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The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Twelve

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Twelve

By Ray Hill Tennessee’s Senator Estes Kefauver had once again bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1956.  Unlike 1952, Kefauver had encountered stiff competition from various other candidates.  Former…

Our Neighborhoods: EAST KNOXVILLE

Our Neighborhoods: EAST KNOXVILLE

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Every section of Knox County is unique and offers a variety of home styles, historic sites, restaurants, neighborhoods, and culture. East Knoxville has all that and…

Hipsher’s grand slam sets tone for Central win

Hipsher’s grand slam sets tone for Central win

By Ken Lay Senior catcher Maleah Hipsher knows that she’ll be expected to provide some offensive punch for the Central High School softball team and this a role she relishes.…

Focus for Monday, March 24

Focus for Monday, March 24

Please click here to view this week’s Focus online. Charles Busler running for 7th District County Commission Seat By David Klein Charles Busler, Knox County Commission Candidate for District 7,…

Sally Absher Running for 4th District School Board Seat

Sally Absher Running for 4th District School Board Seat

By Ken Lay Sally Absher is hoping to make some positive changes in the Knox County School System. She is running for the Knox County Board of Education’s District 4…

Photos from the Lincoln Day Dinner

Photos from the Lincoln Day Dinner

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The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Eleven

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Eleven

By Ray Hill Senator Estes Kefauver had demolished his opposition inside the 1954 Democratic primary and he had been reelected to a second term that fall easily. Almost immediately following…

Rebels build, Cherokees sweep and Irishmen split in Florida

Rebels build, Cherokees sweep and Irishmen split in Florida

By Steve Williams There’s more to spring break baseball trips than runs, hits and errors. “It’s a good team-building opportunity,” said Buzz McNish, West High head coach, before sending his…

Our Neighborhoods: KNOX COUNTY, A community of neighborhoods

Our Neighborhoods: KNOX COUNTY, A community of neighborhoods

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Our county is the third most populated county in Tennessee, with about 441,311 people living here in our 526 square miles. The City of Knoxville has…

Knoxville Focus for March 17, 2014

Knoxville Focus for March 17, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Commission Candidate Ed Brantley visits Corryton By David Klein A retired Knoxville radio executive is looking for a new way to serve the…