Work associated with both the Cumberland Avenue reconstruction and the building of The Standard apartment complex will prompt several road closures in the Cumberland Avenue Corridor, starting today.     From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Friday, Sept. 18, anticipate intermittent short-term partial closures on a section of 17th Street near White Avenue […]

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The Knoxville Focus for September 14, 2015

Area seniors remember 9/11 By Ken Lay A group of area senior citizens commemorated the 14th anniversary of 9/11 Friday at the John O’Connor Senior Center by remembering the first responders who were injured or perished. In addition to remembering those heroes, the group of 200 seniors also participated in disaster preparedness discussions. Many of […]

I-640, North Broadway plans continue

By Mike Steely The state’s plans to help the congestion and safety at North Broadway where the busy street intersects with I-640 continue to develop and the public was again involved in a presentation Wednesday at Virginia College in Fountain City. R. Larry Smith, president of the Fountain City Business and Professional Association  which […]

Farragut beats Mother Nature and rival Bearden, 40-9

By Steve Williams Lightning interrupted play in the annual West Knoxville high school football rivalry between Bearden and Farragut, but the Admirals, for the most part, had already taken care of business. Mixing the run and pass, Farragut scored on its first two possessions and added a third touchdown before a 1 hour, 19 minute […]

‘Mr. Hub’ – Senator Herbert S. Walters

By Ray Hill Herbert Sanford Walters was a successful businessman and by the appointment of Governor Frank Clement, United States senator from Tennessee. A reminder of Herbert Walters to many East Tennesseans is Walters State Community College. Born November 17, 1891 in Jefferson County, Walters attended both Carson-Newman College and the University of Tennessee. UT […]

International Students Start New School Year in East TN Schools

By David Klein The Education First (EF) High School Exchange Year held their welcome orientation meeting for nine international students on Saturday, August 29. Local international exchange coordinators Lendelle and Sue Clark hosted the meeting, serving a potluck meal while discussing with the students ways to prepare for their high school year in the United […]

Strong serves net Halls big early win over Clinton

By Ken Lay Whenever Clinton and Halls tangle on the volleyball court, the stakes are always high. The two teams, it seems are always battling for position in the District 3-AAA standings. “This game is always so big for both of us,” Lady Dragons head coach Susan Zellner said after her squad dropped a 25-20, […]

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