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Candice McQueen Appointed Commissioner of Education

By Sally Absher The week before Christmas, Gov. Bill Haslam announced that he was appointing Dr. Candice McQueen to serve as Tennessee Commissioner of Education, ending weeks of speculation about…

Firm Decisions

By Rosie Moore I missed my deadline for sending my last article for the year of 2014 so I will be extra meticulous about sending in my thoughts for the…

Every Day Can Be Christmas in our hearts

By Ralphine Major The signs are slowly disappearing, and festivities for the most celebrated holiday of the year have ended. The long-awaited time when families get together for sharing meals…

A Day Away: Visiting the sad cemetery at Lakeshore

By Mike Steely I was over at Lakeshore Park recently taking photos for a feature story and decided to go across Lyons View Pike and visit the East Tennessee Veterans…

The New Look

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Winter’s cold has finally come and I needed my heavy coat. I expected to find it pushed to the back of our closet by other season’s…

Knoxville Focus for January 5, 2015

Knoxville Focus for January 5, 2015

Sign Task Force to meet again By Mike Steely After almost three years of revisions and debate in public meetings, Knoxville’s voluminous Sign Ordinance proposal seems to be no closer…

Publisher’s Position: Council Should Expand Ban On Panhandling

Publisher’s Position: Council Should Expand Ban On Panhandling

By Steve Hunley The Knoxville City Council will consider expanding the current ban on panhandling. Currently the law prohibits panhandling that is considered overly aggressive. While that is somewhat vague,…

Tennessee’s First Election For the U. S. Senate: The Democratic Primary 1915

Tennessee’s First Election For the U. S. Senate: The Democratic Primary 1915

By Ray Hill 2015 marks the one-hundredth year since the people of Tennessee cast their ballots to select a candidate for the United States Senate. There had previously been non-binding…

UT’s Cherokee Farm on MPC agenda

UT’s Cherokee Farm on MPC agenda

By Mike Steely The Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission will consider a long agenda of various requests when they meet in a workshop and their regular meeting this week. One…

Short-handed Bulldogs stay perfect with tournament championship

Short-handed Bulldogs stay perfect with tournament championship

By Ken Lay Despite missing two key players, the Bearden High School boys basketball team posted a dominant victory, kept its perfect record intact and claimed a holiday tournament championship…