Vols Finish Spring Practice

By Alex Norman Five weeks and 15 practices are over, and now the long wait for the 2015 season begins for Tennessee. On Saturday, April 25th, the Vols played their annual Orange & White Game in front an announced crowd (sarcastic cough) of 63,016. So what did we learn about this team after the scrimmage? […]

Fulton football foursome wins KIL 4×100 relay again

Fulton football foursome wins KIL 4×100 relay again

By Steve Williams On a night when the weather felt more like football season, four members of Fulton High’s 2014 state football championship team combined to win the 4×100 relay event in the Knoxville Interscholastic League Track and Field Meet April 28. “It feels awesome,” said sophomore anchorman Zack Dobson. “We’re just blessed.” Juniors Kentel […]

The Eye Group: Friendly and Professional

The Eye Group: Friendly and Professional

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com With two locations, four doctors, and state of the art technology, you’ll find The Eye Group has just about everything you need in family eye care. “We value our patients,” says Kristy Chapman, Manager of The Eye Group’s 7220 Chapman Highway location. The Eye Group also has had an office in […]

City Budget Now More "Open and Transparent"

In an effort to create a more open and transparent government, Mayor Rogero has authorized the 2015-2016 proposed city budget be searchable for the first time. In years past, City of Knoxville budget information was available in “read format only.” That meant that if someone wanted to find a specific item in the budget, they […]

Blue & Gray Reunion and Freedom Jubilee this weekend

Knoxville will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, April 30 through May 3.  A series of programs and activities will highlight Union, Confederate, and African American perspectives, with a focus on Reconstruction, remembrance, and reconciliation.       About the Blue & Gray Reunion:   Visitors are invited to explore […]

Tate’s School Regional Elementary Science Fair

  By Sally Absher Elementary school students from seven schools in the Knoxville area participated in the 15th Annual Tate’s Regional Science Fair on Monday, April 20. Judges from Science, Technology, and Engineering professions judged 82 entries from 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. Students submitted their projects in earth, life or physical science categories. […]

Legal and Public Notices for April 27, 2015

75 FORECLOSURES SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on June 25, 2015 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North Side Entrance, City County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN 37902, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by CHRISTOPHER […]

Knoxville Focus for April 27, 2015

Community Schools 2: Christenberry Elementary By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com As part of our series on Community Schools, we had the opportunity to visit Christenberry Elementary Community School (CECS) and meet with the Community Schools Site Coordinator Tiffany Davidson earlier this month. This is the second year CECS has been a part of the Community Schools […]

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