Blaylock gets warm sendoff

Sandra ClarkOur Town Heroes, South Knox

Rural Metro Fire leaders including several corporate executives were on hand July 11 for the retirement dinner for Deputy Chief Gene Blaylock. It was a private buffet at Calhoun’s on …

Stop the bleed!

Sandra ClarkHalls, Our Town Heroes

Knowing how to save a life could, well, save a life. That was the message from Rural Metro Fire Captain Robby Nix at a recent meeting of the Halls Business …

Big trucks, heroes thrill kids in Halls

Sandra ClarkHalls

Captain Jim Wright and his colleagues put on quite a show on Memorial Day weekend. The parking lot at the Knox County Sheriff’s Office North Precinct (also known as Crossroads …

No fire tax for Knox County

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

Mayor Glenn Jacobs has nixed the notion of a fire district and “fire tax” for Knox County. In his Friday Facebook post, Jacobs said, “I do not and I will …