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The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee,III

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee,III

  By Ray Hill The political pot in Tennessee ceased to boil when Governor Gordon Browning appointed George L. Berry, President of the International Printing and Pressmen’s Union, to the…

A Brother’s Legacy

A Brother’s Legacy

By Tasha Mahurin tasha@knoxfocus.com Anyone in the auction business will tell you that each item has a story. And while every item has worth, often it is the story behind…

Skeeter Run a Success

Skeeter Run a Success

By Joe Rector The inaugural Skeeter 5K Run turned out to be a huge success. Sponsored by Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church in Karns, the event raised money for Imagine…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, June 3, 2013

Knoxville Focus for Monday, June 3, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Shine Brighter Making the Sunsphere Iconic By Dan Andrews andrewsd@knoxfocus.com “I have fear. You got to have a pretty healthy respect for what…

Knoxville Focus Weekly Poll

Knoxville Focus Weekly Poll

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‘Call Mullins’

‘Call Mullins’

By Ralphine Major I topped Black Oak Ridge in my Chevrolet Malibu. Just ahead lay a beautiful valley of church steeples, businesses, towering trees, and ridges. My destination was Halls…

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee,II

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee,II

By Ray Hill The unexpected death of Senator Nathan L. Bachman had plunged Tennessee politics into turmoil. The responsibility for filling the vacancy caused by Senator Bachman’s death fell to…

HKRG, roller derby growing in K-Town

HKRG, roller derby growing in K-Town

By Ken Lay It’s not a sport played by pampered millionaire athletes and its fan base is loyal and its skaters are as passionate as any athletes. And that’s the…

A YEAR TO REMEMBER: Versatile Troutman made his mark at Austin-East

A YEAR TO REMEMBER: Versatile Troutman made his mark at Austin-East

By Steve Williams Dennis Troutman’s athletic resume was so impressive this past school year, Austin-East High School changed tradition and named him its overall Athlete of the Year, said athletic…

Knoxville Focus for Tuesday, May 28

Knoxville Focus for Tuesday, May 28

Click here to view this week’s Focus. A Woman’s War By Tasha Mahurin tasha@knoxfocus.com It’s two o’clock on a Wednesday afternoon, and the weather report calls for hail and damaging…