Make way for the Good Ol’ Girls

Betty BeanKnox Scene

Courtney Durrett told the Democratic Women of Knoxville on Dec.6 that it took “kind of a coup” to allow her to become the first woman ever elected chair of Knox …

Money can’t buy me love

Betty BeanFeature

This time last year, Lee Tramel held a campaign kickoff event at the Lakeside Tavern. The crowd of well-wishers wasn’t just big; it was substantial – a who’s-who of well-heeled …

Term limits haunt 2018 elections

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

Twenty-four years ago, Knox County voters said local officials should be limited to two four-year terms. Someday that may happen, but it’s not kicked in yet.
The 1994 referendum was financed …