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Publisher’s Position: Sales Tax Grab Stinks

Publisher’s Position: Sales Tax Grab Stinks

Don’t Let Your Community Get ‘Pond Gapped’ By Steve Hunley Knox County Board of Education member Doug Harris is busy making the rounds promoting the idea of increasing the local…

Our Neighborhoods: MASCOT

Our Neighborhoods: MASCOT

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com It may be the most unique neighborhood in Knox County. Isolated in the eastern corner, separated by distance and the river, Mascot is also separated by…

The Stolen Election of 1894: Governor Peter Turney vs. H. Clay Evans

The Stolen Election of 1894: Governor Peter Turney vs. H. Clay Evans

By Ray Hill Election fraud is nothing new to politics, nor to Tennessee politics, for that matter.  In some states, it was a staple of the election cycle. Charges of…

Baker puts team ahead of herself in girls state track

Baker puts team ahead of herself in girls state track

By Steve Williams Track and field is often thought of as an “individual” sport, but it has “team” players, too. Like Camille Baker of Catholic High. Baker started off Spring…

Publisher’s Position: Backward Budgeting

Publisher’s Position: Backward Budgeting

By Steve Hunley The hallmark of Superintendent of Schools Jim McIntyre’s administration seems to be grand and glorious phraseology along with regular requests to jack up taxes. The superintendent is…

PUBLIC NOTICE: Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization – Executive Board Meeting, May 28, 2014.

  The Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) Executive Board will meet on Wednesday, May 28, at 9 a.m. in the Small Assembly Room of the City/County Building, 400 Main…

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMNATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS

Sterling South dba Oakmont Education admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at…

Clowns

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I admire the prose of Rick Bragg, the southern writer and author of several books and a monthly column in Southern Living. Perhaps if I had…

Sheree’s Mother

By Ralphine Major She does not live in our community anymore, but I see her more often than some who do.  Labor Day Weekend, I saw her at the neighborhood…

TVA Camping is a surprise

By Mike Steely Let’s take a mini-vacation locally this year. Take a long weekend or a week’s vacation, get the kids excited, and let’s go camping. There are so many…