Teen Hoot goes global…next stop London!

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 […]

Chasing Amy…the no show, no go commissioner

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 […]

Mayor’s 2nd Annual ‘Back to School Bash’ planned for Aug. 12

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 […]

Statement on Knox County Trustee appointment

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.”

Kingston Pike Lane Closures [July 23-24]

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 […]