By Focus Staff Knox Countians have definitive opinions as to who won the most recent presidential debate. More than 500 likely voters in Knox County were asked the question, “The most recent presidential debate was held at Hofstra University and was in the form of a town hall. In your opinion, who do you think […]
By Tasha Mahurin firstname.lastname@example.org Ballot Question for Proposed Amendment 1: Shall Article VII of the Knox County Charter, entitled “Pensions”, be amended to: (1.) close the present Uniformed Officers Pension Plan to new participants, effective December 31, 2012; and (2.) direct the Knox County Retirement and Pension Board to recommend for approval by the Knox […]
By Ray Hill On January 29, 1952, Kenneth McKellar celebrated his eighty-third birthday. He had served as Tennessee’s United States Senator for quite nearly thirty-six years after almost six years spent in the House of Representatives. McKellar was photographed by the Nashville Banner being fed a piece of cake by one of his secretaries […]
By Tasha Mahurin email@example.com Seymour First Baptist Church, located at 11621 Chapman Highway, will host the internationally known TEAM IMPACT on October 24-28. Team Impact features some of the strongest men on the planet and will demonstrate astounding feats of strength, such as shattering five feet of concrete with one blow from their massive arms […]
By Bill Mynatt Radio Voice of Powell Panther Football on AM 620 WRJZ PowellFootballRadioVoice@yahoo.com Just as it has all season long, the Powell defense rose to the occasion on Thursday and pitched a shutout in the Panther’s 20-0 victory over Central on Senior Night 2012. Twenty Powell seniors played their last regular season games on […]
Picture taken yesterday from the City County Building.
What a great and successful night! We have exclusive photos from the event last night at the Beaver Brook Country Club. Going once, going twice…sold!!! The happy loving couple…correction the happy loving engaged couple. John Duncan III and his beautiful fiancee Jennifer Rhodes, donate so generously to the event by winning bids for multiple items! […]
At the PBA meeting Tuesday, PBA board member Hubert Smith (pictured above) asked that the topic of the garage under the City County Building (aka CCB) be a discussion item. He did this because the County Commission on Monday will be taking up a number of issues about the garage. Issues ranging from public parking […]
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By Focus Staff More than 500 likely voters in Knoxville and Knox County were asked the question, “In your opinion, is the US Economy better today than it was four years ago?” A small number of voters said the economy is in fact better than it was four years ago. Interestingly, that opinion seemed to […]