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Publisher’s Position: The Superintendent of Oz

Publisher’s Position: The Superintendent of Oz

By Steve Hunley “There’s some extraordinary learning going on out there!” That has been a constant cry from Knox County superintendent of schools James McIntyre during his tenure in office. …

Former Titan’s Player Jovan Haye Advocates for Dyslexia

Former Titan’s Player Jovan Haye Advocates for Dyslexia

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@gmail.com What do Alexander Graham Bell, Albert Einstein, John Lennon, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Henry Winkler, Tom Cruise, Whoopi Goldberg, Walt Disney, Nolan Ryan, Greg Louganis, Jay…

Tennessee in Congress: 1939

Tennessee in Congress: 1939

By Ray Hill   Tennessee has been quite fortunate in oftentimes having an excellent Congressional delegation.  The landscape and economic condition of Tennessee would be much different had it not…

New Central coach simplifies offense, installs ‘stack’ defense

New Central coach simplifies offense, installs ‘stack’ defense

By Steve Williams For most folks, turning 30 years old doesn’t make for the happiest of birthdays. But that wasn’t true for Bryson Rosser. That was the day he was…

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: Lonsdale

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: Lonsdale

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com   LOOPING THROUGH LONSDALE The neighborhood of Lonsdale has been hopping recently. A prime example of the hustle and bustle would be Saturday, July 27, when…

Legal and Public Notices for July 28, 2014

Estate of Kenneth W. Emert Docket Number 75146-1 Notice is hereby given that on the 9th day of July, 2014, letters testamentary in respect of the Estate of Kenneth W.…

Knoxville Focus for July 28, 2014

Knoxville Focus for July 28, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Passion, experience provide fuel for incumbent judge By Ken Lay Interpreting the law has become a passion for Judge Harold Wimberly Jr. He’s…

Publisher’s Position: Terry Hill Best Choice for School Board in District 6

Publisher’s Position: Terry Hill Best Choice for School Board in District 6

By Steve Hunley Voters are already going to the polls and few races are as important as those for the Knox County Board of Education. That is especially true when…

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: All Things Sevier

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: All Things Sevier

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Why are Knox County and East Tennessee so “Sevier?” The region can boast  Sevier neighborhoods, Sevierville Highway, the Sevier Homestead, Sevier County, various Sevier Avenues and…

Ben W. Hooper

Ben W. Hooper

By Ray Hill For years, Ben W. Hooper was the most successful Republican politician in the state of Tennessee, if the measure was the ability to win a statewide election.…