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Focus Poll for August 5

Focus Poll for August 5

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KAAR donates over 200 backpacks to area youth

KAAR donates over 200 backpacks to area youth

By Tasha Mahurin tasha@knoxfocus.com “This is the third year we have been invited to join Youth Villages in this effort, and we appreciate the opportunity to support them as well…

A Tale of Tennessee and the FBI: Senator K. D. McKellar and J. Edgar Hoover

A Tale of Tennessee and the FBI:  Senator K. D. McKellar and J. Edgar Hoover

By Ray Hill Francis Biddle, was Attorney General of the United States under President Franklin D. Roosevelt and noted Tennessee’s Senator Kenneth D. McKellar could be “obstinate” and “vindictive”, but…

ORNL FCU holds first cash mob at Knoxville Soap, Candle & Gifts

ORNL FCU holds first cash mob at Knoxville Soap, Candle & Gifts

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com According to Knoxville Soap, Candle & Gifts store owner Jodi Bowlin it was “Christmas in July” last week as dozens flocked to the Fountain City gift…

New coaches are trying to put Roadrunners back on winning track

New coaches are trying to put Roadrunners back on winning track

By Steve Williams There’s a lot of newness in Austin-East High’s football program. It begins with Jeff Phillips, the Roadrunners’ new head coach, and continues with the entire varsity coaching…

Knoxville Focus for July 29, 2013

Knoxville Focus for July 29, 2013

Click here to view this week’s paper online. Leuthold appointed interim-trustee By Tasha Mahurin tasha@knoxfocus.com “All I can do is go out there every day, do things the right way,…

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…