Join us for Game On Against Cancer

The Knoxville Focus is proud to once again sponsor Game On Against Cancer to benefit Thompson Cancer Survival Center. Join us this year! Details below…. Friday, March 1, 2013      6 – 10 p.m. Games & Things (Map) 10706 Kingston Pike Join us for this unique fund raising event benefiting patients and families in need at Thompson Cancer […]

Vols to tangle with Wildcats

VOL HOOPS REPORT: The Big Orange Return to Rupp Arena The Tennessee basketball team enters the week looking to break out of a three-game losing skid. First up for the Volunteers this week is a Tuesday night clash against Kentucky at Rupp Arena in Lexington (7 p.m. ET, ESPN). Kentucky is one of only three […]

Flooding in Seymour…

Seymour resident, professional photographer, and Focus reader, Christy Foreman sent us this photo collage of flooding in Seymour. Sevier County Schools are closed today due to area flooding. Visit her website at to view her work.

Flooding in Sevierville…

Focus reader Robert Apperson emailed in this photo today from Snapp Road in Sevierville. Robert owns and operates Alpha & Omega Pest Control. Call him for your pest control needs. 865-455-5435.

Public Input Meeting: Historic Knoxville High

Historic Knoxville High School Public Input Meeting Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 Location: Fellowship Hall of St. John’s Lutheran Church 544 N. Broadway Knoxville, TN 37917 Time: 6:00 pm Refreshments 6:30 pm Meeting start time You are invited to provide input on the possible future use of Historic Knoxville High School. For more information and […]

Megasite offers no guarantee…

Hemlock Semiconductor is set to layoff 300 to 400 employees at their Clarksville plant. This is further proof that the proposed megasite in Jefferson County may create jobs, but sustainable jobs prove difficult to come by. Click here to read about the company’s initial investment in Commerce Park a megasite in Clarksville, TN…. and here […]