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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…

Tennova Healthcare announces significant land acquisition

Tennova Healthcare announces significant land acquisition

Officials with Tennova Healthcare announced the option to purchase property on Middlebrook Pike near Old Weisgarber Road, one of the fastest growing areas of Knox County. Tennova will form an…

Let It Go, Let It Go, Let It Go

By Dr. Jim Ferguson In case you haven’t realized, the world has fundamentally changed and the “New Order” is now in charge.  As 2013 dawns it is apparent that my…

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Stair Tech earned respect of perennial powers over the years

By Steve Williams Stair Technological High School was a newcomer on the Knoxville prep football scene in 1937, but it earned the respect of longtime powers like Knoxville High, Central…

Scared stiff

By Joe Rector I sometimes remember when a bad dream would pull me from sleep and leave me scared witless in the dark. The urge to run to my parents’…

Publisher’s Position: Debt Matters

By Steve Hunley, Publisher publisher@knoxfocus.com It is a somber topic to start the New Year, but such an important one that I think it bears discussion. Like so many Americans…

Jessie

By Ralphine Major Hers was one of the last Christmas cards we received just before Christmas, and it was special.  So is she! We met Jessie several years ago at…

Dirt and Depression

By Sarah Baker It has been a very dreary winter here in Knoxville.  With the yucky, wet weather and the constant talk of fiscal cliffs and local court fiascos, it…