Category: East TN

Michael Silence Asks A Favor

From No Silence Here: I am blessed with a number of valued colleagues. One of those is Lola Alapo, a top-notch journalist with a vibrant personality who lights up any room she enters. (Yeah, I know. What would I know…

The Ousted

The Knox County Commission will consider Monday a measure to remove members of appointed boards if they have been previously dismissed in a cloud of controversy. Though the resolution applies to all ousted commissioners and all board positions they appoint,…

Her Tennessee Is Also My Tennessee

Cathy writes: My Tennessee is mountains, valleys, rivers and forests. It is beautiful and filled with good people. The Tennessee that I know and I love doesn’t sort everyone by red shirts and blue shirts. My Tennessee realizes that everyone…

Straight Outta Kingsport

The race is getting interesting. Former Tennessee Democratic state Rep. Nathan Vaughn of Kingsport has picked up a nominating petition to again run for the 2nd House District seat, according to Sullivan County Elections Administrator Jason Booher. To become an…