Category: East TN

Campy’s Coffers

From Sean Braisted. Rep. Stacey Campfield, the bombastic blogger State Rep, is looking to make his way up the chain of command to the Tennessee Senate, but is facing some stiff competition, at least in the wallet. There are five…

Replacing Mumpower

The abrupt announcement by the state’s Republican Majority Leader, Jason Mumpower, that he would not be seeking re-election on March 25 caught many across the state by surprise. In addition to coming out of the blue (or red, as the…

A Democrat for TN-01!

Joe Powell alerts us to a DEMOCRATIC candidate for the 1st District seat currently held by Phil Roe by providing this presser he received: Mike Clark, a Johnson City native, has announced his bid for the First Congressional District seat…

Todd Mrozek Challenges Matthew Hill

From the Kingsport Times News, welcome to the race Todd Mrozek. Mrozek, a Johnson City resident who works in radio advertising sales, said he wants the job because he’s interested in education. “I’m not one of these people who is…

Andy Berke Fights Back

From WDEF: A Tennessee senator wants to stop foreign nuclear waste from potentially being stranded in the state. State Senator Andy Berke is filing a bill targeting a Utah Company. Energy Solution Incorporated is considering a deal to import 20,000…

The Coffee Party Throws Down On Saturday

Here’s the information on The Coffee Party event this weekend. The political landscape is about to get more caffeinated. The Tea Party has inspired a new populist group calling itself the Coffee Party. Darrell Bouldin of Murfreesboro says he joined…

The Dilemma

If this doesn’t make you tear up, I don’t know what will. Covering a funeral is the least favorite part of my usually incredible job. I personally believe we have no business there. However, when a fine young man and father like Capt. Marcus…