Dr. Neptune improves health, says creator

Dr. Neptune improves health, says creator

  By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com “Dr. Neptune is a byproduct of me wanting to get turmeric into my diet and system,” said Ed Cook, a West Knoxville man who developed a health powder called “Dr. Neptune Fountain of Youth” and is now promoting it. “I’m a baby boomer who has been a health […]

New Harvest Park Farmers’ Market Season Kicks off April 22

The New Harvest Farmers’ Market kicks off its 2021 season on Thursday, April 22 at 3 p.m. (with safe-shopping protocols in place) featuring 15 small, locally-owned businesses and a new walking program. “Spring is here and I’m excited about the opening of the farmers’ market,” said Mayor Glenn Jacobs, who will kick off the annual […]

Young-Williams Animal Center offers four-day special: Don’t ‘Pittie’ a Shelter Dog, Adopt One

Young-Williams Animal Center is at critical capacity for adult dogs, so the shelter is offering a four-day “Don’t ‘Pittie’ a Shelter Dog, Adopt One” special starting Thursday, April 15, that waives fees in exchange for a donation. During the special from April 15-18, adopters of adult dogs of any breed or mix, not just “pitties,” […]

Dogwood Arts hosts Spring Featured Gardens event April 17 & 18

Two Private Gardens Open to the Public for One Weekend Only ~from Dogwood Arts Saturday, April 17th: 10AM-5PM & Sunday, April 18th: 12-5PM (last entry at 4PM)   The public is invited to experience two spectacular private gardens this weekend only at the Dogwood Arts Spring Featured Gardens event. These remarkable properties exhibit the best […]

CTV LIVE Treasure Hunt Auction has Begun

Looking for some new treasures or looking to sell some old? Want a fun way to raise money for your neighborhood? Check out the 2021 CTV Neighborhood Treasure Hunt & Online Auction!   Bidding is underway and will continue through Friday, April 23, for the Treasure Hunt’s Live Virtual Auction! You and your neighbors can […]

Legal and public notices for the week of April 12, 2021

Non-Resident NOTICE   DAVID RAY HELTON -Vs- KAYLA RACHELLE HELTON Docket # 150205 IN THE FOURTH CIRCUIT COURT OF KNOX COUNTY, TENNESSEE In this cause, it appearing from the Complaint filed, which is sworn to, that the defendant KAYLA RACHELLE HELTON is a non-resident of the State of Tennessee, or whose whereabouts cannot be ascertained […]

Almost 320 Volunteers Expected for the 5th Annual South Knoxville Community Cleanup

This Saturday, April 17, Keep Knoxville Beautiful will be hosting its 5th annual South Knoxville Community Cleanup from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Cleanups will take place throughout South Knoxville.   Leaders from various South Knoxville neighborhoods, businesses, and local community organizations will collect cleanup supplies at Sam Duff Park then return to volunteers waiting […]

The Knoxville Focus for April 12, 2021

The Knoxville Focus for April 12, 2021

Tennessee Tutoring Corps to expand this summer The Bill and Crissy Haslam Foundation, in partnership with youth-serving organizations across Tennessee, last week launched the second year of the statewide Tennessee Tutoring Corps program to provide summer learning opportunities for rising 1st – 4th grade students who have fallen behind academically due to the education disruptions caused by […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Some Time Republican Former Knoxville mayor Victor Ashe has openly called for a primary challenger to oppose County Commissioner Kyle Ward. As I recall, Ward defeated a well-heeled primary challenger in Scott Broyles. In fact, Broyles was the choice of the establishment Republicans inside the Fourth District. I’d be willing to bet […]