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McMillan, defensive guru, reconnects with Carter football

McMillan, defensive guru, reconnects with Carter football

    By Steve Williams When Jeff McMillan played football for Carter High School in the mid-1970s, the “Green Hornets” were beginning a 10-year period when they were known more…

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

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

By Ray Hill By 1946 Estes Kefauver had been in Congress for seven years and was contemplating a race against Tennessee’s most powerful political figure, United States Senator Kenneth D.…

Perfect Storm, perfect timing: President of AMS visits Knoxville Chapter

Perfect Storm, perfect timing: President of AMS visits Knoxville Chapter

By Dan Andrews andrewsd@knoxfocus.com Braving the iced roads and snarled traffic from Atlanta, the President of the American Meteorological Society travelled to Knoxville Thursday to speak with members of the…

Lady Hawks notch comeback win over West

Lady Hawks notch comeback win over West

By Ken Lay The recent snow hampered practice plans for Hardin Valley Academy’s girls basketball team — and the lack of gym time was evident early in Friday night’s game…

Focus for January 27, 2014

Focus for January 27, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Huge Turnout for Alvin Frye By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfoucs.com It’s a surprise! That’s what the secret invitation successfully noted, bringing the Fountain City…

Focus poll for January 27

Focus poll for January 27

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Associated Therapeutics: Focused on wellness

Associated Therapeutics: Focused on wellness

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com Associated Therapeutics, Inc. has served the Knoxville community for nearly 30 years. The practice was founded by Andrew Smith, M.S., P.T. and Thomas Kelly, P.T. in…

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

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

By Ray Hill Estes Kefauver had started out his political life allied to the ruling faction in Tennessee politics; that of senior Senator Kenneth D. McKellar and E. H. Crump,…

Shafer Insurance: continually growing, continually giving back

Shafer Insurance: continually growing, continually giving back

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com For over 50 years, Shafer Insurance Agency has provided East Tennessee with comprehensive, affordable, customized insurance coverage. Bo Shafer joined his own father and agency founder,…

Red Devils repeat as region wrestling champs

Red Devils repeat as region wrestling champs

By Ken Lay It was a time for a repeat wrestling champion Thursday night as Halls High School claimed its second consecutive Region 2-AAA Dual Championship. The Red Devils (24-1…