In what has become a symbolic sign of the current Knox County Republican Party, the official website www.knoxgop.org still has Romney for President and has not been updated since before the election. Attendance at a number of local Republican Clubs is down, and the party is still stinging after the loss to State Representative Gloria Johnson […]
Town of Farragut Now Accepting Online Payments The Town of Farragut has expanded its online services and is now accepting payments at www.townoffarragut.org. Payments are being accepted for the following items: Business Privilege License, Farragut Folklife Museum Memberships, Re-Inspection Fees and Special Events Permits (Commercial, Office and Not-For-Profit/Non-Profit and Schools, Churches and Other Places of […]
City Council meeting. Tonight on the agenda we have many fire codes getting updated
Knox Heritage President Scott Schimmel addresses the crowd at the Bijou Theater.
Sponsors, government officials, and neighbors of the Mascot community attend the dedication ceremony of the new donated basketball courts in Mascot.
Tonight the Town of Farragut in conjunction with the local business community held a lighting ceremony at the Campbell Station Park held in honor of the holiday spirit.
Please click here to view this week’s entire Focus. James White Parkway extension debate continues Battle lines have been drawn in South Knoxville, and they extend along Chapman Highway to Gov. John Sevier Highway. The James White Parkway Extension project, which was previously put on hold pending an environmental impact study, is once […]
By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked voters, “In your opinion, other than textbooks, should Knox County Schools implement a ratings system for all books similar to the ratings system for music and movies?” Voters were divided on the question, with just over 55% saying they believe the school system should implement a […]
Seven high school seniors are currently enrolled in an innovative, one-year Career and Technical Education (CTE) course offered at South-Doyle High School that will give them the opportunity to become a licensed firefighter and guarantee them a job as a Rural/Metro reserve firefighter. Rural/Metro Fire Department has partnered with Knox County Schools to bring Rural/Metro’s […]
By Ray Hill Walter F. George was, during his time, one of the most respected and powerful members of the United States Senate. Senator George was a man of innate, if not somewhat exaggerated, dignity; even his wife, Miss Lucy, referred to him as “Senator George.” George, like many of his contemporaries, was born on […]