Quote of the Week: "I did look into it..."

"As I have said, when that allegation was made, I did look into it and believed there was no impropriety."

—Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre, vaguely recalling a meeting he had in 2009 with Public Building Authority director Dale Smith, who alerted him to problems with the school system's new security installations. A series of stories by News Sentinel reporter Jamie Satterfield has revealed faulty systems and a possible impropriety: School Security Chief Steve Griffin had a son-in-law who worked for the contractor, PSCD.