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Focus on the Law: Conservatorship

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law If someone becomes disabled and is unable to care for himself or herself without assistance, they may benefit from the appointment of a conservator.  …

The Slide to Charterdom Has Begun

By Sally Absher Last week, between the various snow and ice storms that plagued our area, a letter made its way into the mailboxes of families of pre-school and kindergarten…

Is Knox County Ready for Year-Round School?

By Sally Absher In his State of the Schools speech last month, Dr. McIntyre announced seven “community conversations” to address his key initiatives.  Tucked in the middle of the list…

I know it’s not raining

By Joe Rector Yes, I’m an impatient person; over the years, that shortcoming has been worked on  until my exasperation over things that don’t come in “my time” has eased.…

Keep the good in high school basketball tournament time

By Steve Williams High School basketball tournament time is annually remembered for pure athletic drama. The youngsters compete through district, region and sectional games with the dream of advancing to…

Your move, Butch Jones…

By Alex Norman During the Derek Dooley era, the Tennessee football program suffered through one self-inflicted public relations mistake after another. From Dooley’s lack of public discipline with regards to…

Knoxville Focus for March 2, 2015

Knoxville Focus for March 2, 2015

Winter Storm Continues By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Snow and ice continued to be a hazard in Knox County last week as one snow followed another and the schools remained closed.…

Something for everyone at Neighborhood Conference

Something for everyone at Neighborhood Conference

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com More than 80 information booths, 32 workshops, door prizes, and all for free — sounds like a large event, doesn’t it? It certainly is and…

Checking on the elderly

Checking on the elderly

By Dan Andrews and Mike Steely Late one afternoon last week, the E-911 Center received a call from an elderly female asking for food. Dispatchers notified Knoxville Police Department Officers…

Governor Malcolm Rice Patterson

Governor Malcolm Rice Patterson

By Ray Hill Before the age of television, blue shirts and blow-dried hair, Tennessee had some of the most colorful political figures anywhere. Amongst those was Malcolm Rice Patterson, a…