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Focus poll for February 23. 2014

Focus poll for February 23. 2014

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Our Neighborhoods: Clinton Highway, Norwood and Powell

Our Neighborhoods: Clinton Highway, Norwood and Powell

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com CLinton highway Whether you call the road “Clinton Highway” or “U.S. Highway 25W,” the four-lane road between the I-75 and I-640 interchange and Emory Road was…

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Seven

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Seven

  By Ray Hill Aside from the dislike he endured from his senior colleague, K. D. McKellar, Estes Kefauver’s first few years in the United States Senate were reasonably pleasant.…

West Valley culminates perfect conference run with tourney title

West Valley culminates perfect conference run with tourney title

By Ken Lay A perfect Knox County Middle School Basketball Conference run was culminated with a James A. Ivey Jr. Memorial Middle School Tournament Championship for the West Valley Middle…

Panthers turn to veteran coach John Allen to bring stability to the Powell Football Program

Panthers turn to veteran coach John Allen to bring stability to the Powell Football Program

By Bill Mynatt, Radio Voice of Powell Panther Football on AM 620 WRJZ powellfootballradiovoice@yahoo.com   In early December of 2011, it looked like the Powell Panther football program had ascended…

Knoxville Focus for February 17, 2014

Knoxville Focus for February 17, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus. The Homeless Question By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Currently in our city there are numerous agencies, churches, and organizations wrestling with the needs of…

Knox Countians Approve Haslam Term

Knox Countians Approve Haslam Term

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll, asked the question: “In January, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam began the fourth and final year of his first term in office.  Do…

5th grade student at Adrian Burnett plans to raise $20K for class trip

5th grade student at Adrian Burnett plans to raise $20K for class trip

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “While running for student council, everyone kept asking why I was running,” 5th grade student Jordan Bishop told The Focus. “I decided that I wanted to…

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Six

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Six

Estes Kefauver had quite nearly managed the impossible by getting himself elected to the United States Senate in 1948.  Kefauver took advantage of E. H. Crump’s mistake in refusing to…

Gilley to play soccer at Pfeiffer University

Gilley to play soccer at Pfeiffer University

By Ken Lay Powell High School senior soccer player Deidre Gilley will continue her athletic career. She made that official recently when she signed to play collegiate soccer at Pfeiffer…