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The Campaign That Never Was: The 1944 Governor’s Race in Tennessee

The Campaign That Never Was: The 1944 Governor’s Race in Tennessee

By Ray Hill Prentice Cooper had been governor of Tennessee for six years; the first man to be elected to three two-year terms since Austin Peay.  Unlike Peay,…

Tennessee’s First Election For the U. S. Senate: The Democratic Primary 1915

Tennessee’s First Election For the U. S. Senate: The Democratic Primary 1915

By Ray Hill 2015 marks the one-hundredth year since the people of Tennessee cast their ballots to select a candidate for the United States Senate. There had previously…

Stories In This Week's Focus:

Everly Brothers Park waiting paperwork

Everly Brothers Park waiting paperwork

By Mike Steely Steelym@knoxfocus.com For months the Bearden area has been awaiting word from the…

Knoxville Focus for January 19, 2015

Knoxville Focus for January 19, 2015

Schoonmaker selected for 5th District Seat By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com John R. Schoonmaker, Chairman of…

Special Education Spotlight: Laci and Elise

Special Education Spotlight: Laci and Elise

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com For this week’s Special Education feature, The Focus spoke with Patti…

Tennessee In Congress: 1939

Tennessee In Congress: 1939

By Ray Hill Tennessee has been quite fortunate in oftentimes having an excellent Congressional delegation. …

A Tale of Three Buildings

A Tale of Three Buildings

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Here and there around Knox County are several noted buildings that…