LaKenya Middlebrook wants to chair county Dems

Betty BeanKnox Scene

LaKenya Middlebrook’s Black History Month presentation at the February meeting of the Democratic Women of Knoxville included a list of Tennessee “firsts” – first black man to serve as a …

Daniel heads Gov Ops

Sandra ClarkKnox Scene, West Knoxville

State Rep. Martin Daniel is the new chair of the House Government Operations Committee, appointed by Speaker Glen Casada.
The 15-person committee is responsible for legislation concerning the creation of new …

Branscom gets state cabinet post

Sandra ClarkKnox Scene

Knoxvillian Christi Branscom will head the Department of General Services for Gov. Bill Lee, who announced her appointment earlier today. Lee also named commissioners:

Lisa Piercey, Department of Health
Brad Turner, Department …