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KCS Board of Education Wants to Go to the Dance

KCS Board of Education Wants to Go to the Dance

By Sally Absher Cha-ching. That is the sound of the Knox County Schools Board of Education spending more of your tax dollars. At last Monday’s Work Meeting, Dr. McIntyre, in…

The Hubris of Lane Kiffin

By Alex Norman The smartest guy in the room… well, the guy who thinks he is the smartest guy in the room… he’s never really the smartest guy in the…

New Year’s Day menu included humble pie for many SEC fans

By Steve Williams Eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day has long been a tradition in the South. Legend has it the bean-like dish helps bring good luck. This year,…

Focus on the Law: Premises Liability

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Premises liability refers to certain situations where the owner of property is legally responsible for injury or loss to a party while on the…

Special Education 101

By Sally Absher By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com This month The Focus will be presenting a series on Special Education. This is a topic that few of us think about, unless…

Candice McQueen Appointed Commissioner of Education

By Sally Absher The week before Christmas, Gov. Bill Haslam announced that he was appointing Dr. Candice McQueen to serve as Tennessee Commissioner of Education, ending weeks of speculation about…

Firm Decisions

By Rosie Moore I missed my deadline for sending my last article for the year of 2014 so I will be extra meticulous about sending in my thoughts for the…

Every Day Can Be Christmas in our hearts

By Ralphine Major The signs are slowly disappearing, and festivities for the most celebrated holiday of the year have ended. The long-awaited time when families get together for sharing meals…

A Day Away: Visiting the sad cemetery at Lakeshore

By Mike Steely I was over at Lakeshore Park recently taking photos for a feature story and decided to go across Lyons View Pike and visit the East Tennessee Veterans…

The New Look

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Winter’s cold has finally come and I needed my heavy coat. I expected to find it pushed to the back of our closet by other season’s…