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GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Stair Tech earned respect of perennial powers over the years

By Steve Williams Stair Technological High School was a newcomer on the Knoxville prep football scene in 1937, but it earned the respect of longtime powers like Knoxville High, Central…

Scared stiff

By Joe Rector I sometimes remember when a bad dream would pull me from sleep and leave me scared witless in the dark. The urge to run to my parents’…

Publisher’s Position: Debt Matters

By Steve Hunley, Publisher publisher@knoxfocus.com It is a somber topic to start the New Year, but such an important one that I think it bears discussion. Like so many Americans…

Jessie

By Ralphine Major Hers was one of the last Christmas cards we received just before Christmas, and it was special.  So is she! We met Jessie several years ago at…

Dirt and Depression

By Sarah Baker It has been a very dreary winter here in Knoxville.  With the yucky, wet weather and the constant talk of fiscal cliffs and local court fiascos, it…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, January 7, 2013

Knoxville Focus for Monday, January 7, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Knoxville: There’s An App For That By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com Knoxville now has an app, thanks in part to Knoxville City Councilman…

Knox Countians Skeptical About ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Vote

Knox Countians Skeptical About ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Vote

  By Focus Staff Knox Countians appear to be at least somewhat skeptical about the outcome of the recent vote by Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff”.  Likely voters were…

Remembering Coach Barnhill

Remembering Coach Barnhill

By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com The history of the University of Tennessee football program is steeped in tradition and rich with legend. Sports casters utter names such as Neyland, Majors and…

William E. Borah: The Lion of Idaho

William E. Borah: The Lion of Idaho

By Ray Hill William Edgar Borah was one of the most celebrated members of the United States Senate during his time.  Enormously popular in his state of Idaho, Borah was…

Q&A with Frank Nicely

Q&A with Frank Nicely

Frank S. Nicely serves in the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 17 which encompasses parts of Knox County and the majority of Jefferson county. Questions were asked by Focus…