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Focus on the Law: Surviving Spouse

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law As a general rule, a person writing a will is free to dispose of his or her property as he or she sees fit. …

Publisher’s Position: Kincannon Endorses Sanger; Rowe Working Hard

By Steve Hunley Indya Kincannon resigned her seat on the Knox County Board of Education when her husband accepted a position in Slovenia.  Yet Kincannon is still trying to meddle…

Publisher’s Position: McMillan for Chair

By Steve Hunley Mike McMillan should be the next Chairman of the Knox County Board of Education. People want real change and the other candidate for chairman, Doug  Harris, is…

Thank a Teacher!

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@gmail.com Today kicks off “Thank a Teacher” week, which runs from September 29 – October 30, 2014. This week, parents, students, community members and area businesses have…

Remembering A.W. Davis, UT basketball star from the ‘60s

By Steve Williams A.W. Davis was the first big-name University of Tennessee basketball star in my youth and it was sad to hear that he had passed away last week…

Do you get it?

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I’ve learned to listen to my wife.  Over the years a mutual respect of our different gifts has helped us to celebrate our thirty-ninth anniversary in…

Knoxville Focus for September 29, 2014

Knoxville Focus for September 29, 2014

Golden Cloggers retire By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The South Knoxville Senior Center’s Golden Cloggers were honored at Shoney’s Restaurant on Alcoa Highway last Thursday. The last three active cloggers were…

McIntyre Popularity On A Downward Spiral

McIntyre Popularity On A Downward Spiral

By Focus Staff The Knoxville Focus poll tested the favorability and unfavorability ratings for Superintendent of Schools Jim McIntyre. The results among likely voters indicates a trend of falling popularity…

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: Center around seniors

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: Center around seniors

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Throughout Knoxville and Knox County are numerous organizations and services for senior citizens. Generally “seniors” are considered to be those residents 55 years and older. Both…

‘Mr. Speaker’: Champ Clark of Missouri

‘Mr. Speaker’: Champ Clark of Missouri

By Ray Hill Long since forgotten by most, James Beauchamp Clark was a highly respected and popular Democrat from Missouri. And he came within a whisker of becoming president of…