Charles Evans Hughes

Charles Evans Hughes

By Ray Hill Charles Evans Hughes achieved just about every high office that could come to one man save one: the presidency, and he came mighty close to achieving that as well.  Judge Learned Hand once paid tribute to both Hughes and his son, Charles Evan Hughes, Jr., saying, the elder Hughes was the greatest […]

Peter’s late goal nets cup for Admirals

Peter’s late goal nets cup for Admirals

By Ken Lay It took a late goal and perhaps an extra game but the Farragut High School hockey club was able to win its third consecutive Moore Cup Championship Thursday night. “We did what we set out to do and we got 41 shots,” Admirals coach Jeff Lindsay said after his squad notched a […]

Fulton beats CAK for Region 2AA Title

Fulton beats CAK for Region 2AA Title

By David Klein In Thursday night’s Region 2AA Title game at Alcoa, Fulton took CAK’s best counterattack and thwarted a Warrior rally. Withstanding an 18-4 Warrior run in the third quarter, the Falcons picked up their defense in the fourth quarter, and Regional MVP Kentel Williams provided 12 of his 23 points  to give the […]

Rams repeat as Region 2-A champions

Rams repeat as Region 2-A champions

By Steve Williams Grace Christian Academy has claimed a second straight Region 2-A boys basketball title. The Rams held off Meigs County 63-55 in Thursday night’s championship game at Wartburg. GCA (21-11) will host Cosby in the sectional round tonight at 7, with the winner earning a berth in next week’s TSSAA Class A state […]

Knox County Schools is Hiring

On Saturday, March 5, the Knox County Schools’ Human Resources Department will host a recruitment fair for those interested in starting a career with the Knox County Schools. The Priority Staffing Schools Recruitment Fair will be held at Central High School (5321 Jacksboro Pike) from 9 a.m. to noon. The Early Hire Dates are March […]

City to host 11th Annual Teen Step Show Saturday, March 5

City to host 11th Annual Teen Step Show Saturday, March 5

  City Parks and Recreation will host the 11th Annual Teen Step Show Saturday, March 5, at 6 p.m. at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium.   Teens from Tennessee and surrounding states will bring their best moves, as nine step teams take the stage to compete for cash prizes – awarded for both performance on stage […]

Ms Tennessee Senior America 2015 to be honored by State House

Lauren Monahan, Ms. Tennessee Senior America 2015, will be honored with a proclamation from the Tennessee House of Representatives on Thursday, March 3 at 9:00 a.m. Ms. Monahan won the title in May of 2015, and represented the state at the national pageant in Atlantic City in October, where she placed 3rd Runner up. She […]

Oddities in yesterday’s election

Oddities in yesterday’s election

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Last Tuesday record numbers of voters cast ballots in Knox County. The long lines were partially the result of a very long delegate selection in the Republican Presidential Primary. The voting brought about some surprising results in the other races. Marco Rubio, endorsed by the Governor Haslam and Senator Alexander drew […]

Information Session to be held on Gang Awareness in Blount County

Knox County Sheriff Detective Thomas Walker to conduct meeting   The Blount Partnership is holding a free information session regarding gang awareness in Blount County on Friday, March 18, 2016, from 8:30-9:30 a.m., in its boardroom located at 201 S. Washington St. in Maryville. Knox County Sheriff detective Thomas Walker will lead the presentation which […]

Food Festival Success Kicks Off 6th Annual Restaurant week

Participating eateries announced for 6th annual event   The first annual East Tennessee Food Festival presented by US FOODS took place on February 28th and raised thousands of meals for those in need. Over 20 restaurants offered samplings from their menus to over 300 event attendees. The Food Festival kicked off the 6th Annual Restaurant […]

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