About Barry Henderson
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So Long for Now
Published 03/13/2008 at 11:13 p.m.
This is my last week at Metro Pulse, and it’s not a happy time. It’s a product of stresses on Metro Pulse’s budget and priorities in a period where publications all over America are under duress blamed on the drizzly ...
One Question, Nine Charter Amendments
Published 03/06/2008 at 10:54 p.m.
Publicly inspired amendments to the Knox County Charter remain in limbo this week, despite the action of County Commission a week ago to put most of them on the August general election ballot for up or down votes by referendum. ...
Knox Voters Are Loud and Clear
Published 02/07/2008 at 11:15 p.m.
Knox County Voters have spoken, in a shout. They’ve turned out of office most of the people involved in any way in the mess a former County Commission majority and the county’s fee officeholders made last January of the invocation ...
There’s a Presidential Primary Here, Too
Published 01/24/2008 at 6 a.m.
Voting is one of Americans’ most precious rights and responsibilities. That’s been driven home forcefully this year with the attention drawn to the Knox County Primary Election by the wretched performance of county government. But the Knox County Primary ballot ...
UT Isn’t Coming Apart
Published 01/10/2008 at 6 a.m.
The resignation of University of Tennessee Chancellor Loren Crabtree, following months of fundamental disagreement with President John Petersen, comes as a disappointment to those who believed Crabtree was an effective and visionary leader of the Knoxville campus. But the president’s ...
Fueling an Economic Renaissance
Published 01/03/2008 at 6 a.m.
The crazy year of 2007 has come to an end, and the future looks brighter on most Knoxville fronts. When the word “future” is spoken aloud, the quickest and simplest association is “education.”
At Church and State
Published 12/20/2007 at 4:41 p.m.
The Elliott Hotel, on the corner of Church Avenue and State Street, at 201 Church Street, and the adjacent Glencoe Building, at 615 State, were purchased in October by Benchmark Development LLC from the Monday family for $1 million. Jim ...
The Whistle’s Echo
Published 12/13/2007 at 10:45 a.m.
The news out of Washington is heartening for once. The reason it is news is disheartening once again. The National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission’s recommendations cut both ways.
Strip Maul Proceeding Slowly
Published 12/06/2007 at 2:57 p.m.
The long-term plan to recreate the dowdy and traffic-clogged Cumberland Avenue “Strip” as an attractive, pedestrian-friendly “Place” is moving forward, slowly, nine months after the plan was first presented to the city, the state, the University of Tennessee, and Fort ...
Earl Scruggs' Knoxville Years
Published 03/17/2005 at 10:37 a.m.
You could argue the point, but Earl Scruggs has probably had the greatest influence on any music genre, in form, style, and substance, of any musician in the 20th century. And he's still at it, developing and moving the bluegrass ...