Mayor Releases Statement on Property Mistake

“Yesterday I discovered that I had inadvertently forgotten to pay property taxes on two parcels that I own on Amherst Road. I paid the taxes owed on that property, including a late fee of $57.27, yesterday.  This oversight was my fault and unintentional. It will not happen in the future.”  

VOL REPORT: (Pefect) Practice Makes Perfect

During his inaugural press conference as UT’s head football coach, Butch Jones said, “We’ll be working to be champions each and every day.  We will be a champion in everything we do.” Every day. Every snap. Every rep. Every play. Demanding perfection.  Demanding excellence. Jones has demonstrated this mentality on the practice field, in part, […]

Lunch with Mayor this Friday

The next “Lunch with the Mayor” will be this Friday from 11:30-1p.m. at El Charro in Farragut, which owned by Juan Aranda. The address is 10420 Kingston Pike, and their website is

East Knox Republican Club

There will be no meeting of the East Knox Republican Club for April. The second Thursday meeting date falls the evening immediately prior to Knox County Lincoln Day Dinner.  

SouthFest headliners announced

Mayor Burchett announced this morning that two local radio stations are each sponsoring headlining musical acts during SouthFest on April 12 & 13. Both performances will be held outside of Emery’s 5 & 10 on Chapman Highway. At 6:15 p.m. on Friday, April 12, Homer Hart will perform. His performance is sponsored by Q 93.1 […]

ELITE 8 BOUND: Lady Vols Top Oklahoma, 74-59

Tennessee used a 25-5 first-half run and cruised to a 74-69 victory in the Sweet 16 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Sunday evening. Tennessee (27-7) will play in the Elite Eight on Tuesday night at 9 p.m., on ESPN. The No. 2 seeded Lady Vols await the winner of the Baylor/Louisville game, which took […]

One Epic Party…Merle FM Rocks The Boat with Amazing Talent

  Back in June of 2012, I wrote this article  In the article I highlighted two amazing artists. Greylan James and Rachel Holder. Tonight for the first time  both talents performed at the same venue.  Merle Fm held their “ACM  Nomination Party,” on the Tennessee Riverboat. The performances, the atmosphere, and the camaraderie, truly made […]