‘UpTown North’ proposed to brand area neighborhoods

‘UpTown North’ proposed to brand area neighborhoods

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com There’s a new concept being discussed in North Knoxville, one that is catchy and descriptive, and certain to become very popular. “UpTown North” is a brand being introduced to neighborhoods in the North Knoxville area with boundaries extending from I-40 at I-275 to the I-640 interchange and Whittle Springs Road […]

Eddie Courtney: ‘They now know what it takes’

Eddie Courtney: ‘They now know what it takes’

  By Steve Williams There are still ripples from that big splash Farragut High football made in 2016. “Last season, I think the state championship helped us prepare each week,” recalled veteran Coach Eddie Courtney as preseason practice in pads got underway July 23. “Our kids handled the pressure to repeat well.” The Admirals didn’t […]

Liquor delivery, LEDs and sidewalks on city agenda

Liquor delivery, LEDs and sidewalks on city agenda

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com If you’re from our region of Appalachia you’ve probably dealt with or heard of bootleggers, those friendly folks who secretly deliver liquor to your backdoor. You may have had someone in your family involved with that illegal activity. Times change and now you can have up to a gallon of liquor […]

LANE CLOSURES ON SUMMIT HILL DRIVE FOR KUB WORK TO BEGIN JULY 30

The westbound lanes on Summit Hill Drive at Patton Street will be closed next week so that Knoxville Utilities Board can continue work on the Depot Avenue Area Water Project. The lanes will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, July 30, and lasting through 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3. Westbound traffic will […]

Lonsdale Homecoming Celebrates Local Diversity

    The 32nd Annual Lonsdale Homecoming will be held Friday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 5, with an international theme to celebrate Lonsdale’s local diversity.   In recent years, Lonsdale community has become more and more diverse.  There are African Americans, Caucasians, Guatemalans, Mexicans, Burundians, and much more.  With each group comes a different […]

Tennessee Valley Fair Competition Entries – Apply Today

Most applications due August 24   The Tennessee Valley Fair is now accepting entries for all competitions and contests. With over 3,200 contests and competitions, there truly is a competition for everyone! Apply to any competition to show off your unique skill to our East Tennessee community. Competitions being offered include horticulture, livestock, arts, photography, […]

Stuff the Bus Donation Drive Supports Fulton High School Students

School supply drive scheduled for July 28 in Broadway Shopping Center   Members of Knoxville City Council, the North Knoxville Business and Professional Association and several North Knoxville merchants are joining forces to support Fulton High School students on tax free Saturday.   What: Stuff the Bus – School Supply Donation Drive Why: Benefits Fulton […]

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