Ho Hum Council Races
Published 6/12/2013 at 10:45 a.m. 1 comment
Do term limits, in reality, mean eight-year terms?
What Does Vacant Mean?
Published 6/12/2013 at 10:44 a.m. 0 comments
The state constitution says the governor can appoint a judge to a vacant position. What’s a little sticky right now is what constitutes a vacant position.
Campaign Without a Candidate
Published 6/12/2013 at 10:43 a.m. 0 comments
An organization has been formed to find and support a candidate against U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander in next year’s Republican primary.
This Week at Pilot
Published 6/5/2013 at 12:45 p.m. 0 comments
Gordon Ball is known these days for being a class-action attorney who wins multi-million dollar judgments, some of them against paper companies polluting the Pigeon River.
Gimme a Case to Go
Published 6/5/2013 at 12:44 p.m. 0 comments
Ammunition is flying off the shelves. Retailers can’t keep bullets in stock.
Published 6/5/2013 at 12:42 p.m. 0 comments
Yes, that was Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett breaking bread with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander last week at Wright’s Cafeteria. (Home court advantage, Burchett.)
Ashe Tagged to Be Replaced
Published 5/29/2013 at 11:11 a.m. 0 comments
Former Knoxville Mayor and Ambassador to Poland Victor Ashe’s tenure on the Broadcasting Board of Governors may be coming to an end, but not without a fight.
"Tough But Fair" Feds?
Published 5/29/2013 at 11:10 a.m. 0 comments
A Cleveland newspaper offered a “sorta” profile Sunday of the young federal prosecutors leading the investigation of Pilot Flying J.
New Chances for Country Radio
Published 5/29/2013 at 11:09 a.m. 0 comments
The FM 100.3 station that used to be WNOX is now WCYQ. It is a contemporary country music station broadcasting at 100,000 watts.
Let's Mine the Wildlife Area?
Published 5/15/2013 at 10:23 a.m. 0 comments
A coal company is trying to get permission to mine state land in the Catoosa Wildlife Management Area on the Cumberland Plateau. Hmmm. What’s in that neighborhood? Well, there is the Justin Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park.
March Against Genetically Altered Food
Published 5/15/2013 at 10:21 a.m. 0 comments
A conservative Republican state senator joining a protest of one of the nation’s top corporations? How can this be?
Creating a Force Overnight?
Published 5/15/2013 at 10:20 a.m. 0 comments
Imagine if by some bizarre occurrence all the line officers of the Knoxville Police Department resigned and the city was faced with rebuilding the force overnight.
Scenic Middlebrook Less Scenic
Published 5/8/2013 at 11:05 a.m. 0 comments
You didn’t know Middlebrook Pike is a Scenic Highway?
So Who Works for Who?
Published 5/8/2013 at 11:04 a.m. 0 comments
The guy who will oversee an internal investigation of Pilot Flying J was once Gov. Bill Haslam’s boss and now he works, indirectly, for Bill Haslam. Haslam, of course, is one of the owners of Pilot Flying J.
I Want My SEC!
Published 5/8/2013 at 11:03 a.m. 0 comments
In every state in the Southeastern Conference there is a radio network that carries all the games for flagship universities, selling advertising and providing revenue for radio stations and state universities. That’s all about to change.
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