Focus on the Law: Whistleblowing

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law According thefreedictionary.com,  a “whistleblower is one who reveals wrongdoing within an organization to the public or to those in positions of authority.”  Insider access and knowledge from employees have been essential tools in uncovering wrongdoing by both private organizations as well as by  government.   Whistleblowers are often witnesses in […]

I’m back

By Rosie Moore If you are a movie buff (like I am) you probably saw the movie “Baby Boom.” Diane Keaton is fired from a high-paying job because she acquired a “nanny” job accidently. She moves to New England and starts her own business that becomes so successful her old company wants to take it […]

Knoxville Focus for Tuesday, May 28

Knoxville Focus for Tuesday, May 28

Click here to view this week’s Focus. A Woman’s War By Tasha Mahurin tasha@knoxfocus.com It’s two o’clock on a Wednesday afternoon, and the weather report calls for hail and damaging winds. As 92-year-old Geraldine Kelley walks slowly but effortlessly through the doors of the Powell Library, carrying car keys and a shoulder bag full of […]

Knox Countians Not Keen On President Obama

Knox Countians Not Keen On President Obama

By Focus staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll asked likely voters the question, “At this time, do you approve or disapprove of the job performance of President Obama?” Almost 64% of respondents disapprove of the President’s job performance. President Obama scored well inside the First District.  Almost 67% of voters in the First District approve […]

Bearden High School’s Dan Parker awarded Tennessee Assistant Principal of the Year

Bearden High School’s Dan Parker awarded Tennessee Assistant Principal of the Year

Dan Parker, assistant principal at Bearden High School, was recognized on Wednesday, May 22 as the Tennessee Assistant Principal of the Year. Parker was recently recognized at a national ceremony in Washington, D.C. hosted by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). The NASSP and Virco Inc. come together annually to honor a winner […]

Webb’s Repeat Dreams Fall Just Short

Webb’s Repeat Dreams Fall Just Short

By Alex Norman The Webb Spartans boys’ soccer team made the trip west… looking for two victories and a second straight state championship. They left one win and one title shy of their goal. On Thursday, May 23rd, the Spartans fell to St. George’s Independent School 2-1 in the Division II, Class A championship game […]

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