Knox County Commission Chairman Tony Norman to School Board Member Karen Carson: It might be wise to consider another company other than Simplex Grinnell to perform the audit. It would seem there is a potential for a conflict of interest there. Commissioner Sam McKenzie echoed his concern.
Senator Lamar Alexander discussed both deficit reduction and the state of the government today with members of the Knoxville Rotary Club.
Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of the Knox County Schools, will join Knox County Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones and Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch to hold a Community Forum meeting centered on student safety and school security. The Community Forum will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 6 p.m. at Amherst Elementary School located […]
Governor Haslam celebrated President’s Day with an interview of presidential historian Jon Meacham in the Lucille Nelson Auditorium at the East Tennesseee History Center.
The City of Knoxville, is open for business today…on a federal holiday. I asked the City of Knoxville, Mayor’s Press Communication Liason Public Information Officer, Jesse Mayshark, if he could provide more information. I specifically asked him who made the final call for recognizing holidays. I also spoke with a couple of council members who […]
https://www.facebook.com/VoteBriggs?notif_t=fbpage_fan_invite Dr. Richard Briggs campaign has started a Facebook page. Click on the link for more information.
Imagine a life without a place to call home. An empty stomach. Or even worse, an empty soul. Dreams dashed. Little hope. Hard to imagine? This is the sad reality for several hundreds of men, women and children in Knoxville every night. But there is hope. Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM) is sowing seeds […]
KNOXVILLE Tenn. — Tennessee posted its largest win ever against Kentucky with a 88-58 dismantling of the defending national champions before a sold-out Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday. Tennessee (14-10 overall) won its third game in a row and evened its record in the SEC at 6-6. Kentucky, playing without freshman standout Nerlens Noel, fell to 17-8 […]
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” That was written in the novel “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens in 1859. Last night was a different tale of two cities. I started out my night by stopping by The Orangery in Knoxville to listen to Grammy nominated singer […]
UT Sports Media NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The trio of Jarnell Stokes, Jordan McRae and combined for 43 points as Tennessee completed a season sweep of Vanderbilt with a 58-46 win at Memorial Gym on Wednesday night. Stokes scored a game-high 17 points and corralled 10 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season and sixth in a […]