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Musical Chair Principals

By Joe Rector It’s hard to believe that July 4th marked the middle of summer for school kids. I still reel with the knowledge that schools open their doors the…

WIDNER: Going Wide for Rebounds

By Ralphine Major In the spring of 1964, Coach Bob Dagley had just completed his first year of coaching at Gibbs High School.  They started practicing basketball again with those…

Still Some Bad Guys in Sports…

By Alex Norman Last week I dropped some serious knowledge on you good people with an article titled “Still Some Good Guys in Sports.” This week I’m back with an…

The Real Blind Side

By Sarah Baker bakers@knoxfocus.com Many of you probably saw a block buster movie a few years ago called The Blind Side starring Sandra Bullock. The movie tells the true story…

Focus on the Law: Mental Health Commitments

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law “Commitment” is the common term used to describe the group of procedures for detaining or admitting someone who is mentally ill in Tennessee.  There…

Conscience

“To go against conscience is neither right nor safe.” Martin Luther By Dr. Jim Ferguson Perhaps it’s a bit late to talk about Independence Day, but I wanted everyone to…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, July 15

Knoxville Focus for Monday, July 15

Click here to view the full Focus for this week. Antiques Roadshow visits Knoxville By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com Billed as part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt, PBS’s primetime…

Knoxvillians, Knox Countians Support Public Prayer

Knoxvillians, Knox Countians Support Public Prayer

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll posed the question, “Do you support or oppose prayer before public meetings or events?” Quite nearly 87% of respondents said they support…

Who is really being harassed?

Who is really being harassed?

By Steve Hunley There are times when silence is not golden and this is one of them. For those people who still read the Knoxville News-Sentinel, you may have noticed…

Governor Prentice Cooper, Chapter III

Governor Prentice Cooper, Chapter III

By Ray Hill The administration of Governor Prentice Cooper, unlike that of his predecessor Gordon Browning, had been relatively quiet. Cooper and Browning were as different in temperament as they…