Dolly Parton to be honored during Mountain Soul Vocal Competition

Dolly Parton to be honored during Mountain Soul Vocal Competition

Vocalists from around the world will converge on Dolly Parton’s hometown of Sevierville, Tenn. this spring to compete in the annual Mountain Soul Vocal Competition, honoring the songwriting of the country music legend. The event will feature contestants singing songs written by Dolly Parton in their own style (country, rock, rap, bluegrass, etc.). Contestants may […]

Keep Knoxville Beautiful Announces Beautification Award winners, Community of the Year

On March 1 at the 34th Orchids Awards Dinner, Keep Knoxville Beautiful announced the winners of the annual Orchids beautification awards. The categories and winners are: New Architecture: Contemporary Women’s Health Redesign/Reuse: Oakwood Senior Living Center and White Lily Flats Restaurant/Cafe/Bar/Brewery: Babalu Public Art Project: Bringing Tap Back Water Refill Stations Outdoor Space: Sansom Sports […]

Chamber Hosts “Marketing on a shoestring” Seminar

  The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a free workshop for potential and existing small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to learn more about marketing. The TSBDC advises and assists entrepreneurs and small business owners in our area at no cost to them. […]

Legal and Public Notices for March 7, 2016

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated August 25, 2005, executed by WILLIAM EDWARD HOOPER, JANELLE TURNER, conveying certain real property therein described to EMMETT JAMES HOUSE OR BILL R. MCLAUGHLIN, as Trustee, as same appears of […]

STAR 102.1’s Dancing With The Knoxville Stars Announces 2016 Lineup

Proceeds from April 9 Event Benefit Children’s Hospital For the eighth year, local celebrities are putting on their dancing shoes and teaming up with professional dance instructors from Dance Tonight, formerly Academy Ballroom, to raise money for East Tennessee’s children with a local version of the popular “Dancing with the Stars” television show. Star 102.1’s […]

The Knoxville Focus for March 7, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for March 7, 2016

Bud Armstrong routs Rowell Owen wins big in 2nd District Horn tops in 5th, heads to run off in August By Steve Hunley, Publisher Knox Countians went to the polls last week and reelected Knox County Law Director by a thumping good majority.  In the last returns available, Armstrong won 78 of 85 precincts with […]

Well… Money Can’t Buy Everything

Well… Money Can’t Buy Everything

By Steve Hunley The people of Knoxville and Knox County deserve a big pat on the back for coming out and voting last Tuesday.  If anybody doubts the power of voting, last week’s election should dispel a lot of preconceived notions; if anybody doubts the ability of the people to overcome a deluge of cash […]

Trolley service cut back for Summit Towers

Trolley service cut back for Summit Towers

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Knoxville Transit Authority is looking to start implementing changes to its trolley services this May. One of the proposed changes, dealing with service to Summit Towers, saw debate for much of KTA’s February meeting. Although the trolley route will add Saturday service and continue to serve Summit Hill Drive every […]

Charles Evans Hughes

Charles Evans Hughes

By Ray Hill Charles Evans Hughes achieved just about every high office that could come to one man save one: the presidency, and he came mighty close to achieving that as well.  Judge Learned Hand once paid tribute to both Hughes and his son, Charles Evan Hughes, Jr., saying, the elder Hughes was the greatest […]

Peter’s late goal nets cup for Admirals

Peter’s late goal nets cup for Admirals

By Ken Lay It took a late goal and perhaps an extra game but the Farragut High School hockey club was able to win its third consecutive Moore Cup Championship Thursday night. “We did what we set out to do and we got 41 shots,” Admirals coach Jeff Lindsay said after his squad notched a […]

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