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 […]
A furious Powell parent called into the Focus office today angry because she attempted 3 different routes before taking her child to Powell Middle School early this morning. According to the Powell resident, she lives less than a 10 minute drive to the school and still had difficulty finding a safe route. Upon calling the […]
According to State Senator Stacey Campfield, security at the City County Building downtown is tight these days. In fact, its so tight, they confiscated his trusty 10ft tape measure as a potential “deadly weapon.” Campfield posed the following question to his Facebook followers later in the day: “What am I going to do- measure someone […]
Knoxville Zoo is hosting an information fair for people who are interested in volunteering their time and talents to the zoo’s mission of education and conservation. The zoo’s Volunteer Fair will be held on Saturday, January 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Knoxville Zoo. Knoxville Zoo’s Volunteer Fair gives prospective volunteers the opportunity to talk with current volunteers […]