A Compromise on Appeals

Planning commissioners suggest a surgical approach to streamlining the Board of Appeals review process.

Going Outside

County Commissioners

County Commission votes to let the school board hire an attorney to help with the federal mask lawsuit.

Legal Maneuvers

Betsy Henderson and Kristi Kristy

Three school board members ask County Commission for authority to hire their own attorney in the school mask lawsuit.

Ballot Questions

Knox County Charter Review Committee

The chairman of the county’s Charter Review Committee says the Law Department ‘slanted’ the language on a charter amendment about the law director.

2019 Revue: Knox County Politics

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs

From budget cuts to a prolonged standoff between the mayor and law director, it was a year when Glenn Jacobs made his mark — and felt some pushback.

In the Running

County Commission district map

Believe it or not, the next local election is right around the corner. Here’s a look at county offices up in 2020.

Keeping It Open

Public records hearing

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ office says it will continue to provide free inspection of public records.