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 […]

Update from the Farragut Business Alliance

There will be lots going on at the Farragut Municipal Planning Commission (FMPC) meeting this Thursday, Dec. 20th that will impact both the businesses and residents of Farragut. The Town will hold a public hearing at 6:45pm to solicit final public comment on the Comprehensive Land Use Plan, prior to adoption consideration by the FMPC. […]

Nicely to address school safety this afternoon…

Rep. Frank Nicely will discuss his proposal to make our schools safer this afternoon on both Channel 6 and WBIR. For this week’s full press conference held by Knox County School Superintendent Jim McIntyre on school safety and the measures currently in place in Knox County, click here…http://knoxschools.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?sessionid&pageid=286342. McIntyre cites the following safety measures: • […]

Local businesses save Christmas for CAC's Granparents to Parents Program

(Rusty Seymour, Linda Estridge, Rosalyn White, & Russ Jensen) CAC’s Office on Aging hosts an annual Holiday dinner for its Grandparents to Parents program. The program offers assistance to grandparents, or sometimes great-grandparents, who are foster caring children. Due to unforseen circumstances it looked as though the annual dinner would be missing  gifts for over […]