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Rosie’s World

    In Psalms 139: 14 it is noted that David said, “I will praise thee: for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvelous are thy works; and that my…

Reflections

By Dr. Jim Ferguson   I love rainy spring days, and still whisper the childhood rhyme, “April showers bring May flowers.” Of course if you’re having a picnic or a…

Want to coach at Tennessee? Here’s your chance!

By Alex Norman If you spend any time listening to local sports talk radio you know that there are hundreds, maybe thousands of people out there that could do a…

Hart may not be on Serrano’s side in difficult times

By Steve Williams Dave Hart has a problem. But Dave Serrano has a bigger problem. Serrano, in his fourth season as baseball coach at Tennessee, is in danger of seeing…

Publisher’s Position: When Right prevails

By Steve Hunley School Board members deserve credit for approving Gibbs Middle   There’s an old adage many of us learned from our grandparents: “It’s never too late to do…

The Irrepressible “Happy” Chandler: A. B. Chandler of Kentucky IV

The Irrepressible “Happy” Chandler: A. B. Chandler of Kentucky IV

By Ray Hill   Albert Benjamin Chandler had once again defeated the state machine and won election to the governorship by a record majority twenty years after having first been…

Focus on the Law: Asset Forfeiture

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Society tries to deter crime by devising a variety of punishments for individuals who commit those crimes.  These range from the assessment of fines…

The Chalk Board ~ April 13, 2015

By Sally Absher BOE Called Meeting TONIGHT to Vote on FY16 Budget. The Knox County Board of Education will hold a called meeting to discuss and vote on the fiscal…

Much Ado About AVID

By Sally Absher By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com When Dr. McIntyre planned the Community Meeting to discuss his FY 2016 budget, he probably didn’t expect the majority of the questions and…

Community Input on Year Round Education

By Sally Absher Over the past few months, KCS facilitated a series of over 40 school and district-wide meetings to discuss year round education (YRE), or “balanced” calendar. But while…