Subdivision Revisited

Karns subdivision

Just months after denying a planned subdivision in Karns, County Commission reverses course — with the promise of a common area to restrict traffic.

Commission Chides Health Board

Patrick O'Brien

In a nonbinding resolution, county legislators air their displeasures with the mask mandate and other pandemic restrictions.

Health Fight

County Commission crowd

With a crowd of anti-mask protesters cheering them on, County Commission weighs changes to the Board of Health.

Restrictions Under Fire

Unelected bureaucrats

The Knox County Board of Health is increasingly a target of conservative anger. County Commission is considering proposals that would change its power and make-up.

Blue Wall Gets Results

Sheriff Tom Spangler

With deputies cheering them on, Knox County commissioners take money from fund balance for Sheriff’s Office bonuses.

Go Go Status Quo

Knox County Charter Review Committee

After considering various ways to change the makeup of County Commission, the Charter Review Committee decides to leave well enough alone.

2A or not 2A?

Gun show

Despite some members’ misgivings, Commission proclaims Knox a ‘Second Amendment Constitutional County.’