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Knox Countians Favor Elected Offices

Knox Countians Favor Elected Offices

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked the question, “In your opinion, should the county wide constitutional offices, such as the County Clerk, Register of Deeds, Trustee, Property…

Telethon to continue benefit’s momentum

Telethon to continue benefit’s momentum

By Tasha Mahurin Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s office worked with several local TV and radio stations to organize today’s telethon to benefit Mobile Meals. Knox County Commissioner Mike Hammond…

Governor Prentice Cooper, Chapter V

Governor Prentice Cooper, Chapter V

By Ray Hill Prentice Cooper was barred by state law from seeking yet another term as Tennessee’s governor in 1944; there was no Senate seat to contest and he was…

Lady Vol trainer offers perspective on life

Lady Vol trainer offers perspective on life

By Joe Rector If the old adage that “experience is the best teacher” is true, then Jenny Moshak, trainer for the Lady Vol basketball and volleyball teams, is an honor…

Scary good running backs lead Central Bobcats’ hopes

Scary good running backs lead Central Bobcats’ hopes

By Steve Williams If Joe Hassell was a mad scientist trying to build the ultimate running back, his creation at times could be explosive and fast, and at other times…

Knoxville Focus for June 17, 2013

Knoxville Focus for June 17, 2013

Click here to read this week’s Focus. Flag Day celebrated in Corryton The Knox County Corryton Senior Center and Rural/Metro Fire Station 33, co-located on Davis Drive, hosted a Flag…

Focus poll for June 17

Focus poll for June 17

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Knoxville to host 2013 Checkpoint Tracker Championship

Knoxville to host 2013 Checkpoint Tracker Championship

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “Bringing the 2013 Checkpoint Tracker Championship to Knoxville is a big win for our area,” said Carol Evans, executive director of Legacy Parks Foundation. “Through this…

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee,IV

The 1938 Senate Primary in Tennessee,IV

By Ray Hill Following the demise of Governor Gordon Browning’s plan to emasculate the Shelby County political machine headed by E. H. Crump, Tennessee Democrats were deeply divided.  Governor Browning…

Overcoming obstacles in motherhood and business, Troy Ball connects with Helen Ross McNabb

Overcoming obstacles in motherhood and business, Troy Ball connects with Helen Ross McNabb

By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “I had to be a full time mom when my children were young. I had to say: ‘It’s okay Troy, your time will come,’ and find…