Crime Explosion In Democrat-Run Cities

By John J. Duncan Jr. duncanj@knoxfocus.com A few months ago, not long after he was sworn in as New York City’s newest Mayor, Eric Adams was asked why so many people were moving out of the city. Mayor Adams replied: “I don’t blame them for leaving. New York has become...

Starting over

  As if the Sea should part And show a further Sea- And that-a further–and the Three But a presumption be- Of Periods of Seas- Unvisited of Shores- Themselves the Verge of Seas to be- Eternity-is Those- Emily Dickinson By Dr. Jim Ferguson I’m a stargazer,...

Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium

By Ralphine Major It will soon be filled with fans from across the nation coming to watch the Tennessee Volunteers in a new and exciting season of football! The 100-year-old Neyland Stadium is a familiar place on The University of Tennessee campus in Knoxville,...

The First Day of High School

By Joe Rector Last Monday was one of those days that knocks the wind out of my sails. Nothing terrible happened, unless my only grandchild’s starting high school is shocking to anyone who isn’t in our family. I didn’t talk to him last night because I figured Madden...

Visiting those community museums

By Mike Steely Throughout our region, there are many communities that are proud of their past and many say so with a local museum. You probably know about our Knoxville museums or attractions with a historic exhibits, like the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, the East...