UT Institute of Agriculture to Host Master Beekeeper Classes

Tennessee Master Beekeeper courses will be offered at multiple times and locations in 2016. Classes include lectures and in-field training. Photo courtesy UTIA.

UT Institute of Agriculture to Host Master Beekeeper Classes

Bee Schools Scheduled for Multiple Times, Locations Across the State The Tennessee Master Beekeeper Program has released its 2016 schedule for Basic Level classes. The first class will meet at the University of Tennessee Plant Biotech Building in Knoxville on May 13 and 14.  Master Beekeeper courses will also be offered at multiple locations in […]

‘Knoshville’ event brings Jewish food to Knoxville on May 22

Community event to offer huge, one-stop sampling of Jewish cuisine You might be familiar with bagels and lox, or challah bread. But what about shakshuka or mandlebrot?   On May 22, the greater Knoxville community will have a chance to try both of these Jewish foods, and many more, at the first-ever “Knoshville” Jewish Food […]

Mechanicsville Community Cleanup Saturday

Keep Knoxville Beautiful will host a community-wide cleanup of Mechanicsville on Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. until noon. Volunteers should meet at Danny Mayfield Park located off College Street. This is an annual litter cleanup of the Mechanicsville neighborhood. KKB encourages the participation families and neighbors to come together to embrace the importance of […]

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Boyd announce Teamhealth to expand headquarters in Knox County

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with TeamHealth officials announced yesterday the company will expand its current headquarters in Knoxville. The healthcare solutions company will invest $6.7 million to construct additional space adjacent to its current headquarters location in Knoxville. This expansion comes as a result of anticipated growth […]

State Rep. Dunn to speak to FCB&PA May Meeting

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is coming up on Wednesday, May the 11th . Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday of each month. Note: * Please plan to arrive by 11:45. * Lunch will be from 11:45-12:15 * Introductions begin promptly at 11:55 * RSVP is encouraged Speaker: State Representative Bill Dunn Topic: […]

Zoo Knoxville announces birth of critically endangered red wolf

Zoo Knoxville announces birth of critically endangered red wolf

Zoo Knoxville is excited to announce the birth of a critically endangered red wolf.   The single male pup was born on Saturday, April 30th, to mother Saaron and father Sunny, both first-time parents.  He is the first red wolf pup born at Zoo Knoxville in 23 years.   Zoo staff are checking and weighing […]

Legal and Public Notices for May 9, 2016

    SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Default having been made in the terms, conditions, provisions and payments made and provided for in a Deed of Trust dated September 11, 2008, executed by Daniel R. Hodges, Single, to George V. Crawford, Jr., Trustee, and recorded in 20080912-0018262, and subject to an Assignment of Leases as Collateral […]

Purple Cities Day to be held May 11 to raise dementia awareness

  Public invited to join celebration, learn about dementia-friendly initiatives The Purple Cities Alliance will hold Purple Cities Day on Wednesday, May 11, on Market Square in downtown Knoxville to raise dementia awareness in the community.   Purple Cities Day is free and open to the public with attendees of all ages invited to wear […]

The Knoxville Focus for May 9, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for May 9, 2016

ARMSTRONG ELECTED TO LEAD TENNESSEE COUNTY ATTORNEYS Knox County Law Director Richard “Bud” Armstrong has been elected President of the Tennessee County Attorneys Association (TCAA) at its Spring Conference held April 29-30, 2016 in Chattanooga. The TCAA consists of County Attorneys and their deputies from both urban and rural counties across the state of Tennessee. […]

DAV to hold Memorial Service, calls for wheelchairs

DAV to hold Memorial Service, calls for wheelchairs

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Knoxville Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 24, will hold a Memorial Service for Veterans Thursday at 5:30 p.m. with a meal prepared by the Auxiliary and a 6:30 service with Chaplin Harold Wilson. The DAV post is located at 2600 Holbrook Avenue, above the Fountain City Park. The Knoxville Chapter of […]

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