If I were sheriff

Sandra ClarkLet's Talk

This week one of my oldest allies from the glory days of Sheriff Tim Hutchison showed up on TV asking the Sheriff’s Office Merit Council to reinstate her take-home car …

Jail problems can dominate 2019

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

The chief challenge facing Knox County is not new or unexpected. Jail overcrowding is back with a bang.
John Eldridge, the attorney who has driven jail reforms for decades, has filed …

Spangler appeals for overcrowding fix

Shannon CareyFeature

It was a sobering tour.
Five Knox County Commissioners walked the halls of Knox County’s Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility Oct. 10. They visited “pods,” that house various security levels of …