2017 Barney Thompson Scholarship Winners Announced

2017 Barney Thompson Scholarship Winners Announced

Fourteen graduating Knox County seniors were honored last night at the Barney Thompson Scholarship 2017 Awards Banquet presented by Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace (CBWW), one of the largest residential real estate companies in our region with five offices and more than 300 sales associates. Barney Thompson was a South High teacher and coach who […]

Professor Reflects On 20 Years Of Tailwater Trout Research

“A Retrospective on 20 years of Tailwater Trout Research”—that’s the topic of Dr. Phillip W. Bettoli, speaking Thursday, May 11, at a free, public meeting of the Clinch River Chapter of Trout Unlimited. The program starts at 7 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Francis Episcopal Church, 158 W. Norris Road, Norris. Bettoli, of […]

 Shakespeare on the Square Special Dog Audition!

  Who:                      The Tennessee Stage Company What:                     Shakespeare On The Square: Two Gentlemen Of Verona Where:                   Young Williams Animal Shelter, 3201 Division Street Knoxville 37919 When:                    Saturday, May 20, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm     One of this year’s Shakespeare On The Square plays is The Two Gentlemen of Verona which boasts one of […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of May 8, 2017

Foreclosure notices   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 18, 2007, executed by ERIC FLANIGAN, HOLLY K. FLANIGAN, conveying certain real property therein described to BENJAMIN DAVID BAER, as Trustee, as same appears of record […]

The Knoxville Focus for May 8, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for May 8, 2017

Focus’ Mike Steely receives award from ET Historical Society By Steve Williams Cherel Henderson may have summed it up best. “I think he just has a natural love for history,” said the executive director of the East Tennessee Historical Society after presenting Mike Steely of The Knoxville Focus with a “History in the Media Award” […]

Davis honored for milestone victory Tuesday

Davis honored for milestone victory Tuesday

By Ken Lay Geff Davis has built one of Knox County’s top baseball programs at Gibbs High school and on Tuesday night the school honored its longtime coach for reaching a career milestone. Davis, who won his 500th game on April 4 when the Eagles defeated District 3-AAA rival Central 8-1 at Tommy Shumpert Park, […]

Tennessee and American Neutrality, Part Ten

Tennessee and American Neutrality, Part Ten

By Ray Hill The Tennessee Congressional delegation was lending strong support to the neutrality bill proposed by Secretary of State Cordell Hull and President Franklin Roosevelt.  Congressman Wirt Courtney, who had been elected after the sudden death of Clarence W. Turner, had made his maiden speech in Congress on the neutrality legislation.  Courtney made a […]

Hardin Valley Academy sweeps KIL meet once again

Hardin Valley Academy sweeps KIL meet once again

By Steve Williams Things are back to normal in Knoxville Interscholastic League track and field. Hardin Valley Academy’s boys team has rejoined its girls team at the top. The Hawks, which saw their three-year KIL reign halted by Bearden last season, restored order last week by racking up 137 points at its home stadium and […]

Dr. Hardy’s building being expanded in East Knoxville

Dr. Hardy’s building being expanded in East Knoxville

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Dr. Eboni Winford, a psychologist and behavior therapist, spoke to the East Knoxville Community meeting last week about Cherokee Health System’s plans for renovating and expanding there. Cherokee Health System bought the buildings in 2012 and has a community care facility at the former office of Dr. Walter Hardy, the first […]

South-Doyle’s Storm to play at Johnson University

South-Doyle’s Storm to play at Johnson University

By Ken Lay South-Doyle third baseman Matt Storm will continue to play baseball in college and he will attend Johnson University. He made that official when he recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Royals. Storm signed at a ceremony on Monday, March 1 while family, friends and teammates were present. […]

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