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Honor

By Dr. Jim Ferguson “Tell them we gave our todays for their tomorrows.” You may be surprised to learn that my favorite big city is Washington D.C.  This statement usually…

First UT football game can be an experience that never ends

By Steve Williams My earliest memories of attending a University of Tennessee football game are from the era when Neyland Stadium was shaped like a horseshoe, with only bleachers in…

Focus on the Law: Amendment 1

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Amendment 1 is a proposed change to the Constitution of Tennessee to add the following language to Article I:  “Nothing in this Constitution secures…

Board Delays Vote on IB MYP

By Sally Absher Led by newly instated BOE members, the Knox County Board of Education members hit the pause button on the approval of a $781,920 “International Baccalaureate Middle Years…

Knox County Schools Board of Education Reorganizes

By Sally Absher   After being unable to break a 4-4 tie between Mike McMillan and Doug Harris in September, the Knox County School Board’s first order of business at…

Knoxville Focus for October 6, 2014

Knoxville Focus for October 6, 2014

Commissioners respond to PPU Audit By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The internal audit report on the school system’s use of Physical Plan Upgrade funds was released last week to the Audit…

Publisher’s Position: Start Clamoring and Let Your Faith Leap

Publisher’s Position: Start Clamoring and Let Your Faith Leap

By Steve Hunley Mike McMillan, in spite of repeated attacks from the Knoxville News Sentinel, Chamber of Commerce types and the establishment, is the new Chairman of the Knox County…

Our Neighborhoods: Knoxville neighborhoods participate in national event

Our Neighborhoods: Knoxville neighborhoods participate in national event

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Knoxville neighborhoods participate in national event Tomorrow the Inskip area joins many other Knox County neighborhoods to celebrate Knoxville’s Night Out. The community will meet and…

‘Mr. Speaker:’ Nicholas Longworth of Ohio

‘Mr. Speaker:’ Nicholas Longworth of Ohio

‘By Ray Hill If Nicholas Longworth is remembered at all today, it’s usually because of his marriage to Alice Roosevelt, the tart-tongued daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt.  Alice Roosevelt was…

Halls finishes strong to keep Karns winless, 47-35

Halls finishes strong to keep Karns winless, 47-35

By Steve Williams Karns and Halls were victory starved. The two teams had combined for only one win this season. As it turned out, coaches from each team knew it…