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Knox Countians Not Keen On President Obama

Knox Countians Not Keen On President Obama

By Focus staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked likely voters the question, “At this time, do you approve or disapprove of the job performance of President Obama?” Almost 64%…

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee, I

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee, I

By Ray Hill Nathan Lynn Bachman, Tennessee’s junior United States senator, had every reason in the world to be content; he had easily been reelected to his first six-year term…

Bearden High School’s Dan Parker awarded Tennessee Assistant Principal of the Year

Bearden High School’s Dan Parker awarded Tennessee Assistant Principal of the Year

Dan Parker, assistant principal at Bearden High School, was recognized on Wednesday, May 22 as the Tennessee Assistant Principal of the Year. Parker was recently recognized at a national ceremony…

A YEAR TO REMEMBER: Focus recognizes local high school Athletes of the Year

A YEAR TO REMEMBER: Focus recognizes local high school Athletes of the Year

By Steve Williams It is a special group, made up of talented young athletes. But in many cases, the field of play is not the only place where they shine.…

Webb’s Repeat Dreams Fall Just Short

Webb’s Repeat Dreams Fall Just Short

By Alex Norman The Webb Spartans boys’ soccer team made the trip west… looking for two victories and a second straight state championship. They left one win and one title…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, May 20

Knoxville Focus for Monday, May 20

Click here to view this week’s Focus. SWNA honors KPD officers By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com As part of an ongoing project, the South Woodlawn Neighborhood Association (SWNA) in South Knoxville…

Knox Countians Believe In Drug Testing for Public Assistance

Knox Countians Believe In Drug Testing for Public Assistance

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked the question, “In your opinion, should welfare recipients be required to submit to drug testing upon request by the government?” Almost…

Run to the Wall

Run to the Wall

On Tuesday, May 21,, a motorcade consisting of 60 motorcycles from the American Legion Post 2 in Knoxville will arrive at the World’s Fair Park in downtown Knoxville with police escort.…

The Professor In Politics: J. William Fulbright of Arkansas

The Professor In Politics: J. William Fulbright of Arkansas

  By Ray Hill While growing up, one of the names I heard most frequently on the television news was that of J. William Fulbright, the senator from Arkansas and…

Admirals sail rough waters to reach state

Admirals sail rough waters to reach state

By Steve Williams There’s a baseball saying that “Walks will Haunt.” Farragut High’s baseball team definitely got spooked Friday night but managed to survive. Despite giving up nine bases on…