About Paige Huntoon
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- Staff Writer
06/14/2012 - current
Seeking Shelter: Can the City’s New Plan to Address Homelessness Avoid the Political Controversies that Doomed its Predecessor?
Published 03/05/2014 at 1:40 p.m.
The city has unveiled its new plan to address homelessness in Knoxville—a few years after the previous 10 Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness was scrapped due to controversy over its sites for supportive permanent housing. How is the new ...
Old Homelessness Plan vs. New Homelessness Plan: What Are the Key Differences?
Published 03/05/2014 at 1:36 p.m.
The two plans, released a decade apart, have a coherent theme: reduce homelessness. They also have some similar goals, like increase coordination among agencies, increase economic opportunities, and ultimately prevent homelessness. But the populations each plan seeks to help are ...
What’s Happening at Minvilla and Flenniken?
Published 03/05/2014 at 1:33 p.m.
Although Knoxville's Ten Year Plan to to End Chronic Homelessness is no more, the two permanent, supportive housing developments it established are still in operation. How are they doing?
Elton John, Kanye West to Headline Bonnaroo 2014
Published 02/26/2014 at 2:02 p.m.
Headlining this year’s festival are Elton John, who’s making his American festival debut, Lionel Richie, Kanye West, Jack White, Vampire Weekend, the Avett Brothers, and Phoenix.
Broadly-Written Sex Crimes Bill Attracts Concerns, Criticism From Press and Open-Records Advocates
Published 02/26/2014 at 10:19 a.m.
State Sen. Becky Massey is carrying a bill on behalf of the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police that, as written, would essentially make sex crimes secret.
Meth-makers, Cold Sufferers Could Face Tighter Limits on Pseudoephedrine Purchases
Published 02/05/2014 at 10:07 a.m.
This year, Haslam hopes to speed up the decline in meth labs across the state with what would be the most stringent monthly limits on pseudoephedrine and ephedrine product purchases in the country.
New Five Points Plan Aims to House All the Residents From Walter P. Taylor Homes—in 10 to 12 Years
Published 01/29/2014 at 9:52 a.m.
Alvin Nance, executive director of KCDC, and the representatives of the planning team for the Five Points revitalization project were optimistic in their overview of the final draft of the Five Points master plan, though they hedged that tone with ...
Beardsley Community Farm's Expects Its Biggest Snow Day Fund-Raiser on Jan. 24
Published 01/23/2014 at 9:50 a.m.
The first year Snow Day was held, Chov says, it cost a grand total of $50. Six years later, she says, it’s a much more involved process. About 100 people are on board to volunteer, cook the meal, emcee, and ...
What Knoxville Needs II
Published 01/02/2014 at 10:52 a.m.
What does Knoxville really need? Everybody’s got an opinion, as we’ve discovered each week in our What Knoxville Needs column. While some of the ideas are a bit silly, others are actually quite reasonable—in fact, downright smart. So, as we ...
New Lives: What Do Immigrants Find Here When They Decide to Start Over in Knoxville, Tenn., U.S.A.?
Published 12/04/2013 at 10:58 a.m.
Knoxville as refuge? For many immigrants, our small city in the Southeast is just that—a place for a new start. But what sort of lives do they find for themselves here, from opportunities to cultural acclimation? Paige Huntoon shares the ...