Monthly Archives: March 2015

Dems elect party leadership in Knox Co

From a release: Cameron Brooks-  Chair Jackie Clay-  Vice- Chair Shannon Webb-  Secretary Emily Gregg-  Treasurer Additionally, new members of the Board of Governors was elected-  Click HERE to see a listing of members. Finally, below is a statement from … Continue reading

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More comments on race and diversity in Knox County and Knoxville

Sam McKenzie had some sharp words on racial diversity in Knox County last week, or the lack of it, when looking at magistrate candidates. Here’s more of what he said, on appointments and other issues in race: I think if … Continue reading

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Sunshine week, E911 and the Sheriff’s rebuttal to an editorial

KNS had this editorial that called out Knox County Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones explicitly today: Knox County Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones clouded discussion of Tennessee’s Open Meetings Act during a meeting of the Knox County E-911 board last week. With … Continue reading

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See the renovated Oakwood School, eat some ‘cue, benefit Mobile Meals

UPDATED – This is happening Thursday, this next week. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett will be there, and so will a few commissioners. And I have on good information that there will be some good North Carolina style barbecue there, … Continue reading

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Rogero, Broyles support TN Economic Council on Women in the face of a big cut

Madeline Rogero and Amy Broyles, in separate interviews, support the work of the Tennessee Economic Council on Women, which could be killed if a senate committee doesn’t support its funding – about $300,000 a year. The group studies issues affecting … Continue reading

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Burchett’s constituent meeting for today (3/5) postponed

From a county release: Due to inclement weather, today’s constituent meeting with Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett will be postponed and rescheduled for another date. The original meeting was to be held today, Thursday, March 5 from 4 to 5 … Continue reading

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