My Daily Cup of Joe- Here and there and everywhere

24/7 followers want to know…where have you been Mahurin? Well, to quote Dr. Seuss, I have been “here and there and everywhere”. Avid Focus readers know I’ve been busy interviewing incredible people who are accomplishing truly great things. (For instance, check out this feature on the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley.) I […]

Q100 Open Mike Night Features Knoxville's own Greylan James!

    Mike Hammond held his open mic night tonight at Mulligans. Greylan James and Chris Stapleton both played the event. There was a great crowd on hand for the event. Greylan James is a local singer – songwriter from right here in Knoxville Tennessee. He has recently been on NBC’s hit show The Voice. […]

Kingston Pike Lane Closure May 14

KUB will close the eastbound curbside lane ona short section of Kingston Pike between Homberg Drive and North Forest Park Drive from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, as work is completed on the water distribution system in this area. One eastbound lane and both westbound lanes will remain open on this section […]

Lamar Alexander May 2013 Newsletter

I’d like to share with you some of what I’ve been working on in Washington and Tennessee this past month: Challenging President Obama to fix the federal debt and rescue young Americans from being the “debt-paying generation” President Obama released a 10-year budget in April, more than two months after the date required by law, […]

BREAKING! Country radio war becomes all "jacked" up!

96.7 Merle FM WMYL about an hour ago For immediate release May 13, 2013 JACK RYAN NAMED PARTNER WITH OWNERSHIP IN 96.7 MERLE FM (Knoxville, TN) – Ron Meredith and M&M Broadcasting, the local broadcast company that owns WMYL 96.7 Merle FM announced today that Jack Ryan, host of the afternoon drive, has accepted a […]

National Prevention Week Kick Off

  National Prevention Week is a SAMHSA-supported annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues. This observance is an opportunity to join with other individuals, organizations, and coalitions in your community to promote prevention efforts, educate others about behavioral health issues, and create and strengthen community […]

22nd Annual KARM Golf Classic

22nd Annual KARM Golf Classic Thursday, June 13 Avalon Golf & Country Club They’re doing something different this year! Find out how you can participate in a new and meaningful way… even if you’re not a golfer! Contact John Gargis at jgargis@karm.org or 865.633.7623 or (click here) for more information.

No. 7 Softball Hosts NCAA Regional

The Tennessee softball team has earned its 11th berth into the NCAA Tournament and will host an NCAA Regional for the ninth time in program history, as announced by the NCAA Division I Softball Committee on Sunday night. The Lady Vols are the national No. 7 seed and will host the Knoxville Regional from May 17-19. Seven SEC […]

County makes small correction on website

Knox County Officials confirmed today that two websites that had incorrect financial numbers have been fixed and updated.  In the recent weeks, this reporter has undertaken and completed an exhaustive investigative reporting task of examining hundreds of websites involving the County’s  “Open Government” portal on their website which can be found here.   While most […]