By Dan Andrews For the past three years, the Focus has been following the growing phenomenon of TeenHoot. We were there when the crowd was 50 people strong, and we still continue to cover it today with thousands in attendance. So this weekend when Dylan Holland said he had a major announcement that he was […]
By Steve Hunley The Knox County Commission made a wise choice in selecting Craig Leuthold to serve as Trustee following the resignation of John J. Duncan, III. Leuthold has the necessary experience to do a good job for taxpayers in an office of vital importance to our community. A former member of the Knox County […]
Radio insiders have confirmed a major change on the radio dial. Bruce Patrick who can be heard on air at 106.1 The River, is joining the “Radio Dream Team” of Journal Broadcasting. Sources indicate he will be responsible for managing promotions of the Journal Brand in the Knoxville market. Developing….
The Halls Republican Club hosted a county-wide Knox County Republican Party Picnic at Fountain City Park last weekend. (Click here to read the article.) I thought I’d take the time to share a few of my favorite photos of the day.
Sadly, once again “No Show Amy Broyles” was a no show Monday night at the Cotton Eyed Joe. Fellow commissioner Mike Hammond was able to raise thousands of dollars with the help of the Mayor for a charity concert benefitting Mobile Meals. That is the charity commissioner Amy Broyles wanted the commission to give $500,000.00 […]
What: Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s Back to School Bash When: Monday, Aug. 12, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Where: Knoxville Expo Center, 5441 Clinton Highway School starts in about a month, and that means Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s Back to School Bash is just around the corner. The annual event is an opportunity for students and […]
Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett: “I would like to congratulate Craig Leuthold on his appointment to Knox County Trustee. I look forward to working with him, and will make the Knox County Finance Department available to assist his office in any way necessary.”
KUB will close both the eastbound and westbound curbside lanes of traffic on Kingston Pike between West Hillvale Turn and Oakhurst Drive beginning at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, and lasting until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24, as work is completed on the water distribution system in this area. The eastbound and westbound interior lanes will […]
Leuthold recievesthe appointment and begins his walk to the podium Knox County Trustee Craig Leuthold takes over and starts to work immediately.
By Steve Hunley Hypocrisy in politics is nothing new. Hypocrisy on editorial pages is nothing new for this community. I will have to give State Senator Stacey Campfield credit, as his latest publicity stunt takes the cake. Some might think it was not only clever and funny that Campfield listed former Knox County Mayor Mike […]