Johnson Launches Senate Bid

Photo of state Rep. Gloria Johnson.

Democratic state Rep. Gloria Johnson is emphasizing family and firearms safety in her quest to unseat GOP incumbent U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn.

City Election Lineup


As the 2023 campaign season begins, we introduce the candidates for mayor, municipal judge and City Council.

Looking Ahead: City of Knoxville 2023

Stadium site prep

Municipal elections will attract much of the public attention this year, while stadium construction should begin and the Public Safety Complex will open.

Charter Changes Derailed

Amelia Parker discusses proposed city Charter changes

Council nixes Parker’s bid to place eight amendments to the city Charter on the November ballot.

Primary 2022: Knox County Trustee

Richard Jacobs and Justin Biggs

A politically connected veteran of the Trustee’s Office faces off against a credentialed outsider in the contest for the Republican nomination.