Voucher Battle Looms

Tennessee State Capitol Building

A resolution on tonight’s Knox County school board agenda is an opening salvo in a fight headed for the state Legislature.

Connecting the Dots

Randy Boyd

As he settles into his new office, Interim UT President Randy Boyd sets an ambitious two-year agenda.

Knox County’s Red Wall

GOP election party

Local Republicans had a lot to be happy about Tuesday night, while Democrats look to take momentum into 2020.

Johnson Easily Wins Rematch

Gloria Johnson

The former legislator beats GOP incumbent on her third try, resulting in Democrats’ sole gain in Knox County.

Election Day Arrives

Heavy early voting in Knox County and across Tennessee makes election predictions a precarious proposition.

Raising the Stakes

campaign finance graphic

Diving into the campaign finance reports: a million-dollar congressional race, a scrappy showing by overmatched Democrats, and the weird world of PACs.

The Thorn in MPC’s Side

Developer Scott Davis and site plans of some of his current projects.

Developer Scott Davis thinks Knox County regulations and planning hamper growth and make housing more expensive. And don’t get him started on the city!

Blue Money

Illustration Eddie Smith Gloria Johnson

In Knox County’s tightest race, Democratic challenger Gloria Johnson has outraised Republican Rep. Eddie Smith.

OUT Again at UT

OUTstanding logo

After a year of recovery from convulsions that shuttered the Pride Center, UT’s OUTstanding Conference returns this weekend.