County redesigns website…Commissioners still don't use it!

Knox County government launched a new website design this week.  However, a quick check of the County Commission message board reveals literally ONE commissioner has only one post since January and the last post before that was September 3rd 2012.  Dr. Briggs posted on the message board in January and that is the last time a […]

More greatness from last night! MIME SPEAKS AT PUBLIC FORUM!

All serious last night gave me chills as the first amendment  was in full force!  Multiple performance artists gave amazing arguements over why the mask law needs to be changed. I was floored when one lady got up and noted that doctors with surgical masks and firefighters with oxygen masks technically break the law.  Mr. […]

My Daily Cup of Joe: Summer Re-cap

Good Monday morning! I’m back in the saddle after two weeks of  “Back to School” schedule shuffling! It’s been an eventful summer, so I thought would fill you in on “there and everywhere” this morning. While its been an exceptionally “newsworthy” summer here in Knox County, I typically cover community news and events. I so […]

Publisher’s Position: No Real Results Or Whip Out Your Wallet… Again!

By Steve Hunley The Knoxville News-Sentinel has published yet again another of its predictable editorials, clamoring for the public to support our schools.  The Sentinel was right about one thing, probably by accident. Expectations from the public from Superintendent McIntyre and the school system should be high.  Knox County is currently over $1 billion in […]

UT Vols Practice

  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — What started out as Peyton Manning’s idea, was a smashing success on Saturday night as 39,000 fans came out to the Vols open practice at Neyland Stadium.   Butch Jones led the Vols through its normal practice including scrimmage situations, one-on-one drills and even the three-man weave.   “First of all, thank you for […]