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A new fitness center opens in Seymour

By Tasha Mahurin Thirty-year-old Amanda Harmon is finally fit. “I began to struggle with weight in my early twenties,” Harmon told The Focus. “My weight ‘yo-yoed back and forth by…

Attempts for 2013

By Joe Rector It’s that special day when people everywhere wake to a new beginning. The first day of a new year is a time when folks reassess their lives…

Publisher’s Position: A Case of the Quivers

By Steve Hunley, Publisher Superintendent of Schools Dr. James P. McIntyre is beginning to promote his “State of the Schools” address.  This has become an annual event and not only…

‘Silent Night’ as the world watched

By Ralphine Major It was a P. Graham Dunn creation made in America, and I thought it was beautiful.  P. Graham Dunn is one of my favorite styles of Christian…

Had me at Kentucky

By Sarah Baker So I was sitting at Waffle House with my friend Katherine when a stranger approached our booth. “Can I have a few minutes of your time?” he…

Knoxville Focus for January 14, 2013

Knoxville Focus for January 14, 2013

Click here to view this week’s entire paper. Massey appointed Chairman of Senate Calendar Committee State Senator Becky Duncan Massey (R-Knoxville) has been appointed Chairman of the Senate Calendar Committee. …

Focus Poll for January 14

Focus Poll for January 14

Click here to view the full results.…

Remembering Bill Wright: Brilliant Athlete, Dedicated Educator, Legendary Coach

Remembering Bill Wright: Brilliant Athlete, Dedicated Educator, Legendary Coach

By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com Bill Wright coached the University of Tennessee’s baseball team from 1963 until 1981. The program’s longest tenured coach, he is a member of six different halls…

William Gibbs McAdoo

William Gibbs McAdoo

  By Ray Hill Few men have lived as colorful and productive a life as did William Gibbs McAdoo, who was, incidentally, a one-time resident of Knoxville.  A lawyer, businessman,…

Emerald Youth, Austin-East Preparing Students to Excel on the ACT

Emerald Youth, Austin-East Preparing Students to Excel on the ACT

Twenty juniors at Austin-East High School are gaining an edge for taking the ACT college entrance test through Knox County Schools on March 19 by participating in a pilot program…