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Super Subs IV: Mike Graves

By Ralphine Major Mike Graves, who played on Robert Dagley’s ‘64-65 Gibbs basketball team, graduated from Lincoln Memorial University with a degree in Education.  He has worked at Performance Food…

Canning and freezing

By Joe Rector Amy and I moved into our house in December 1978. This year, for the first time, I put out tomato plants. The funny thing is I’m not…

New BOE takes up Policies, Fees, Taxes, and the Emergency Vote

By Sally Absher The Knox County School Board of Education had two back to back meetings last week, with the Sept. 2 Work Session meeting followed by the Sept. 3…

Change Is Coming

By Steve Hunley By Steve Hunley, Publisher publisher@knoxfocus.com The Knox County Board of Education, as expected, deadlocked while attempting to elect a new Chair. Incumbent Chairwoman Lynne Fugate announced she…

Public forum speaker finds problems with 2020 Strategic Plan

By Sally Absher One of the features of BOE meetings is public forum – when any citizen can come and speak for up to 5 minutes about issues that concern…

BOE Votes to Suspend Rules, Delays Reorganization Vote

By Sally Absher At the end of last Wednesday’s Regular Meeting, the BOE took up the reorganization of the Board.  Eight of nine members were present. (Member-elect Patti Lou Bounds…

Knoxville Focus for September 8, 2014

Knoxville Focus for September 8, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Rowe Kicks Off School Board Campaign By Mike Steely steelm@knoxfocus.com Although she has been involved with her community, schools, and volunteering for several…

Publisher’s Position: Populists Versus Elitists

Publisher’s Position: Populists Versus Elitists

By Steve Hunley I can’t help myself, but I have been thoroughly amused by the uproar about the “side” agreement between the superintendent of schools and the Knox County Board…

New BOE takes up Policies, Fees, Taxes and Emergency Vote

New BOE takes up Policies, Fees, Taxes and Emergency Vote

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@gmail.com The Knox County School Board of Education had two back to back meetings last week, with the Sept. 2 Work Session meeting followed by the Sept.…

Catholic Lights up CAK 70-23

Catholic Lights up CAK 70-23

By David Klein A blitzkrieg happened at Christian Academy of Knoxville on Friday night. Only this time, it wasn’t the Warriors doing the blitzing on their home field, but the…