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Let there be heat

By Joe Rector Over the weekend Amy dispatched me to purchase a quartz heater. Its purpose is to knock off the chill in our family room. At one time in…

A Birthday Celebration

By Ralphine Major It was well underway when we arrived. With the hillside full of cars, it had the look and feel of a tailgating event—especially since the University of…

Penance

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I hope that Thomas Paine will not be offended as I paraphrase his immortal words, “These are the times that try men’s [waistbands].” The Thanksgiving cornucopia…

The Absence of Patience

By Alex Norman On November 11th, Tennessee’s men’s basketball team opened the season with a road game against Xavier.  A late Vols rally fell a bit short in a hostile…

Jeff Francis chose coaching over reporting football

By Steve Williams Jeff Francis resigned as sideline reporter for the Vol Network in 2007 to spend more time with his family. Much of that time has been coaching his…

Knoxville Focus for December 2, 2013

Knoxville Focus for December 2, 2013

Please click here to view this week’s paper.   Judge Wimberly receives prestigious honor By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com Knox County Circuit Court Judge Harold Wimberly Jr. received the Bill Williams…

Focus Poll for December 2

Focus Poll for December 2

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Parking Garage, Pensions, Billboards

Parking Garage, Pensions, Billboards

By Mike Steely Steelym@knoxfocus.com The demolition of the Pryor Brown parking garage, built in the 1920s, to make way for a block-long street level parking lot was rejected by City…

Part Seven: Tennessee’s Old Gray Fox Albert Gore

Part Seven: Tennessee’s Old Gray Fox Albert Gore

By Ray Hill Congressman Ross Bass had been elected to the United States Senate in 1964 to fill out the remainder of the late Senator Estes Kefauver’s term of office.…

Six Catholic Senior Midgets win fifth straight championship

Six Catholic Senior Midgets win fifth straight championship

  By Steve Williams Winning a championship in the Knox Metro Youth Football League is a thrill. Can you imagine doing it five years in a row? That’s happened for…