, and receiving schedules were all part of the “Back 2 School KICK OFF” fun celebrated at Concord Christian School and Preschool last Friday night, August 9. As the largest private school in Knoxville with an enrollment of more than 1,100 students, Concord Christian will be […]

Human juggles golf and football at Grace Christian

Human juggles golf and football at Grace Christian

By Steve Williams This is the busiest time of the year for Michael Human, but he’s good enough of an athlete to handle it. Michael plays golf and football for Grace Christian Academy, two sports that overlap particularly in the months of August and September. And his junior year is going great so far. He […]