Service Station May Become History
Published 9/18/2013 at 11:16 a.m. 0 comments
Historical preservationists were horrified when a service station was built beside and in front of the historic Baker-Peters House on Kingston Pike.
A Real Park This Time
Published 9/18/2013 at 11:15 a.m. 0 comments
There appear to be provisions in place to prevent this happening with Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge, county land being transferred to the state for a park—to again be the only state park in Knox County.
Only the Poor Guilty of Theft?
Published 9/11/2013 at 10:38 a.m. 0 comments
He said food stamps constitute a program to steal from the country’s taxpayers and give it to others.
KUB Not Collecting
Published 9/11/2013 at 10:36 a.m. 0 comments
If KUB calls your restaurant and threatens to cut off the power if you don’t pony up some money in a MoneyPak, KUB wants you to call the law.
GOP Looks for Candidate
Published 9/11/2013 at 10:35 a.m. 0 comments
Archie Ellis is being recruited as the Republican candidate to oppose state Rep. Gloria Johnson, D-Knoxville, next year.
No Pride in this Orange
Published 9/11/2013 at 10:33 a.m. 0 comments
It’s said that where there is smoke there is fire. There was enough smoke during the football recruiting scandals at the University of Tennessee during the Lane Kiffin era that the Orange Pride hostess program was shut down.
No Wrestling Match
Published 9/4/2013 at 10:50 a.m. 0 comments
Kane has decided not to wrestle with Lamar.
Funding Formula Change Sought
Published 9/4/2013 at 10:49 a.m. 0 comments
The staff of the Center for Medicare Services said there may be inequities in the reimbursement rates but said it was up to Congress to change the formula.
Reeves Okay in Record Time?
Published 9/4/2013 at 10:48 a.m. 0 comments
The Congressional Research Service notes that a President Reagan nominee to the federal bench being confirmed averaged from 44 to 64 days. Obama nominees have been taking an average of 218 to 227 days.
Published 9/4/2013 at 10:46 a.m. 0 comments
Will the City of Knoxville’s gay employees soon have benefits, including health care, for their domestic partners? It certainly looks like it’s getting closer to happening.
How to Get a Reprieve
Published 8/28/2013 at 1:17 p.m. 0 comments
>In a story last Sunday, the Tennessean reported on how the school got another year despite two years of low scores—they hired Tom Ingram.
Carr No Deterrent to Burchett
Published 8/28/2013 at 1:16 p.m. 0 comments
Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett says a state legislator getting into the race against U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander has no impact on his decision to run or not.
Published 8/28/2013 at 1:14 p.m. 0 comments
They argue that $18 million could have hired nurse practitioners for all county health departments or funded places like the Interfaith Health Clinic for the working poor.
Last to Know?
Published 8/28/2013 at 1:13 p.m. 0 comments
A source in the departments says Jones was extremely angry that he found out that he had been turned down for the program by media calls.
Ashe Makes Exit
Published 8/21/2013 at 11:12 a.m. 1 comment
To the relief of some of his board colleagues and some executive staff, former Knoxville mayor and ambassador to Poland Victor Ashe has exited the Broadcasting Board of Governors this month.