About Cari Wade Gervin
BiographyCari Wade Gervin is the Metro Pulse's newest staff member, having left the lucrative world of public radio for the equally lucrative world of alt-weeklies. She started her journalism career at WUGA, the University of Georgia's Public radio station, and has since worked for Georgia Public Broadcasting and Mississippi Public Broadcasting, along with the Chattanooga Times Free Press. While she may be a new Knoxville resident, she's no stranger to the area, having grown up in Chattanooga.
- Staff Writer
11/22/2010 - current
2014 Elections: Judicial Races, Part 2
Published 07/23/2014 at 10:47 a.m.
Candidates with very different levels of experience vie for Chancery and Circuit Courts
The Stacey Chronicles: a Timeline of State Sen. Stacey Campfield's Greatest “Hits” in 10 Long Years of Legislating
Published 07/16/2014 at 3:30 p.m. 7 Comments
As he runs for re-election as the 7th District state senator, Stacey Campfield campaigns from house to house like no other candidate. And standing on your porch, if you don’t know who he is, he seems like an affable conservative. ...
2014 Elections: State Senate District 7
Published 07/16/2014 at 11:13 a.m.
State Sen. Stacey Campfield's primary opponent, County Commissioner Dr. Richard Briggs, has a clear advantage in fund-raising and in not talking crazy talk—but what other ideas does he have for the office? Cari Wade Gervin finds out.
2014 Elections: Judicial Races, Part 1
Published 07/09/2014 at 10:36 a.m.
This week we profile candidates in two of the judicial races on the ballot: Criminal Court, Division III and General Sessions Court, Division IV. Next week we’ll cover the rest.
Orange Is the New Green: Is Knox County's New Video-Only Visitation Policy for Inmates Really About Safety—or Is it About Money?
Published 07/02/2014 at 2:31 p.m.
On most days, over 70 percent of the men and women behind bars in Knoxville are pre-trial detainees. If those inmates are found guilty at trial, and they then enter a state prison as a convicted felon, almost all of ...
MPC's Newest Hire Reveals a Lack of a Transparent Process
Published 06/25/2014 at 11:04 a.m.
At the end of 2011, shortly after Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero was sworn into office, she eliminated the office of South Waterfront Development, which had been created by her predecessor, Bill Haslam. The senior director of the office, Dave Hill, ...
Art for the People: Curators Want Your Yee-Haw Art for 2015 Exhibition
Published 06/18/2014 at 10 a.m.
If you’re one of the handful of Knoxvillians who doesn’t have a Yee-Haw Industries letterpress print hanging on your wall, you can skip this article. All the rest of you, listen up!
Order Up!: Mimi Pond’s Return, 'Over Easy,' Isn’t Soft-Boiled
Published 06/11/2014 at 11:17 a.m.
If you’ve ever waited tables, you know that it can be one of the best and worst jobs in the world, often simultaneously. It can be backbreaking and infuriating and completely disgusting; it can also be a lot of fun. ...
Q&A: Chef Edward Lee
Published 05/14/2014 at 10:45 a.m.
It’s the middle of May, which means only one thing—Biscuitfest is back! We talk with guest Edward Lee, the chef behind Louisville’s 610 Magnolia and MilkWood.
Water and Blood: Amy Greene Just Might be the Best Contemporary Appalachian Novelist Around
Published 05/14/2014 at 10:34 a.m.
“Here’s where I go when I write—not physically, but spiritually,” Greene says, surveying the spectacular vista from the top of the hill behind her parents’ home, the hill her grandmother dubbed “Old Jordan.” Everything is painted in different shades of ...