CAK’s Ground Game Gets Going in 42-20 Win

By David Klein On a cold, rainy Halloween night at Christian Academy, the Warriors treated their home crowd to a 42-20 victory over the Kingston Yellow Jackets. In a rarity for the pass-oriented Warriors, CAK scored more rushing touchdowns than passing touchdowns on the night, finishing with four touchdowns on the ground. Michael Thompson and […]

Veterans Outreach this Wednesday

By Mike Steely If you are a veteran or the spouse of a veteran, you may want to attend the Veterans Outreach planned for Wednesday, November 5 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Federal, state, local and non-profit organizations will be gathering to assist veterans and their families at the Tennessee National Guard Armory at […]

Special meeting for Audit Committee called

The Knox County Commission’s Audit Committee has called a special meeting for Monday, November 10 at 1 p.m. to direct the Internal Auditor to do an audit of the Knox County School Nutrition Program.   The meeting will also be to vote to have the Internal Auditor investigate the use of credit cards within the […]


Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett have appointed a six-member search committee for the next Executive Director of the Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC). The search committee includes representatives of both mayors, MPC planning commissioners, and community representatives. The committee will make a recommendation to the Mayors, who will have […]

Legal and Public Notices for October 27, 2014

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Earl S. Sentell Docket Number 75485-1 Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of October, 2014, letters testamentary in respect of the Estate of Earl S. Sentell who died Aug 25, 2014, were issued the undersigned by the Clerk and Master of the Chancery Court of Knox County, […]

The Knoxville Focus for October 27, 2014

Rowe attends forum, opponents absent By Focus Staff Knox County Commissioners Amy Broyles and Jeff Ownby hosted a Town Hall meeting at West High School on last Thursday. The event was titled, “Campaigns and Elections.” The idea came from a conference attended last spring by the two commissioners. The conference was the annual National Association […]

Publisher’s Position: Rowe Best Choice for 2nd District

By Steve Hunley As we approach Election Day, one of the most important races on the ballot is the race for the Knox County Board of Education in the Second District.  Once again, The Knoxville Focus strongly endorses Jamie Rowe. There is a distinct difference between the campaigns run by Jamie Rowe, Tracie Sanger, and […]

Luke Johnson retires as bus driver

By Mike Steely Bus Route 42, from the downtown transit center to UT Hospital by way of Fort Sanders along Clinch Avenue, won’t be the same without longtime bus driver Luther “Luke” Johnson. His riders, many of whom he knows by name, wished him well last week as they entered and exited the bus. […]

Gibbs coasts past struggling Powell, focuses on Central

By Steve Williams Gibbs High’s football team took care of business Friday night and kept its playoff hopes alive. In the process, a struggling Powell program took another hit in its final home game of the season. The tone was set early. The Eagles recovered a Powell fumble on the opening kickoff and cashed it […]

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