Incumbent Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler soundly defeated challenger Jimmy “J.J.” Jones in the Republican primary race on Tuesday, locking in a second four-year term of office. Another big winner in Tuesday’s election was Richard “Bud”...
Today is Election Day for the Knox County primary election, where candidates from the two major parties vie against members of their own party to see who will run in this year’s general election.   Very...
Applause erupted when The Big Orange met The Big Easy even though there wasn’t a football in sight.  Instead, Knoxville’s new police chief, Paul Noel, was given a warm welcome by scores of city officials, community...
This article was written by Lucas Brooks of Tennessee Lookout For Knox County voters, the Republican options for sheriff should be pretty familiar. Former Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones is running against incumbent Tom Spangler in the...
Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon announced her proposed 2022-23 fiscal year budget on Friday, including a 50-cent hike in the property tax rate and better pay for City employees. In fact, about 80 percent of the money...
This article was written by Sam Stockard of Tennessee Lookout A truth-in-sentencing bill pushed by the House and Senate speakers, along with a K-12 funding plan and $500 million in state bonds for a new Titans...
This article was written by Sam Stockard of Tennessee Lookout Lt. Gov. Randy McNally is calling on Sen. Frank Niceley to be more cautious with his verbiage after congressional candidate Morgan Ortagus lashed out at the...
This article was written by Dulce Torres Guzman of Tennessee LookoutApril 11, 2022 The state Senate passed two bills targetting LGBTQ youth in sports, despite concerns voiced by some lawmakers on the negative impacts for LGBTQ...
This article was written by by Sam Stockard of Tennessee Lookout The bail bond industry thought it pulled the plug on legislation dramatically changing the criminal justice system and money bail during summer hearings. Bail agents captured...
This article was written by Dulce Torres Guzman of Tennessee Lookout Civil Miller Watkins, a Black resident of Fayette County, made sure to attend as many redistricting meetings as possible, knowing the county had a penchant...