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Focus Poll for March 3

Focus Poll for March 3

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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…

Focus poll for February 23. 2014

Focus poll for February 23. 2014

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Our Neighborhoods: Clinton Highway, Norwood and Powell

Our Neighborhoods: Clinton Highway, Norwood and Powell

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com CLinton highway Whether you call the road “Clinton Highway” or “U.S. Highway 25W,” the four-lane road between the I-75 and I-640 interchange and Emory Road was…

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

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

  By Ray Hill Aside from the dislike he endured from his senior colleague, K. D. McKellar, Estes Kefauver’s first few years in the United States Senate were reasonably pleasant.…

West Valley culminates perfect conference run with tourney title

West Valley culminates perfect conference run with tourney title

By Ken Lay A perfect Knox County Middle School Basketball Conference run was culminated with a James A. Ivey Jr. Memorial Middle School Tournament Championship for the West Valley Middle…