Shoot-out on gun carry bill

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The Tennessee Senate passed Gov. Bill Lee’s “constitutional carry” bill 23-9 on March 18 with Knox County’s senators split – Richard Briggs and Becky Massey voted no, while Lt. Gov. …

Politicians scramble to tell their story

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A short time ago, Knoxville had a strong daily newspaper and 5 or 6 weeklies; three commercial television stations and 10 or so radio outlets that provided news. Elected leaders …

Eddie Mannis passes first bill

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News good and bad from Nashville.
Good: State Rep. Eddie Mannis passed his first bill as a member of the Tennessee General Assembly and the House Republican Caucus. House Bill 84 passed …

Herrera tops Brooks; sun comes up tomorrow

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I went to the Knox County Republican convention last Saturday to vote for Harry Brooks for GOP county chair. Brooks lost to an upstart, 28-year-old Daniel A. Herrera. One old-timer …

If I were sheriff

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This week one of my oldest allies from the glory days of Sheriff Tim Hutchison showed up on TV asking the Sheriff’s Office Merit Council to reinstate her take-home car …

Brooks, Herrera offer choice for GOP chair

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Knox County Republicans will gather to elect new leaders at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 6, at The Crown College, 2307 W. Beaver Creek Drive, Powell.
The rules have changed. Let’s walk …