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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Tasha Mahurin firstname.lastname@example.org The ground breaking ceremony for the expansion of the Knox County Juvenile Court boasted a virtual Who’s Who of government. Juvenile Court Judge Tim Irwin, an unmistakable presence with his height of 6 feet and seven inches, sat under a tent as Circuit Court Judge Dale Workman warmed up the crowd […]
By Ray Hill Almost entirely forgotten today, Benton McMillin was one of the most popular politicians in Tennessee for decades. McMillin served in Congress for twenty years, two terms as Tennessee’s governor, and went on to serve as a diplomat. McMillin’s wife, Lucille, was also an accomplished lady who enjoyed a political career of her […]
By Steve Williams For years, Ed Irvin had a dynasty in high school girls volleyball. It’s no wonder he was a unanimous selection for induction into the Greater Knoxville Sports Halls of Fame’s Class of 2013. As a head coach in volleyball for 28 years, Irvin compiled a won-loss record of 723-327 and directed South-Doyle […]
By Ken Lay The Farragut High-Bearden High boys soccer rivalry has seen plenty of hotly contested and intense matches over the past several years. But Friday night, the latest chapter between Knoxville’s top Class AAA powerhouses proved to be anything but intriguing as the visiting Admirals posted a 6-0 victory over the Bulldogs at Bruce […]
This is a critical week for radio stations far and wide. Arbitron is the ratings system for radio…those ratings will be released this week. To quote Hall of Fame Coach Bill Parcells: “you are what your numbers say you are.”
Jenna and Her Cool Friends rocked the Art Museum this past Friday. “Alive after 5” is an amazing combination of music, food, art, and dancing, occurs throughout the year on Fridays at the museum. For more information, visit http://www.knoxart.org.
Photos from Orange and White Game can be found on our Facebook Page.