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 mahurint@knoxfocus.com 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 […]

Superintendent gives State of the Schools address

Superintendent gives State of the Schools address

By Tasha Mahurin tasha@knoxfocus.com Knox County School Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre addressed elected officials, community leaders, parents, and teachers last week during his 2nd annual State of the Schools address at Powell High School. The address, which is essentially a precursor to upcoming 2013 budget discussions in Knox County, was riddled with the need for […]

CNB celebrates anniversary with giveaways

Citizens National Bank (CNB) has a lot to celebrate this year, including the Bank’s 40th Anniversary on February 3, 2013. In celebration of this milestone, CNB is giving away $100 cash prizes every Friday in February, plus one grand prize – to be a Multi-Millionaire for a Day, worth $3,000 in cash. Congratulations to Steven […]