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7th Annual Monroe Life Balloon Fiesta

The 7th Annual Monroe Life Balloon Fiesta will return to East Tennessee at Sequoyah Birthplace Museum. Enjoy Balloon rides, live music, food, arts & crafts, kids zone and much more all while supporti…
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Sector Plan Amendment Map Shows Growth Trends

As Knox County continues to grow, there has been a great deal of interest in emerging trends in land development. To create a visual representation of these changes, staff from Knoxville-Knox County …
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Local author Cyn Taylor to host book signing

  Local author Cyn Taylor will hold a book sale and signing on Wednesday, August 28 from 9 a.m. to Noon at the Halls Senior Center. Taylor has had three new works published this year and will be laun…
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Mannis: Delay Recode implementation, do extensive public hearings

Knoxville mayoral candidate Eddie Mannis laid out plans for how he would implement Recode, the complete revamping of the city zoning ordinance. It was passed by city council a week ago but is not sch…
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Bridges to Bluffs Open Water Swim/2019 USMS Marathon Distance National Championships Announced

  Bridges to Bluffs 10k (6.2 mi.) Open Water Swim/2019 USMS Marathon will take place September 22, 2019 in the Tennessee River. Swimmers begin the race by jumping from the "Star of Knoxville" Riv…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Let the Numbers Do the Talking

We have used this space numerous times in the past to talk about our What A Waste initiative and the benefit that it has been to congregate nutrition programs across the country. Four years after we …
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At-Large Seat C candidates address homeless in city

By Mike Steely The Knoxville Focus has been asking candidates for office to respond to a series of questions. Seat C, currently held by Vice Mayor and Councilman Finbarr Saunders, has five candidates…
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Student success in the spotlight as Pellissippi State presents first Purchase Award Showcase

Former and current art students whose work has been chosen as Best in Show at Pellissippi State Community College since spring 2011 will have their winning works displayed Aug. 26-Sept. 13 in the col…
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Flag incident with City Council candidate David Hayes

There is extreme profanity in this video from Mr. Hayes during a protest at the University of Tennessee campus. This video is not suitable for young children to hear. Please use caution in playing th…
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Knoxville Tennessee Team Hope Walk set for September 14

Hosted by the Tennessee Chapter of the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) The Knoxville Tennessee Team Hope Walk is a fundraising event that will consists of the community walking toget…
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Meals on Wheels America News - Hockey, Drums and Broadway? Redefining Senior Citizenship

Happy Senior Citizens Day!You are a champion for seniors every day — and we know Senior Citizens Day is no different! We wanted to share a story with you about one of our favorite seniors to celebrat…
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South Knoxville Creates SoKno Summer Suttree Social

~from the Office of Neighborhoods   South Knoxville Neighborhood and Business Coalition, an umbrella group for South Knoxville neighborhood organizations and the South Knoxville Alliance,  is sponso…
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It’s Movies time in Tennessee!

Public invited to pick the flicks for the 16th year of Movies on Market Square    Movies on Market Square’s line-up belongs to the people. The public is invited to cast their votes for their favorit…
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Marshall Stair asks City Law Director Charles Swanson if the City has followed the law on proper notice.

https://soundcloud.com/user-332442237/stair-swanson-notice The post Marshall Stair asks City Law Director Charles Swanson if the City has followed the law on proper notice. appeared first on The Knox…
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Are Accessory Dwelling Units are a tool for affordable housing?

City Council member Seema Singh tells Council during the final vote on Recode that Accessory Dwelling Units are a tool for affordable housing. Is this why Singh refuses to let established neighborhoo…
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