Update from South Doyle Homeowner's Association

The topic of next meeting to be held on TUESDAY, January 8th at 7 pm: Roy A. Arthur (Knox County Watershed Coordinator & Knox County Stormwater Management) explains $117,000 in grant funds for the Stock Creek Watershed, primarily for agricultural projects and septic repairs. The meeting will also include nomination of candidates for board of […]

Celebrating Kwanzaa at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center

Yesterday, on the second day of the celebration of Kwanzaa, I visited the Beck Cultural Exchange Center. While I was there I witnessed  the ceremony of the candle lighting.  The ceremony was performed by the historic civil rights leader  Avon Rollins.  After the ceremony, he spent time with me explaining the principles of Kwanzaa. I […]

Knoxville Fire Department Releases Statement on Mulch incident

Official statement from Knoxville Fire Department “Knoxville Firefighting crews responding to Shamrock Organic were relieved to discover the fire was contained to a piece of equipment called a tub grinder which mulched the wood into mulch. No extensions to the large mulch piles at the scene. The fire is out.” Captain D.J. Corcoran Knoxville F.D.

Update of mobile meals program

515 seniors are scheduled to be served on Christmas Day. Fortunately, many people who normally receive Mobile Meals will spend the day with family and friends. The Mobile Meals staff has checked to ensure that each senior will be home and wants the meal.

Opie and Me, A Christmas Tale

Merry Christmas from Focus Publisher Steve Hunley As we enter perhaps the most special time of the year, I have been thinking about the many blessings in my life. I have a wonderful family – – – a beautiful wife, children and grandchildren, as well as the best brothers and sisters anyone could ask for. […]

Merle FM to challenge WNOX purchase…

Merle FM released the following statement this afternoon… M&M Broadcasting the owner of Merle FM has filed a law suit against the seller of WNOX 100.3 stating that they (M&M Broadcasting ) had an agreement to buy 100.3 and were days away from taking over the station when the current buyer Journal Broadcasting involved themselves […]

Journal Broadcast Group to Aquire WNOX 100.3 FM

Q93 program director Mike Hammond has issued the following statement on his Facebook Page.”WOW! It was just announced that Journal Broadcasting has purchased WNOX 100.3. Great to see our company expanding. Wonderful Christmas present!” According to FCC records  WNOX is a Licensed Class C radio station with a 100,000 watt transmitter.

Mobile Meals Volunteers Deliver Holiday Meals and Cheer on Christmas

Every Christmas, the Mobile Meals Kitchen is filled with holiday cheer and activity. The Mobile Meals Kitchen, 1747 Reynolds Street, has reopened and meals will be distributed Christmas Day from this location. Staff and volunteers will help the meal-delivery volunteers load up their cars with coolers filled with delicious holiday meals that include pork roast, […]

Market Square Ice Rink Posts Impressive Numbers

  With the warm weather and abundant rain we’ve had in Knoxville recently I wondered what the total impact on the ice-skating rink would be. So I requested from City of Knoxville, governmental communication media liaison special assistant Jesse Mayshark, the most recent updated numbers for the winter season so far. Mr. Mayshark, in quick fashion expedited the return of the information and provided the following…   “Per the ice rink manager:   As of […]