Tennessee has received a lot of attention from the national preview magazines released this week. Junior linebacker A.J. Johnson and senior tackle Ja’Wuan James are featured on covers. Johnson and Antonio Richardson have been named Preseason All-Americans. Here’s a breakdown of the accolades from the various magazines. Lindy’s Sports Player Honors Second Team […]
“Farm to Fork” Demonstration Making the Most of Your Seasonal Farmers Market Purchases 3:30 Under the Pavilion (near Tootsie Truck) Presented by Emily Gonzalez, UT Extension Agent Shop with 27 Local Vendors Fresh Produce, Plants, Food, Crafts & More **Raspberries** Tomatoes – green and cherry Strawberries All-Natural Beef Arugula Basil Broccoli Broccoli Rabe Cabbage Carrots […]
A note from Tea & Treasures… TEA & TREASURES is looking for your SUPPORT!!!! It goes without saying that the past few months have been a real struggle to keep small businesses afloat in South Knoxville. The additional delay of the Henley Street Bridge closure coupled with the overall economic climate has taken its toll […]
The Fountain City Branch Library will be closed today due to a nearby water main break that has cut off water to the facility.
“This is proof that citizen involvement matters; elected officials do listen; and we all can work together,” Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett told community members present for the presentation of the new Carter Elementary School earlier this week. While the fight for a new elementary school began decades ago, I covered the “great Carter debate” […]
With a major award show literally right down the block that included an outdoor stage, one would think it would be hard to gather a crowd. For Jt Hodges it was not a problem. With a packed crowd he rocked the Hard Rock here on the first day of CMA week.
The June meeting of the East Knox Republican Club will be held on Thursday, June 13. 6:00 pm for dinner 6:45 pm for meeting 7:30 pm dismiss promptly Items on the agenda include discussing and adopting by-laws for the club.
Three Vols have been named 2013 Preseason All-Americans by Phil Steele. Tackle Antonio Richardson (2nd Team), linebacker A.J. Johnson (3rd Team) and defensive tackle Daniel McCullers (4th Team) were selected by Steele. All three were named to Steele’s Preseason All-SEC Team earlier in the week. A 2012 All-SEC linebacker, Johnson finished his sophomore campaign fourth […]
Who: Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, other elected officials and members of the Community What: Lunch with the Mayor When: Friday, June 7, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Where: Steamboat Sandwiches, 2307 West Emory Rd., Powell The next Lunch with the Mayor will be this Friday, June 7, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Steamboat Sandwiches in Powell. The restaurant is […]
The start of CMAfest (also known as “Fan Fair”) is just hours away. Once again The Knoxville Focus will be reporting, tweeting and photographing the country music festival. I sat down with CEO of the CMA Steve Moore recently and asked him what his thoughts are about CMAfest this year. Here is what he had […]