Meet the New Boss
Knoxville is starting the new year with a new mayor, so we thought we'd ask Madeline Rogero what she has planned for the first year of her administration. Jack Neely chats with her about south-side development, city-county consolidation, and—shhhh!—Agenda 21.
What Knoxville Needs: Build Upward, Not Outward
Quote of the Week: "It would be great if Knoxville media can use facts..."
Knox Found Online: Envy From Atlanta?
Street Talk: Predictions for Knoxville's 2012
NEWS & VIEWS
Citybeat: Multiple Issues Hamper Development of McClung Warehouses
What to do with the smoky remains of the McClung warehouses on Jackson Avenue downtown is an issue that won't go away—mainly because little progress has been made since the historic buildings went up in flames in 2007. Recently, the city had to put out two fires and erected fences to keep vagrants out. Why can't the city do more? It's complicated, as Mike Gibson reports.
Jack Neely wonders when downtowners will start discussing new achievements.
Frank Cagle foresees legal problems ahead for Knox County unless it figures out what term limits really mean.
Rikki Hall looks ahead (and forward) to the new Rogero administration.
Olive in Wonderville by Olive J. Keith
Of Mavens and Dolls.
GAMUT: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Music: Local Heroes
Music: File Sharing
Rocket From the Tombs: 'The Day the Earth Met the Rocket From the Tombs'
The Stop Online Piracy Act is the Law That America Desperately Needs. Right?
David Fincher's Hollywood Adaptation of 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' Is More Faithful Than the 2009 Swedish Version