Monthly Archives: August 2013

Skid marks: JWP halted

Mayor Madeline Rogero in a release: STATEMENT FROM KNOXVILLE MAYOR MADELINE ROGERO Below is a statement from Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero regarding TDOT’s announcement that the agency has effectively stopped work on the James White Parkway Extension Project, following action … Continue reading

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Bob Thomas plans Commission run

The former WIVK DJ called this afternoon and said he planned to make a run at County Commission seat 10 – Mike Hammond’s at-large chair – in 2014. There are two at large seats on Commission. He said an announcement … Continue reading

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Where Am I? Vol. XXV

Here’s to 25. Tell me where I am, a place that’s over 21. And apologies for those who may not be able to participate due to age, but sometimes it’s nice to have a cold one outside. Post guesses in … Continue reading

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American Idol coming to Knoxville for auditions

From a city release: The popular FOX TV series “American Idol” will hold auditions on Friday, Aug. 23rd, in Knoxville’s Krutch Park, where would-be contestants can show up for a shot to appear on the competition show. Knoxville is the … Continue reading

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More Chappelle

To think, the audience here could’ve gotten some of this: An epic 10-minute story about a charged exchange with a homeless man he meets outside his upscale Manhattan hotel had the poetic weight of an August Wilson monologue. Since San … Continue reading

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Mural party in Parkridge

The 6th Ave mural project is complete (the mural’s facebook page) Check this out, public art lovers (from a release): The Parkridge Community Organization invites you to join them to celebrate the completion of the 6th Avenue Mural … Saturday, … Continue reading

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Dumping out the notebook: Internal Auditor talks

Have a few things to put out here – a document or two, and some audio recording of yesterday’s audit committee discussion as well – regarding the ongoing issue around the Knox County internal auditor office. Generally, and quickly, the … Continue reading

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