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Rain/Storms on Friday; Cool, sunny weekend Data courtesy of East Tennessee Storm Team.
Edit: The press conference for this afternoon has been cancelled. More details will be posted when revealed by Sen. Massey’s office. Senator Massey, Knox legislators and Mayors to hold press conference later today — Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, Senator Becky Duncan Massey and other members of the Knox County […]
NASHVILLE, TENN. – The Tennessee Titans open the 2013 season at the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 8th, and they will be featured in a November primetime game against division rival Indianapolis. Tennessee opens its home schedule on September 22nd against San Diego and will host the NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers on October 20th. […]
Both the Knox County School System and the City of Knoxville use lobbyists in Nashville. According to Mayor Rogero’s communication specialist Jesse Mayshark, Tony Thompson is the contracted lobbyist for the city. The City of Knoxville pays him $55,000 a year for lobbying. The city also pays $30,000 in annual dues to the Tennessee Municipal League, […]
Alexander Votes Against “Assault Weapons” Ban and Background Check Expansion Says Feinstein assault weapons ban “clearly infringes” on Second Amendment, Toomey-Manchin could “easily evolve into a national gun registry” *** “I’m supporting the Grassley-Cruz amendment because it strengthens Second Amendment rights while improving our existing system to keep guns out of the hands of criminals […]
Corker Votes for Grassley Amendment, Against Toomey-Manchin Amendment WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., today voted in favor of the Grassley amendment and against the Toomey-Manchin amendment. “Like most Americans, I want to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals and dangerous mentally ill people. Today I supported the Grassley amendment to enhance […]
Legislative Update from Senator Becky Massey Legislation of Interest Workers’ Compensation Reform The Sate Senate approved final passage of legislation to make the state more attractive to job creation, while protecting injured employees. Senate Bill 200 would cut costs to businesses, create more predictability, improve the efficiency of claims management, simplify the physician selection process for injured […]
Saturday is a big day for the Tennessee football program as it gets ready to play in the DISH Orange & White. For Butch Jones, his staff and all of Team 117, it will be their first opportunity to showcase themselves in front of the Volunteer faithful, who they hope will show up in droves […]
What’s New? Asparagus! Bob Due’s Terraced Garden Farm will have a limited amount of asparagus. Get some while it lasts! Food Trucks! Two food trucks this week! Tootsie Truck AND Savory & Sweet! Eat dinner at the market! Chicken picatta sliders, gourmet sloppy joes, bacon wrapped almond stuffed dates with blue cheese dip and more! Free Gardening Workshop! “Go Beyond […]