Publisher’s Position: Rogero should Sunshine meetings with Council members

Publisher’s Position: Rogero should Sunshine meetings with Council members

By Steve Hunley According to information obtained by The Knoxville Focus through a Freedom of Information Act request, on July 17th, from 2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero met with Knoxville Councilwoman Brenda Palmer. She also met with Knoxville Councilman George Wallace on August 21st, from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Details regarding the […]

A Fulton runaway on Broadway, 69-14

A Fulton runaway on Broadway, 69-14

By Steve Williams The Battle of North Knoxville is back on again. Fulton started a new chapter in the old rivalry with a record point total. The undefeated Falcons rolled to a 69-14 win over Central Friday night at Bob Black Field, the first meeting between the two schools in 15 years. The Bobcats had […]

Newton Jones Agency, Insurance since 1966

Newton Jones Agency, Insurance since 1966

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com On the wall of the family-owned business is a plaque for independent insurance agencies that pledges personalized service. Since 1966 the Newton Jones Agency at 6712 Kingston Pike has a history of just that – service. Earlier this year the founder, Henry Newton Jones, passed away and his family continues the […]

Knoxville Focus for September 23, 2013

Knoxville Focus for September 23, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Sheriff’s Department apprehends burglary suspect Alvin Frye, owner of the Exxon Station on North Broadway, called the Knox County Sheriff’s Office on September 10th and requested that the agency investigate a theft that occurred that day.  A suspect had opened the cash register and taken money.  Surveillance pictures […]

Mission accomplished: Gibbs 36, Halls 0

Mission accomplished: Gibbs 36, Halls 0

By Steve Williams It was payback time in Corryton. After years and years of being on the other end of the score, Gibbs beat Halls 36-0 in football Friday night at Ernest Whited Stadium. It was a historic win for the Eagles, just what their coach wanted. “We went from the lowest of lows last […]

Farragut’s offense clicks against rival Bearden

Farragut’s offense clicks against rival Bearden

By Ken Lay The season has been full of offensive struggles for the Farragut High School girls soccer team but things finally clicked for the Lady Admirals Thursday night. And the timing couldn’t have been better. Farragut’s attack didn’t sputter and the result was a 6-1 victory over rival Bearden in a District 4-AAA match […]