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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…

Knoxville Focus for March 3, 2014

Knoxville Focus for March 3, 2014

Click here to read this week’s Focus online. Great turn out for Patti Bounds “The last 24 hours has been very exciting” By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com School Board candidate Patti…

Focus Poll for March 3

Focus Poll for March 3

Click here to view the poll’s full results.…

Our Neighborhoods: South Knoxville Part Two

Our Neighborhoods: South Knoxville Part Two

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com As The Focus continues our series about the neighborhoods in Knox County, we return to South Knox County. The area “across the river” is so large…

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

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

  By Ray Hill   The publicity generated by the Kefauver Committee investigating crime had elevated Tennessee’s Senator Estes Kefauver into the limelight. It was one of the first Congressional…