Bill Would Prohibit Use of Guarantee Fee to Offset Other Government Spending and Prevent the Sale of Treasury Owned Senior Preferred Shares WASHINGTON—In an effort to spur substantive and structural housing finance reform, U.S. Senators Bob Corker, R-Tenn., Mark Warner, D-Va., David Vitter, R-La., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., all members of the Senate Banking, […]
School vouchers cleared the House Education Committee 9 to 4. To view the bill in its entirety click here…
KUB and its contractor will close sections of Coster Road (between Broadview Drive and Glenoaks Drive) and Glenoaks Drive (between Coster Road and High School Road) to through traffic beginning at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, March 14, and lasting through 6 p.m., Friday, March 15, as work is completed on the sewer collection system in this […]
Tickets are on sale now for “Soul on the Square” at Latitude 35 to benefit Redeeming Hope Ministries on April 11. $60 individual / $100 couple, Call 865.253.7317 or 865.414.8557. Only 100 tickets (advance only) will be sold for this intimate affair.
Today, Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to government transparency, released the winners of the fourth annual Sunny Awards and Knox County was among them. The award, which honors the most transparent government websites in the nation, went to 250 government entities with Florida receiving the most Sunny Awards. Knox County’s website, KnoxCounty.org, […]
Former University of Tennessee Head Football coach Derek Dooley has placed his home in Knoxville on the market for $2.9 million…click here to view… Likewise former University of Tennessee Basketball coach Bruce Pearl’s Gettysvue home is still up for grabs for a cool $2.4 million …click here to view…
Derek Rang resigned as head football coach of the Powell Panthers this morning some three months he was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into alleged testing irregularities during an End of Course Algebra II test he was administering.
Tenneseeans remain sharply divided on a state bill which would allow local voters to decide through referendums whether grocery stores can sell wine in their area. The bill failed (8-7) in the state house Local Government Committee earlier this week. Many have suggested campaign contributions from the liquor industry have heavily influenced the issue….many also maintain that […]
The monthly Fountain City BPA Lunch Meeting is Wednesday, March 13, at 11:45 a.m., at Central Baptist Church. Rick Ross from Rick Ross & Associates and Studio Four Design Architects will speak on “Company Culture: Why It’s Important and How to Build it.” We hear a lot of discussions about Company Culture, but what does that really mean? And […]
Lucinda Heatherly Tent #3, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War will meet on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. in the EastTennessee History Center, 601 Gay Street, Knoxville. The program will be presented by reenactors portraying President Abraham and Mrs. Mary Todd Lincoln. For information call (865)494-7785.