Busseni Dinner attendees will be delighted to discover an evocative menu. Chef Vecchione is planning four courses which begin with a spring Bird’s Nest of handcrafted pasta with asparagus, mushrooms and gorgonzola. The second course, Passage, incorporates his tri-colored handmade tagliolini pasta, herbs, shrimp, and squash cream in orange balsamic and vodka tomato sauce. The third course, In the […]

Farmers, Facepainting & FUN!! Today 3 pm-6 pm New Harvest Park Farmers Market

The Farmers Are Coming!  The Farmers Are Coming! Mountain Meadows Farm, Seven Springs Farm, Halford’s Farm, Bob Due’s Terraced Garden Farm,Mitchell Family Farm, and Shelton Farm are all coming to market this week with asparagus, onions, watercress, radishes, spinach, bok choy, lettuces, sweet potatoes, natural beef, and eggs!   Take a TCAPS Break! Your kids deserve a break!  Bring them to the market to get some fresh […]

County budget presentation, public meetings planned

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett will present his Fiscal Year 2014 budget proposal to the Knox County Commission on Wednesday, May 1 at 9 a.m. The presentation will take place in the Main Assembly Room of the City County Building, 400 Main Street. Following the budget address, Mayor Burchett will host the first of a […]

Nighthawks prepare for #1 Team in League

Nighthawks preparing for number 1 team in the league April 24, 2013 – Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL) Knoxville NightHawks Knoxville, TN- The Knoxville Nighthawks (1-5) will take on the Alabama Hammers Saturday, April 27th at 8:00 pm EST at the Von Braun Center in Hunstville, AL. The Knoxville Nighthawks are on the road again […]


TVA PROGRAM HONORS KNOXVILLE AS ‘COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR’                   The Tennessee Valley Authority and its Green Power Switch partners honored the City of Knoxville as “Community of the Year” during a ceremony Tuesday night at the Park Vista Hotel in Gatlinburg. Green Power Switch Leadership Awards were presented in 13 categories with the […]

KUB Safety Alert Scammers Targeting KUB Customers

KUB has been receiving calls today from customers who reported someone called to say they owe money on their account. The caller also asked for financial information–and even offered to send someone to the home to collect. This is a scam. “We urge customers who receive calls like that to never provide financial information or […]

Welton named Vols Director of Player Personnel

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones announced on Tuesday that Bob Welton has been named the Vols’ new director of player personnel. A veteran of the NFL ranks, Welton spent the last nine years with the Cleveland Browns. “We are extremely excited to welcome Bob & his family into our Tennessee football family,” said Jones. “Bob […]

Knoxville Focus for April 22, 2013

Knoxville Focus for April 22, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. State Budget Contains Funds to help South Knoxville State Senator Becky Massey (R-Knoxville) said last Friday that Governor Bill Haslam included a $30,000 economic development grant to the Legacy Parks Foundation in the state’s budget legislation passed by the General Assembly last week. Massey credited Governor Haslam, Knox […]

Knox Countians Solidly Against TVA Being Privatized

Knox Countians Solidly Against TVA Being Privatized

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked voters the question, “In your opinion, should the Tennessee Valley Authority be privatized”? More than 80% of likely voters said that no, TVA should not be privatized.  Only slightly more than 19% believe TVA should be privatized. More than 90% of respondents in the Second District […]