Trio Leads UT To Sweep Of Vandy, 58-46

UT Sports Media NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The trio of Jarnell Stokes, Jordan McRae and  combined for 43 points as Tennessee completed a season sweep of Vanderbilt with a 58-46 win at Memorial Gym on Wednesday night. Stokes scored a game-high 17 points and corralled 10 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season and sixth in a […]

Ruthie Kuhlman: She promised, she delivered

When Knox County GOP Chairwoman Ruthie Kuhlman ran for the seat, she promised to give her all to advance the Knox County Republican Party. Her platform included the need to both grow and diversify the Republican Party in Knox County. She ran on it. She promised it. She delivered it- earlier this week at the […]

Candoro to serve special Valentine’s Day Dinner

The Candoro Marble Building, an architectural treasure located in South Knoxville, will be the setting for Chef Nicholas Drew’s special Valentine’s Day Dinner in memory of the late Candoro Board of Directors president and restoration architect, Charles Richmond. The four course dinner will be the first in a series of fundraiser dinners. On Thursday, February […]

An Epic Teen Hoot!

  In what has become a tradition following the event, a large crowd of adoring females had assembled after the show to get one last memory, be that a photo, an autograph or anything that would serve as a memento of their “greatest night ever.” That was the phrase I heard at least four times […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, February 11, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus online.   Burchett takes action to aid South Knox business owners By Tasha Mahurin South Knoxville business owners were dealt a blow last week when TDOT made the announcement that the Henley Street Bridge would be closed until February 2014 and would not open at the end […]

Voters Feel Need For School Security Audit

Voters Feel Need For School Security Audit

  By Focus Staff Knoxville and Knox County voters strongly favor a security audit for the school system.  Likely voters were asked the question, “In light of recent events published in the media regarding failures and deficiencies with Knox County Schools security systems, do you support Mayor Tim Burchett’s call for a full audit of […]

Jones’ foundation starts with ‘character’

Jones’ foundation starts with ‘character’

By Steve Williams Butch Jones, new University of Tennessee head football coach, was asked about Vonn Bell – a 5-star recruit who picked Ohio State over the Vols – early in his National Signing Day press conference last week He gave a brief but polite answer and then added he would prefer not to comment […]