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Knoxville Focus for Monday, August 26

Knoxville Focus for Monday, August 26

  Click here to view this week’s Focus. TDOT meets with East Town area merchants By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com 4th District City Councilman Nick Della Volpe invited TDOT Region 1…

Republicans Half of Knox County Electorate

Republicans Half of Knox County Electorate

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked the question, “As a voter, do you consider yourself a Democrat, Republican or Independent?” Just over fifty percent of those polled…

Boomsday returns to Henley Bridge

Boomsday returns to Henley Bridge

This September, the nation’s largest Labor Day weekend Fireworks Festival will once again launch from the Henley Bridge for the first time in two years due to the construction and…

Chapman Revercomb of West Virginia

Chapman Revercomb of West Virginia

  By Ray Hill West Virginia was once one of the more reliably Republican states in the country.  Following the Great Depression and the rise of the machine headed by…

Publisher’s Position: When Down is Up and Up is Down

Publisher’s Position: When Down is Up and Up is Down

By Steve Hunley The media barrage has begun and Superintendent of Schools Jim McIntyre is doing his best to spin the drop in ACT scores in Knox County. Like a…

Beavers vs. Hawks rivalry among this week’s top games; Falcons roll past Powell in season opener

Beavers vs. Hawks rivalry among this week’s top games; Falcons roll past Powell in season opener

By Steve Williams Karns and Hardin Valley Academy became an “instant rivalry” in football just a few years ago, and the Beavers and Hawks will add another chapter to one…

Knoxville Focus for August 19

Knoxville Focus for August 19

Click here to view full paper. New prep season opens with changes on and off the field By Steve Williams A new high school football season kicks off for most…

Focus Poll for August 19

Focus Poll for August 19

Click here to view full results by Precinct.…

Volunteer spirit at its finest

Volunteer spirit at its finest

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “One of the pillars of our ‘Vol for Life’ program is the goal of becoming champions in the community as well as in the classroom and…

Theodore Francis Green of Rhode Island

Theodore Francis Green of Rhode Island

By Ray Hill Before Strom Thurmond, Theodore Francis Green was well known for some years as being the oldest member of the United States Senate. First elected when he was…

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