East TN

Straight Out Of Bristol

That’s not a lot of voters. While only a small fraction of Sullivan County’s registered voters are expected to  cast ballots in today’s election, it will  be an important test for ballot candidates and election officials, the county’s election administrator…

Robin Smith Pushes the Very Bad Idea

You know, after the financial meltdown that has put everyone’s financial future, except for the ultra wealthy, in jeopardy, I thought for sure that wackadoodle ideas like privatizing Social Security would die a quiet death. Boy was I wrong. Turns…

Internet Report From Roane County

As I also live in a rural county, I feel onetahita’s frustration regarding Internet service. A revelation occurred recently when it was realized that even one company didn’t understand that not only do users need to clear their caches, but…

What Are The UT Vols Thinking?

It’s pretty much a given that each and every industry is looking for ways to recoup devastating economic losses. I have to tell you though, it utterly and completely amazes me some of the decisions made.   DanceDivaM has the story…