Kane lobbies in violation of state law

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

Former state Rep. Roger Kane is lobbying state legislators despite a state prohibition against doing so within 12 months after leaving office. Kane served three two-year terms in the state …

Spangler appeals for overcrowding fix

Shannon CareyFeature

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 …

Pension dispute could blow up on law director

Betty BeanFeature

Knox County’s sheriff and mayor joined this week in support of a compromise offered by the county’s pension board to end a lawsuit brought by Law Director Bud Armstrong, who …