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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…

Knoxville Focus for March 3, 2014

Knoxville Focus for March 3, 2014

Click here to read this week’s Focus online. Great turn out for Patti Bounds “The last 24 hours has been very exciting” By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com School Board candidate Patti…

Focus Poll for March 3

Focus Poll for March 3

Click here to view the poll’s full results.…

Our Neighborhoods: South Knoxville Part Two

Our Neighborhoods: South Knoxville Part Two

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com As The Focus continues our series about the neighborhoods in Knox County, we return to South Knox County. The area “across the river” is so large…

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

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

  By Ray Hill   The publicity generated by the Kefauver Committee investigating crime had elevated Tennessee’s Senator Estes Kefauver into the limelight. It was one of the first Congressional…

Castle’s clutch shots give Lady Falcons first region title

Castle’s clutch shots give Lady Falcons first region title

By Steve Williams With a Top 10 state ranking, a District 3-AA title and the first region championship in school history, it’s been a royal season for the Fulton High…

Publisher’s Position: What Should be the Goal of Public Education?

Publisher’s Position: What Should be the Goal of Public Education?

By Steve Hunley It seems to me many of us are missing the point of public education.  We’ve moved away from the basics of education in this country, despite spending…

Knoxville Focus for February 24, 2014

Knoxville Focus for February 24, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Knoxville Focus. New AP Classes bring Opportunities for Central High School By David Klein A huge opportunity now exists for high school students in…