Spangler appeals for overcrowding fix

Shannon CareyFeature, Government

It was a sobering tour.
Five Knox County Commissioners walked the halls of Knox County’s Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility Oct. 10. They visited “pods,” that house various security levels of …

We like Jim, but good grief

Sandra ClarkFeature, Gossip and Lies

Jim Snowden P.E. is the new senior director of Engineering and Public Works for Knox County. He announced the appointment in a letter to staff and colleagues. Snowden has worked …

Haslam’s tin ear

Sandra ClarkFeature, Gossip and Lies

After leaders of the state’s three largest school districts expressed no confidence in all or part of the TN Ready state testing program, Gov. Bill Haslam called a press conference …