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Volunteer spirit at its finest

Volunteer spirit at its finest

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “One of the pillars of our ‘Vol for Life’ program is the goal of becoming champions in the community as well as in the classroom and…

Theodore Francis Green of Rhode Island

Theodore Francis Green of Rhode Island

By Ray Hill Before Strom Thurmond, Theodore Francis Green was well known for some years as being the oldest member of the United States Senate. First elected when he was…

Publisher’s Position: No Real Results Or Whip Out Your Wallet… Again!

Publisher’s Position: No Real Results Or Whip Out Your Wallet… Again!

By Steve Hunley The Knoxville News-Sentinel has published yet again another of its predictable editorials, clamoring for the public to support our schools.  The Sentinel was right about one thing,…

Transfers lead Bulldogs past Red Devils in Jamboree

Transfers lead Bulldogs past Red Devils in Jamboree

By Ken Lay The 2013 high school football season had its unofficial opening Thursday night with the Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic Jamboree at Neyland Stadium. The games didn’t mean anything but…

Knoxville Focus for August 12, 2013

Knoxville Focus for August 12, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus.   Dr. Jody Goins welcomed to CHS By Tasha Mahurin tasha@knoxfocus.com Students and teachers at Central High School welcomed their new principal, Dr.…

Knox Countians Support Non-Partisan Elections

Knox Countians Support Non-Partisan Elections

By Focus Staff Knoxvillians and Knox Countians, by an overwhelming majority, support nonpartisan election of local officials. This week’s Knoxville Focus poll posed the question, “In your opinion, should local…

KHS graduate leads school in second century

KHS graduate leads school in second century

  By Joe Rector Karns High School hits the century mark this year, and helping to make the year an unforgettable one is new principal Kim Towe. What’s even more…

Peggy Eaton: The Woman Who Brought Down A Cabinet

Peggy Eaton: The Woman Who Brought Down A Cabinet

By Ray Hill Margaret “Peggy” Timberlake Eaton has been the subject of books and even one Hollywood film (The Gorgeous Hussy) and is oftentimes portrayed as the vixen who nearly…

Panthers begin Tobi Kilgore Era of Powell High Football

Panthers begin Tobi Kilgore Era of Powell High Football

By Bill Mynatt, Radio Voice of Powell Panther football on AM 620 WRJZ, host of The District, Saturday mornings at 10 on AM 760 WETR powellfootballradiovoice@yahoo.com This time last year…

Embassy Suites Knoxville West Celebrates Grand Opening

Embassy Suites Knoxville West Celebrates Grand Opening

Embassy Suites Hotels celebrated the official grand opening of the new Embassy Suites Knoxville West last Tuesday with local officials and community members, with a ceremony marking the arrival of…