Candoro to serve special Valentine’s Day Dinner

The Candoro Marble Building, an architectural treasure located in South Knoxville, will be the setting for Chef Nicholas Drew’s special Valentine’s Day Dinner in memory of the late Candoro Board of Directors president and restoration architect, Charles Richmond. The four course dinner will be the first in a series of fundraiser dinners. On Thursday, February […]

An Epic Teen Hoot!

  In what has become a tradition following the event, a large crowd of adoring females had assembled after the show to get one last memory, be that a photo, an autograph or anything that would serve as a memento of their “greatest night ever.” That was the phrase I heard at least four times […]

Teen Hoot 2013

  Tonight at Teen Hoot talent rose on all levels.  The most well known Teen Hoot performer, Dylan Holland, received a special ceremony during his performance.  Holland who recently signed with Last Blink Productions may have given his final Teen Hoot performance.  He left the stage with an overwhelming ovation bringing both him and fans […]

And so it begins

  Tonight in a small restaurant in Farragut the rebuilding process of the Knox County Republican Committee  was outlined. Newly elected Knox County chairwoman Ruthie Kuhlman addressed the club members of the Concord Farragut Republican Club. She highlighted a number of improvements that are currently ongoing in the Republican organization. Most notably is the round-the-clock efforts […]

State of the schools address way under capacity!

On Tuesday, I attended “The State of the Schools Address.” While at the event I noticed tweets from both the  media and a school board member writing about how well attended the event was.  In my opinion, it was not well attended at all! Sort of. Let me explain. First off,  Mayor Tim Burchett, asked […]

Mayor Tim Burchett confirms he will request tax relief from Nashville for South Knoxville Businesses

South Knoxville businesses are reeling after this week’s announcement that the Henley Street bridge will remain closed through February of 2014. The Focus caught up with Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett today, who informed us that he intends to request tax relief from Nashville for those businesses affected by the closure. T. Mahurin reporting.

All-County Middle School Rewards

Congratulations to the following students and programs for their hard work this season. Boys Academic Award: Karns Girls Academic Award: Carter Middle School and Powell Middle School (tie) Cheerleaders Academic Award: Halls Middle School