Ovi Kabir is eager to lead

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Well, this is interesting.
Rarely does a candidate so bluntly call out his predecessors, but listen to Ovi Kabir, a candidate for the state House from District 15 – a district …

The government we have

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During the quick but nasty storm on Wednesday, a Knox County crew worked through the night to clear 29 trees off roads. On Thursday morning, I phoned the mayor’s office …

Knox Ed Foundation: What’s next?

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Let’s update Saturday’s column about the new Knox Education Foundation.
Bridget Correll Waller, media contact for the new foundation, said the column reads like I had no idea that Project GRAD …

Knox Education Foundation launches, CEO named

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Folks wondered what would happen with the Great Schools Partnership after Buzz Thomas retired and replacement CEO Stephanie Welch resigned to take a job with Mayor Indya Kincannon. And we …

A rainy night in Knoxville

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Knox County will save some $1.73 million by furloughing 366 employees for eight weeks, Mayor Glenn Jacobs said Thursday.
This a bold move, unique to Knox County, to shift payroll from …

The opportunistic meek

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The meek shall inherit the earth … but the best odds lie with the opportunistic meek.
Listening to a 21-minute youtube video last week, I enjoyed Jay Abraham and B. Eric …

Legislative races set for summer primaries

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State and federal races are set for the Aug. 6 primary and Nov. 3 general elections. The qualifying deadline was noon Thursday, April 2. (Candidates can withdraw before noon Thursday, …

Just skype it, y’all

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Knox County Commission will meet electronically at 5 p.m. Monday, March 30, as commissioners huddle at home and try to use Zoom. This should be fun. The Knoxville City Council …