Chambers Back Lee’s Road Plan

Photo of a traffic jam on an interstate.

Business leaders in Knoxville and other metros support the governor’s proposals for ‘choice lanes’ and increased electric vehicle fees.

Power Poll: Legislative Skepticism

Gov. Bill Lee

From ‘choice lanes’ to HIV funding, community leaders are skeptical of many of the governor and Legislature’s initiatives. The exception: nuclear energy.

Virtual Limits

Gov. Bill Lee

As the state imposes restrictions on remote instruction, Knox County plans to open three new online schools this fall.

Guns to Go

Gun show

As Knoxville struggles with its worst gun violence in years, the state Legislature presses ahead with its permitless carry bill.

School Daze

Penny Schwinn and Bill Lee

With attendance and testing requirements for the year suspended, state officials grapple with grades, scholarships and what comes next.