Community Impact Drives Concord Christian

Community Impact Drives Concord Christian

By Amy Box Fellhoelter Meeting teachers, reconnecting with friends, orientation, and receiving schedules were all part of the “Back 2 School KICK OFF” fun celebrated at Concord Christian School and Preschool last Friday night, August 9. As the largest private school in Knoxville with an enrollment of more than 1,100 students, Concord Christian will be […]

Human juggles golf and football at Grace Christian

Human juggles golf and football at Grace Christian

By Steve Williams This is the busiest time of the year for Michael Human, but he’s good enough of an athlete to handle it. Michael plays golf and football for Grace Christian Academy, two sports that overlap particularly in the months of August and September. And his junior year is going great so far. He […]

The Knoxville Focus for August 5, 2019

The Knoxville Focus for August 5, 2019

A dandy dozen travel Halls High’s Road to Fame By Steve Williams No telling how many thousands of boys and girls have participated in athletics at Halls High School since it was founded in 1916. But there are 12 being announced today as the school’s very best of all time. They comprise the inaugural class […]

Will Recode Raise Taxes?

Will Recode Raise Taxes?

By Steve Hunley As the City of Knoxville government considers the “Recode” proposal, I’ve heard that some officials are insisting Recode will not cause taxes to increase.  That just cannot be true.  While Recode has undergone more permutations than Frankenstein’s monster, the supposed purpose of Recode was to increase the “density” of Knoxville, meaning increase […]

Cool Cat Billiards & Café makes family connections easy

Cool Cat Billiards & Café makes family connections easy

By Amy Box Fellhoelter Some people go to great lengths to unplug from life’s responsibilities and connect with their family members such as sight-seeing at the Grand Canyon or hiking in the Smoky Mountains. But great family moments and memories can be made here in Knoxville right around the corner at Cool Cat Billiards & […]

Unclaimed Vietnam Veteran buried with honors

Unclaimed Vietnam Veteran buried with honors

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com A Vietnam War veteran with no known family or relatives was buried last week. The 20-year resident of Newport would have been pleased to find that he had a family among fellow veterans as more than 100 people turned out for his service. Among the crowd were members of all five […]

The Knoxville Focus for July 29, 2019

The Knoxville Focus for July 29, 2019

Second reading of Recode before City Council By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com When the Knoxville City Council meets Tuesday evening the members will be asked for a final approval of Recode, an overall revision of zoning and building regulations. More than two years have passed since the planning commission was asked to review and propose new […]