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Karns High student to compete in Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant

Karns High student to compete in Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com Caty Davis has been participating in teen pageants for three years. Last year she was crowned Miss Knoxville’s Outstanding Teen, as well as, Knoxville’s Distinguished Young…

Knoxville Focus for April 15, 2013

Knoxville Focus for April 15, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Farragut Teacher in running for state Teacher of the Year The Tennessee Department of Education recently announced Knox County School teacher Wanda…

Knox Countians Favor Gun Permits To Be Private

Knox Countians Favor Gun Permits To Be Private

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked likely voters, “In your opinion, should individual personal information regarding handgun carry permits be public or private information?” Almost 59% of…

Knoxville, Knox County achieve top rankings in ‘Let’s Move!’

Knoxville, Knox County achieve top rankings in ‘Let’s Move!’

The National League of Cities (NLC) has recognized City of Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett for recent completion of key health and wellness goals for…

The Boy Wonder: Senator Rush Holt of West Virginia

The Boy Wonder: Senator Rush Holt of West Virginia

By Ray Hill Political success can come quickly and just as quickly be snuffed out. Rush D. Holt of West Virginia is a prime example of stunning political success at…

Big inning lifts Eagles

Big inning lifts Eagles

By Ken Lay Gibbs High School’s baseball team used a big second inning to keep its perfect district record intact Tuesday night. The Eagles (14-4 overall, 6-0 in District 3-AA)…

Northwest Middle School Leads Step Camp at Norwood Elementary

Northwest Middle School Leads Step Camp at Norwood Elementary

  By David Klein Norwood Elementary students are stepping into a new activity. Some students at the school learned about an extracurricular activity that enriches lives. The Northwest Middle School…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, April 8

Knoxville Focus for Monday, April 8

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Knox Countians Do Not Favor Campfield Bill

Knox Countians Do Not Favor Campfield Bill

By Focus Staff State Senator Stacey Campfield has proposed legislation that would penalize families receiving state assistance whose children don’t do well in school.  This week’s Knoxville Focus poll queried…

St. John’s Lutheran Church celebrates 125 years of service

St. John’s Lutheran Church celebrates 125 years of service

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com For a century, St. John’s Lutheran Church has stood resolvedly on the corner of 5th and Broadway in North Knoxville. The original members of the church,…