Truman Day to feature satire and song

A comic singer-songwriter with a political twist will be the entertainment at the Knox County Democratic Party’s Truman Day Dinner on Thursday, October 2 at 6:30 p.m. at The Foundry. The annual event features Democratic candidates, a dinner, and the performance of Roy Zimmerman who has been called “Bobby Kennedy meets Bob Dylan.” Tickets are […]

Fulton Homecoming to Honor 1974, 2004 Teams

Fulton High School would like to welcome back members of the 1974 State Runner Up team and members of the 2004 State Champions on Friday night, October 3rd for the Homecoming game versus Pigeon Forge. These players will be recognized on the field during the game. Everyone needs to meet at 6:30 in the 3rd […]

Legal and Public Notices for September 29, 2014

75 FORECLOSURES substitute trusteeÕs notice of foreclosure sale Default having been made in the terms, conditions, and payments provided in a certain Deed of Trust dated APRIL 15, 2011, executed by JULIE A. HELTON, A SINGLE PERSON, to ARNOLD M. WEISS, ESQ., Trustee, of record in INSTRUMENT NO. 201104200061793, for the benefit of WELLS FARGO […]

Knoxville Focus for September 29, 2014

Golden Cloggers retire By Mike Steely The South Knoxville Senior Center’s Golden Cloggers were honored at Shoney’s Restaurant on Alcoa Highway last Thursday. The last three active cloggers were joined by former cloggers and well-wishers as they officially hung up their tap shoes. Williamsburg Villas, one of the many venues the group frequented, sponsored […]

McIntyre Popularity On A Downward Spiral

By Focus Staff The Knoxville Focus poll tested the favorability and unfavorability ratings for Superintendent of Schools Jim McIntyre. The results among likely voters indicates a trend of falling popularity for McIntyre.  Only one district in Knox County showed McIntyre with a favorability rating above 50%.  More than 67% of voters inside the Fourth District […]

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: Center around seniors

By Mike Steely Throughout Knoxville and Knox County are numerous organizations and services for senior citizens. Generally “seniors” are considered to be those residents 55 years and older. Both the city and county provide information for seniors.   Property Tax Relief Did you know if you are 65 years old or older you can […]

‘Mr. Speaker’: Champ Clark of Missouri

By Ray Hill Long since forgotten by most, James Beauchamp Clark was a highly respected and popular Democrat from Missouri. And he came within a whisker of becoming president of the United States. Born March 7, 1850, Clark was a native of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Apparently his mother was related to the infamous Jereboam Beauchamp, who […]

CAK beats Grace Christian 21-7

By Alex Norman It was a game featuring teams with different offensive styles. And in the end, it was CAK taking a few things out of the Grace Christian playbook. On Thursday, September 25th, the CAK Warriors scored three rushing touchdowns in a 21-7 victory. The first quarter went according to script.  The Warriors tried […]

Stepp, Burt lead Lady Admirals to win at Bearden

By Ken Lay In the tradition-rich Farragut High-Bearden High girls soccer rivalry, it was a pair of high school rookies who stole the show and propelled the Lady Admirals to a 2-1 win over the Lady Bulldogs Thursday night at Bruce Allender Field. Farragut freshman forward/midfielder Elise Stepp provided offense while junior goalkeeper Miranda Burt […]

Senior Picnic next week

If you haven’t registered for Mayor Tim Burchett’s 6th Annual Senior Appreciation Picnic you’ll need to do so by this Friday, September 26. The free event, which features food, activities, live entertainment, and an expo tent with vendors, takes place Friday, October 3rd from 11:30 until 1:30 at the John Tarleton Park, 3201 Division Street. […]

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