On the road to Nashville
Published 8/5/2010 at 10:33 a.m. 0 comments
Good intentions will not win a gubernatorial primary. That was the message Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam had when he addressed a standing-room-only crowd in the back of Aubrey’s Restaurant in Maryville.
Published 7/29/2010 at 1:24 p.m. 0 comments
Tonya Burchfield wanted to do something different as part of her campaign to win a second term on Blount County Commission. While some candidates planned barbecues and others opted for golf tournaments, Burchfield chose to slow down and make some ...
Down by the river
Published 7/29/2010 at 1:13 p.m. 0 comments
Blount County Republican women turned out in force and hosted a crowd of well-wishers at their annual picnic. “It’s our annual summer picnic,” said Susan Mills, chair of the Blount County Republican Party. “Typically we’ve had it at the Greenbelt ...
Published 7/21/2010 at 2:48 p.m. 0 comments
Christi Sayles has no doubt why she supports Ed Mitchell for county mayor. Sayles, Maryville school board chair, said Mitchell is the salt of the Earth. Years ago, Sayles said, when her mother died and then her father died two ...
Rallying the candidate
Published 7/21/2010 at 2:47 p.m. 0 comments
More than 200 people dropped by Savannah Park club house recently to support Jerome Moon in his bid to win the District 4 Seat C county commission seat. Steve Deck said Moon is his neighbor, and he supports him for ...
Published 7/21/2010 at 2:46 p.m. 0 comments
The threat of storms and inclement weather didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of more than 400 people who turned out to show their support for Independent Blount County mayoral candidate Howard Kerr. Kerr said he was happy with response to the ...
Meeting the candidates
Published 7/21/2010 at 2:45 p.m. 0 comments
More than 70 folks turned out to meet Republican Blount County commission candidates Rick Carver and Shawn Carter, Sr., during a barbecue July 18 at Brackins’ Blues Club. Greg Beaty organized the event for the two candidates and said the ...
Making civic duty convenient
Published 7/15/2010 at 2:14 p.m. 0 comments
In Chicago, the joke used to be, “Vote early and vote often.” Today, the mantra is simply, “Vote early.” Early voting for the state primary and local general election begins Friday and continues through July 31. If trends continue, Blount ...
Barbecue and endorsements
Published 6/30/2010 at 2:37 p.m. 0 comments
Emergency service workers who live in District 4 showed in mass Tuesday evening to endorse County Commission candidate Jerome Moon in his race for Seat C. Moon invited law enforcement, fire and rescue personnel who live in the district to ...
Celebrating on campaign trail
Published 6/30/2010 at 2:36 p.m. 0 comments
Wendy Pitts Reeves celebrated her 50th birthday with a party for her supporters for the County Commission race and to benefit the Blount County Animal Center. Approximately 100 folks showed to enjoy cake and ice cream and hear the sounds ...
Showing support for Swann
Published 6/24/2010 at 11:09 a.m. 0 comments
More than 200 people braved heat and humidity to show their support for Art Swann as he campaigns for the Republican nomination for the Tennessee House of Representatives. Swann was a state representative for District 20 from 1985 to 1989. ...
League of Women Voters to host candidate forums
Published 6/10/2010 at 11:22 a.m. 0 comments
The League of Women Voters of Blount County is giving citizens the opportunity to meet state and local candidates and learn their views on the issues. In preparation for early voting the League of Women Voters of Blount County is ...
H.O.M.E. to host mayoral candidates debate
Published 6/10/2010 at 11:21 a.m. 0 comments
The two candidates for the Blount County mayor’s general election race will face each other in a debate June 14 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Alcoa. Independent candidates Howard Kerr and Republican candidate Ed Mitchell will ...
Fighting apathy with passion
Published 5/24/2010 at 11:04 a.m. 0 comments
Some images are forever tied to events in our nation’s history. The picture of then Chief of Staff Andrew Card whispering in the ear of President George Bush telling him of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center on ...
Spring evening sets stage for Haslam reception
Published 5/6/2010 at 12:37 p.m. 0 comments
Many Blount County business leaders, friends and community volunteers gathered at the home of Randy and Angela Massey on April 12 to hear Knoxville Mayor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Haslam talk about the issues he is addressing on the ...
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- Aug 31st 2011 Rep. Bob Ramsey Campaign Kickoff 2011
- Jul 27th 2011 Democrats Roosevelt Dinner 2011
- Apr 13th 2011 Republican Reagan Day Dinner
- Apr 13th 2011 The Blount County Democratic Party…
- Jan 3rd 2011 Democrats Christmas Party
- Nov 3rd 2010 Art Swann Election Results
- Oct 20th 2010 Bill Haslam speaks with Maryville…
- Oct 14th 2010 Art Swann Reception at the Lambert Home
- Sep 29th 2010 Blount County Democrats’ reception
- Sep 20th 2010 Art Swann Reception at Lambert Acres
- Sep 1st 2010 Swearing In Ceremony 2010