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Cactus Jack: John Nance Garner of Texas

Cactus Jack: John Nance Garner of Texas

By Ray Hill   John Nance Garner of Texas was one of the most colorful politicians of the twentieth century.  It was Garner who made one of the most oft-repeated…

Our Neighborhoods: Lost Knoxville

Our Neighborhoods: Lost Knoxville

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com What’s missing from this picture? What was there before that parking lot? Wasn’t there a building there before? So many of our landmarks have disappeared over…

October is Knox County Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is Knox County Dyslexia Awareness Month

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@gmail.com On October 2, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, Commissioner Jeff Ownby and affected families joined together to recognize National Dyslexia Month in Knox County. Mayor Burchett…

Public and Legal Notices for October 6, 2014

75 FORECLOSURES substitute trusteeÕs notice of foreclosure sale Default having been made in the terms, conditions, and payments provided in a certain Deed of Trust dated APRIL 15, 2011, executed…

Friends

By Joe Rector I know that most of us have few friends but many acquaintances. However, for the sake of argument and the development of this piece, I’m going to…

The Fleeting Fall

By Ralphine Major She arrived a few days ago, but Mother Nature has not yet presented her in full splendor.  Just before she came, East Tennesseans celebrated the start of…

Honor

By Dr. Jim Ferguson “Tell them we gave our todays for their tomorrows.” You may be surprised to learn that my favorite big city is Washington D.C.  This statement usually…

First UT football game can be an experience that never ends

By Steve Williams My earliest memories of attending a University of Tennessee football game are from the era when Neyland Stadium was shaped like a horseshoe, with only bleachers in…

Focus on the Law: Amendment 1

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Amendment 1 is a proposed change to the Constitution of Tennessee to add the following language to Article I:  “Nothing in this Constitution secures…

Board Delays Vote on IB MYP

By Sally Absher Led by newly instated BOE members, the Knox County Board of Education members hit the pause button on the approval of a $781,920 “International Baccalaureate Middle Years…