Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 18

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 18

  Click here to view the full paper. Saving the Kerns Bread Building By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Call it making the best of a bad situation or making lemonade when life gives you lemons, it is a story of success that grew out of necessity. When a Confederate soldier, wounded in battle, was waiting on […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 11

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 11

  Click here to view this week’s Focus. Teachers vent at school board meeting By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Teachers and supporters voiced their frustration with the current state-required teaching method and attacked School Superintendent James McIntyre and the Central Office at a teacher-packed City County Building where the Board of Education meeting was held last […]

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 4, 2013

Knoxville Focus for Monday, November 4, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Angelic Ministries prepares for holiday season By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com When Betsy Stowers Frazier contemplated what retirement had in store, she first considered opening a thrift store in the old Merita Bread Factory. After much prayer and consideration, she realized that, for her, retirement meant a calling to […]

Knoxville Focus for October 21, 2013

Knoxville Focus for October 21, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Councilman Nick Della Volpe: Fighting for the 4th District By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “I believe in strong, healthy neighborhoods and rational growth,” 4th District Knoxville City Councilman Nick Della Volpe told the Focus. “The government should work for the taxpayers, not the other way around.” 4th District Knoxville […]

Knoxville Focus for October 14, 2013

Knoxville Focus for October 14, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. A father takes a stand By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com Just over three years ago, Kirk Smalley was a construction worker living in Perkins, Oklahoma. His wife, Laura, worked in the cafeteria at a local school. Things weren’t perfect; they faced challenges common to any middle-class family living in […]

Knoxville Focus for October 7, 2013

Knoxville Focus for October 7, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. The Civil War comes to life By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com One hundred and fifty years ago a bloody battle took place in Knoxville and on October 10, 11, 12 and 13, thousands of re-enactors and history-minded visitors will gather on a hillside near Corryton to relive the Battle […]

Knoxville Focus for September 30, 2013

Knoxville Focus for September 30, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. WUTK celebrates ‘College Radio Day’ with critical effort to keep station on air WUTK-FM 90.3 The Rock, the University of Tennessee’s award-winning radio station that serves as a lab for students, will be conducting an on-air fundraiser on worldwide College Radio Day, Tuesday, October 1, 2013.  Station personnel […]

Knoxville Focus for September 23, 2013

Knoxville Focus for September 23, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Sheriff’s Department apprehends burglary suspect Alvin Frye, owner of the Exxon Station on North Broadway, called the Knox County Sheriff’s Office on September 10th and requested that the agency investigate a theft that occurred that day.  A suspect had opened the cash register and taken money.  Surveillance pictures […]

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