Tag Archives: Tim Burchett

Disc golf course to open in Knox

Go see if Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett can toss a disc this coming Friday with the opening of a disc golf course in Powell. Your county reporter once played disc golf, and lost about $20 worth of plastic in … Continue reading

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Into the numbers: Detail on the county’s $4M surplus

Foster Arnett wants to move. Well, kind of. In today’s KNS, we had a story on the county’s surplus. It’s a fairly typical thing – for good financial managers – to have a little coin left over at the end … Continue reading

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UPDATE II: Local mayors and others react on SCOTUS ruling supporting same-sex marriage

Big ruling today from the Supreme Court. Here’s what Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero said, through a release: As a signer of the Mayors’ Brief in support of the plaintiffs, I am thrilled and thankful for this ruling. It is great … Continue reading

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Knox County gets rebate for E-card use

From a release: This morning, SunTrust Bank presented Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett with a $538,329 E-commerce card rebate check. For the first time, the annual rebate topped a half-million dollars.   Knox County earned the half-million-dollar rebate from the … Continue reading

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Back to life: 2015-16 budget season begins

Budget season is upon us, which means that there are budget questions and budget (we hope) answers to come in Knox County. Just this morning, Knox County Finance Director Chris Caldwell held a meeting with department heads to give out … Continue reading

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Wanna fist-bump with Burchett?

Times are rare when you can see Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett shake hands with folks, but this is one of those occasions – constituent meetings with the mayor. He’ll go to the fist bump as a default, but will … Continue reading

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Refinance debt, save money: the Knox Co version

In other communities, this type of stuff usually doesn’t merit a news release (it’s just part of the job requirements for finance directors to look for the best deal), but here goes – from Knox Co Mayor Tim Burchett’s communication … Continue reading

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