Children’s Hospital is experiencing an increase in E.Coli Infections

  East Tennessee Children’s Hospital has treated several children, over the last ten days, for illnesses caused by E.coli bacteria. The Knox County Health Department is currently investigating possible sources of the bacteria. E.coli bacteria are found in the environment, foods and intestines of people and animals. Sometimes, when ingested, the bacteria can cause an […]

FCB&PA to meet Wednesday, June 13

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is coming up next Wednesday, June the 13th . Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday of each month.  Note: Please plan to arrive by 11:45. Lunch will be from 11:45-12:15 Introductions begin promptly at 11:55 RSVP is encouraged Speaker: Andy Brasfield, Big Tree Telecom Topic: “Networking Deep and Wide”, the value of going […]

Legal and public notices for the week of June 4, 2018

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 February 8, 2007, executed by ARTHUR AND BARBARA SIVYER, conveying certain real property therein described to ROBERT M WILSON, JR., as Trustee, as same appears of […]

PK Hope Is Alive Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting June 19th

PK HOPE IS ALIVE would like to thank everyone for coming out and walking, making donations, and volunteering and making our April 14th Parkinson’s Unity Walk A BIG success! We walked with other walkers across the country to help raise money for Parkinson’s research and to help find a cure! Our Support Group would like […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 4, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for June 4, 2018

Checking in on the Behavioral Urgent Care Center By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Knoxville Focus recently asked Jerry Vagnier, president and CEO of Helen Ross McNabb Center, how things are going at the Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center. The facility, located just off Western Avenue at 5203 Ball Camp Pike, opened in March following a […]

Rain did not deter Honor Fountain City Day

Rain did not deter Honor Fountain City Day

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com It may have rained most of Memorial Day but that didn’t deter the ceremonies at Honor Fountain City Day. Although some politicians and vendors cleared out by the time the 3 p.m. program got underway, many residents stayed and watched the patriotic program and presentation of honors to citizens who […]

Bill Brock of Tennessee, Part One

Bill Brock of Tennessee, Part One

By Ray Hill The transformation of turning Tennessee from a solidly Democratic state to a two-party state belongs to the candidacies of three men: Howard Baker, Bill Brock and Winfield Dunn. Perhaps Bill Brock is less well remembered than either Howard Baker or Winfield Dunn because he never returned to Tennessee to live after establishing […]

HIGH SCHOOL SPRING FOOTBALL REPORT: CAK gets early start on turning things around

PHOTO BY STEVE WILLIAMS Halls' defense displays some gang-tackling during a goal-line stand against Stone Memorial during a May 23 scrimmage to end its spring practice.

HIGH SCHOOL SPRING FOOTBALL REPORT: CAK gets early start on turning things around

By Steve Williams Christian Academy of Knoxville’s football team had to be early birds during spring practice. “Due to so many multi-sport spring athletes, we practiced from 6:30 to 8 a.m. during spring ball,” reported Coach Travis Mozingo recently. “What impressed me most was the enthusiasm and grit that the team displayed every morning. (Coaches […]

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