Monthly Archive: December 2011

Former Knox County 911 Director Tom Key Passed Away

Former Knox County 911 Director Tom Key Passed Away

On Wednesday the second Director of Knox County’s Emergency Communication District (E911) passed away. Tom Key, a military veteran (Cpt. in the Army). Key was Knoxville’s first undercover narcotics police officer, the first OSHA...

Trustee Duncan Corrects A Bad Idea

Trustee Duncan Corrects A Bad Idea

WBIR reports tonight (here) that Trustee John Duncan is requiring the employees that received a bonus this year that had not earned it a six month grace period ( by June 30, 2012) to...

Madam Mayor Madeline Names Business Liaison

Madam Mayor Madeline Names Business Liaison

This morning Madam Mayor Madeline named Patricia Robledo as the City of Knoxville’s Business Liaison. Robledo is a small business owner and executive director of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of East Tennessee according...

The Classic – “Wagon Wheel”

The Classic – “Wagon Wheel”

Bob Dylan penned the chorus and Old Crow Medicine Show completed the classic song “Wagon Wheel”. Below is Jake at the World Famous Tootsies in Nashville singing “Wagon Wheel” as a cover song. Below...

Who has the highest paid salary in Knox County?

Who has the highest paid salary in Knox County?

Some people say that Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of Knox County Schools is the highest paid. Some people say that Dale Smith, the head of the Knoxville/Knox County Public Building Authority is the highest...

Postcard Pics from Iowa

Postcard Pics from Iowa

A friend of mine was out visiting his in laws in Cedar Rapids, IA for CHRISTmas and sent this cell phone pic of the Cedar Rapids Gazette.