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Parking Garage, Pensions, Billboards

Parking Garage, Pensions, Billboards

By Mike Steely Steelym@knoxfocus.com The demolition of the Pryor Brown parking garage, built in the 1920s, to make way for a block-long street level parking lot was rejected by City…

Part Seven: Tennessee’s Old Gray Fox Albert Gore

Part Seven: Tennessee’s Old Gray Fox Albert Gore

By Ray Hill Congressman Ross Bass had been elected to the United States Senate in 1964 to fill out the remainder of the late Senator Estes Kefauver’s term of office.…

Six Catholic Senior Midgets win fifth straight championship

Six Catholic Senior Midgets win fifth straight championship

  By Steve Williams Winning a championship in the Knox Metro Youth Football League is a thrill. Can you imagine doing it five years in a row? That’s happened for…

Powell overcomes slow start to down Lady Pats

Powell overcomes slow start to down Lady Pats

By Ken Lay For the first quarter of its game Tuesday afternoon the Powell High School girls basketball team was sleepwalking. But when the Lady Panthers finally answered their wake-up…

Knoxville Focus for Monday, October 28, 2013

Knoxville Focus for Monday, October 28, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Future of Old Knoxville High School postponed By Focus Staff When Knox County Commissioners meet this week they could decide several issues,…

Focus Poll: October 28

Focus Poll: October 28

Click here to view the survey’s full results.…

Publisher’s Position: Clerk Flap Is Pure Politics

Publisher’s Position: Clerk Flap Is Pure Politics

By Steve Hunley Well, it looks like the 2014 election season has already begun. The flap about innocent folks being arrested without cause is being laid at the doorstep of…

Part Two: Tennessee’s Old Gray Fox Albert Gore

Part Two: Tennessee’s Old Gray Fox Albert Gore

By Ray Hill In 1938, Albert Gore defeated a host of opponents to go to Washington as the Fourth District’s Congressman.  Gore had long idolized a former Congressman from the…

Oak Ridge slows down Central attack, 24-13

Oak Ridge slows down Central attack, 24-13

By Steve Williams A Central High offense that was averaging 35 points per outing could only reach the end zone twice Friday night. A young Oak Ridge defense that continues…

Gibbs Middle, teacher morale discussed at insight meeting

Gibbs Middle, teacher morale discussed at insight meeting

Administrators, Teachers, Students, and Public Discuss Five-Year Plan at at Knox County Schools 2020 Public Insight meeting By David Klein On Thursday night at Halls Elementary School, students, teachers, parents,…