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Knoxville Focus for March 30, 2015

Knoxville Focus for March 30, 2015

Rogero Kicks Off Political Season By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero kicked off the political season as she announced her intention to run for re-election Tuesday. Rogero, the…

Sue Who? Sue You!

By Steve Hunley I’ve always said people think the best tax is one somebody else pays while they derive the benefit. One could use the same logic with several school…

Turner Twins Celebrate 87 Years

Turner Twins Celebrate 87 Years

Commissioners Bob Thomas and Jeff Ownby and Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett surprised The Love Kitchen’s founders, twin sisters Helen Ashe and Ellen Turner, with a donation drop-off during their…

The Irrepressible “Happy” Chandler: A. B. Chandler of Kentucky

The Irrepressible “Happy” Chandler: A. B. Chandler of Kentucky

By Ray Hill Few subjects excite as much commentary as politics and sports and Albert B. Chandler played a big role in both for decades.  Serving as governor, United States…

Powell pitcher gives teammates an assist for perfect game

Powell pitcher gives teammates an assist for perfect game

By Steve Williams Peyton Alford knows firsthand it takes more than good pitching to pitch a perfect game. “I was pretty much hitting my spots and had good velocity,” said…

Dogwood Arts set to kick-off month-long celebration of region’s arts, culture and natural beauty

Dogwood Arts set to kick-off month-long celebration of region’s arts, culture and natural beauty

This year, Dogwood Arts will feature up to a dozen different events throughout April for residents and visitors to experience, from local art exhibits and open gardens to live music…

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…

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