The Knoxville Focus for August 13, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for August 13, 2018

Litton’s serving up something new Kelly’s Back Room offers home cooking to go By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Seventy years in business with thirty-eight years just off Broadway in Fountain City has made Litton’s Market and Restaurant a huge success and a popular landmark. What initially started as a meat market that fried hamburgers on a […]

Punching back or lying down

Punching back or lying down

By Steve Hunley Recently, A. G. Sulzberger, publisher of the New York Times, visited the White House to meet with President Donald Trump. Naturally, Sulzberger categorized the meeting as having been requested by the White House and said he attended to “raise concerns about the president’s deeply troubling anti-press rhetoric.” Presidents of the United States […]

TKA, Powell notch wins at Kick-Off Classic

TKA, Powell notch wins at Kick-Off Classic

  By Ken Lay Les Greer makes it no secret that his expectation is to win a Division II-A State Championship. And he’s coached championship teams before. He may just have a title contender at The King’s Academy if Friday night’s small sample size is any indication. Greer, who was tapped to take over as […]

Magnolia Avenue Streetscape project begins

Magnolia Avenue Streetscape project begins

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The face of Magnolia Avenue in East Knoxville has changed a few times over the years. The street, the home of iconic products like Swan’s Bakery and the home of Mello Yello, is about to change again. Once a thriving commercial and residential area on the trolley line Magnolia Avenue […]

Bill Lee is a Great Choice

Bill Lee is a Great Choice

By Steve Hunley Tennessee Republicans made a wise decision in choosing Franklin businessman Bill Lee as their gubernatorial nominee last Thursday. Lee wasn’t the candidate who spent the most, bought the most television and radio ads, or started out as the preemptive favorite from the beginning. When Lee first announced his candidacy, few people thought […]

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