Time for Ball Practice
Published 1/30/2013 at 10:23 a.m. 0 comments
ETSU dedicated the Gordon Ball Court practice facility last week in recognition of his “substantial” contributions to the school.
Foreclosures Still Triple Digit
Published 1/30/2013 at 10:22 a.m. 0 comments
Despite some good news on the housing front, foreclosures in Knox County continued to post three-digit numbers during 2012.
Battle for Soul of Party Continues
Published 1/30/2013 at 10:21 a.m. 0 comments
The battle over chair of the state Democratic Party last weekend may be mirrored when Knox County picks a new chair to succeed state Rep. Gloria Johnson when she gives up the post.
Payback is a Bitch
Published 1/23/2013 at 10:54 a.m. 0 comments
We’ve told you before about how former Knoxville Mayor and Ambassador to Poland Victor Ashe has been giving his colleagues on the board that governs Radio Free Europe and its counterparts a lot of grief. He has castigated them for ...
New Leader to Come Saturday
Published 1/23/2013 at 10:53 a.m. 0 comments
Former state Sen. Roy Herron and his supporters say he has the votes at this point to be the new chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party as candidate after candidate for the post has dropped out.
Well, It Was 30 Years Ago
Published 1/23/2013 at 10:52 a.m. 0 comments
In a speech to the state Legislature recently, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander decried the high cost of tuition for higher education.
Don't Want No Obama Money?
Published 1/16/2013 at 10:22 a.m. 0 comments
Overlooked seems to be the fact that Nissan is financing the expansion with a $1.4 billion loan from the Obama administration to promote green projects.
Latest Fallout to Cost 500 Jobs?
Published 1/16/2013 at 10:21 a.m. 0 comments
The turmoil over the Department of Energy Y-12 contract in Oak Ridge continues and the latest development could cost up to 500 jobs
Guns in Parks? Not Really
Published 1/16/2013 at 10:20 a.m. 0 comments
Back in 2009, Knoxville’s City Council voted to continue banning guns from city parks, rejecting the carry permit provisions passed by the state Legislature.
Colin Powell a Cooper Fave?
Published 1/9/2013 at 9:27 a.m. 0 comments
Tennessee Democrats are criticizing U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper because the Nashville Democrat joined all the Republicans in the Tennessee delegation in voting against the bill to avoid the fiscal cliff
Published 1/9/2013 at 9:26 a.m. 0 comments
Knox County Trustee John Duncan III got married during the holidays.
Journal Broadcasting Targeting WIVK's Top Spot?
Updated 1/9/2013 at 6:25 p.m. 2 comments
Journal Broadcasting’s purchase of the locally-owned 100,000 watt WNOX FM radio station is expected to shake up the local market, and the big question in local media is whether it is preparation for an assault on The Frog.
He's Got Rhythm—And Blues
Published 1/9/2013 at 9:24 a.m. 0 comments
State Rep. Joe Armstrong is in the radio business.
Mandate to Up TennCare Costs
Published 1/2/2013 at 11:43 a.m. 0 comments
Tennessee budget officials have issued a cautious warning to the administration and legislators.
Ashe's Ouster Effort Successful?
Published 1/2/2013 at 11:42 a.m. 0 comments
Sources have told World Affairs Journal that Steven Korn, head of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty in Moscow, is being forced to resign, likely by February.