Well again, Bill Knowles has shown what a great elected official he is. He truly is a man who cares about the citizens, unlike many who are elected.
Thank you for your service, Mr. Knowles.
June 29, 2016
June 28, 2016
While we are in the mood to give up our constitutional rights, why not go after a few in our justice system that protect the criminal and not restrict the law-abiding gun owner? I for one ... (click for more)
I am asking you to join me in voting for Rep. Joanne Favors as the state representative of the 28th Legislative District. Rep. Favors epitomizes the dedication, desire, experience and the ... (click for more)
Would the Highway Department take an active role in planting along our interstate highways native plants that attract pollinators? The monarch butterfly in particular would benefit from ... (click for more)
While we are in the mood to give up our constitutional rights, why not go after a few in our justice system that protect the criminal and not restrict the law-abiding gun owner? I for one would be more agreeable to keeping some of these killers off the streets. I gladly welcome TSA screening at the airport, I am pleased when they ask me for an ID at the bank even though ... (click for more)
I am asking you to join me in voting for Rep. Joanne Favors as the state representative of the 28th Legislative District. Rep. Favors epitomizes the dedication, desire, experience and the ability required to do what is needed for her constituents and others in the city, county and state of Tennessee. We must always keep in mind that our votes really count, especially ... (click for more)
County Commission members have given up the fight for the annual $900,000 in discretionary funds. Commission Chairman Chester Bankston said there was not enough money available after requests from a number of agencies and departments were cut to balance the budget without a tax increase. Commissioner Sabrena Smedley said the fact that commissioners can no longer allot the ... (click for more)
One person was killed and several others injured in two wrecks early Wednesday morning on I-75 northbound at exit 11. The victim was James Newman, 66, of Athens, Tn. Northbound lanes were closed while emergency crews worked both accidents. Traffic was rerouted to Old Lee Highway to avoid the accident scene. Traffic was backed up for an extended ... (click for more)
Soddy-Daisy baseball coach Jared Hensley has added a new role to his duties. Hensley, who has coached the baseball Trojans for eight years with a 177-111 record and state tournament appearances in 2011 and 2015, is the school’s new athletic director. Hensley takes over for Steve Henry, now the school’s principal. “With coach Henry now the man in charge at our school,” ... (click for more)
Members of the Calhoun swim team were set and ready to compete on the pool deck at the Fairyland Club Monday night, but they never got wet as the meet was postponed by lighting, thunder and the overall threat of stormy weather. They made the long trip back about 24 hours later and the second time around wasn’t nearly as productive as 21 less swimmers made the trip to the top ... (click for more)