Leaders urged to Vote Waggoner
Published 3/5/2014 at 10:54 a.m. 0 comments
Leadership Knoxville is not too thrilled about its confidential alumni mailing list being used in a political campaign and may examine its procedures in the future.
Public Thank You for Ramsey
Published 3/5/2014 at 10:52 a.m. 0 comments
Ramsey may have been singled out for thanks because the bill passed the state Senate first and his district is next door to Food City headquarters in Abingdon, Va.
On Somebody's, Er, List?
Published 3/5/2014 at 10:51 a.m. 0 comments
Smith told WATE that Congressman Jimmy Duncan warned him to “stay away from my son,” which Duncan and two witnesses at the meeting say never happened.
Red Meat on the Menu
Published 2/26/2014 at 10:29 a.m. 0 comments
Local Republicans will be having red meat at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner next month.
Would-Be Judge to be Judged?
Published 2/26/2014 at 10:28 a.m. 0 comments
Lu Ann Ballew wants to sit on the bench in Jefferson County’s courtroom, but she has a hearing scheduled in that courtroom on Monday in which she is the defendant.
Volunteer Chief to Retire
Published 2/26/2014 at 10:25 a.m. 0 comments
Ginny Weatherstone, who has spent 17 years with the non-profit organization helping care for the homeless, plans to retire at the end of August, but the board is seeking to have a new director in place when she leaves.
Published 2/26/2014 at 10:23 a.m. 0 comments
The bill makes it illegal to transmit someone’s naked photographs via the Internet and social media without the subject’s permission.
Duncan for Duncan
Published 2/26/2014 at 10:22 a.m. 0 comments
Since resigning from the Knox County Trustee’s office and pleading to a felony, John Duncan III has been working for his father, Congressman Jimmy Duncan.
Ruling to Potentially Affect Us
Published 2/19/2014 at 10:51 a.m. 0 comments
Both Ohio and Kentucky are in the U.S. Sixth Circuit, based in Cincinnati. So is Tennessee.
Water Tab Seemed Excessive
Published 2/19/2014 at 10:49 a.m. 0 comments
WSVM-TV Channel 4 in Nashville reports the state has been overcharged $178,000 over the years.
No Salt-Truck Rides for Rogero
Published 2/19/2014 at 10:47 a.m. 0 comments
Rogero also missed our earlier snowfall while on a visit to Turkey so she hasn’t had a chance build a snowman this winter. She says she doesn’t drive the salt trucks, and she has staff in place that she is ...
"Messiah" Magistrate Wants Judgeship
Published 2/19/2014 at 10:46 a.m. 0 comments
Ballew has picked up a petition to run for the post being vacated by the retirement of Sessions Judge Ben Strand, based in Dandridge. There are four other candidates in the race.
Who Makes the Big Bucks?
Published 2/12/2014 at 10:56 a.m. 1 comment
Knox County Commission asked the Board of Education for a list of people making over $100,000 a year and the list came back with 41 names on it, with Superintendent Jim McIntyre’s $222,800 at the top.
Cocke Economy Takes a Hit
Published 2/12/2014 at 10:55 a.m. 0 comments
But the farm bill that cleared the U.S. Senate last week just changed everything.
Burchett Event Makes Statement
Published 2/12/2014 at 10:52 a.m. 0 comments
The list represents just about any faction of Knox County that might be fertile ground for an opponent for Burchett. There isn’t anybody left who’s not on the Burchett bandwagon.
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