Limbaugh Stays, Hannity Goes
Published 1/8/2014 at 10:56 a.m. 0 comments
Conservative talk show fans in Knoxville are having to adjust to a new lineup this month.
Money Incentives Cut
Published 1/8/2014 at 10:54 a.m. 0 comments
TVA’s program now pays 10 cents per kilowatt hour, making the investments too costly for the return, according to a solar industry executive.
Leaving to Come Back Sooner
Published 1/8/2014 at 10:53 a.m. 0 comments
But the rules say you have to wait a year to become a lobbyist if you leave the Legislature.
Festival a Hanging Basket?
Published 1/8/2014 at 10:52 a.m. 0 comments
Trillin does give Knoxville credit for not trying to swipe the Biscuit Capital of the World moniker from Natchez, Miss.
Call it the Military Caucus?
Published 1/2/2014 at 10:51 a.m. 0 comments
Should Knox County Commissioner Richard Briggs, a retired military man, get elected to the state Legislature maybe he should help form the military caucus.
Peabody Duck Anyone?
Published 1/2/2014 at 10:50 a.m. 0 comments
You’ve been to Memphis to see the ducks strut through the lobby of the Peabody Hotel, or you’ve heard about them. The Memphis ducks are safe, but their brethren at the Peabody in Little Rock are in danger of being ...
Late Primary Good for Carr
Published 1/2/2014 at 10:48 a.m. 0 comments
Not only does U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander have some tough votes coming up during this re-election campaign, and being challenged in his primary, the calendar is also not on his side.
Money Was for Plane, Not Tickets
Published 1/2/2014 at 10:47 a.m. 0 comments
When the News Sentinel, in a package of stories on lobbying, ran a list of University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro’s expenses going to Nashville, one item raised a few eyebrows. It was just over $1,000 to attend the Tennessee ...
Letter: Vitriol, Rag, Sleazy
Published 12/18/2013 at 10:56 a.m. 0 comments
Brady: Wow, what town is missing their village idiot? The Confederate flag is as appropriate as your rainbow sticker, your Obama sticker, and your PETA sticker that combine to obscure your vision while driving.
Contributions Now Tax Deductible
Published 12/18/2013 at 10:52 a.m. 0 comments
The Clean Water Expected in East Tennessee group has announced it has secured 501(c)(3) status, making it a tax deductible public charity, which should help it with fund-raising.
Another Candidate Bows Out
Published 12/18/2013 at 10:50 a.m. 0 comments
Julian Mays has told a member of the House Republican Caucus he has decided against running for the state House of Representatives.
Errant E-mail Causes Rift
Published 12/18/2013 at 10:49 a.m. 0 comments
School board member Pam Trainor got an e-mail from a friend gushing with praise for Superintendent Jim McIntyre and extremely critical of teachers who are complaining to the school board.
Who's That Guy with the Beard?
Published 12/18/2013 at 10:48 a.m. 0 comments
Why was Peter Jackson, the famed director of The Hobbit film trilogy, in Knoxville last week?
Tennova HQ Likely in Nashville
Updated 12/12/2013 at 3:34 p.m. 0 comments
The parent company of Tennova has been purchased by a community-hospital company that is headquartered in Nashville, and it appears unlikely that Tennova will retain any corporate presence in Knoxville as a result.
Enjoy it While You Can
Published 12/11/2013 at 11:07 a.m. 0 comments
Enjoy your last Christmas shopping season for sales-tax free Amazon purchases.