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The Triumph and Tragedy of Woodrow Wilson I

The Triumph and Tragedy of Woodrow Wilson I

By Ray Hill Woodrow Wilson was the first Democrat to be reelected to a second consecutive term since Andrew Jackson.  He had campaigned on the slogan, “He Kept…

The Press Lords: Silliman Evans & James G. Stahlman

The Press Lords: Silliman Evans & James G. Stahlman

By Ray Hill It may well be quite difficult for many readers to imagine the importance of newspapers decades ago, as we now live in an age where…

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Knoxville Focus for September 15, 2014

Knoxville Focus for September 15, 2014

Repairs to begin on Historic Fountain City Lake By Steve Williams After over at least…

Dr. Hess speaks to Civil War Roundtable

Dr. Hess speaks to Civil War Roundtable

By Dan Andrews andrewsd@knoxfocus.com The monthly meeting takes place at the Bearden Banquet Hall. However,…

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: James White Fort

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: James White Fort

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com   It is rare that any structure from the early settlement…

The Triumph and Tragedy of Woodrow Wilson II

The Triumph and Tragedy of Woodrow Wilson II

By Ray Hill Woodrow Wilson returned to America to face a hostile Republican Congress and…

Willis commits to Tusculum College

Willis commits to Tusculum College

By Ken Lay Andrew Willis will soon begin his final season with the Gibbs High…