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 […]
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 […]
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By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com When it became apparent that the former educational building at Alice Bell Baptist Church (ABBC) in Knoxville had to be replaced due to structural problems, the church’s goal became to construct a facility that would meet not only its own needs, but the needs of the community as well. That goal […]
By Ray Hill Just a few years following America’s bloody Civil War, as states were readmitted to the Union, old Confederates began to arrive in Congress. The United States Senate particularly came to be dominated by Southerners, who occupied most of the powerful committee chairmanships. It has been frequently said the Senate was the South’s […]
By Steve Williams Bearden won the first two minutes of its football showdown with Fulton Friday night, but after that it was all Falcons. The showdown turned into a blowout. Fulton, defending Class 4A state champion, left Bearden with a 52-0 win on its resume, its second straight victory over a Class 6A opponent and […]
By Ken Lay The second day of the Bearden Invitational soccer tournament didn’t go well for its host team. The Lady Bulldogs surrendered a pair of first-half goals in a 3-1 loss to Germantown Houston Thursday night at Bruce Allender Field. The loss knocked Bearden, which is ranked seventh in the state, from the ranks […]
Mayor Rogero, in an effort to lead by example, braved steep terrain today in order to get a first-hand view of the newly donated 100 acres of property given by the Woods family to Legacy Parks. While on top of the hill a member of Legacy Parks suggested that Mayor Rogero should […]