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BOE votes to ‘cure’ mismanagement of grants

Also, Big Turnout for Christina Graham By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com The Board of Education was desperately looking for a way to fix the problems with the Broad Resident Program grant…

A Special Family’s Love, III

By Ralphine Major I first began writing this story three years ago, just before Laura Simpson broke the devastating news at church one Sunday.  Hannah Renee Vrandenburgh Julian’s father had…

Social Fiction

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I’m a big fan of science fiction. In fact, my novel “Epiphany” was the first of a planned science fiction trilogy. The famous writer Ray Bradbury…

Great ideas and tips

By Rosie Moore 1. Flies or bees bothering you? Spray them with hair spray and they will take a quick dive. 2. Sealed envelope–Put in the freezer for a few hours…

Tennessee’s Wide Receivers… Ready to Make Next Step?

By Alex Norman Tennessee has long been known as Wide Receiver U.  The crop of pass catchers on the 2015 roster hopes to live up to that nickname and make…

Extra, Extra! Read all about it! Football Time in Tennessee is here

By Steve Williams You know football season is getting closer when you pass by a magazine rack and see all those slick preseason publications. Like the sweet smell of honeysuckle,…

Questions

By Joe Rector Philosophical moment—Life is filled with questions. Maybe the meaning of life is to ask those questions and then spend the rest of our time on this planet…

Congressman Sam McReynolds of Tennessee

Congressman Sam McReynolds of Tennessee

By Ray Hill Very few people remember Samuel Davis McReynolds, who was a long-time Congressman representing Tennessee’s Third District, which includes Chattanooga; yet during his time, he was a highly…

Focus on the Law: Contempt of Court

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Courts operate with authority over the property of parties to a lawsuit and in some cases with authority over the person of the parties.…

Troubling TCAPS

By Sally Absher News outlets across the state have been mute about this year’s TCAPS results, but the blogosphere and social media have been on fire. First, some definitions: a…