Bruce Downsbrough the chief operating officer and executive vice president of the University of Tennessee Foundation will face federal child porn charges. He has been accused of downloading and possessing illegal material on a Dell Ultrabook laptop. The foundation oversees fundraising for the University. He was taken into federal custody on Tuesday morning and has […]
The Knox County Schools summer transfer window will begin on Tuesday, May 28 at 8 a.m. and conclude Friday, July 12, 2013 at 4 p.m. The summer transfer window is an opportunity for parents and/or legal guardians of students that meet the following criteria: 2013-14 kindergarten students Students new to the Knox County Schools (i.e. coming from […]
The following is a letter written by Knoxville City Councilman Nick Dellavolpe to Chick-fil-A executives on behalf of his constiuents regarding signage on Broadway in Fountain City… Mr. Cathy and Mr. Hensley, et al, This is my second letter to you. I drove by your Broadway Chick-Fil-A yesterday and saw your new 40 ft. sign […]
Just a friendly reminder that the Knoxville Focus is available now free and online at http://www.knoxfocus.com and will be delivered tomorrow to racks across Knox County.
This morning at approximately 9:02 a.m., officers responded to a vehicle vs. a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Washington Pike and Greenway Drive. According to the preliminary investigation, a Honda Accord was travelling west on Washington Pike when the driver turned in front of an east bound Honda motorcycle causing a collision. The motorcyclist […]
Knox Farragut, guilty of four errors on defense, bowed to Clarksville 6-2 in the TSSAA Class AAA state baseball championship game Friday night. The Admirals (35-9) outhit the Dragons six to three but gave up three unearned runs and another run on a wild pitch. The loss foiled Farragut’s bid for a ninth state championship. […]
First off, so many times journalists get accused of only printing “the bad stuff.” So, I am glad to say that when people do the right thing, I love to cover it. Right now so many great things are taking place at The Sunsphere that I decided to dedicate a whole in depth blog […]
Last night was a historic day in the Gibbs community. The high school celebrated a milestone. Gibbs High School turned 100 years old! A celebration was held and hundreds of alumni attended and joined in the festivities. Happy Birthday Gibbs!
Yesterday the City of Knoxville held an open forum for the community to comment and give input. Nobody came to the event. Literally, not one citizen took the opportunity to sign up or speak.
Barrier rail construction continues on the north approach. On the river, Pier #5 cap construction has begun. Pier #3 reconstruction continues, and at Pier #4 concrete forms are ready to be set. Barrier rail has been poured on the east side of the south approach, and the west side concrete pour is forthcoming. Neyland Drive will continue […]