The Knoxville Focus for September 28, 2020

The Knoxville Focus for September 28, 2020

Pilot, Haslams donate $5 million for new Emergency Department at ETCH Pilot Company and the Haslam family have donated $5 million to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital to renovate the Emergency Department at the hospital’s main campus on Clinch Avenue in downtown Knoxville. The facility will be named Pilot Emergency Care Center, in honor of past, […]

The Knoxville Focus for September 14, 2020

The Knoxville Focus for September 14, 2020

9/11 Victims Remembered By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com Knoxville Police Chaplain Pam Neal kicked off Knoxville and Knox County’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremonies Friday with a talk and a prayer. A crowd of about 100 assembled in front of the City-County Building for the event which started at 8:45 a.m., remembering when the first airplane […]

The Knoxville Focus for September 8, 2020

The Knoxville Focus for September 8, 2020

Jim Haslam authors memoir on leadership lessons, learning and luck Pilot Company Founder James “Jim” Haslam II has written “Co-Piloting: Luck, Leadership, and Learning That It’s All About Others,” a book that takes readers inside the journey from owning a single gas station in Gate City, Virginia, to starting one of the largest privately owned […]

The Knoxville Focus for the week of August 31, 2020

The Knoxville Focus for the week of August 31, 2020

Knox County Board of Health discusses public forum, mask mandate By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com As some Knox County Commissioners consider removing Health Board members the board met again Wednesday to hear Deputy Knox County Law Director David Sanders tell them they must include a public forum at each meeting. Mayor Glenn Jacobs has […]

The Knoxville Focus for August 17, 2020

PHOTO BY STEVE WILLIAMS As the West High Rebels practice Wednesday, one coach can be seen wearing a mask, and the scoreboard reminds all what year it is. The high school football season is scheduled to start this week despite the coronavirus pandemic. Please see high school previews for football, volleyball, girls’ soccer and girls’ cross country in Sports and Recreation, Section B, of this week’s Focus.

The Knoxville Focus for August 17, 2020

Pressure? New Central head coach says he’s excited By Steve Williams The season opener is days away and his feelings could change as kickoff time nears Friday night. After all, Central’s football team has won back-to-back Class 5A state championships and it will be Nick Craney’s first time on the sidelines as a high school […]

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