9:06 am 2013
I watched this interview earlier in the week with great interest. WATE interviewed Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, PR executive Cynthia Moxley, and successful CEO Susan Packard to ask them a complex question: “Can women have it all?” The debate sparked after Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer returned to work shortly after having a baby and then instituted several high-profile policies regarding maternity leave and working from home. (Read about it here.) Read More...
8:17 am 2013
“You really are a South Knox girl at heart,” remarked Mary Lou this weekend. If you’ve eaten at the Round Up, odds are Mary Lou rang you up. She knows most people by name, and many more by order. The Round Up, owned by local restaurateur, Sam Tobea, is a snapshot of the heart and soul of South Knoxville and was a perfect locale for Vice Mayor Nick Pavlis, who represents the district on city council, to hold a Saturday fundraiser for his upcoming campaign. Read More...
4:59 pm 2013
Ray Hill (l) with Vice Mayor Nick Pavlis (r) at a recent fundraiser.
Many people believe that music in some way defines who we are. So here at The Focus be began a new feature this week. We asked local community leaders: ”what is on you music playlist?” Vice Mayor Nick Pavlis volunteered to help kick things off. Read More...
11:56 am 2013
24/7 followers want to know…where have you been Mahurin? Well, to quote Dr. Seuss, I have been “here and there and everywhere”. Read More...
7:41 am 2013
KUB will close the eastbound curbside lane ona short section of Kingston Pike between Homberg Drive and North Forest Park Drive
from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, as work is completed on the water distribution system in this area. One eastbound lane and both westbound lanes will remain open on this section of Kingston Pike while work is completed. Read More...
7:39 am 2013
I’d like to share with you some of what I’ve been working on in Washington and Tennessee this
past month: Read More...