The Knoxville Focus for July 15, 2019

The Knoxville Focus for July 15, 2019

Rep. Bill Dunn speaks in Fountain City By Ken Lay State representative Bill Dunn was in Knoxville last week and he spoke at the Fountain City Business and Professional Association’s monthly luncheon Wednesday at Central Baptist Church of Fountain City. Dunn spoke about several topics including the controversy surrounding beleaguered house speaker Glen Casada, the […]

Where is the Recode Map?

Where is the Recode Map?

By Steve Hunley The Knoxville Focus received phone calls and emails on last week’s Publisher’s Position “Too Many Recode Missteps.” Of interest was a question about the missing zoning map for Recode. For many months the text of Recode has been discussed and amended by the city council but the Knoxville-Knox County Planning commission has […]

Works of charity is focus of NKBPA July meeting

Works of charity is focus of NKBPA July meeting

By Amy Box Fellhoelter This month’s North Knoxville Business & Professional Association meeting agenda veered from the usual to the exceptional as it highlighted eleven non-profit agencies. Each representative or NKBPA member gave a three-minute synopsis of their organization’s mission, current needs, and upcoming fundraisers. It was an excellent way to spur on members to […]

Crump Goes To Congress, V

Crump Goes To Congress, V

By Ray Hill After Congress had adjourned in 1933, Edward Hull Crump, congressman from Tennessee’s Tenth District, took his wife on a three-month tour of Europe. The Crumps returned on September 26, 1933 and the Congressman stopped off in his Washington office to clear off his desk. Crump had a talk with James A. Farley, […]

Leftist Hypocrisy Out of Control

Leftist Hypocrisy Out of Control

By Steve Hunley Andy Ngo, a gay Asian-American journalist, was evidently badly beaten by members of Antifa in Portland, Oregon recently.  As Ngo was beaten, Antifa members continued to chant, “No hate!” Ngo recalled he was videoing the march of Antifa members who had gathered to resist “Fascist violence” when he was attacked.  The hypocrisy […]

Crump Goes To Congress, IV

Crump Goes To Congress, IV

By Ray Hill Edward Hull Crump, leader of the Shelby County political machine and congressman from Tennessee’s Tenth District, had been a strong and early supporter of New York governor Franklin D. Roosevelt for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1932. Crump was one of several prominent Tennesseans who worked hard for Roosevelt’s nomination, including senators […]

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