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Busy Summer Leads to Even Busier Fall

Busy Summer Leads to Even Busier Fall

Summer is generally the season when most students enjoy time off from school activities, but it wasn’t the case for many Seymour High School choral students.  This past summer, Matt…

Horace Maynard

Horace Maynard

By Ray Hill There are quite a few things named for Horace Maynard in our community, not the least of which is Maynardville.  Yet, few people seem to recall Horace…

Templeton is a champion and team leader

Templeton is a champion and team leader

Hardin Valley sweeps KIL cross country titles By Steve Williams After breezing to victory in the annual Knoxville Interscholastic League cross country meet and taking a few seconds to catch…

Greenhouse Cistern dedicated at Halls High School

Greenhouse Cistern dedicated at Halls High School

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of Knox County Schools, joined members of the Halls Outdoor Classroom Committee to dedicate a new…

Knoxville Focus for October 7, 2013

Knoxville Focus for October 7, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. The Civil War comes to life By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com One hundred and fifty years ago a bloody battle took place in Knoxville…

Support for Elected Superintendent Grows

Support for Elected Superintendent Grows

Click here to view the full results.   By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll posed the question, “In your opinion, should the Superintendent of schools in Knox County…

The Driving Force Behind Football Saturday

The Driving Force Behind Football Saturday

By Dan Andrews andrewsd@knoxfocus.com Twenty-six buses, six trolleys, four specialized ADA transport vehicles, and an army of over sixty Knox Area Transit (KAT) employees- that is what it takes to…

Congressman Leonidas Campbell Houk

Congressman Leonidas Campbell Houk

By Ray Hill For more than a decade Leonidas Campbell Houk was the Congressman from Tennessee’s Second District.  A man with neatly combed hair and a mustache that would have…

Proposal made for Old Knoxville High School

Proposal made for Old Knoxville High School

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Knox County Commission will receive a proposal Monday that recommends that Family Pride Corporation of Loudon be awarded the bid for Old Knoxville High School.…

ORNL FCU holds cash mob at local favorite, Smart Toys and Books

ORNL FCU holds cash mob at local favorite, Smart Toys and Books

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com More than 60 community supporters and ORNL Federal Credit Union (FCU) members and employees flocked to Smart Toys and Books in West Knoxville last week to…