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Poll: Knox Countians Do NOT Support Tax Increase

Poll: Knox Countians Do NOT Support Tax Increase

By Focus Staff Last week the Knoxville News-Sentinel published the results of a poll, sponsored by local businessman Randy Boyd and other Chamber of Commerce-types, purporting to show 57% of…

Fountain City Auction: An auction experience you don’t want to miss

Fountain City Auction:  An auction experience you don’t want to miss

By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com Friday nights in North Knoxville haven’t been the same since Greg Lawson, owner of Fountain City Auction, expanded the business to a new 10,000 sq. ft.…

Hill McAlister of Tennessee

Hill McAlister of Tennessee

By Ray Hill Hill McAlister was governor of Tennessee during one of the most difficult times in our state’s history; McAlister was chief executive of the Volunteer State during the…

After 17 years, South-Doyle Cherokees make it to region

After 17 years, South-Doyle Cherokees make it to region

By Steve Williams A fourth-place finish in a district tournament would not be a momentous occasion for most high school basketball teams, but for the South-Doyle Cherokees, it’s a big…

Author of Amelia Bedelia Children’s Books Visits Academy

Author of Amelia Bedelia Children’s Books Visits Academy

The author of the popular Amelia Bedelia children’s books, Herman Parish, visited The King’s Academy for a very entertaining and enjoyable assembly. The invitation was extended by TKA librarian, Stacy…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, February 18

Knoxville Focus for Monday, February 18

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Pilot campaign raises $42,500 for Salvation Army Pilot presented a $42,500 donation to The Salvation Army on Feb. 13 at the Pilot…

Weekly Poll for February 18

Weekly Poll for February 18

Please click here to view full results.…

Sevier Co. couple find hope at Center

Sevier Co. couple find hope at Center

By Joe Rector In the blink of an eye, life can change with devastating news. Because of the Thompson Cancer Survival Center efforts, the gloom that falls on some of…

Guy M. Gillette of Iowa

Guy M. Gillette of Iowa

By Ray Hill For modern readers it should become quite clear the voting patterns and political preferences of many states have been significantly altered over the passage of time.  One…

Northwest claims girls middle school title

Northwest claims girls middle school title

By Ken Lay Northwest Middle School girls basketball coach Ashley Young warned her team that they would have to battle for a Knox County Middle School Basketball Conference Tournament Championship.…