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The Knoxville Focus: Monday, August 13, 2012

The Knoxville Focus: Monday, August 13, 2012

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Two-thirds of Voters Oppose Survey

Two-thirds of Voters Oppose Survey

By Focus Staff Voters were asked the question, “Knox County Commissioner Mike Hammond has proposed using county tax dollars to conduct an employee survey of Knox County school teachers.  Do…

Mike McMillan Pleased By Ritta Traffic Improvements

Mike McMillan Pleased By Ritta Traffic Improvements

By Focus Staff Ritta Elementary School has long been plagued by traffic problems for those parents picking up and dropping off children. For years Washington Pike has been clogged with…

A Feudin’ Son of Tennessee: Kenneth McKellar, Chapter 12

A Feudin’ Son of Tennessee: Kenneth McKellar, Chapter 12

By Ray Hill E. H. Crump, leader of the Shelby County political machine, had been bitterly disappointed by his favored candidate for the 1936 gubernatorial nomination, Gordon Browning.  Crump and…

Flip the Switch at Boomsday to help South Knoxville businesses

Flip the Switch at Boomsday to help South Knoxville businesses

Boomsday is celebrating its 25th Anniversary next month and fireworks are not the only thing that will light up the sky.  An exciting announcement was made last Thursday as officials…

Eagles Look to Soar High in 2012

Eagles Look to Soar High in 2012

By Curtis Trotter Size has seemed to be a problem for the Seymour Eagles during the last few seasons. Not only are they the smallest school that competes in District…

Knoxville Focus for August 13, 2012

Knoxville Focus for August 13, 2012

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The Knoxville Focus: Monday, August 6, 2012

The Knoxville Focus: Monday, August 6, 2012

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Knox Countians Favor Direct Election of Judges

Knox Countians Favor Direct Election of Judges

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked the question whether voters prefer direct election of judges or the current “retain or replace” method of ratifying judges. Over 66%…

POLITICAL ANALYSIS: Kane Beats Hutchison

POLITICAL ANALYSIS: Kane Beats Hutchison

By Focus Staff Redistricting gave birth to the new 89th District and the best known candidate to fill the seat was former Knox County Sheriff Tim Hutchison. Several other candidates…