The Knoxville Focus for January 2, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for January 2, 2018

Don’t miss the Fountain City Advertisement Auction! By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com If you are a collector of nostalgic items or simply like to remember your childhood you have got to make plans to attend the Fountain City Auction Saturday at noon. Owner Greg Lawson has been collecting items all year and there’s hundreds and hundreds […]

Associated Therapeutics is there to help

Associated Therapeutics is there to help

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Associated Therapeutics, Inc. is a privately-owned physical therapy practice that focuses on providing personalized treatment to each client. The practice began in 1985 with the mission to advance the health and independence for each individual served. Their mission has not changed over the 32 years they have been serving this […]

Rosser honored by peers after season of adversity

Rosser honored by peers after season of adversity

By Steve Williams Bryson Rosser was humbled. “The first word that pops into my head is humility,” said the Central High head football coach when describing his feelings after receiving the news he had been selected the Coach of the Year in Knox County high school football. “I am extremely humbled to receive this award […]

Eddie Cantor

Eddie Cantor

By Ray Hill   Americans have always been fascinated with entertainers and Eddie Cantor was nothing if not an entertainer.  Cantor was one of those few stars who conquered every popular entertainment medium of his time; stage, film, recording artist, television and radio.  Eddie Cantor could do it all, sing, dance, act, and was a […]

Don’t miss the swoop of cranes

Don’t miss the swoop of cranes

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com If you’re looking for something to do with the family this cold month there’s an annual event going on just south of Knoxville near Cleveland. If you’ve never seen a naturally occurring spectacle then you’ve got to take a day away and go see the thousands of Sandhill Cranes. Each year […]

Last Christmas Gift Wish Fulfilled for Frank Doris

Last Christmas Gift Wish Fulfilled for Frank Doris

Courtyards Senior Living in Knoxville fulfilled a last Christmas gift wish for one of their residents, Frank Doris, who is on hospice. Frank has spent a career devoted to truck driving for over 20 years. He was accompanied always by his faithful companion, his dog “Lil Bit.”  He has also served proudly with the United […]

The Knoxville Focus for December 26, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for December 26, 2017

New city council members speak up By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com When the City Beer Board convened Tuesday afternoon Stephanie Welch, the new 1st District member, was left out of the roll call.  This was brought to immediate attention and Board Chairman George Wallace and the other members laughed when he said his name was, until […]

Three Veteran Cemeteries, One Noted Grave

Three Veteran Cemeteries, One Noted Grave

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Wreaths Across America came again to Knox County recently, decorating the graves of veterans of our peacetime and wartime soldiers and sailors. The annual event, sponsored for the last time by Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, will in the future be in the capable hands of the Vietnam Veterans of America’s […]