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‘Holston effect’ well-known to Gibbs community

‘Holston effect’ well-known to Gibbs community

By Steve Hunley “Leaders” need a history lesson on Gibbs Middle School A recent article in the local daily paper cited concerns raised by “community leaders” over the proposed construction…

Grow Green is more than hydroponics

Grow Green is more than hydroponics

By Mike Steely Steelym@knoxfocus.com Grow Green Garden Shop is Knoxville’s premier indoor gardening equipment retailer. Since opening in 2012, the shop has featured a wide variety of hydroponics equipment —…

Congressman Carroll Reece Goes Back To Congress

Congressman Carroll Reece Goes Back To Congress

By Ray Hill For decades Tennessee was a one-party state, dominated by the Democrats. The exceptions were the First and Second Congressional districts in East Tennessee. Despite being the minority…

Saving Historic Homes, Buildings

Saving Historic Homes, Buildings

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfcous.com On Sunday, May 17, people interested in preserving the Howard Home at 2921 Broadway met at 4 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Central United…

Hardin Valley punches ticket to State Tourney

Hardin Valley punches ticket to State Tourney

By Ken Lay A long voyage for the Hardin Valley Academy softball team resulted in a trip to Murfreesboro. The Lady Hawks punched their ticket to the Class AAA State…

Legal and Public Notices for May 11, 2015

foreclosure notices   NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated February 13,…

Knoxville Focus for May 11, 2015

Knoxville Focus for May 11, 2015

Seymour Volunteer Fire Department Graduates Volunteers To Serve Seymour’s Tri-County Community The Seymour Volunteer Fire Department has trained 15 new recruits to become interior firefighters. These men and women have…

Affordable & Unique is more than a name

Affordable & Unique is more than a name

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfcous.com Affordable & Unique Home Accents and MD Interiors is a new business in Powell TN. They are located in the same building at 1904 West Emory…

Green Math and Science Magnet

Green Math and Science Magnet

Community Schools: Part 4 By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com For our final segment on Community Schools, The Focus visited Green Magnet Academy and met with Community Resource Coordinator Destiny Glover.  Green…

Key Pittman of Nevada

Key Pittman of Nevada

By Ray Hill Colorful characters are as much a part of the old West as tumbleweeds.  Key Pittman was certainly a colorful character.  Pittman caused a stir by using his…