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The Knoxville Focus: Monday, July 16, 2012

The Knoxville Focus: Monday, July 16, 2012

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Early Voting underway

Early Voting underway

As of Friday, July 13, registered voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballots for the August 2 state primary and county general elections.  Knox County Administrator of Elections…

No PAC For the Chamber – Knox County Voters

No PAC For the Chamber – Knox County Voters

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll posed the question: “This week the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce announced its intention to form a Political Action Committee for the purpose…

A Feudin’ Son of Tennessee: Kenneth McKellar, Chapter 8

A Feudin’ Son of Tennessee: Kenneth McKellar, Chapter 8

  By Ray Hill The collapse of the House of Caldwell not only destroyed Governor Henry Horton politically, but Luke Lea as well.  The governor, by the slimmest of margins,…

Jacob Whitesides rocks Nashville

Jacob Whitesides rocks Nashville

By Dan Andrews On Saturday, July 7th, Knoxville’s own Jacob Whitesides not only performed in Nashville, but took part in a three hour long autograph signing session with long lines…

Boy plays with ‘heavy heart’ in AYSO Games

Boy plays with ‘heavy heart’ in AYSO Games

By Steve Williams There’s no question the young boy would have had an excused absence. His dad had died just four days before the American Youth Soccer Organization’s National Games…

The Knoxville Focus: Monday, July 9, 2012

The Knoxville Focus: Monday, July 9, 2012

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Voters Prefer Citizens To Operate Businesses

Voters Prefer Citizens To Operate Businesses

By Focus Staff For this week’s Focus poll, voters were asked the question, “In your opinion, should a person be required to be a US citizen in order to obtain…

Troy Lane Officially Sworn In as UT’s Chief of Police

Troy Lane Officially Sworn In as UT’s Chief of Police

Troy Lane was officially sworn as the new chief of police at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Thursday morning. Assistant Chief Debbie Perry — who served as interim chief of…

A Feudin’ Son of Tennessee: Kenneth McKellar, Chapter 7

A Feudin’ Son of Tennessee: Kenneth McKellar, Chapter 7

  By Ray Hill Republicans had done well in Tennessee during the decade of the 1920s in Tennessee. The zenith of Republican success was 1920 when Warren Harding had carried…