Tennessee Federation for the Aging Honors State Legislators

The Tennessee Federation for the Aging recently honored Senator Richard Briggs and Representative Dale Carr at an Annual Awards luncheon at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee on September 10, 2019.  The event recognized individuals who have made significant impacts to the lives of Older Tennesseans.  Senator Briggs and Representative Carr received “Legislative Aging […]

Is the sale of the AJ Building good for taxpayers?

Is the sale of the AJ Building good for taxpayers?

By Steve Hunley, Publisher publisher@knoxfocus.com WVLT Channel 8 television in Knoxville reported on October 4th 2017, “Getting the Andrew Johnson Building back on the tax rolls has been a priority for me since I took office as Knox County Mayor,” said former Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett. If Tim “dadgumit” Burchett has a white whale […]

Legends For Youth Baseball Clinic Series coming to Pigeon Forge

Free youth baseball clinic to feature seven MLB Alumni   Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019. In conjunction with the Ripken Experience Pigeon Forge, TN, the free clinic […]

Tennessee State Parks recognized among top four state park systems

Tennessee State Parks was recognized Tuesday as one of four finalists for the award of top state park system in the nation at the National Recreation and Park Association annual conference in Baltimore, Md.   The other finalists for the award were Florida State Parks, Maryland Park Service and Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. […]

BISSELL Pet Foundation Releases its Next Empty the Shelters Adoption Date

125+ shelters in 26 states will offer $25 pet adoptions on Saturday, October 12 After successfully placing over 23,000 pets in homes, BISSELL Pet Foundation is back to Empty the Shelters at a participating location near you. On Saturday, October 12, adopters will have a chance to bring a pet home from Friends of the Animal Shelter or Young-Williams […]

Multiple endorsements across the city for Mannis

Former Stair Supporters Now Support Mannis Knoxville Mayoral candidate Eddie Mannis has picked up endorsements across the city from community leaders who previously supported candidate Marshall Stair. Stair finished third in the primary election and was eliminated from the general election. “When former Council members, community leaders and some of the largest donors to Marshall’s […]

South-Doyle Fall Chorus Concert tonight

South Doyle High School 2020 Tipton Station Road Knoxville, TN 37920 Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 7 p.m. South-Doyle High School is excited to invite you to the Fall Chorus Concert this Thursday, September 26th at 7:00 p.m. in the South-Doyle High School Auditorium. SDHS is especially pleased to announce that the South-Doyle Singers will […]

Parkinson’s Support Group of North Knoxville meets tomorrow

Parkinson’s Support Group of North Knoxville will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, September 26, 7:00 p.m., at Christ United Methodist Church (in Halls Crossroads), 7535 Maynardville Hwy., Knoxville, TN 37938. The program will be: “Helps for When Walking Becomes More Difficult” For more information, please call the Reverend Scobie Branson (865) 806-6907


Dates/time:  Sept. 27th, 28th, and 29th ; Fri and Sat 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Sun 11:00 – 6:00 The 40th annual Greek Fest will take place at St. George Greek Orthodox Church and is sure to once again be a favorite tradition of the Knoxville community.  Features include authentic Greek food and pastries, live […]

Secretary Hargett Encourages Tennesseans to Take Part in National Voter Registration Day

Secretary of State Tre Hargett encourages all Tennesseans to participate in National Voter Registration Day by registering to vote, checking their voter registration status or showing someone else how to register online. “Registering to vote and participating in our elections is a critical part of our form of government,” Secretary Hargett said. “The first step […]

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