FDR Comes to Tennessee

FDR Comes to Tennessee

By Ray Hill President Franklin Delano Roosevelt came to Tennessee several times during his presidency.  It gave local politicians the opportunity to bask in the glow of Roosevelt’s magnetic presence and the people of Tennessee to actually see the jaunty tilt of FDR’s large head, cigarette holder firmly clenched between his teeth.  The popular image […]

Powell hangs on to defeat Karns 19-13

Powell hangs on to defeat Karns 19-13

By Bill Mynatt powellfootballradiovoice@yahoo.com On paper this game wasn’t supposed to be close. Powell was a team coming in off of an emotional win at CAK a week ago.  Karns was a team coming off of two straight lopsided losses, and suffered even more losses with injuries to starters that would prevent them from playing […]

Sexton returns from injury, helps Seymour win

Sexton returns from injury, helps Seymour win

By Steve Williams Nick Sexton, Seymour High’s senior quarterback, will be back in the starting lineup when the Eagles host Heritage Friday night. Sexton, who missed almost all of Seymour’s Week 1 game against Clinton, a 27-7 loss, after suffering a sprained foot early in the contest, got the OK from his doctor around 1:30 […]

Knox County School Board Member Karen Carson adds to her legacy!

Karen Carson, the 5th district representative of the school board further added onto her stellar tenure as a representative for the people. While some might debate that her greatest legacy is defeating a ONE TERM incumbent so bad that when the person ran for a volunteer elected position of  State Executive Committee voters overwhelmingly rejected […]

Bobby Waggoner for Sheriff?

At last night’s Karn’s Republican Club meeting, Bobby Waggoner announced he is forming an exploratory committee in consideration of a bid at the Knox County Sheriff’s seat. Should he choose to run of the office, he would square off against incumbent Sheriff J.J. Jones.

Another game changing public forum at City Council

  Public forum once again became a major game changer tonight at the city council meeting. At issue was whether to give city streets to the University of Tennessee. Once again, much like the bus shelter situation UT appeared very unprepared. What occurred was one individual who actually works for UT laid out a solid […]

Knoxville Focus for September 3, 2013

Knoxville Focus for September 3, 2013

Click here to view this week’s Focus. Bob Thomas announces candidacy for Knox County Commission At-Large Seat By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “I am excited to announce that I am seeking a countywide seat on Knox County Commission. It is my desire to help ensure that our Knox County Commission continues to be responsive to the people […]