Twists and Turns

Mark Mamantov

As the TVA tower deal advances, Knox County’s law director and mayor each double down on their positions.

Legal Challenge

TVA East Tower

Knox County Law Director Bud Armstrong says the county’s TVA tower deal could violate state and federal law. What does he mean, exactly?

Disaster Plans and Regulatory Fines

TVA’s emergency response plans for Watts Bar Nuclear Plant came out as the NRC fined the utility for filing misinformation about a backup power system.

Decision Time on TVA Deal

Mike Dooley and Chris Caldwell in East Tower.

Documents lay out proposed agreements between Knox County, the Tennessee Valley Authority and Knox County Schools for taking over the East Tower.

Show and Tell

Glenn Jacobs in TVA East Tower

On a tour of TVA’s East Tower, County Mayor Glenn Jacobs makes the case for leasing the vacant building — even if the school board isn’t interested.

Power Poll: TVA Deal Looks Good

TVA and A.J.

Our latest survey of local community leaders shows strong support for Knox County’s proposed lease of the vacant East Tower.