Knox County Schools focuses on school safety, budget conversation

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 […]

City offices are open today. Here is why.

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 […]

KARM Camp Out 2013

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 […]

Vols Dominate No. 25 Kentucky, 88-58

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 […]

Trio Leads UT To Sweep Of Vandy, 58-46

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 […]

Ruthie Kuhlman: She promised, she delivered

When Knox County GOP Chairwoman Ruthie Kuhlman ran for the seat, she promised to give her all to advance the Knox County Republican Party. Her platform included the need to both grow and diversify the Republican Party in Knox County. She ran on it. She promised it. She delivered it- earlier this week at the […]

Candoro to serve special Valentine’s Day Dinner

The Candoro Marble Building, an architectural treasure located in South Knoxville, will be the setting for Chef Nicholas Drew’s special Valentine’s Day Dinner in memory of the late Candoro Board of Directors president and restoration architect, Charles Richmond. The four course dinner will be the first in a series of fundraiser dinners. On Thursday, February […]