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Didn’t Your Parents Raise You Better?

By Joe Rector She arrived after several other customers on that Sunday. The vet’s office didn’t open until 5:00 p.m., and all of us were there to pick up our…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 10

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 10

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Rountree Kicks Off Campaign For School Board By Focus Staff Amber Rountree kicked off her campaign for the Knox County Board of Education…

Focus Poll for March 10

Focus Poll for March 10

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Our Neighborhoods: WEST KNOXVILLE

Our Neighborhoods: WEST KNOXVILLE

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com In the past 30 years, no area in Knox County has grown faster than West Knoxville. Stretching from the UT Campus to the Loudon County line,…

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Nine

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Nine

By Ray Hill Tennessee’s Estes Kefauver had won more primaries and votes than any other contender for the 1952 Democratic presidential nomination, yet he journeyed to Chicago uncertain of the…

Mud Pies and Music

Mud Pies and Music

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com You would be really surprised at Mud Pies and Music on Clinton Highway in Powell. The daycare is much more than just a daycare. Founded in…

State bound Carter ready to make a ‘run’ at title

State bound Carter ready to make a ‘run’ at title

  By Steve Williams When Carter arrives at the TSSAA Boys’ State tournament in Murfreesboro this week, Coach Joby Boydstone doesn’t plan to change a thing. His team will continue…

Metaphysics

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Eleanor Roosevelt once observed that intellectuals function in the realm of ideas, whereas average folks concentrate on events of the day and the rest focus on…

Soldier names at Cumberland Gap

By Mike Steely If Knoxville was the goal to capturing East Tennessee during the Civil War, then the Cumberland Gap was the doorway. The historic pass was occupied four times,…

The List

By Ralphine Major It all started with the heart.  Many Focus readers may remember my first column, “The Real McCoy,” which ran on February 7, 2011.  Dr. Kyle McCoy is…