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Business
How to contact local government officials

Lenoir City

• City Administrator Amber Scott, 530 U.S. Highway 321, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-2715

• Recorder/Treasurer Jim W. Wilburn III, 530 U.S. Highway 321, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-2715

• Codes Enforcement Officer Rondel Branam, 530 U.S. Highway 321, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-7224

• Fire Chief Richard Martin, 530 U.S. Highway 321, Lenoir City, TN 37771; Station 1: 865-986-9418; Station 2: 865-986-4212; website: www.lenoircityfd.com

• Mayor Tony Aikens, 530 U.S. Highway 321, Lenoir City, TN 37771; office: 865-986-2715

• Municipal Court, 530 U.S. Highway 321, Lenoir City, TN 37771; mailing address: P.O. Box 445, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-635-0006

• Parks and Recreation Program Coordinator Zack Cusick, 530 U.S. Highway 321, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-1223; fax: 865-986-1611, email: zcusick@lenoircitytn.gov, Facebook: www.facebook.com/lcparksandrec

• Police Chief and Public Safety Director Don White, 530 Highway 321 North, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-2005

• Street Superintendent J.J. Cox, 530 U.S. Highway 321, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-2715; fax: 865-988-5143; email: jjcox@lenoir citytn.gov

• City Attorney Gregg Harrison; phone: 865-986-2715

Lenoir City Council

• Mayor Tony Aikens, 530 U.S. Highway 321, Lenoir City, TN 37771; office: 865-986-4823 or 865-986-2715

• Jennifer Wampler, 306 E. 2nd Ave., Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-254-8006 or 865-986-2752

• James Brandon, 446 Executive Meadows Drive, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-258-8466

• Douglas “Buddy” Hines, 301 North C St., Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-3249

• Bobby Johnson Sr., 404 North B St., Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-5112

• Jim Shields, 407 North E St., Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-5783 or 865-816-4784

• Eddie Simpson, 420 Little Mountain Lane, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-388-9523 or 865-986-5730

Lenoir City Utilities Board

Includes Lenoir City Council and two members from Knoxville

• Joel Garber, 12209 Oakland Hills, Knoxville, TN 37934; phone: 865-966-5251

• George Bove Jr., 905 Clover Fields Lane, Knoxville TN 37923; phone: 865-313-0991

Loudon

• Loudon/Utility Manager Ty Ross; phone: 865-458-2033

• Loudon Utilities Director of Accounting and Finance Nicole Curtis; phone: 865-458-2033

• City Recorder/Treasurer Nicole Curtis; phone: 865-458-2033

• Police Chief James “Bear” Webb; phone: 865-458-4423

• Fire Chief Mike Brubaker; phone: 865-458-4423

• Parks and Recreation Director Mark Harrell; phone: 865-458-7525

• Building Inspector and Codes Enforcement Officer Travis Gray; phone: 865-458-2033

• City Attorney Kris Frye; phone: 865-458-4301

• City Judge Roger Delp; phone: 865-458-4423

Loudon City Council

Office — Mailing address: P.O. Box 189, Loudon, TN 37774; physical address: 2480 U.S. Highway 72 North, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-2033; fax: 865-458-6781

• Mayor Jeff Harris: 1649 Terrace Drive, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-771-2208, email: jeff.harris@cityofloudontn.org

• Tim Dixon: 1011 Main St., Condo 24, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-4981, email: tdpos sum1119@yahoo.com

• Tammi Bivens: 111 Upper St., Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-282-8987, email: tammibivens @outlook.com

• Johnny James: 606 Mulberry St., Loudon, TN 37774: phone: 865-755-7887, email: jamesshop @bellsouth.net

• Tim Brewster: 15 Webster Court, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-201-6955, email: timothy 91157@yahoo.com

Loudon Utilities Board

Office — Mailing address: P.O. Box 69, Loudon, TN 37774; physical address: 2360 U.S. Highway 72 North, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-2091; fax: 865-458-6781

LUB officials — Don P. Campbell, Gene Farmer, Tim Dixon, Carlie McEachern, Bart Watson

Philadelphia

• Mayor Chris Miller, 804 Spring St., P.O. Box 173, Philadelphia, TN 37846; phone: 865-414-9757; email: lcfr506@yahoo.com

• Damian Crawford, 1212 Elm St., Philadelphia, TN 37846; phone: 865-382-8377

• James Miller, 603 Spring St., P.O. Box 93, Philadelphia, TN 37846; phone: 865-223-4691

• Johnny Kyker, 301 Spring St., P.O. Box 133, Philadelphia, TN 37846; phone: 865-458-2944

Greenback

• Mayor Dewayne Birchfield, 4280 Craigs Chapel Road, Greenback, TN 37742; phone: 865-207-7270

• Johnny Walker, 100 Tennessee Ave., Greenback, TN 37742; phone: 865-724-5502

• Linda Black, 6807 Morganton Road, Greenback, TN 37742; phone: 865-207-7270

• Delmar Davis, 7201 Morganton Road, Greenback, TN 37742; phone: 865-660-0303

Loudon County

• 9th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Mike Pemberton, 1000 Bradford Way, Suite 400, P.O. Box 400, Kingston, TN 37763-0400; phone: 865-376-5776; fax: 865-376-9051

