Mosquito Spraying Set for Thursday Night in South Knoxville

Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will spray for mosquitoes in South Knoxville Thursday, June 13 between 9 p.m. and midnight, weather permitting. The spray area includes Arthur Harmon Road, Crossfield Drive, Konda Drive, Karla Drive, Kimberlin Heights Road and Twin Leaf Lane. A map of the area to be treated is attached.   A weekly […]

Knoxville in Nashville…catching up with Stephen Hunley.

On June 5th 2013, The Knoxville Focus attended a performance by Knoxvilles’ own Stephen Hunley. He played a solo 30 minute set at “The Commodore”… which is virtually unheard of.  During CMAfest, it is a daunting task to book a gig anywhere. Due to the  many artists in town during CMAfest, the balance of supply […]

The Best Fan Party at CMAfest Goes to…

Without a shadow of doubt, Whitney Duncan had the best fan party in Nashville during CMA week.  While other artists rented out big restaurants, and had expensive sound machines and charged ridiculous amounts of money, Whitney Duncan brought it all back to the basics. On Thursday, June 3rd 2013, Whitney Duncan performed an absolute acoustic set at […]

Jack Ryan makes the transition… CMAfest news

  A “David vs Goliath” moment in Knoxville radio occurred this past Saturday in Nashville.  Merle FM radio host, Jack Ryan, not only attended the Country Music Association  Festival…he became a major part of it. CMAfest  is  a major four day  festival event held in Nashville  for country music fans around the globe.  The festival features […]

Little Big Town at the Tennessee Theater

Its no secret that we’re country music fans here at the Focus. So when we saw Little Big Town’s new video for their new song “Your Side of the Bed” featuring the historic Tennessee Theater and The Oliver Hotel in downtown Knoxville, we just had to share it with you. Definitely worth watching! Click here […]

Vols Earn Attention In National Magazines

                Tennessee has received a lot of attention from the national preview magazines released this week. Junior linebacker A.J. Johnson and senior tackle Ja’Wuan James are featured on covers. Johnson and Antonio Richardson have been named Preseason All-Americans. Here’s a breakdown of the accolades from the various magazines. Lindy’s Sports Player Honors Second Team […]

New Harvest Park Farmers Market Thursday, June 6, 3 – 6

“Farm to Fork” Demonstration Making the Most of Your Seasonal Farmers Market Purchases 3:30 Under the Pavilion (near Tootsie Truck) Presented by Emily Gonzalez, UT Extension Agent Shop with 27 Local Vendors Fresh Produce, Plants, Food, Crafts & More **Raspberries** Tomatoes – green and cherry Strawberries All-Natural Beef Arugula Basil Broccoli Broccoli Rabe Cabbage Carrots […]

TEA & TREASURES in South Knoxville is looking for your support

A note from Tea & Treasures… TEA & TREASURES is looking for your SUPPORT!!!! It goes without saying that the past few months have been a real struggle to keep small businesses afloat in South Knoxville. The additional delay of the Henley Street Bridge closure coupled with the overall economic climate has taken its toll […]