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Knox County Voters Give Burchett High Marks

Knox County Voters Give Burchett High Marks

By Focus Staff Knox County voters elected Mayor Tim Burchett with 85% of the vote and looking at the results from this week’s Focus poll, the Mayor remains highly popular.…

Knox County honors State Champs

Knox County honors State Champs

The Gibbs High School softball team was recently honored by the Knox County Commission for winning their first state title since 2000. The Lady Eagles had a 2-0 win over…

A Feudin’ Son of Tennessee: Kenneth McKellar, Chapter 10

A Feudin’ Son of Tennessee: Kenneth McKellar, Chapter 10

By Ray Hill Kenneth McKellar was sixty-five years old in 1934 as he sought reelection to a fourth term in the United States Senate.  Congressman Gordon Browning had thought to…

10 Years returns to South Knoxville for Disc Exchange Performance

10 Years returns to South Knoxville for Disc Exchange Performance

By Tasha Mahurin Mahurint@knoxfocus.com 10 Years, a nationally known band with local roots, will return to Knoxville for a performance at South Knoxville’s Disc Exchange. The band will celebrate the…

Powell Panthers Prepare to Open the Derek Rang Era

Powell Panthers Prepare to Open the Derek Rang Era

By Bill Mynatt, Radio Voice of Powell Panther Football on AM 620 WRJZ PowellFootballRadioVoice@yahoo.com As they came up just 15 yards short of a Class 5A state championship last December…

The Knoxville Focus: Monday, July 23, 2012

The Knoxville Focus: Monday, July 23, 2012

Click here to view this week’s Focus online.…

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…