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Photos from the Lincoln Day Dinner

Photos from the Lincoln Day Dinner

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

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

By Ray Hill Senator Estes Kefauver had demolished his opposition inside the 1954 Democratic primary and he had been reelected to a second term that fall easily. Almost immediately following…

Rebels build, Cherokees sweep and Irishmen split in Florida

Rebels build, Cherokees sweep and Irishmen split in Florida

By Steve Williams There’s more to spring break baseball trips than runs, hits and errors. “It’s a good team-building opportunity,” said Buzz McNish, West High head coach, before sending his…

Our Neighborhoods: KNOX COUNTY, A community of neighborhoods

Our Neighborhoods: KNOX COUNTY, A community of neighborhoods

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Our county is the third most populated county in Tennessee, with about 441,311 people living here in our 526 square miles. The City of Knoxville has…

Knoxville Focus for March 17, 2014

Knoxville Focus for March 17, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Commission Candidate Ed Brantley visits Corryton By David Klein A retired Knoxville radio executive is looking for a new way to serve the…

Knox Countians Favor State Control of Schools

Knox Countians Favor State Control of Schools

By Focus Staff This week’s Focus poll posed the question, “In your opinion, should state government or the federal government determine the curriculum in public schools?” 82.29% of respondents said…

Our Neighborhoods: North Knoxville

Our Neighborhoods: North Knoxville

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com   North Knoxville is primarily fed by two main roads, Broadway and Central Street. Both Broadway and Central offer strips of mixed businesses, chic little clubs…

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

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

By Ray Hill Senator Estes Kefauver had made a spirited bid for the 1952 Democratic presidential nomination, only to lose to a candidate who had never entered the first primary…

Lady Falcons exceed expectations, earn Silver Ball

Lady Falcons exceed expectations, earn Silver Ball

By Steve Williams Fulton High’s girls basketball team couldn’t have done much more. After becoming the first in school history to make it to the TSSAA state tournament, the Lady…

Publisher’s Position: Gypped Again

Publisher’s Position: Gypped Again

By Steve Hunley Just when you think there’s nothing more the government can do to bounce against the ceiling of stupidity something always comes along to reassure you. A lot…