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Focus Poll for January 14

Focus Poll for January 14

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Remembering Bill Wright: Brilliant Athlete, Dedicated Educator, Legendary Coach

Remembering Bill Wright: Brilliant Athlete, Dedicated Educator, Legendary Coach

By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com Bill Wright coached the University of Tennessee’s baseball team from 1963 until 1981. The program’s longest tenured coach, he is a member of six different halls…

William Gibbs McAdoo

William Gibbs McAdoo

  By Ray Hill Few men have lived as colorful and productive a life as did William Gibbs McAdoo, who was, incidentally, a one-time resident of Knoxville.  A lawyer, businessman,…

Emerald Youth, Austin-East Preparing Students to Excel on the ACT

Emerald Youth, Austin-East Preparing Students to Excel on the ACT

Twenty juniors at Austin-East High School are gaining an edge for taking the ACT college entrance test through Knox County Schools on March 19 by participating in a pilot program…

Tennova Healthcare announces significant land acquisition

Tennova Healthcare announces significant land acquisition

Officials with Tennova Healthcare announced the option to purchase property on Middlebrook Pike near Old Weisgarber Road, one of the fastest growing areas of Knox County. Tennova will form an…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, January 7, 2013

Knoxville Focus for Monday, January 7, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Knoxville: There’s An App For That By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com Knoxville now has an app, thanks in part to Knoxville City Councilman…

Knox Countians Skeptical About ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Vote

Knox Countians Skeptical About ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Vote

  By Focus Staff Knox Countians appear to be at least somewhat skeptical about the outcome of the recent vote by Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff”.  Likely voters were…

Remembering Coach Barnhill

Remembering Coach Barnhill

By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com The history of the University of Tennessee football program is steeped in tradition and rich with legend. Sports casters utter names such as Neyland, Majors and…

William E. Borah: The Lion of Idaho

William E. Borah: The Lion of Idaho

By Ray Hill William Edgar Borah was one of the most celebrated members of the United States Senate during his time.  Enormously popular in his state of Idaho, Borah was…

Q&A with Frank Nicely

Q&A with Frank Nicely

Frank S. Nicely serves in the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 17 which encompasses parts of Knox County and the majority of Jefferson county. Questions were asked by Focus…