Could Recode cost you money?

Could Recode cost you money?

By Steve Hunley On Friday, June 14, Knoxville city councilman and current mayoral candidate Marshall Stair was interviewed on the WETR 92.3 FM radio program “Knoxville Morning News.” A caller asked Mr. Stair to please find out how Recode would affect residential insurance claims for fire or water damage. The caller said they had an […]

Way To Go Rick Staples!

By Steve Hunley, Publisher publisher@knoxfocus.com Presently the fake news media in the State of Tennessee are trying to perpetuate the myth a Democrat in the General Assembly cannot get anything done due to the Republican super-majority dominating our legislature.  That fails to explain the remarkable success of State Representative Rick Staples, a Knoxville Democrat.  Staples […]

Thank Goodness for Martin Daniel!

Thank Goodness for Martin Daniel!

By Steve Hunley The people of Knoxville and Knox County ought to be thankful for the service of State Representative Martin Daniel.  All too often the doings of our representatives in Nashville escape our attention because local media fails to report it.  The actions of our legislative delegation in the State Capitol oftentimes has a […]

Our Focus is Local

Our Focus is Local

By Steve Hunley To my mind, one of the things that makes a community worthwhile is having a sense of community.  That is something we try to do here at The Focus, as our focus is almost entirely local in scope and nature.  The Focus has a reporter at every meeting of the Knox County […]

Recode….. Round 2

Recode….. Round 2

By Steve Hunley We have many new readers in the past few months from our in depth coverage of Recode Knoxville. For our readers who haven’t heard about Recode yet, it  is the wiping out of our current Knoxville zoning code that has sixty years of case law protecting people’s property rights. Recode replaces all […]

Bill Dunn for Speaker of the House

Bill Dunn for Speaker of the House

By Steve Hunley The impending resignation of Glen Casada, Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives, has its sad aspects, whether anybody wants to admit it or not. Democrats are rejoicing because they think the fall of Glen Casada will reap political dividends for their own party. Of course that is largely a delusion, but […]

Mannis Comes Out Strong Against Recode

Mannis Comes Out Strong Against Recode

By Steve Hunley For the past two and a half years, the City of Knoxville has been nudging along one of the most comprehensive and sweeping plans surrounding property use.  Known as “Recode,” this nefarious plan has gone through more incarnations than the Devil himself.  Citizens have had a hard time keeping up with all […]

Nashville Blues

Nashville Blues

By Steve Hunley Nashville/Davidson County has its problems.  I suppose all local governments have their problems, but Nashville seems to have more than most.  Pretty much everybody knows about the scandal involving former mayor Meghan Barry and her subsequent resignation.  Now Mayor David Briley is up for reelection this year and the metro government is […]

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