Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 18

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 18

  Click here to view the full paper. Saving the Kerns Bread Building By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Call it making the best of a bad situation or making lemonade when life gives you lemons, it is a story of success that grew out of necessity. When a Confederate soldier, wounded in battle, was waiting on […]

Waggoner launches campaign for sheriff

Waggoner launches campaign for sheriff

Bobby Waggoner announced his intent to run for Knox County Sheriff at a press event last Wednesday at Market Square. “As some of you know, I retired as Chief of Detectives with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 1st,” Waggoner told those assembled. “I began meeting with people across Knox County to explore the […]

Warriors, Admirals prevail in hockey openers

Warriors, Admirals prevail in hockey openers

By Ken Lay The Knoxville Amateur Hockey Association’s high school season began with a thriller between the Bearden/Karns Ice Dawgs and the Knoxville Warriors Thursday night at the Icearium. The Warriors, comprised of players from Webb, Catholic and Christian Academy of Knoxville, came away with a 4-3 victory. But the win didn’t come easily but […]

Grace wins big but has some tweaking to do

Grace wins big but has some tweaking to do

By Steve Williams Grace Christian Academy’s No. 1 ranked and unbeaten football team posted a big playoff win Friday night, but Coach Randy McKamey came away with some concerns. “I thought we did a great job and never were in jeopardy, but at times we played a little sloppy on both sides of the ball,” […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 11

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 11

  Click here to view this week’s Focus. Teachers vent at school board meeting By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Teachers and supporters voiced their frustration with the current state-required teaching method and attacked School Superintendent James McIntyre and the Central Office at a teacher-packed City County Building where the Board of Education meeting was held last […]