Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Board of Health Follies The Knox County Commission has finally done exactly what everybody expected it to do; i.e. make the county’s Board of Health an advisory body. It places responsibility squarely upon the shoulders of county health director Martha Buchanan. That’s where it belongs in my opinion, especially in light of […]

Catching up with Tonya Stoutt-Brown

Catching up with Tonya Stoutt-Brown

By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com You’ve seen her on television and on the ever popular TikTok app or you’ve heard her on Knoxville Radio. Now a days it seems Tonya Stoutt-Brown is everywhere in the media. She’s animated, quirky and just plain appealing or appalling, depending on your taste. The Knoxville Focus reached out […]

State bowling champion is going to Tennessee Wesleyan

State bowling champion is going to Tennessee Wesleyan

Signing Littlejohn is ‘feather in the cap’ By Steve Williams Devean Littlejohn has advanced to the next level in his bowling career. And there may be another level after this one. The first-ever TSSAA Division I boys state champion to represent Knox County signed an athletic scholarship March 27 with Tennessee Wesleyan University. The Bulldogs […]

Breeden’s game-ending catch gives Karns 2-1 win

Breeden’s game-ending catch gives Karns 2-1 win

By Steve Williams Every Karns fan in the stands was probably scared to death, wondering if the right fielder was going to get there in time to make the catch. But Elizabeth Breeden didn’t let them down. She got there just in time to make the game-ending catch and give the up-and-coming Lady Beavers a […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Georgiana Vines, the whirling dervish of a political columnist for the Knoxville News-Sentinel, let her political slip show last week.  Georgiana wrote a lengthy column detailing the lack of bipartisanship of Tennessee’s two U. S. senators, Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty.  More to the point Georgiana noted how many of the Biden […]