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A Feudin’ Son of Tennessee: Kenneth McKellar, Chapter 11

A Feudin’ Son of Tennessee: Kenneth McKellar, Chapter 11

By Ray Hill Kenneth McKellar was Tennessee’s senior United States Senator and had been reelected easily in 1934 for another six-year term.  McKellar had carried with him his junior colleague…

South Doyle Tribe to Run in 2012

South Doyle Tribe to Run in 2012

By Curtis Trotter When South Doyle High School football coach Clark Duncan needs to get some questions answered about his football team, he just loads up the squad on a…

Dale Carr takes District 12 House Seat

Dale Carr takes District 12 House Seat

By Tasha Mahurin Mahurint@knoxfocus.com In what is being heralded as perhaps the biggest upset during last Thursday’s primary, Sevierville Alderman and auctioneer, Dale Carr defeated longtime incumbent Richard Montgomery for…

Karns All-Stars earn third place honors and respect

Karns All-Stars earn third place honors and respect

By Steve Williams The Karns All-Stars brought home bronze medals last week from the Tournament of State champions. Representing Tennessee at Ceredo-Kenova, West Virginia in Little League baseball’s 9 and…

The Knoxville Focus: Monday, July 30, 2012

The Knoxville Focus: Monday, July 30, 2012

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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…