The Knoxville Focus for October 7, 2019

The Knoxville Focus for October 7, 2019

Knox Rail Salvage Greenway store grand opening a huge success By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Joel Piper, vice president of marketing and operations of Knox Rail Salvage welcomed several hundred people to the opening ceremonies of Knox Rail Salvage’s 4214 Greenway Drive location. Located near Fountain City and the Washington Pike exit off I-640 the large […]

Roseberry City organization well underway

Roseberry City organization well underway

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Roseberry City is a very unique part of North Knoxville. This area, located at the south base of Sharp’s Ridge inside Lincoln Park, is getting some recognition thanks to one lady. Jean Davis-James spent several days during the summer knocking on doors in the neighborhood speaking with residents or leaving information […]

Tennessee’s Hermitage District, II

Tennessee’s Hermitage District, II

By Ray Hill For twenty-eight years, the congressman from Tennessee’s “Hermitage District” had been Joseph W. Byrns. Congressman Byrns was a beloved figure inside the Fifth Congressional district and had been Speaker of the U. S. House of Representatives when he had died suddenly on June 4, 1936. Some urged Joseph W. Byrns, Jr., the […]

Nominations for the 2020 Orchid Awards Are Now Open

Keep Knoxville Beautiful is now accepting nominations from the public for its beautification awards, the Orchids. Since 1979, Keep Knoxville Beautiful has presented Orchid Awards to Knoxville and Knox County buildings and outdoor spaces that beautify and elevate the local landscape.   Orchid Awards will be granted in the following seven categories: New Architecture Redesign/Reuse […]

Pumpkin Fest fall festival at Pinnacle at Turkey Creek offers trick-or-treating, magic and more

Pinnacle at Turkey Creek announces its Pumpkin Fest fall festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 26 with shopping center trick-or-treating, a family-friendly magic show and children’s activities.   Event admission is free and the fall festival will take place from 6 – 9 p.m. near Loft in the Pinnacle at Turkey Creek shopping center. Immediately […]

Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union Sponsors FREE Movie Event Sunday, October 6

In celebration of our 85th Anniversary, Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union presents the Classic Cinema Matinee, a free film series featuring Hollywood greats from the 1930s. The credit union will be hosting a free showing of the 1931 black-and-white version of Dracula, starring everyone’s favorite vampire on Sunday, October 6 at the Tennessee Theatre in […]