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By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “One of the pillars of our ‘Vol for Life’ program is the goal of becoming champions in the community as well as in the classroom and on the field.” said University of Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones. Proving that the volunteer spirit extends far beyond the gridiron, University of Tennessee […]
By Ray Hill Before Strom Thurmond, Theodore Francis Green was well known for some years as being the oldest member of the United States Senate. First elected when he was sixty-nine years old, Theodore Francis Green frustrated several generations of aspiring politicians who figured a vacancy was imminent. Green served twenty-four years in the Senate […]
By Steve Hunley The Knoxville News-Sentinel has published yet again another of its predictable editorials, clamoring for the public to support our schools. The Sentinel was right about one thing, probably by accident. Expectations from the public from Superintendent McIntyre and the school system should be high. Knox County is currently over $1 billion in […]
By Ken Lay The 2013 high school football season had its unofficial opening Thursday night with the Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic Jamboree at Neyland Stadium. The games didn’t mean anything but many teams looked to be in midseason form. The new season will begin for most area teams next week but that didn’t mean that the […]
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — What started out as Peyton Manning’s idea, was a smashing success on Saturday night as 39,000 fans came out to the Vols open practice at Neyland Stadium. Butch Jones led the Vols through its normal practice including scrimmage situations, one-on-one drills and even the three-man weave. “First of all, thank you for […]
After 4 years of branding themselves, they are now in a position to bring a major market Morning Show to Knoxville on the locally owned 106.1 The River (WJRV-FM). The Bob and Sheri Show will make their debut on The River on Monday August 19th from 5:30a-9a. Bob and Sheri are in 42 Markets and […]
The parking lot companies have really responded to the call for more signs with better explanations of the parking process. This is in regards to booting. Dan Andrews reporting.
So far the transition of Trustee has gone much smoother then expected according to a number of sources in the Office of the Trustee. The biggest and most welcome change is that Mr. Leuthold has instituted an open door policy for employees in his office. He literally leaves the door open all the time except when […]
Mike Hammond’s “Open Mike Night” is rapidly growing into a monthly favorite event of mine. Each month Mike Hammond brings in a wide array of musical talent. Most are local unsigned artists who perform for the love of music and the hope of being discovered. Among the local talent that performed last night was […]