By David Klein Tia Luneke wanted to play volleyball. That was the goal of her college search. The Karns High School senior has realized that dream of playing volleyball at the next level. She signed Friday afternoon with the Johnson and Wales Wildcats, a small school of 2400 students in Charlotte, North Carolina. Luneke, who […]
By Focus Staff This week’s Focus poll asked registered voters, “In your opinion, should the Knox County Superintendent of Schools be elected by the people or appointed by the school board?” More than 70% of respondents favored an elected Superintendent of Schools; only 28.69% favored the current system where the Board of Education appoints the […]
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Jack Funderburk, President-Elect of the Seymour Breakfast Rotary Club has completed a significant three-day training program. Funderburk participated in the multi-state Presidents-Elect Training Seminar in Nashville in March. Mid-South P.E.T.S. prepares upcoming leaders in Rotary’s six districts in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee. The training consisted of well-known exceptional speakers, informative roundtables and discussion groups, detailed […]
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By Focus Staff Political parties aren’t popular with the people of Knoxville and Knox County. That’s the message from the result of the latest poll conducted by The Knoxville Focus. Voters were asked, “In your opinion, should local elections be partisan or nonpartisan?” The results were a resounding and overwhelming vote in favor of nonpartisan […]
Local resident Robert Apperson is saving the world…one bug at a time. For the past 11 years, he has worked for some of the best pest control companies in the area and earned 5 Presidents Club Awards for outstanding sales and service. Apperson, a devout Christian, felt ‘led’ to begin his own business earlier this […]