No Chase as city races set

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

Update by Betty Bean: Per Cliff Rodgers (administrator of elections): Mike Chase turned in a petition to run for mayor at 10:30 a.m. May 16. Only 22 of some 40 …

Can Glenn Jacobs build a greenway?

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies, Halls

After an eight-year stall, maybe Mayor Glenn Jacobs can jump-start construction of a greenway connector in Halls. (Hope springs eternal.)
Knox County Commission in January approved a $300,000 consulting contract with …

Round ’n’ round with roundabouts

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies, Powell

Is a roundabout ahead for Powell?
Both the current and proposed county budgets include $750,000 for a roundabout at the intersection of Brickyard Road and West Beaver Creek Drive.
Jim Snowden, senior …

Breaking: Senate passes voucher bill

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

Gov. Bill Lee’s Education Savings Account (voucher) bill has passed the state Senate, 20–13. Knox area legislators split, with Sens. Becky Massey, Richard Briggs and Frank Niceley voting no, while …

Danger ahead for Marshall Stair

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

Mayor Madeline Rogero has lobbed a grenade at Mayor-wannabe Marshall Stair. Rogero is pushing ahead with a vote on rezoning every parcel of land in the city – a proposal …