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.
Just when a person thinks life is settling into a routine, fate, karma, or God Himself decides to shake things up. It happened to me recently. The phone rang on a Friday evening, and my daughter Lacey was on the other end. I was the person whom she had hoped to reach and could tell […]
By Alex Norman It was March 2005. The Tennessee Volunteers had just hired Bruce Pearl as their new men’s basketball coach, replacing Buzz Peterson. Buzz was literally the nicest guy you would ever want to meet, but simply wasn’t a good coach at high Division 1 level. I’m convinced that former Vols athletic director Doug […]
By Steve Hunley It seems to me one of the most popular activities for politicians is a particular game that we know all too well: it’s called the Blame Game. Fortunately for most politicians, the Blame Game requires no real ability, talent or intelligence. Everyone can play. It is also a very versatile game, as […]
By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Most people rarely find themselves in need of an attorney. When they do need an attorney, it is often in an emergency situation. Child custody disputes can arise suddenly and require immediate assistance from a lawyer. An arrest on criminal charges should call for hiring a defense lawyer immediately. […]