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Knox Countians Not Keen On President Obama

Knox Countians Not Keen On President Obama

By Focus staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked likely voters the question, “At this time, do you approve or disapprove of the job performance of President Obama?” Almost 64%…

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee, I

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee, I

By Ray Hill Nathan Lynn Bachman, Tennessee’s junior United States senator, had every reason in the world to be content; he had easily been reelected to his first six-year term…

Bearden High School’s Dan Parker awarded Tennessee Assistant Principal of the Year

Bearden High School’s Dan Parker awarded Tennessee Assistant Principal of the Year

Dan Parker, assistant principal at Bearden High School, was recognized on Wednesday, May 22 as the Tennessee Assistant Principal of the Year. Parker was recently recognized at a national ceremony…

A YEAR TO REMEMBER: Focus recognizes local high school Athletes of the Year

A YEAR TO REMEMBER: Focus recognizes local high school Athletes of the Year

By Steve Williams It is a special group, made up of talented young athletes. But in many cases, the field of play is not the only place where they shine.…

Webb’s Repeat Dreams Fall Just Short

Webb’s Repeat Dreams Fall Just Short

By Alex Norman The Webb Spartans boys’ soccer team made the trip west… looking for two victories and a second straight state championship. They left one win and one title…

Trojan Horse

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Recently, I heard several of my friends say they were going on a News diet. I admit I’ve felt similarly and left the fight periodically for…

The Curse of Kiffin Won’t Let Go

By Alex Norman “She’s not gonna let us out.” That was the memorable line from George Clooney’s character, ship captain Frank W. “Billy” Tyne, Jr., in “The Perfect Storm.”  The…

A STROKE OF LUCK: Carter’s Heath Woods returns to coaching thankful and appreciative

By Steve Williams There was a moment in Carter High’s spring football scrimmage against Hardin Valley Academy that created an uneasy feeling for some observers. Carter head coach Heath Woods…

Basketball, Rabbits, and A Loving Mother (Part II)

By Ralphine Major He often set a screen for his teammates placing himself between them and the defense.  Those screens accounted for many of the 2-point shots that helped the…

Paying for College

By Joe Rector The news today reported student debt is closing in on $1 trillion, more than credit card debt which anemically trails at between $650-850 billion. ”Woe is us”…