Sentinel Lack of Focus on Facts Infuriates Commissioner Briggs

Knox County Commissioner Richard Briggs, an announced opponent in next year’s Republican primary against State Senator Stacey Campfield, called Knoxville Focus publisher Steve Hunley saying he was “furious” about having been “misquoted” in an article appearing in the Knoxville News-Sentinel. Listen to Commissioner Briggs’s voice mail message here. Senator Campfield complained citizens were being harassed by repeated […]

GSP Adds Operations Chief to Oversee Recent Expansion

The Great Schools Partnership is pleased to announce that Stephanie Welch has been hired to oversee the expansion of their Community Schools initiative. Ms. Welch is the Director of Community Development and Planning for the Knox County Health Department and a Major in the U. S. Army Reserve. In these capacities, she has had extensive […]


The Tennessee Theatre and its Executive Director Tom Cervone recently welcomed four members of the United Kingdom Cinema Theatre Association, an organization of movie theatre enthusiasts from London. The group traveled to the United States for the 2013 Theatre Historical Society of America Conclave, a four-day conference and tour of historic movie palaces in New […]

'Meet Your Seats' At Neyland On Thurs.

With the 2013 football season right around the corner, Tennessee Athletics invites fans to “Meet Your Seats” at Neyland Stadium on Thursday, July 11. Fans will have the opportunity to take a first-hand look at available seats in Neyland Stadium and have the chance to purchase 2013 season tickets with home games including Georgia, South Carolina […]

Knoxville-Knox County safety center task force to meet

Who: Jimmy “J.J.” Jones, Knox County Sheriff, Randy Nichols, Knox County District Attorney General, Hon. Patricia Hall Long, General Sessions Criminal Judge, Dean Rice, Chief of Staff, Knox County (co-chair), Bill Lyons, Chief Policy Officer, City of Knoxville (co-chair), Charles Burks, Attorney, Justice, Noel & Burks, David Rausch, Knoxville Police Chief, Mark Brown, General Sessions Judicial Magistrate, Dr. Roger Noe, Professor Emeritus, UT College […]

The Voice winner Cassadee Pope to give benefit concert for Mobile Meals

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s office is working with several local TV and radio stations to organize a telethon to benefit Mobile Meals on July 29.  As part of that effort, Q100 Today’s Continuous Country is hosting a benefit concert featuring Cassadee Pope, last year’s winner of NBC’s The Voice. The all-ages, family-friendly concert will be Monday, July 22 at […]