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Our Neighborhoods: WEST KNOXVILLE

Our Neighborhoods: WEST KNOXVILLE

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com In the past 30 years, no area in Knox County has grown faster than West Knoxville. Stretching from the UT Campus to the Loudon County line,…

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Nine

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Nine

By Ray Hill Tennessee’s Estes Kefauver had won more primaries and votes than any other contender for the 1952 Democratic presidential nomination, yet he journeyed to Chicago uncertain of the…

Mud Pies and Music

Mud Pies and Music

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com You would be really surprised at Mud Pies and Music on Clinton Highway in Powell. The daycare is much more than just a daycare. Founded in…

State bound Carter ready to make a ‘run’ at title

State bound Carter ready to make a ‘run’ at title

  By Steve Williams When Carter arrives at the TSSAA Boys’ State tournament in Murfreesboro this week, Coach Joby Boydstone doesn’t plan to change a thing. His team will continue…

Metaphysics

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Eleanor Roosevelt once observed that intellectuals function in the realm of ideas, whereas average folks concentrate on events of the day and the rest focus on…

Soldier names at Cumberland Gap

By Mike Steely If Knoxville was the goal to capturing East Tennessee during the Civil War, then the Cumberland Gap was the doorway. The historic pass was occupied four times,…

The List

By Ralphine Major It all started with the heart.  Many Focus readers may remember my first column, “The Real McCoy,” which ran on February 7, 2011.  Dr. Kyle McCoy is…

Les Miserables

By Rosie Moore I wrote a column two weeks ago titled “I Dreamed a Dream” and I almost gave this article the same name, simply because the title came from…

Will Vols’ struggles mean end for Cuonzo Martin?

By Alex Norman The Southeastern Conference might be the gold standard in football, but in men’s basketball it is lower than bronze. With the exception of Florida, do you feel…

There’s still time on the clock for Cuonzo and the Vols

By Steve Williams No question about it, it’s been an up-and-down basketball season for Tennessee. What started with high expectations has been surprisingly frustrating. Instead of looking forward to seeing…