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Neyland Stadium stands firm under strains of ‘Rocky Top’

By Dan Andrews Long before Coach Jones began building the football program “brick by brick,” Dr. Richard M. Bennett was given the task of making sure Neyland Stadium would not…

The Knoxville Focus for August 31, 2015

The Knoxville Focus for August 31, 2015

Replica of Mayberry Sheriff Car at Fountain City Auction By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Who doesn’t like Andy Taylor and Barney Fife of Mayberry fame? Both Andy Griffith and Don Knotts…

Fountain City Lake update draws a crowd

Fountain City Lake update draws a crowd

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Fountain City residents packed the Lion’s Club house Tuesday afternoon to hear an update and plans for restoring the Fountain City Lake. Mayor Madeline Rogero…

Beep! Beep! Big plays power Roadrunners past Halls, 46-22

Beep! Beep! Big plays power Roadrunners past Halls, 46-22

By Steve Williams Austin-East quarterback Darius Harper is known for his passing arm, but it was his legs that broke Halls’ back Friday night. After the Red Devils had rallied…

The Colonel: Luke Lea, Part IV

The Colonel: Luke Lea, Part IV

By Ray Hill   Once again happily married, doting on his newborn daughter, former United States Senator Luke Lea concentrated upon reducing his indebtedness after his return from the World…

Knoxville’s Safety City Teaches

Knoxville’s Safety City Teaches

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Knoxville is the only city in Tennessee with a special “Safety City” that teaches children, especially 2nd graders, about traffic and fire safety. The facility, at…

Sevier County edges West 29-26

Sevier County edges West 29-26

By Alex Norman Perhaps the most entertaining football game of the week took place on Thursday, August 27th in Knoxville. Sevier County and Knoxville West, two teams with the potential…

An Insomniac’s Dream: Sleeping with the Sharks

An Insomniac’s Dream: Sleeping with the Sharks

By Dan Andrewsandrewsd@knoxfocus.comHave you ever woken up to sharks swimming above you? Recently, I had the privilege of experiencing that opportunity while staying the night at Ripley’s Aquarium of the…

Fulton football foursome wins KIL 4×100 relay again

Fulton football foursome wins KIL 4×100 relay again

By Steve Williams On a night when the weather felt more like football season, four members of Fulton High’s 2014 state football championship team combined to win the 4×100 relay…

The Eye Group: Friendly and Professional

The Eye Group: Friendly and Professional

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com With two locations, four doctors, and state of the art technology, you’ll find The Eye Group has just about everything you need in family eye care.…

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