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Partisanship In Knox County, Most Identify As Republicans

Partisanship In Knox County, Most Identify As Republicans

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked the question: “Which political affiliation do you find yourself most closely aligned with?” More than 52% said they were closely aligned…

Knox teams are one and done at boys’ state tourney

Knox teams are one and done at boys’ state tourney

  By Steve Williams Knoxville’s three representatives at the TSSAA state boys basketball tournament last week couldn’t make it out of the quarterfinal round. Grace Christian Academy, looking for its…

Senator Ross Bass

Senator Ross Bass

By Ray Hill Few Tennesseans today remember Ross Bass who served the Volunteer State in Congress for a decade, as well as a brief term in the United States Senate. …

Watoto Children’s Choir inspires thousands from Uganda to East Tennessee

Watoto Children’s Choir inspires thousands from Uganda to East Tennessee

  By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “Audiences are blown away by the stories of hope and transformation that the children share during their performance,” Jeanine Bedell with Watoto Child Care Ministry…

Knox County 4-Hers bring home the blue

Knox County 4-Hers bring home the blue

By Nick Knoefel 7th grade 4H correspondent On February 16, the Knox County 4-H Senior Team went to Roane State in Harriman and took home 1st place ribbons for Senior…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 11

Knoxville Focus for Monday, March 11

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Gibbs uses improbable comeback to make State By Ken Lay Gibbs High School’s boys basketball team found itself in a familiar place…

Knox Countians Favor Term Limits for School Board

Knox Countians Favor Term Limits for School Board

Click here to view the full results.   By Focus Staff By a large majority, Knox County voters favor term limits for the members of the Knox County Board of…

City, County work together to aide South Knox businesses

City, County work together to aide South Knox businesses

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com South Knoxville businesses were sent reeling after an announcement earlier this year that the reopening Henley Street Bridge would be delayed until February 2014, a full…

The White Chief: James K. Vardaman of Mississippi

The White Chief: James K. Vardaman of Mississippi

By Ray Hill The South produced a number of successful demagogues, not the least of which was James K. Vardaman, a governor and senator from Mississippi.  At the height of…

Impressive win over Grainger puts unranked CAK girls in state

Impressive win over Grainger puts unranked CAK girls in state

By Steve Williams The theme song of the movie Hoosiers was piped into the gym as homestanding Christian Academy of Knoxville warmed up on one end of the court and…