Houston downs Lady Bulldogs at Invitational

Houston downs Lady Bulldogs at Invitational

By Ken Lay The second day of the Bearden Invitational soccer tournament didn’t go well for its host team. The Lady Bulldogs surrendered a pair of first-half goals in a 3-1 loss to Germantown Houston Thursday night at Bruce Allender Field. The loss knocked Bearden, which is ranked seventh in the state, from the ranks […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, August 26

Knoxville Focus for Monday, August 26

  Click here to view this week’s Focus. TDOT meets with East Town area merchants By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com 4th District City Councilman Nick Della Volpe invited TDOT Region 1 Director Steve Borden and Knoxville Public Service Director David Brace to discuss potential road improvements with East Town area merchants last week. State Senator Becky […]

Republicans Half of Knox County Electorate

Republicans Half of Knox County Electorate

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked the question, “As a voter, do you consider yourself a Democrat, Republican or Independent?” Just over fifty percent of those polled said they consider themselves Republicans.  Independents slightly outpolled Democrats with 25.56%, while Democrats comprised 24.28% The district with the highest number of voters identifying themselves […]

Boomsday returns to Henley Bridge

Boomsday returns to Henley Bridge

This September, the nation’s largest Labor Day weekend Fireworks Festival will once again launch from the Henley Bridge for the first time in two years due to the construction and remodeling of the bridge since January 2011. Visit Knoxville, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), the City of Knoxville, and Pyro Shows have been working […]