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.
“If you market it right they will come.” Much like the movie “Field of Dreams” that is exactly what happened tonight at Regal Stadium. In an effort to boost attendance and continue to take Lady Vol Soccer to the next level, the university decided to make the entire season free of charge. No hidden costs. […]
http://knoxcounty.org/purchasing/pdfs/showfile.php?id=2799 This is kind of government geek interesting. The county is looking to create an Emergency Mass Notification System. However, many good strong technical and logistical questions have been raised and answered.
I did some asking around tonight with local hotels and all confirm to me that they have no measurable influx of people sleeping overnight. I have checked hotels.com and priceline.com and basically the pattern I am observing is that the $40 a night hotels are in limited supply in the Cedar Bluff area but downtown […]
While they may not be as cool as Spiderman the “Knoxville Footbag Association” comes very close. I have been checking in with the KFA for over a year now. They meet usually at Market Square on Wednesday night. I was literally blown away by how much they have progressed as a team. They do […]
Well the second round of the election season for Country Music Association is in full swing. As a CMA sterling member, I get a lot of campaign emails and swag. I decided to show some of the behind the scenes of what goes into an award show process.
Well the good people at PBA have just informed me that the external lights on the Sunsphere are no longer operating 24 hours a day. The lighting now operates on a photocell so when the sun comes out the lights go off.
Knox County government launched a new website design this week. However, a quick check of the County Commission message board reveals literally ONE commissioner has only one post since January and the last post before that was September 3rd 2012. Dr. Briggs posted on the message board in January and that is the last time a […]