Peyton Manning’s Fairy Tale Ending

By Alex Norman As of press time, Peyton Manning had yet to make a decision as far as retirement. But it is hard to imagine that “The Sheriff” won’t ride off into the sunset now… Denver’s 24-10 dismantling of Carolina in Super Bowl 50 wasn’t Manning’s best performance.  But it goes into the history books […]

Legal and Public Notices for February 15, 2016

  SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on March 31, 2016 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North Side Entrance, City County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN 37902, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by TANYA […]

The Knoxville Focus for February 15, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for February 15, 2016

McMillan Questions State Officials Over Failed Test By Focus Staff Mike McMillan, East Knox County’s member of the Knox County Board of Education, has queried state officials about the failed TN-Ready testing.  State education officials had to advise superintendents across Tennessee that students would have to go back to using paper and pencils to take […]

Who will choose for you?

Who will choose for you?

By Steve Hunley The Knoxville News Sentinel has dutifully endorsed Grant Standefer (2nd District) and Rueben “Buddy” Pelot (5th District) for the Knox County Board of Education.  They have also endorsed Law Director Richard “Bud” Armstrong’s opponent in the coming primary elections.  These endorsements were to be expected as the News Sentinel has been the […]

Susan Horn: Profile of a Survivor

Susan Horn: Profile of a Survivor

By Sally Absher   Anyone who has ever done so knows that running for elected office can be stressful and demanding. We applaud all the candidates who have stepped up to run in the Knox County primary election March 1. Currently seen as the Fifth District frontrunner, Board of Education candidate Susan Horn is a […]

Robert A. Taft of Ohio

Robert A. Taft of Ohio

By Ray Hill There are likely more pedigrees in politics than the American Kennel Club and if anyone ever possessed a pedigree, it would be Robert Alphonso Taft of Ohio.  For decades, Robert A. Taft was one of the most prominent members of the United States Senate.  The power of his intellect was acknowledged by […]

Richey becomes first Knight to ink athletic scholarship

Richey becomes first Knight to ink athletic scholarship

By Ken Lay When Brent Richey signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Chattanooga State Community College, he became the first student-athlete from Knoxville Christian School to receive an athletic scholarship. “This is just absolutely amazing,” said Richey, who plays both basketball and baseball for the Knights. “It’s awesome to be a […]

An Exciting Time in Biomedical Innovation

An Exciting Time in Biomedical Innovation

  By Lamar Alexander United States Senator for Tennessee   There has never been a more exciting time in biomedical research in America than right now. We are talking about curing cancers, new medicines for diseases like cystic fibrosis, using 3D printing to help doctors replace knees, using 3D printing to construct drugs to treat epilepsy.   The […]

Try Adult Coloring at Blount County Public Library

  By Jennifer Spirko   Remember the carefree joy of picking up your favorite crayon or marker and adding color to a beautiful picture? It might be time to revisit the relaxing fun of coloring, and the Blount County Public Library can help you do just that. Coloring for Adults will take place Thursday, February […]

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