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The Knoxville Focus: Monday, July 23, 2012

The Knoxville Focus: Monday, July 23, 2012

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Knox Countians Favor Balanced Budget Amendment

Knox Countians Favor Balanced Budget Amendment

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked voters, “over the past several years, much has been written and said concerning the size of the Federal debt.  Would you…

Boomsday 2012: JFG to light up the sky

Boomsday 2012:  JFG to light up the sky

By Tasha Mahurin Mahurint@knoxfocus.com Knoxville’s 25th annual Boomsday will have a distinct South Knoxville flare this year. As part of this year’s festivities South Knoxvillians and the entire city will…

A Feudin’ Son of Tennessee: Kenneth McKellar, Chapter 9

A Feudin’ Son of Tennessee: Kenneth McKellar, Chapter 9

  By Ray Hill The political partnership of U. S. Senator Kenneth McKellar and Memphis Boss Ed Crump had made them the masters of Tennessee politics by 1933.  The correspondence…

Five Questions with Kylie Morgan

Five Questions with Kylie Morgan

Kylie Morgan is  a native of Oklahoma and was voted one of the Country Music Association’s “Who New to Watch.” Kylie is currently working on her CD with Land Run…

Karns All-Stars rake in title and state berth

Karns All-Stars rake in title and state berth

By Steve Williams The cards appeared to be stacked against the Karns Blue All-Stars. A disappointing one-run loss to Maryville on Monday, July 9, had dropped them into the dreaded…

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,…