A Disturbance in the Chamber

Longtime Knoxville Chamber executive Rhonda Rice Clayton alleges she was discriminated against when passed over as the organization’s new CEO.

Taking Care of Basics

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ first budget sticks with a proven template, but adds (and subtracts) a few flourishes.

The Chamber’s New Champion

Mike Odom is coming from Texas to take the reins of the region’s leading business and economic development organization.

Chamber Changes

Respondents to the latest Knoxville Power Poll want the next Knoxville Chamber CEO to focus on recruiting businesses to the region.

Revamp, Phase Out or Shut Down?

Career Magnet Academy

Knox County Schools’ ambitious Career Magnet Academy hasn’t fulfilled its promises. The school board has to decide what to do about it.

The Education of Mike Edwards

As he prepares for retirement, the longtime CEO of the Knoxville Chamber says economic development begins in the classroom. We take a look back at his 16 years at the helm.