Thomas pitches trams for Knoxville

Sandra ClarkInside 640

Bob Thomas wants to talk about ideas. He’s a big-picture guy who is running for an at-large seat on Knoxville City Council.
At a press conference Thursday, Thomas unveiled his idea …

Bob Thomas eyes city race

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

Bob Thomas walked into Holly’s Gourmet Market, ordered a latte and started working the room, shaking hands with the close diners and waving to those farther away. You’d think this …

Thomas spells out funding wish-list

Tom KingFarragut, Feature

The budget that supports approximately 60,700 students, 8,400 employees and the operating costs of Knox County Schools is $485 million. At this week’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Farragut, …

School board blasts state BOE

Sandra ClarkFeature, Gossip and Lies

The Knox County school board is ready to blow, with a solid majority asking Superintendent Bob Thomas to draft a “strongly-worded letter” to the state Department of Education about recent …