Attack Monkey Fights Back

Crowds at Rhythm N Blooms 2019

Local promoter Chyna Brackeen responds to a Dogwood Arts lawsuit, alleging years of underpayment from the Rhythm ’N’ Blooms Festival.

Keeping It Open

Public records hearing

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

Pay to See

Hearing in records lawsuit

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says it can charge labor costs for requests to view public records. Despite long-established state law, a judge may agree.

For the Records

Sheriff Tom Spangler

A UT professor’s open records lawsuit against the Knox County Sheriff’s Office raises questions about access to public officials’ emails.

L’Etat, C’est Bud

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs with other county officials and lawyers outside Chancery Court.

At a heated hearing, the Knox County Law Department says it can sue whomever it wants, whether the mayor likes it or not.

‘Basic’ Education

Knox County school board workshop

As an ambitious Memphis/Nashville lawsuit moves forward, Knox County Schools watches and hopes for more state funding.