Festivals and Events coming your way

By Mike Steely October and November will see lots of events you can get involved in and seems there’s something for every member of the family. Kim Bumpas, President of Visit Knoxville, provided a list of activities to The Focus:   On Saturday, October 24th the Tennessee Theater will host “Costumes & Classic Cartoons Open […]

Middle School Musical Theatre to present The Lion King, Jr.

  Christian Academy of Knoxville’s Middle School Musical Theatre program is proud to present, The Lion King, Jr.   The Junior version of Disney’s Lion King is the only stage version released at the moment, meaning that only accredited middle schools are permitted to license and present this musical.  Disney and Music Theatre International purposely […]

Legal and Public Notices for October 19, 2015

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE   STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Lloyd Morris And Laronda Morris executed a Deed of Trust to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for U.S. Bank N.A., Lender and J. Phillip Jones, Trustee(s), which was dated July 13, 2010 and recorded on September 13, 2010 in Instrument No. 201009130015988, […]

The Knoxville Focus for Monday, October 19, 2015

A GREAT DAY FOR GIBBS Celebrating the Future Gibbs Middle School By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “It’s finally happened and we’re here to celebrate,” said Board of Education member Mike McMillan Saturday. Hundreds of people gathered at the future site of the Gibbs Middle School to celebrate the new school location. “It’s 24 years we’ve been […]

Knoxville’s Hidden History

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com It’s hard to imagine what the little settlement of Knoxville looked like before the place became a town. When the territorial governor was looking for a location for a capitol, he considered the Southwest Point Fort in what is now Kingston and the James White Fort in Knoxville. That was before […]

Gibbs bounces back as Rodgers leads Eagles’ ground game

By Steve Williams Gibbs clinched a playoff berth Friday night, but what satisfied its head football coach more than anything was getting a win. It had been over a month since Brad Conley’s team had tasted victory. Fresh off an open date, the Eagles had a feast, romping past young and winless South-Doyle 39-14 at […]

Story and Coughlin take top honors in KIL cross country

By Steve Williams Two sophomores – one that has already made a mark in the sport and one that is up and coming – led the way in the 2015 KIL cross country championship meet. Christian Academy of Knoxville’s Rebecca Story repeated as the girls’ champion as expected, while Webb School’s Carter Coughlin was a […]

New Music Review: Jenny & Tyler a duo that delivers

Earlier last week while my car was in the shop for routine maintenance I had the opportunity to catch up on some new music. One duo that struck a cord with me “Jenny and Tyler.” The music brings an immediate indie vibe. The tempo, the hook, and the beat, are all very hypnotic. I began […]

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