Luxury Enough for Material Girl?
Published 10/16/2013 at 10:33 a.m. 0 comments
Madonna living up there would make about as much sense as Shaquille O’Neal living in Blount County. Oh, wait...
KFD Could Stretch to County
Published 10/16/2013 at 10:31 a.m. 0 comments
Given the financial problems of the bankrupt Rural Metro, Knox County’s private fire department, the county has had to look at contingency plans should the company no longer be able to provide service. And one of them being considered is ...
Let's Try Again: A New 'Knoxville' Magazine
Published 10/9/2013 at 10:17 a.m. 1 comment
A North Carolina magazine publisher is leasing space downtown to launch a new city magazine for Knoxville.
Lots of Free Time to Run
Published 10/9/2013 at 10:16 a.m. 0 comments
A state party board member says Kyle has said she will continue her listening tour for a few months before she makes up her mind on whether to run.
Knoxville Center Hospital
Published 10/9/2013 at 10:15 a.m. 0 comments
A proposal was floated to convert Knoxville Center into a hospital—it has parking, an interstate exit, and an additional undeveloped 30 acres as part of the property.
More Schadenfreude for UT Fans
Published 10/9/2013 at 10:13 a.m. 0 comments
Kiffin bought a $2.6 million house when he came to UT to coach. When he decamped to California after one year, he eventually sold the house for $1.96 million—a loss of $700,000.
Published 10/2/2013 at 11:51 a.m. 0 comments
But Congressman Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, manage to get to town, speak to a crowd of 360, and raise money for local Democrats.
Alexander Votes Against Cruz
Published 10/2/2013 at 11:50 a.m. 0 comments
U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander joined U.S. Sen. Bob Corker and most other Republicans to vote against a procedural move by Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz to shut down the government.
Haslam Seeking Cleveland Funds
Published 10/2/2013 at 11:49 a.m. 0 comments
Cleveland media has been quiet of late about the federal investigation of Pilot Flying J, but it doesn’t mean CEO Jimmy Haslam hasn’t been getting attention.
Another Johnson Opponent?
Published 10/2/2013 at 11:48 a.m. 0 comments
Jason Emert is another potential Republican candidate for House District 13 to oppose Democratic incumbent state Rep. Gloria Johnson.
Inflation is Everywhere
Published 9/25/2013 at 10:17 a.m. 0 comments
Back when former Vol quarterback Tony Robinson got busted for cocaine, there were a lot of stories about “hundred-dollar handshakes” when boosters would reward players for a good game—a special handshake for a touchdown or a spectacular play.
Will Lamar Cruz?
Published 9/25/2013 at 10:16 a.m. 0 comments
Tennessee’s U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s moves to defund Obamacare are “silly.”
Wright, Brooks Not at Odds
Published 9/25/2013 at 10:15 a.m. 0 comments
Contrary to rumors swirling about some Republican clubs, Knox County Commissioner David Wright says he does not plan to run against state Rep. Harry Brooks, R-Knoxville.
Sales Tax on Holiday
Published 9/18/2013 at 11:19 a.m. 0 comments
State sales tax collections were $9 million below projections for August.
Need a New Commissioner?
Published 9/18/2013 at 11:18 a.m. 0 comments
Huffman is not expected to stay on as commissioner in a second term for Gov. Bill Haslam. McIntyre would be a top candidate to replace Huffman heading the state education department.