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Knoxville Focus for October 20, 2014

Knoxville Focus for October 20, 2014

Jamie Rowe Working Hard in School Board Race Second District BOE Candidates Square Off Before Early Voting By Sally Absher sallyabsher@gmail.com Last week was busy for Second District Board of…

Publisher’s Position: Election for Sale?

Publisher’s Position: Election for Sale?

By Steve Hunley For several years, I have pointed out the connection between the wealthy elitists and local politics.  For those who doubt it is there, all one has to…

Young Williams Animal Center to Launch ‘Paws for Reading’

Young Williams Animal Center to Launch  ‘Paws for Reading’

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@gmail.com This week we turn our dyslexia awareness focus to Young-Williams Animal Center, and a new program they will be kicking off next month, “Paws for Reading.”…

Mr. Speaker: Henry T. Rainey of Illinois

Mr. Speaker: Henry T. Rainey of Illinois

By Ray Hill   Few modern day Speakers of the U. S. House of Representatives are as little remembered as Henry T. Rainey of Illinois. One reason for that is…

South Knoxville: Lake Forest, Lindbergh Forest

South Knoxville: Lake Forest, Lindbergh Forest

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Two south Knoxville neighborhoods are distinct in creation and in style but share many similarities, such as Chapman Highway frontage and having beautiful homes, well-kept lawns,…

Lady Irish wake up to capture soccer title

Lady Irish wake up to capture soccer title

By Ken Lay Catholic High School’s girls soccer team answered a late wake-up call in time to win the District 4-A/AA Tournament Championship. “We started a little slow and we…

Edward Hull Crump: The Boss, Part IV

Edward Hull Crump: The Boss, Part IV

By Ray Hill Edward Hull Crump, in partnership with U. S. Senator Kenneth McKellar, began his domination of Tennessee politics in 1932.  Crump was then a member of Congress, although…

Knoxville Focus for June 16, 2014

Knoxville Focus for June 16, 2014

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Former players turned coaches giving back to Halls baseball

Former players turned coaches giving back to Halls baseball

By Steve Williams A new plan for baseball in Halls has already paid dividends and the long-range outlook is very bright. The key to it all is the coaching of…

God’s Place Thrift is on a mission

God’s Place Thrift is on a mission

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Vickie Johnson is on a mission. Literally. After many years as a caregiver, Mrs. Johnson received a call from her son. “He said God wants to…

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