Sandra ClarkLet's Talk

Nick Della Volpe surely can stir up controversy. Or perhaps Nick just points to controversy that others hope no one will notice. In writing about Knox County Commission’s agenda item …

Does Knox County really need this money?

Sandra ClarkOpinion

A resounding “no” vote is a no-brainer Monday when Knox County Commission considers extending a lease with Lamar Companies for a billboard in the Tank Strickland Park in East Knoxville.
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Winners and losers in redistricting

Sandra ClarkOpinion

Redistricting – it’s a big yawner for most people. Yet some politicians become experts on the ins and outs of redistricting, using it to partisan advantage. As in many things, …

Pre-Independence Day fun

Sandra ClarkKnox Notes

Celebrate July 4 early: 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, at New Harvest Park off Washington Pike just east of Target. Mayor Glenn Jacobs will host two rounds of trivia: the …

Who picks up the pieces?

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Bull elk aren’t the only critters bugling this spring.
Today (5/24) at Knox County Commission, you’ll see a battle over ad revenue between Joel Christopher, editor of the Knoxville News Sentinel, …

Knox Health Board: Life support extended

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Knox County Commission, on a 6-5 vote Monday, deferred Commissioner Kyle Ward’s resolution to make the Knox County Health Board advisory only, shifting sole decision-making on masks and mandates to …