School Mania is Friday

Jay FitzOur Town Students

School Mania returns this Friday. The annual back-to-school event hosted by Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs will celebrate its third year from 3-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, in the parking …

Jacobs talks roads, parks and federal aid

Sandra ClarkPowell

It’s easy to cover Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs because he speaks clearly and in sound bites. There’s none of the aw-shucks banter of Tim Burchett or the shyster smoothness …

COVID-19 spurs increased use of executive power

Larry Van GuilderAs I see it

Governing by decree runs counter to the principles upon which the nation was founded. Locally, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs reluctantly bowed to Gov. Bill Lee’s statewide “Safer at Home” …

Mayor Jacobs should have seen it coming

Larry Van GuilderAs I see it

Rob Link is the communications director for Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs. We asked him what the mayor’s plan is now that the town of Farragut has rejected his proposed …