Kevin Parton: Another crony hire?

Sandra ClarkLet's Talk

The May 16 appointment of Kevin Parton as senior director of the Knox County Health Department looks like another Glenn Jacobs crony hire – the sort of hire that led …

Buchanan relaxes business regs

Sandra ClarkKnox Notes

Martha Buchanan, MD, has relaxed Covid-19 requirements for local businesses, issuing on April 23 “recommendations for all businesses operating in Knox County.” See the full order: Resolution 2021-A business guidance
Meanwhile, …

Buchanan catches covid

Sandra ClarkKnox Notes

Dr. Martha Buchanan, Knox County’s health department director and public health officer, has tested positive for COVID-19. A press release said her symptoms are mild and she is recovering at …

Water, water everywhere, and no solutions yet

Larry Van GuilderAs I see it, Powell

The 19th-century American essayist and novelist Charles Dudley Warner coined the phrase, “Everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.”
Some Knox County residents let commissioners know on …