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The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee, V

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee, V

By Ray Hill A  bare-knuckle political battle had rolled across Tennessee for the Democratic nomination fort the United States Senate in 1938.  The contest was a three way fight between…

A YEAR TO REMEMBER: Leadership qualities made Frizen stand out at Bearden

A YEAR TO REMEMBER: Leadership qualities made Frizen stand out at Bearden

By Steve Williams Nicky Frizen wasn’t that tall as a quarterback at Bearden High School last season, but he was looked up to by teammates. “He definitely was the leader…

Webster pursues his passion with Knoxville Force

Webster pursues his passion with Knoxville Force

By Ken Lay Tom Webster relishes his opportunity to play semi-pro soccer in his hometown. “This is really fan,” said Webster, a midfielder for the Knoxville Force. “It nice to…

Knoxville Focus for June 17, 2013

Knoxville Focus for June 17, 2013

Click here to read this week’s Focus. Flag Day celebrated in Corryton The Knox County Corryton Senior Center and Rural/Metro Fire Station 33, co-located on Davis Drive, hosted a Flag…

Focus poll for June 17

Focus poll for June 17

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Knoxville to host 2013 Checkpoint Tracker Championship

Knoxville to host 2013 Checkpoint Tracker Championship

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “Bringing the 2013 Checkpoint Tracker Championship to Knoxville is a big win for our area,” said Carol Evans, executive director of Legacy Parks Foundation. “Through this…

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee,IV

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee,IV

By Ray Hill Following the demise of Governor Gordon Browning’s plan to emasculate the Shelby County political machine headed by E. H. Crump, Tennessee Democrats were deeply divided.  Governor Browning…

Overcoming obstacles in motherhood and business, Troy Ball connects with Helen Ross McNabb

Overcoming obstacles in motherhood and business, Troy Ball connects with Helen Ross McNabb

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “I had to be a full time mom when my children were young. I had to say: ‘It’s okay Troy, your time will come,’ and find…

A YEAR TO REMEMBER Karn’s Rivera will continue athletic career at ETSU

A YEAR TO REMEMBER Karn’s Rivera will continue athletic career at ETSU

By Steve Williams The value of friendships appears to mean as much, if not more, to Nathan Rivera as snapping over a high hurdle on the track or splitting a…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, June 10, 2013

Knoxville Focus for Monday, June 10, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus.   Carter Elementary School on time, debt free By Focus Staff A crowd of approximately 200 gathered last week as Knox County took…