I saw Dave Wright tonight at the school board meeting. He confirmed to me that he is not running for a State governmental position at this time. So much like the “Joy McCroskey rumor” that was started a while ago…this rumor also is false. Dan Andrews reporting
At last night’s Karn’s Republican Club meeting, Bobby Waggoner announced he is forming an exploratory committee in consideration of a bid at the Knox County Sheriff’s seat. Should he choose to run of the office, he would square off against incumbent Sheriff J.J. Jones.
Yesterday, I spoke with Anita Lane the General Manager of the Hampton Inn Downtown and she confirmed to me that she is serious about her offer that she originally placed on Twitter. If any commissioner or city council member wants to sunshine a meeting, they can use the Hampton Inn Downtown. With a large open […]
Public forum once again became a major game changer tonight at the city council meeting. At issue was whether to give city streets to the University of Tennessee. Once again, much like the bus shelter situation UT appeared very unprepared. What occurred was one individual who actually works for UT laid out a solid […]
Mayor Rogero, in an effort to lead by example, braved steep terrain today in order to get a first-hand view of the newly donated 100 acres of property given by the Woods family to Legacy Parks. While on top of the hill a member of Legacy Parks suggested that Mayor Rogero should […]
The 4th district city council race is rapidly heating up. On Sunday supporters of Rick Staples held an ice cream social. On Monday night supporters of Nick Della Volpe held a meet and greet at Litton’s. The race is in full swing.
By Steve Hunley The media barrage has begun and Superintendent of Schools Jim McIntyre is doing his best to spin the drop in ACT scores in Knox County. Like a stressed circus poodle, Dr. McIntyre is spinning, jumping, and barking that the results don’t mean a thing in light of the fact the folks who […]
Today during an ice cream social at Edgewood Park for Rick Staples a surprise endorsement was made by Commissioner McKenzie. He publicly and officially backs Rich Staples for City Council 4th district. The ice cream social was officially sanctioned, sponsored, and operated by the Knoxville Firefighters Association.