Politicians and their websites…

So, I noticed that Frank Nicely is running a blog and I started to wonder who else has a web presence  and how active do they keep it? For this project I used two search engines, Google and Yahoo. Here we go… County Commission… http://mikehammondblog.blogspot.com/ One blog post back in 2010! http://bradanders.blogspot.com/  Well, four blog posts […]

My Daily Cup of Joe: Politickin'

The Knoxville Chamber’s  Peelin’,Eatin’ & Politickin’ didn’t disappoint this year. Boy, did we do all three in the amphitheater at the World’s Fair Park in downtown Knoxville. The event brings together Knoxville’s business community and elected officials for an afternoon of food, music, and networking. Here are some snapshots from the event yesterday…I believe its […]

Press Release from the White House.

Yesterday, while I was sitting in a Greyhound bus terminal I had the opportunity to listen in on a White House conference call. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack held an on-the-record conference call  discussing the President’s Climate Action Plan and released new state data on climate change. […]

Former UT Athletic Trainer Kevin O'Neill Wins Kerin Award

Miami Dolphins Head Athletic Trainer Kevin O’Neill has been named the recipient of the 2013 Tim Kerin Award for Excellence in Athletic Training. O’Neill, who is entering his 18th season with Miami, is the first member of the Dolphins staff and only the fifth NFL athletic trainer to win the prestigious award. The Tim Kerin […]


The Knoxville Convention Center was recently awarded LEED Silver Certification for Existing Buildings by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for the facility’s sustainable operational policies. The facility is the first convention center Tennessee to achieve LEED certification for its green initiatives. “The Convention Center is committed to being a facility that takes the environmental […]

KCHD Partners with Walgreens, Helen Ross McNabb to Offer Free HIV Testing Today, Friday and Saturday

Who: Knox County Health Department (KCHD), Walgreens and Helen Ross McNabb Center  What: Free, confidential HIV testing in observation of National HIV Testing Day When: Thursday, June 27 and Friday, June 28 from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Two Walgreens locations: 2400 N. Broadway and 4001 Chapman Highway Background: In observance of National […]