Big City Dentistry, Small Town Feel

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Offering upscale professional dental office care, Kennedy Dentistry is located just north of Knoxville, in Powell, Tennessee. The office, at 2529 West Emory Road, is celebrating 10 years of service to the area. To celebrate the anniversary, Dr. Kennedy recently treated his staff on a cruise to Nassau, Bahamas. Dr Kennedy’s […]

Congressman Sam McReynolds of Tennessee

By Ray Hill Very few people remember Samuel Davis McReynolds, who was a long-time Congressman representing Tennessee’s Third District, which includes Chattanooga; yet during his time, he was a highly influential member of the House of Representatives. Quite likely, McReynolds’ career has been eclipsed by that of his successor, Estes Kefauver. McReynolds was born in […]

It’s just football now for South-Doyle’s Brody Rollins

By Steve Williams Brody Rollins is not one to slow down, but his athletic career on the next level may be a little simpler. He won’t be going from one sport to the next as he did the past four years at South-Doyle High School. “Yes, I will only be playing football in college,” stated […]

Mills shares faith through basketball

By Ken Lay Her college playing days may be behind her but that doesn’t mean that Taylor Mills is finished with basketball — the sport that has dominated her life. “Basketball has opened so many doors for me and it gives me a platform to share my faith,” said Mills, who was a standout for […]

Legal and Public notices for June 1, 2-15

foreclosure notices   NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Johnetta Underwood and Katherine R Upton executed a Deed of Trust to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., Lender and Arnold M Weiss, Trustee(s), which was dated April 2, 2002 and recorded on April 10, 2002 […]

Knoxville Focus for June 1, 2015

  Corryton honors veterans By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com There were numerous ceremonies held over the Memorial Day weekend but few had the feeling of a community drawing together to honor their local veterans as did the event last Monday afternoon at Clapp’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Corryton. Knox County Commissioner Dave Wright, who is […]

New soccer fan club adds to atmosphere for Force

By Ken Lay The Knoxville Force and Lady Force soccer teams recently opened their 2015 seasons at a new home with a new fan club — The Scruffy City Syndicate. Knoxville’s two semi-pro soccer teams moved to the new Emerald Youth Sansom Family Sports Complex, which recently opened on Dale Ave. The Emerald Youth Foundation […]

Sixty-day delay too late to save Christenberry House

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com On the same day that the Knoxville City Council passed a 60-day waiting period on the demolition of historic homes, the Christenberry House on Kingston Pike was demolished. Just hours before the 7 p.m. council meeting wrecking crews destroyed the historic home. Kim Trent, Executive Director of Knox Heritage, spoke to […]

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