• 9th Judicial District Criminal Court Judge Jeffery H. Wicks, Roane County Courthouse, 200 East Race St., P.O. Box 220, Kingston, TN 37763-0220; phone: 865-376-6573

• Animal Shelter Director Miracle Nichols, 250 Jamie Drive, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-5593; fax: 865-458-9315; websites: www.pet finder.com/shelters/TN144.html and www.face book.com/pages/Loudon-County-Animal-Shel ter/314460571948467

• Circuit Court Clerk Steve Harrelson, Circuit and Criminal Court, 201 Alma Place, Loudon, TN 37774; mailing address: P.O. Box 280, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-2042; fax: 865-458-2043; General Sessions, Juvenile and Probate Court, 12680 Highway 11 West., Suite 3, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-3505; fax: 865-986-7355; website: www.loudoncountycircuit court.com

• Clerk and Master Lisa Niles, 201 Alma Place, Loudon, TN 37774; mailing address: P.O. Box 509, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-2630; fax: 865-458-0829

• Clerk Carrie McKelvey, 101 Mulberry St., Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-2726; fax: 865-458-9891

• Codes Enforcement Director Jim Jenkins, 101 Mulberry St., Suite 101, Loudon TN 37774, phone: 865-458-4470; code violations: 865-458-3115; building inspections: 865-458-4095; inspection requests: 865-458-4680; fax: 865-458-3598; website: www.planningandcodes.loudoncounty -tn.gov

• Convenience Center Director Chris Parks, Greenback Convenience Center, 3840 Highway 95 South, Greenback, TN 37742; phone: 865-856-2010; Lenoir City Convenience Center, 500 Halls Ferry Road, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-988-7558; Loudon Convenience Center, 300 Rock Quarry Road, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-8536

• Election Commission Administrator Susan Harrison, Loudon County Office Building on River Road, P.O. Box 193, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-2560; fax: 865-458-4825; website: www.loudoncountyvotes.com

• Facilities Maintenance Director Brian Brown, 1203 West Broadway St., Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-988-4077; fax: 865-986-3464

• General Sessions Judges Rex Dale and Henry E. “Hank” Sledge, Loudon County Justice Center, 12680 Highway 11 West, Suite 3, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-3505; fax: 865-986-7355

• Finance Director Tracy Blair, 100 River Road, Suite 109, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-4665; fax: 865-458-6508

• Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Daryl Smith, 500 John Parris Drive, Loudon, TN 37774; mailing address: P.O. Box 1007, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-7298; fax: 865-458-7297; email: loudoncoun tyema@loudoncoun ty-tn.gov; website: www.loudoncountyemergen cymanagement.org

• Human Resources Director Tammy Reynolds, 100 River Road, Suite 105, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-2722; fax: 865-458-1784

• Information Technology Director Thomas Lewis, 100 River Road, Suite 104, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-6264

• Juvenile Director Kevin Curbow, 12665 East Lee Highway, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-8696; fax: 865-988-6851

• Mayor Rollen “Buddy” Bradshaw, 100 River Road, Suite 106, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-4664; fax: 865-458-1784

• Office on Aging and Senior Center Director Becki Wallace, 901 Main St., Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-5445; fax: 865-458-1653

• Planning Director Laura Smith, Loudon County Courthouse Annex, 101 Mulberry St., Suite 101, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-4470; fax: 865-458-3598; website: www.plannin gandcodes.loudoncounty-tn.gov/planning.php

• Property Assessor Mike Campbell, 101 Mulberry St., Suite 201, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-2059; fax: 865-458-9952; website: www.loudon countyassessor.org

• Purchasing Director Susan Huskey, 100 River Road, Suite 110, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-4663; fax: 865-458-4871

• Register of Deeds Tracie Littleton, Loudon County Courthouse Annex, P.O. Box 395, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-2605; fax: 865-458-9028

• Road Superintendent Eddie Simpson, 292 Blair Bend Drive, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-6940; fax: 865-458-9379; website: www.high way.loudoncounty-tn.gov

• Sheriff Tim Guider, 12680 Highway 11 West, Suite 1, Lenoir City, TN 37771; emergency: 911; nonemergency dispatch: 865-458-9081; office: 865-986-4823; fax: 865-986-3621; records: 865-986-1770; jail: 865-986-6612; anonymous drug tip hotline: 865-988-3784; website: www.lcsotn.com/

• Solid Waste Disposal Commission Chairman Steve Field; phone: 865-576-1057; fax: 865-458-1784; website: www.loudoncounty-tn.gov/government/solidwastedisposalcommission.php

• Trustee Chip Miller, Loudon County Courthouse Annex, P.O. Box 351, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-3103; fax: 865-408-9495; website: www.loudoncounty-tn.gov/government/trustee.php

• University of Tennessee Loudon County Agricultural Extension Agent John Goddard, 100 River Road, Suite 112, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-5612; fax: 865-458-5999; website: www.utextension.tennessee.edu/loudon

