It’s farmers market season in Knox County! The New Harvest Park Farmers Market kicks off its 2013 season this Thursday, April 11 from 3 to 6 p.m. at 4775 New Harvest Lane, just past the Target shopping center on Washington Pike. This is the first farmers market to open in Knox County, and will take […]
Come celebrate the Knoxville Civil War Roundtable’s 30th Anniversary! On Tuesday, April 9, 2013, the Roundtable will host noted author, professor and Civil War historian Brian S. Wills, Ph.D as its speaker. At 8:00 p.m., Dr. Wills will speak on the topic “Gen. George H. Thomas: As True as Steel.” In addition to the superb […]
The 6th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial 5k will be held on May 11 at 8:00 a.m. at Volunteer Landing. Proceeds of the event benefit the establishment of a law enforcement memorial in Knoxville. Runners may pre-register by visiting www.knoxlemr.com. Same-day registration will be available from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. on the day of the race. […]
A group of volunteers, organized by The Mast General Store, will be conducting trail maintenance and restoration on House Mountain this Thursday, April 11 from 8 a.m. to noon. Those interested in volunteering can sign up in person at the Mast General Store located at 402 S. Gay Street, or contact Nick Waller by […]
In addition to the musical acts performing at the SouthFest stage outside Emery’s 5 & 10, there are also several artists scheduled to perform inside DiscExchange. Please see the schedule below. There will also be a car show (flyer attached) from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday at 4221 Chapman Highway, which will include members […]
Anthony Hancock has picked up a petition to challenge 2nd Disctrict City Council incumbent Duane Grieve.
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By Focus Staff State Senator Stacey Campfield has proposed legislation that would penalize families receiving state assistance whose children don’t do well in school. This week’s Knoxville Focus poll queried likely voters on the Campfield Bill. Voters were asked, “Do you believe families and children should receive reduced state assistance for food and other needs […]
By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com For a century, St. John’s Lutheran Church has stood resolvedly on the corner of 5th and Broadway in North Knoxville. The original members of the church, founded in 1888 by 29 charter members, wanted nothing more than a Lutheran worship experience in the English language and to further the cause of […]