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Publisher’s Position: Populists Versus Elitists

Publisher’s Position: Populists Versus Elitists

By Steve Hunley I can’t help myself, but I have been thoroughly amused by the uproar about the “side” agreement between the superintendent of schools and the Knox County Board…

New BOE takes up Policies, Fees, Taxes and Emergency Vote

New BOE takes up Policies, Fees, Taxes and Emergency Vote

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@gmail.com The Knox County School Board of Education had two back to back meetings last week, with the Sept. 2 Work Session meeting followed by the Sept.…

Catholic Lights up CAK 70-23

Catholic Lights up CAK 70-23

By David Klein A blitzkrieg happened at Christian Academy of Knoxville on Friday night. Only this time, it wasn’t the Warriors doing the blitzing on their home field, but the…

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: Sharp’s Ridge, Oakwood-Lincoln Park

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: Sharp’s Ridge, Oakwood-Lincoln Park

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Bet you didn’t know that probably the best view of Knoxville and the Smoky Mountains is from an often forgotten city park high above the city.…

The Triumph and Tragedy of Woodrow Wilson I

The Triumph and Tragedy of Woodrow Wilson I

By Ray Hill Woodrow Wilson was the first Democrat to be reelected to a second consecutive term since Andrew Jackson.  He had campaigned on the slogan, “He Kept Us Out…

Legal and Public Notices for September 2, 2014

75 FORECLOSURES NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEEÕS SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated October 26, 2000, executed…

Knoxville Focus for September 2, 2014

Knoxville Focus for September 2, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus. John Fugate selected interim BOE member By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com A Fountain City bank vice-president and former school principal was selected last Monday…

Publisher’s Position: There Are Plenty of Puppets To Go Around

Publisher’s Position: There Are Plenty of Puppets To Go Around

By Steve Hunley A hit dog always howls. The recent appointment of John Fugate to the Knox County Board of Education caused some howling from a few County Commissioners, most…

Our Neighborhoods: Pond Gap

Our Neighborhoods: Pond Gap

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Each week The Focus has been looking at various neighborhoods in Knoxville and Knox County or the organizations, structures, or people who have made our community…

The Press Lords: Silliman Evans & James G. Stahlman

The Press Lords: Silliman Evans & James G. Stahlman

By Ray Hill It may well be quite difficult for many readers to imagine the importance of newspapers decades ago, as we now live in an age where the Internet…