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Recalling the good times of covering state basketball tourneys

By Steve Williams When I see yellow daffodils and forsythia bushes blooming in early spring it always reminds me that it’s time for the TSSAA state high school basketball tournaments.…

A Cold Night in Murfreesboro

By Ralphine Major It was January of ‘65 and the undefeated Gibbs Eagles were in Middle Tennessee for a matchup with undefeated Murfreesboro. Principal Max Clendenen tried to open the…

Les Couleurs

By Dr. Jim Ferguson “The world stands out on either side, no wider than the heart is wide; Above the world is stretched the sky, no higher than the soul…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 11

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 11

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Gibbs uses improbable comeback to make State By Ken Lay Gibbs High School’s boys basketball team found itself in a familiar place…

Knox Countians Favor Term Limits for School Board

Knox Countians Favor Term Limits for School Board

Click here to view the full results.   By Focus Staff By a large majority, Knox County voters favor term limits for the members of the Knox County Board of…

City, County work together to aide South Knox businesses

City, County work together to aide South Knox businesses

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com South Knoxville businesses were sent reeling after an announcement earlier this year that the reopening Henley Street Bridge would be delayed until February 2014, a full…

The White Chief: James K. Vardaman of Mississippi

The White Chief: James K. Vardaman of Mississippi

By Ray Hill The South produced a number of successful demagogues, not the least of which was James K. Vardaman, a governor and senator from Mississippi.  At the height of…

Impressive win over Grainger puts unranked CAK girls in state

Impressive win over Grainger puts unranked CAK girls in state

By Steve Williams The theme song of the movie Hoosiers was piped into the gym as homestanding Christian Academy of Knoxville warmed up on one end of the court and…

Ground broken on University Commons

Ground broken on University Commons

Last Wednesday, during an event organized by local developers, CHM, LLC, and attended by Knoxville business leaders and government officials, ground was broken in preparation for the building of University…

The Doctor Is In: Winter Itch

By Dr. Jim Ferguson If you’ve got an itch, you’ve got to scratch it; but should you?  To borrow from the Bard, “To scratch, or not to scratch; that is…