Friendships Rekindled

By Ralphine Major It was 1973, and we were young.  With our waist-length dark hair, we looked like students.  We were.  But, we were also bridging the gap between student and employee.  It was in the work place that Linda and I first met. The Daniel & Duncan Law Firm was located in the Burwell […]

What is the Tennessee Code Annotated?

By Jed McKeehan The vast majority of laws that apply to individuals on a daily basis are state laws. Of course we have federal laws like the Constitution that establish many of our most important rights, but state laws generally govern our daily interactions. They govern what is considered a crime and how long a […]

Thank You Congressman Duncan

Thank You Congressman Duncan

By Steve Hunley Congressman John J. “Jimmy” Duncan has announced he will not be a candidate for reelection next year.  The people of Tennessee’s Second Congressional District owe Jimmy Duncan a debt of gratitude for a job well done.  Like his father before him, Duncan was never a publicity-seeker, which is saying something in this […]

Studio Chrome, Stitches by Royce

Studio Chrome, Stitches by Royce

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com If you’re looking for a great beauty salon and custom-printed clothing then the Studio Chrome and Stitches by Royce shop is the place for you. “We’re actually two stores in one,” explains owner Pamela Russell. Both are located at 7550 Brickyard Road in Powell less than a block from downtown, just […]

Focus to recognize Careacter Star Athletes

Focus to recognize Careacter Star Athletes

By Steve Williams Careacter Star Athletes are coming to The Knoxville Focus. Beginning Aug. 21 and each week throughout the 2017 high school football season, recipients of the Careacter Star Athlete award from the 21 teams in The Focus’ coverage area will be recognized. That includes the 19 football programs in Knox County plus Seymour […]

Tennessee State Museum Schedules a FREE Day for Homeschooled Families

The Tennessee State Museum will hold its second “Homeschool Day” on Friday, September 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., for parents and children who homeschool. The theme of the day is “Citizenship,” and special programs will center on that theme.  As part of naming a special day for homeschoolers, the museum will clear its calendar, and […]

Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Party to be held at Blount County Public Library

  With the rare opportunity to view a total solar eclipse, the Blount County Public Library is offering several activities related to the eclipse. The “Viewing and Activities” will occur from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday, August 21, at the library.  Activities before the full eclipse will include the opportunity to make a low-tech pinhole camera viewer, […]

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