A new wind blowing in local politics

Betty BeanOpinion

I’ve had to start this column over about four times because stuff just keeps happening with no regard for my deadline. Luckily for me, however, nothing I’ve seen has changed …

Gambling with children’s lives

Betsy PickleOpinion

I assume most of you have been watching in dismay as the number of Covid-19 cases rises again thanks primarily to the Delta variant. For a minute we thought we …

Live free or die! (oops)

Sandra ClarkOpinion

School starts for some 58,000 Knox County children on Monday, Aug. 9, and Superintendent Bob Thomas has decided to make mask-wearing optional. The Covid Delta variant is surging and kids …