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The Old Confederate: William Brimage Bate

The Old Confederate: William Brimage Bate

By Ray Hill Just a few years following America’s bloody Civil War, as states were readmitted to the Union, old Confederates began to arrive in Congress.  The United States Senate…

Publisher’s Position: When Down is Up and Up is Down

Publisher’s Position: When Down is Up and Up is Down

By Steve Hunley The media barrage has begun and Superintendent of Schools Jim McIntyre is doing his best to spin the drop in ACT scores in Knox County. Like a…

Publisher’s Position: No Real Results Or Whip Out Your Wallet… Again!

Publisher’s Position: No Real Results Or Whip Out Your Wallet… Again!

By Steve Hunley The Knoxville News-Sentinel has published yet again another of its predictable editorials, clamoring for the public to support our schools.  The Sentinel was right about one thing,…

Generations

By Dr. Jim Ferguson For a long time I’ve had a metaphoric vision of my life as a cross country airplane trip.  As a young man, I packed my bags…

Rosie’s World: Who but God Can Do This?

By Rosie Moore What an awesome and orderly God! God’s order may be observed in the hatching of eggs. For example–the eggs of the potato bug hatch in 7 days–those…

WIDNER: Going Wide for Rebounds (Part IV)

By Ralphine Major “What do you remember most about that year?” I asked—wondering if it would be a record night in rebounding.  But, the coach was right.  Former Gibbs Coach…

Doggie Amber Alert

By Joe Rector My daughter Lacey and her family had a scare not long ago. It made us all re-evaluate our feelings toward the people and things we love. Well,…

Publisher’s Position: The Truth About The Sentinel’s Obsession

By Steve Hunley Ever since The Knoxville Focus started a weekly poll, the Knoxville News-Sentinel has been obsessed about our new feature. Within days of the first poll, Sentinel columnist…

Focus on the Law: Foreclosures

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law When you purchase real property and finance part of the purchase price you will usually sign a promissory note and a deed of trust.  …

Why?

By Dr. Jim Ferguson At this time of my life I’ve learned to ask, “Why?” when confronted by issues or perspectives.  This is certainly true of politics, but applies in…