Megabus Drop-off Location in Nashville Changing

The current drop-off location  that Megabus riders travelling to Nashville will soon change.  An official spokesperson from Megabus gave The Knoxville Focus the following statement. “We’ve been working with the city to look at new locations, having outgrown the original site. Longer term we think that we will be able to access an off-street location. […]

Congratulations Coach Fulmer!

This year has been one of milestones for former Vols head coach Phillip Fulmer. Late last, month he watched his final recruiting class run through the T, as the Tennessee Vols claimed a narrow victory over the Kentucky Wildcats. Later this evening in NYC Fulmer will be inducted into the National Football Foundation’s College Hall […]

CITY COUNCIL’S PUBLIC PROPERTY NAMING COMMITTEE MEETING TONIGHT

Tonight in the Main Assembly Room of the City County Building the Public Property Naming Committee  will meet to discuss a short agenda. The full agenda can be found here http://www.cityofknoxville.org/boards/naming_agn.pdf The following applications are on the agenda… Applications 1)  Request of Patricia Smith, David Dewhirst, Leigh Birch, 100 Block Association for public property naming of unnamed […]

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The Focus reminds its readers to support our economy by shopping locally this Holiday Season. For more information and great deals check out www.farragutbusiness.com.

South Knox Cookie Exchange Tonight!

Cookie Exchange Tuesday, December 4th at 7:00pm Bring 2 dozen cookies Fellowship Hall of Stock Creek Baptist Church Everyone will leave with a variety of cookies for your holiday gatherings! YUM! South Doyle Neighborhood Association, INC.

Haslam and TDEC Announce Next Clean Tennessee Energy Grant Cycle

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced a second offering of the Clean Tennessee Energy Grants, totaling $2.25 million to fund energy efficiency projects for municipal governments, county governments, utility districts, and other similar entities across Tennessee. Funding for the projects comes from an April 2011 Clean […]

Haslam wins award

Gov Haslam being honored at ” The Knoxville Award.” All proceeds from the awards luncheon go to support the work of Senior Citizen Home Assistance Service Inc.

Knoxville Focus for Monday, December 3

Knoxville Focus for Monday, December 3

Click here to view this week’s entire Focus online. Safety a factor in proposed JWPE By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com The list of officials and organizations opposed to the proposed extension of the James White Parkway continues to grow. To date Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, Knoxville Vice-Mayor Nick Pavlis, the Urban […]

Knox Countians Don’t Want Income Tax Hike

Knox Countians Don’t Want Income Tax Hike

By Focus Staff Knox County voters don’t want to see the Federal income tax raised.  In this week’s Knoxville Focus poll, voters were asked the simple question, “In your opinion, should the Federal income tax be raised at this time?” The answer was a resounding “no”.  More than 80% of Knox County voters polled responded […]