The Knoxville Focus for August 21, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for August 21, 2017

City celebrates Cumberland renovation completion   By Ken Lay The City of Knoxville had plenty to celebrate Thursday afternoon as area elected officials gathered to mark the end of a project that took over two years to complete. The city had a ribbon-cutting on a hot and humid afternoon to celebrate the virtual completion of […]

Karns Family Dentistry, A true family practice

Karns Family Dentistry, A true family practice

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “After living and working out of the area for 24 years, we are happy to be back in my native East Tennessee” Dr. Dale Pittenger said. He and his wife Gina are both dentists and purchased Karns Family Dentistry two years ago. “We met in dental school and were married the […]

Maryville extends streak to 91 games over Knox teams

Maryville extends streak to 91 games over Knox teams

By Steve Williams Knoxville Catholic almost brought an end to Maryville High’s long win streak over Knox County teams in football Friday night. But the Red Rebels, playing their first game under new head coach Derek Hunt, pulled out a 49-42 win over the visiting Irishmen. It was Maryville’s 91st consecutive win over a team […]

The Knoxville Focus for August 14, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for August 14, 2017

Knoxville couple celebrates 70 years of marriage   By Focus Staff After serving in the Navy during World War II, Roy Tallent began working at the Palm Beach Mill Outlet on Baxter Avenue in Knoxville in 1946.  It was there that he met his lovely bride-to-be Iva.  After their courtship, Roy and Iva Tallent were […]

Thank You Congressman Duncan

Thank You Congressman Duncan

By Steve Hunley Congressman John J. “Jimmy” Duncan has announced he will not be a candidate for reelection next year.  The people of Tennessee’s Second Congressional District owe Jimmy Duncan a debt of gratitude for a job well done.  Like his father before him, Duncan was never a publicity-seeker, which is saying something in this […]

Studio Chrome, Stitches by Royce

Studio Chrome, Stitches by Royce

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com If you’re looking for a great beauty salon and custom-printed clothing then the Studio Chrome and Stitches by Royce shop is the place for you. “We’re actually two stores in one,” explains owner Pamela Russell. Both are located at 7550 Brickyard Road in Powell less than a block from downtown, just […]

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