Coaches welcome new region alignments and playoff format

  By Steve Williams No more quadrants. No more playoff bracket announcement redoes. No more head scratching. The TSSAA’s new Division I region alignments and playoff format certainly will give high school football a different look this season, and head coaches responding to a survey by The Knoxville Focus last week welcome much of, if […]

Everly Park Dedicated

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “In the last couple of years this little park has been known by different names. It was the Everly Brothers Conception Park, the Proposed Everly Brothers Park, and the Future Site of the Everly Brothers Park. Welcome to the Everly Park!” said Dennis Owen of the Bearden Council. With those words […]

Anderson County Chamber Hosts Small Business Seminar

The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a free workshop for small business owners and entrepreneurs who want a better understanding of starting a new business. The TSBDC advises and assists entrepreneurs and small business owners in our area at no cost to them.   […]

Ed & Bob’s Night Out

Ed and Bob are headed out to Burlington in East Knoxville to Shoney’s! Shoney’s has been a staple of East Tennessee since 1962 and it’s where you will find the next Ed & Bob’s Night Out in Knox County. Knox County At-Large Commissioners Ed Brantley and Bob Thomas will be at Shoney’s at 4020 Rutledge […]

Knoxville Municipal, Whittle Springs Golf Courses Celebrate Major Enhancements

Mayor Madeline Rogero to Attend Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Thursday, August 13 Knoxville Municipal Golf Course and Whittle Springs Golf Course – owned by the City of Knoxville and managed by Billy Casper Golf (BCG) – will showcase more than $1 million in enhancements to the popular and storied public-access properties with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on […]

Welcome Week Kicks Off Semester for New Vols

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is rolling out the orange carpet to welcome new Vols to campus during its annual Welcome Week.   The week is designed to help first-year and transfer students get settled. Events kick off Saturday, Aug. 15, as students move in to residence halls beginning at 8 a.m. More than 7,000 […]

UT Athletics goes high tech with GPS tracking

  By Dan Andrews   The University of Tennessee is pumping some money into sports science.   With the hot weather and the start of college football practice, monitoring the weather and the impact it has on players is critical. To accomplish this task, the football program monitors the weather conditions using the 3M QUESTemp […]

Mosquito spraying in three areas Thursday night

First spraying of the year   Knoxville, Tenn. – The latest lab report has confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in mosquitoes in three areas of Knox County. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention protocol, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will spray for mosquitoes in the affected areas Thursday, August 13 […]

HASLAM ANNOUNCES VETERAN EDUCATION GRANTS

Program provides funding to enhance veteran success in higher education   NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced today the 11 colleges and universities selected to receive the Veteran Reconnect Grant, a competitive grant focused on improving the success of student veterans enrolled in Tennessee colleges and universities.   “From 2008 to 2013, we saw […]

Legal and Public Notices for August 10, 2015

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on September 14, 2015 on or about 11:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by TIMOTHY M WELLES, to JAMES G. RICKMAN, […]

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