Tom Spangler turns the page

Betty BeanFeature, Government

Sheriff-elect Tom Spangler plans to keep his campaign promises. There’ll be fewer chiefs and more officers in schools, on the road and in the jail in a Spangler administration.
And, in …

Citizens rally to support magnet schools, GRAD

Sandra ClarkFeature, Government

Knoxville City Council member Marshall Stair has vigorously supported funding for urban schools during the current budget discussion. He attended Monday’s school board workshop, posting on social media:
“One of the …

Lamar seeks $$ for national parks

Sandra ClarkFeature, Government

Last week, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander toured Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park with Chief Ranger Todd Roeder. In his newsletter, Alexander said the men talked about the park’s $23 …

Rescue Squad board stands with management

Sandra ClarkGovernment

Knoxville Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad faces an expensive audit following a request from Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero to respond to charges raised in an anonymous letter. The letter was sent …