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Super Subs: Steve Wilson

By Ralphine Major For a small, rural Knox County school, Bob Dagley’s roster for the 1964-65 Gibbs Eagles’ basketball team was loaded with talent.  While the starters may have led…

Focus on the Law: Termination of Parental Rights

Before a child may be adopted, parental rights must be terminated.  “Parental rights” are the rights to act as a parent, to care for, to name and to claim custodial…

Superintendent picks fight with County Mayor

By Sally Absher Early morning commuters tuning into WOKI (98.7 FM) last week got an earful. On Tuesday Superintendent Jim McIntyre was a guest on the Hallerin Hilton Hill Show,…

KCS Board Retreat a Lesson in Civility

By Sally Absher The Knox County School Board met at Café 4 on Market Square this past Friday evening and Saturday for their annual “extended work session” retreat.  Dawn Ford…

Knoxville Focus for September 22, 2014

Knoxville Focus for September 22, 2014

  092214_Knoxville_Focus Plan to spend extra income passes By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Mayor Madeline Rogero’s plans to use $4.3 million in unexpected tax revenue for several projects got some kick-back…

Ground breaking signals start of Halls greenway

Ground breaking signals start of Halls greenway

By Ken Lay A Thursday morning ground breaking ceremony marked the beginning of a long-awaited greenway in the Halls Community. The ceremony was held at the future site of the…

Our Neighborhoods: Area Bridge Names

Our Neighborhoods: Area Bridge Names

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com   We drive over them every day, seldom really thinking about crossing a stream, river, or lake. We don’t really notice bridges until one of them…

‘Mr. Speaker’: ‘Uncle Joe’ Cannon of Illinois

‘Mr. Speaker’: ‘Uncle Joe’ Cannon of Illinois

By Ray Hill One of the most colorful and powerful Speakers of the U. S. House of Representatives was Joseph Gurney Cannon of Illinois. Deeply conservative and thoroughly autocratic, “…

Central shuts out William Blount 3-0

Central shuts out William Blount 3-0

By Ken Lay Entering the 2014 season, Central High School girls soccer coach Bill Mize knew his team was facing a rebuilding campaign and injuries did not help the Lady…

Rebels run past Farragut for first league win

Rebels run past Farragut for first league win

By Ken Lay The West High School football team had enough to prevail in an offensive shootout Friday night. The Rebels’ rushing attack amassed 474 yards and propelled West to…