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The Knoxville Focus for October 27, 2014

The Knoxville Focus for October 27, 2014

Rowe attends forum, opponents absent By Focus Staff Knox County Commissioners Amy Broyles and Jeff Ownby hosted a Town Hall meeting at West High School on last Thursday. The event…

Publisher’s Position: Rowe Best Choice for 2nd District

Publisher’s Position: Rowe Best Choice for 2nd District

By Steve Hunley As we approach Election Day, one of the most important races on the ballot is the race for the Knox County Board of Education in the Second…

Luke Johnson retires as bus driver

Luke Johnson retires as bus driver

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Bus Route 42, from the downtown transit center to UT Hospital by way of Fort Sanders along Clinch Avenue, won’t be the same without longtime bus…

All In One Lifetime: James F. Byrnes of South Carolina

All In One Lifetime: James F. Byrnes of South Carolina

By Ray Hill The autobiography of James F. Byrnes of South Carolina was appropriately named All In One Lifetime.  Byrnes served as a Congressman, U. S. senator, Associate Justice of…

Gibbs coasts past struggling Powell, focuses on Central

Gibbs coasts past struggling Powell, focuses on Central

By Steve Williams Gibbs High’s football team took care of business Friday night and kept its playoff hopes alive. In the process, a struggling Powell program took another hit in…

South Knoxville: Bridge named for Harold Woods

South Knoxville:  Bridge named for Harold Woods

By Mike Steely The Focus has reported on bridge names around Knox County including a recent “Our Neighborhoods” story that included the Henley, Buck Karnes, Bonnyman, J. Will Taylor, Ralph…

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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