State Senator Becky Massey has been appointed to Chairwoman of the Calendar Committee and will also serve on the Transportation Committee and the Government Operations Committee and the Health and Welfare Committee. State Representative Ryan Haynes has been appointed as chair of the State Government Committee, and will also serve on the Civil Justice Committee.
Source: Harry Brooks Facebook Page “Newsflash – Just appointed Chairman of the House Education Committee. Anxious to start working!”
Expect significant traffic delays Thursday and Friday in portions of Knox County… What: Transport of 218-ton equipment on City of Knoxville roads When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday and Friday (Jan. 10th & 11th) Where: From Forks of the River Industrial Park to Dowell Springs Business Park (off Middlebrook Pike) Who: Provision Health Alliance is moving […]
Dan Andrews interviews Tigerspike's Lead expert on Quantum Resistant Encryption Technology "Karacell"
As a political journalist, I am always on the lookout for new innovations involving encryption technology. So when I read Tigerspike Announces Karacell, Delivering Faster, Secure, Quantum Resistant ‘Made for Mobile’ Video Encryption, I was beyond excited about the strong implications this technology has. The Tigerspike press release is about a new patented technology called […]
Piles of CDs come into the studio at the start of the new semester. The blizzard of new CDs mailed to 90.3 FM. With the start of the new year and a new semester at WUTK 90.3 FM comes the challenge of listening to hundreds of new album releases. This past Sunday I happened to […]
This Saturday, January 12th, Knox County is partnering with the City of Knoxville, Optimist Club of West Knoxville and the Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad for the “Plug-In to Your Community” electronic-waste recycling event. Saturday’s event will take place rain or shine from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Chilhowee Park in the MidwayParking Lot on North Beaman Street. The […]
By Tasha Mahurin email@example.com The history of the University of Tennessee football program is steeped in tradition and rich with legend. Sports casters utter names such as Neyland, Majors and Fulmer with a sense of reverence. Yet, in the annals of Vol history, one finds a name not often mentioned, or at least not mentioned […]
The Knox County Democratic Party held their monthly “First Friday” night time social event this past week. The event is a friendly party which builds camaraderie among the Democratic faithful. Snacks and drinks are provided. This month attendance was a little smaller than most because many Democrats were busy getting ready for newly elected State […]
One is the loneliest number. Quite often companies and government hold off hiring at the end of the year to avoid filling out multiple layers of paperwork involving taxes. Also with many vacations being taken, the amount of people available to train new employees is limited. So today when I reviewed the job openings for […]
Dan Andrews reporting… A while back I wrote an article about the shady world of buying Twitter followers. To read it click here… At the time, I wrote how I had purchased over a 100,000 followers on Twitter that are fake. My total at one point was as high as 130,000 followers. Well, when I […]