Carson Summit A Failure… Political Analysis

By Focus Staff In an act of desperation, Board of Education Chairwoman Karen Carson called a meeting with Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, Knox County Commission Chairman Tony Norman, and Knox County School Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre  in order to close down criticism of the school system and Dr. McIntyre as it pertains to the […]

Extended Hours and a Bag Sale Weekend

Due to the popularity of the annual used book sale organized by Friends of the Knox County Public Library, this year’s sale of gently used books will have extended hours of operation. This year the sale will open to the public on Sunday, March 10, 1-6 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, March 14-16, 11 a.m .- […]

KCS Moves Security Meeting to March 1

School Board Chair Karen Carson has convened a meeting of leaders from various local government entities to discuss issues and potential solutions regarding electronic school security systems in the Knox County Schools.   In order to allow for appropriate public notice, the meeting will be held on Friday, March 1 at 4 p.m. in the […]

Ron Paul to speak at Knox County's Lincoln Day Dinner

With a master’s stroke, newly elected Knox County GOP Chairwoman Ruthie Kuhlman further demonstrated, not only her commitment to to the success of the Knox County Republican Party, but her ability to propel the party forward today. She, along with the help of Congressman John J. Duncan Jr., has been able to secure former presidential candidate and Texas Congressman […]

Ruthie Kuhlman: She promised, she delivered

When Knox County GOP Chairwoman Ruthie Kuhlman ran for the seat, she promised to give her all to advance the Knox County Republican Party. Her platform included the need to both grow and diversify the Republican Party in Knox County. She ran on it. She promised it. She delivered it- earlier this week at the […]

All-County Middle School Rewards

Congratulations to the following students and programs for their hard work this season. Boys Academic Award: Karns Girls Academic Award: Carter Middle School and Powell Middle School (tie) Cheerleaders Academic Award: Halls Middle School

Photos from the Halls Republican Cake Auction

What a great and successful night! We have exclusive photos from the event last night at the Beaver Brook Country Club. Going once, going twice…sold!!! The happy loving couple…correction the happy loving engaged couple. John Duncan III and his beautiful fiancee Jennifer Rhodes, donate so generously to the event by winning bids for multiple items! […]

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