Focus reader Robert Apperson emailed in this photo today from Snapp Road in Sevierville. Robert owns and operates Alpha & Omega Pest Control. Call him for your pest control needs. 865-455-5435.
“I received word this afternoon that the Board of the Tennessee Education Association supports my legislation to enhance school security and will support the bill.” -Frank Nicely
Historic Knoxville High School Public Input Meeting Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 Location: Fellowship Hall of St. John’s Lutheran Church 544 N. Broadway Knoxville, TN 37917 Time: 6:00 pm Refreshments 6:30 pm Meeting start time You are invited to provide input on the possible future use of Historic Knoxville High School. For more information and […]
Hemlock Semiconductor is set to layoff 300 to 400 employees at their Clarksville plant. This is further proof that the proposed megasite in Jefferson County may create jobs, but sustainable jobs prove difficult to come by. Click here to read about the company’s initial investment in Commerce Park a megasite in Clarksville, TN…. and here […]
Bill Wright coached the University of Tennessee’s baseball team from 1963 until 1981. The program’s longest tenured coach, he is a member of six different halls of fame. Although long before he led the Vols baseball team, he was a star athlete on the basketball court. A 1941 graduate of old Knoxville High School, Wright […]
Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett hosted “Lunch with the Mayor” last Friday at Central Flats and Taps. The restaurant is located on N. Central St. Visit them online at www.flatsandtaps.com or stop in for lunch.
Click here to view this week’s entire paper. Massey appointed Chairman of Senate Calendar Committee State Senator Becky Duncan Massey (R-Knoxville) has been appointed Chairman of the Senate Calendar Committee. The announcement was made by Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey as the 108th General Assembly concluded their organizational session. The Calendar Committee is responsible for scheduling […]
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By Tasha Mahurin firstname.lastname@example.org Bill Wright coached the University of Tennessee’s baseball team from 1963 until 1981. The program’s longest tenured coach, he is a member of six different halls of fame. Although long before he led the Vols baseball team, he was a star athlete on the basketball court. A 1941 graduate of old […]
By Ray Hill Few men have lived as colorful and productive a life as did William Gibbs McAdoo, who was, incidentally, a one-time resident of Knoxville. A lawyer, businessman, son-in-law of a President of the United States, member of a President’s Cabinet, U.S. Senator from California, and presidential aspirant, W. G. McAdoo left little […]