Socialize

FacebookTwitterRSS

Subscribe by Email

Home » Entries posted by design (Page 75)
Stories written by design

Assistant Commissioner of Education Confirms Most KCS Testing Not State Mandated

By Sally Absher Tennessee Assistant Commissioner of Education Kathleen Airhart was in Knoxville last week.  Eighth District Board of Education member Mike McMillan worked with Representative Harry Brooks to invite…

Knoxville Focus for July 28, 2014

Knoxville Focus for July 28, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Passion, experience provide fuel for incumbent judge By Ken Lay Interpreting the law has become a passion for Judge Harold Wimberly Jr. He’s…

Publisher’s Position: Terry Hill Best Choice for School Board in District 6

Publisher’s Position: Terry Hill Best Choice for School Board in District 6

By Steve Hunley Voters are already going to the polls and few races are as important as those for the Knox County Board of Education. That is especially true when…

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: All Things Sevier

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: All Things Sevier

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Why are Knox County and East Tennessee so “Sevier?” The region can boast  Sevier neighborhoods, Sevierville Highway, the Sevier Homestead, Sevier County, various Sevier Avenues and…

Ben W. Hooper

Ben W. Hooper

By Ray Hill For years, Ben W. Hooper was the most successful Republican politician in the state of Tennessee, if the measure was the ability to win a statewide election.…

Brewed Awakenings ~ More than coffee

Brewed Awakenings ~ More than coffee

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “We like giving back to the community,” said Melissa Asher. Asher is a massage therapist who works with Dr. Lisa Beighle at Mountain View Chiropractic in…

Karns All-Stars advance to Little League state finals

Karns All-Stars advance to Little League state finals

By Steve Williams The Karns Little League All-Stars tasted victory and defeat en route to the championship finals of the state tournament last week. After three straight one-sided wins, Karns…

Public and Legal Notices for July 21, 2014

Sale at public auction will be on August 18, 2014 on or about 11:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee, conducted by the Substitute Trustee…

Focus on the Law: Lawsuit Funding

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law It is a sad fact that some lawsuits take many months and even years before they are settled or proceed to trial.  Fortunately, people…

RACE TO THE TOP Part 5: Privatization of Public Schools

By Sally Absher It has been two decades since the first public charter school opened in Minnesota, conceived as a laboratory where innovations could be tested before being introduced into…