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Knoxville Focus for September 15, 2014

Knoxville Focus for September 15, 2014

Repairs to begin on Historic Fountain City Lake By Steve Williams After over at least 15 months, the draining of Historic Fountain City Lake will begin Thursday and plans are…

Dr. Hess speaks to Civil War Roundtable

Dr. Hess speaks to Civil War Roundtable

By Dan Andrews andrewsd@knoxfocus.com The monthly meeting takes place at the Bearden Banquet Hall. However, the learning experience rivals the best lecture halls in all of academia. The Knoxville Civil…

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: James White Fort

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: James White Fort

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com   It is rare that any structure from the early settlement of Knox County still stands today. A few have, such as the Blount Mansion and…

The Triumph and Tragedy of Woodrow Wilson II

The Triumph and Tragedy of Woodrow Wilson II

By Ray Hill Woodrow Wilson returned to America to face a hostile Republican Congress and a people tired of the war. Wilson believed if he could reach the American people,…

Willis commits to Tusculum College

Willis commits to Tusculum College

By Ken Lay Andrew Willis will soon begin his final season with the Gibbs High School team. He’ll do it with a huge weight off his shoulders. The Eagles’ senior…

Cherokees get road win over Hawks

Cherokees get road win over Hawks

10th ranked South-Doyle improves to 3-0 on the season By Bill Mynatt, Radio Voice of South-Doyle football on AM 620 WRJZ CherokeeRadioVoice@frontier.com Respect.  That’s something that the South-Doyle Cherokee football…

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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