Commission names Nystrom chair

Betty BeanFeature

How do you run for an office you can’t campaign for?
Specifically, since elected officials aren’t allowed to lobby their colleagues on issues coming up for a vote (and county commissioners …

Signs, signs, signs

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

Just when I stopped to photograph a gaggle of unsightly political signs, a car slowed down and out stepped Ronnie Rochelle. He had come to place a sign on the …

Ed Brantley: Commissioner at large

Betty BeanUncategorized

In October, Knox County Commissioner Ed Brantley told a TV reporter that he’d keep living in his house on Hardin Valley Road for a while despite having sold it to …

Candidates at-large

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies, Halls

Days before the turkey landed in pots across Knox County, three candidates for Knox County Commission at-large spoke to the Halls Republican Club.
Larsen Jay told how he turned a near-fatal …

Ed & Bob feel the love at SoKno Taco

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

The latest Ed & Bob Night Out drew at-large County Commissioners Ed Brantley and Bob Thomas across the river for a convivial gathering at SoKno Taco Cantina, 3701 Sevierville Pike.
Brantley …