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Remembering Great-Aunt Sophie’s Clothesline

By Rosie Moore When I was a young girl I spent a lot of summers with my great-aunt Sophie, who lived a few miles outside of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She was…

Lessons in a 52 pickup truck

By Joe Rector It’s summer time, and one never comes around that I don’t remember the good and bad times I had during these months when I was younger. Twin…

Focus on the Law: Defamation

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Often referred to as “defamation of character,” defamation is the issuance of a false statement about another person which causes that person to suffer…

A Brother’s Legacy

A Brother’s Legacy

By Tasha Mahurin tasha@knoxfocus.com Anyone in the auction business will tell you that each item has a story. And while every item has worth, often it is the story behind…

Rhythms of Life

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Ethnicity has little to do with rhythm because my grandson Noah has it.  We don’t know where he got it because my son-in-law doesn’t dance.  Perhaps…

Back to Back! CAK wins second straight soccer title

By Alex Norman They’ve made winning boys’ soccer championships a regular experience at Christian Academy of Knoxville. On Friday, May 24th, the Warriors won their second straight Division I Class…

That ‘Green’ Thing

“Checking out at the store, the young clerk suggested to the older woman that she should bring her own shopping bags as Plastic bags weren’t good for the environment. The…

Whose right is it

By Joe Rector I don’t know about any other Tennesseans, but I, for one, feel so much safer knowing that our state officials are taking care of us. If you…

Focus on the Law: Depression and Social Security Disability

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law According to the National Institute of Health, 9.5% of the U.S. adult population suffers from mood disorders in any given year with 45% of…

A YEAR TO REMEMBER: Versatile Troutman made his mark at Austin-East

A YEAR TO REMEMBER: Versatile Troutman made his mark at Austin-East

By Steve Williams Dennis Troutman’s athletic resume was so impressive this past school year, Austin-East High School changed tradition and named him its overall Athlete of the Year, said athletic…