For nine-year-old Isaiah Reese Andrews, marching in today’s parade took on a special meaning. For Isaiah it was the first time he had a clear understanding of what the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday actually represents. While in the past he has had a very limited idea, this year was different. Isaiah […]
On “We Back Pat” day at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tennessee honored their legendary coach Pat Summitt with a complete 96-69 victory over Alabama. The No. 9 Lady Vols have won eight games in a row overall and stand at a perfect 6-0 in the SEC and 15-3 overall. Tennessee had it most […]
As part of our ongoing commitment to provide our readers with quality community news and information, the Knox Focus is pleased to present weekly weather forecasts by Bob Becker and the East Tennessee Storm Team. The East Tennessee Storm Team exists to provide accurate weather forecasts and to provide […]
In an effort reestablish the Sunsphere as a thriving vibrant local attraction, as well as, ensure the success of the new restaurant on the fifth floor, “Icon Ultra Lounge”, small but critical changes are occurring around the Sunsphere. The most immediate and noticeable effort is the “good neighbor” assistance from the Knoxville Convention Center. Some citizens […]
The Knox County Highway Department crews are out treating roads with salt and brine. Most of the trucks are also equipped with snow plows.
All Knox County Public Library branches and Knox County Senior Centers will close at 3 p.m. today.
Dr. McIntyre has postponed the “State of the Schools” address until a later date.
Knox County Elementary Schools will be dismissing at 1:30 today. Middle and high schools will dismiss at 2:30.
On the heels of the “State of the Schools Address” to be delivered on Thursday by Dr. Jim McIntyre, Knox County Education Association President, Sherry Morgan, will address issues of concern to the teachers in the Knox County schools that she represents. She will be live in studio to take your phone calls. Sherry Morgan […]