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Knoxville Focus for March 23, 2015

Knoxville Focus for March 23, 2015

Volunteers needed for Ijams River Rescue Over the past several months, The Focus has been documenting the pollution problem of our Tennessee waterways on 24×7.knoxfocus.com.  We will continue to document…

Publisher’s Position: Biting the Hand That Picked You

Publisher’s Position: Biting the Hand That Picked You

By Steve Hunley Most folks are aware that the Knox County Board of Education has been dithering about whether or not to sue the State of Tennessee, along with the…

City honors KAT Drivers

City honors KAT Drivers

By Focus Staff The City of Knoxville recognized “Transit Driver Appreciation Day” on last Wednesday at Knoxville Station’s bus platform. Mayor Madeline Rogero proclaimed March 18th as “Knoxville Area Transit…

Louisiana’s Kingfish: Huey Long’s Rise to Power

Louisiana’s Kingfish:  Huey Long’s Rise to Power

By Ray Hill Huey Long’s rise to power began with his election to the Louisiana Public Service Commission.  He ran a surprisingly strong race for the gubernatorial nomination in 1924…

Budding female player helps EKAA boys win title

Budding female player helps EKAA boys win title

By Steve Williams Attention, Holly Warlick. Maurice Clark had a girl on his undefeated East Knoxville Athletic Association 8-under basketball team this season who he says warrants keeping tabs on.…

Powell gets ‘confidence booster’ with win

Powell gets ‘confidence booster’ with win

By Ken Lay Powell High School baseball coach Jay Scarbro finally saw his squad put it all together Wednesday night and the result was a second victory in as many…

Public Notices for March 16, 2015

75 FORECLOSURES SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on April 27, 2015 on or about 11:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee,…

Looking for James Agee and Alex Haley

Looking for James Agee and Alex Haley

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Ever been surprised by something you didn’t expect but it made you happy to find it? So, I’m watching one of my favorite movies, “The African…

Knoxville Focus for March 16, 2015

Knoxville Focus for March 16, 2015

    Broadway, I-640 plans detailed By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Tennessee Department of Transportation has big plans to rework an area of Broadway north of I-640 over the next…

Why the Education Establishment Hates Vouchers

Why the Education Establishment Hates Vouchers

By Steve Hunley The Tennessee School Board Association is busy pedaling an editorial written by the Executive Director of the TSBA for publication all across the state.  The education bureaucrats…