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Knox Countians Favor Elected Offices

Knox Countians Favor Elected Offices

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked the question, “In your opinion, should the county wide constitutional offices, such as the County Clerk, Register of Deeds, Trustee, Property…

Telethon to continue benefit’s momentum

Telethon to continue benefit’s momentum

By Tasha Mahurin Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s office worked with several local TV and radio stations to organize today’s telethon to benefit Mobile Meals. Knox County Commissioner Mike Hammond…

Governor Prentice Cooper, Chapter V

Governor Prentice Cooper, Chapter V

By Ray Hill Prentice Cooper was barred by state law from seeking yet another term as Tennessee’s governor in 1944; there was no Senate seat to contest and he was…

Lady Vol trainer offers perspective on life

Lady Vol trainer offers perspective on life

By Joe Rector If the old adage that “experience is the best teacher” is true, then Jenny Moshak, trainer for the Lady Vol basketball and volleyball teams, is an honor…

Scary good running backs lead Central Bobcats’ hopes

Scary good running backs lead Central Bobcats’ hopes

By Steve Williams If Joe Hassell was a mad scientist trying to build the ultimate running back, his creation at times could be explosive and fast, and at other times…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, July 22

Knoxville Focus for Monday, July 22

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Halls Republican Club hosts Knox County Republican Party Picnic By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com The Halls Republican Club hosted a county-wide Republican Party Picnic at…

Focus Poll for July 22

Focus Poll for July 22

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CASA makes a difference in the lives of at-risk youth

CASA makes a difference in the lives of at-risk youth

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “Every day we rely on the judgment and expertise of our CASA volunteers as they serve as our eyes and ears inside the home,” said Knox…

Governor Prentice Cooper Chapter IV

Governor Prentice Cooper Chapter IV

By Ray Hill Governor Prentice Cooper was seeking a third two-year term in 1942 and found himself hard pressed by his opponent, J. Ridley Mitchell. Mitchell was a wily politician…

Publisher’s Position: Hypocrisy is nothing new

Publisher’s Position: Hypocrisy is nothing new

Campfield Disclosure Publicity Grab By Steve Hunley Hypocrisy in politics is nothing new.  Hypocrisy on editorial pages is nothing new for this community. I will have to give State Senator…