• Veterans Affairs Service Officer Alvin Wagner, 100 West Broadway, Suite 141, Lenoir City, TN 37774; phone: 865-312-7735; fax: 865-317-1375

• Visitors Bureau Executive Director Rachel Baker, 1075 U.S. Highway 321 North, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-986-6822; website: www.visitloudoncounty.com

Loudon County Commission

• Kelly Littleton-Brewster, 1st District, 1651 Grove St., Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-1840; email: klj2403@aol.com

• David Meers, 1st District, 645 Fort Hill St., Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-458-2414; email: dmeers2414@charter.net

• Julia Hurley, 2nd District, 406 Fifth Ave. W., Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-237-7328; email: juliahurleygroup@gmail.com

• Matthew P. Tinker, 2nd District, 795 Glenridge Lane, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-816-3487; email: tinkerm@loudoncounty.org

• Bill D. Satterfield, 3rd District, 5616 Meadow Road W., Greenback, TN 37742; phone: 865-856-2523 or 865-771-4447; email: billsatterfield1951@outlook.com

• Gary R. Whitfield, 4th District, 6263 Washington Pike, Philadelphia, TN 37846; phone: 865-740-3731; email: whitfieldg@loudoncounty-tn.gov

• Harold Duff, 5th District, 132 Executive Meadows Drive, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-988-6647; email: superhbd@charter.net

• Van Shaver, 5th District, 568 Ford Road, Lenoir City, TN 37772; phone: 865-986-6984; email: sarahlccom@aol.com

• Michael Adam Waller, 6th District, P.O. Box 24, Lenoir City, TN 37771; phone: 865-591-4446; email: wallera@loudoncounty-tn.gov.

• Henry J. Cullen, 7th District, 206 Tanasi Place, Loudon, TN 37774; phone: 865-408-0256 or 865-388-9429; email: bigred495@aol.com


Letters_to_editor
Letter to the editor policy

The News-Herald appreciates letters to the editor. All material is subject to editing and should be typewritten or printed. Comments must not be libelous. Letters may be addressed to the attention of the editor, P.O. Box 310, Lenoir City, TN, 37771, or sent by email to news@news-herald.net. Please include a telephone number and mailing address. Anonymous letters will not be accepted. There is a 300-word limit on all letters.


Business
Local government meetings

Following is a list of monthly government meetings in Loudon County and municipalities. All meetings are open to the public. To submit updates or corrections to this list, email news@news-herald.net.

Loudon County

• Loudon County Commission monthly meeting — 6 p.m., first Monday, Loudon County Courthouse Annex, 101 Mulberry St., Loudon.

• Loudon County Commission workshop — 6 p.m., third Monday, Loudon County office building, 100 River Road, Loudon.

• Loudon County Board of Education workshop — 6 p.m., first Thursday, Loudon County office building, 100 River Road, Loudon.

• Loudon County Board of Education meeting — 7 p.m., second Thursday, Loudon County Courthouse Annex, 101 Mulberry St., Loudon.

• Loudon County Regional Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals — 5:30 p.m., third Tuesday, Loudon County Courthouse Annex, 101 Mulberry St., Loudon.

• Loudon County Solid Waste Disposal Commission — 6:30 p.m., second Tuesday, Loudon County Courthouse Annex, 101 Mulberry St., Loudon.

• Loudon County Capital Projects Committee — 3:30 p.m., third Monday, Loudon County office building, 100 River Road, Loudon.

• Loudon County Purchasing Committee — 4 p.m., third Monday, Loudon County office building, 100 River Road, Loudon.

• Loudon County Visitors Bureau board — 7:30 a.m., second Thursday, Loudon County Visitors Bureau, 1075 U.S. Highway 321, Lenoir City.

• Loudon County Economic Development Agency Executive Committee — 7698 Creekwood Park Blvd., Lenoir City.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The EDA board and election commission have no set meeting schedules

• Loudon County Economic Development Agency Board — 7698 Creekwood Park Blvd., Lenoir City.

Loudon

• Loudon City Council workshop — 6:30 p.m., second Monday, Loudon City Hall, 2480 Highway 72 North, Loudon.

• Loudon City Council meeting — 6:30 p.m., fourth Monday, Loudon City Hall, 2480 Highway 72 North, Loudon.

• Loudon Utility Board workshop — 4:30 p.m., second Monday, Loudon City Hall, 2480 Highway 72 North, Loudon.

• Loudon Utility Board meeting — 4:30 p.m., fourth Monday, Loudon City Hall, 2480 Highway 72 North, Loudon.

• Loudon Regional Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals — 12:30 p.m., first Wednesday, Loudon City Hall, 2480 Highway 72 North, Loudon.

• Loudon Housing Authority — 9:30 a.m., third Wednesday, 124 Pathkiller Trail, Loudon.

Lenoir City

• Lenoir City Council workshop — Lenoir City Hall, 530 U.S. Highway 321 North, Lenoir City.

• Lenoir City Council meeting — 6 p.m., second and fourth Monday, Lenoir City Hall, 530 U.S. Highway 321 North, Lenoir City.

• Lenoir City Board of Education workshop — 11 a.m., fourth Thursday, Lenoir City Board of Education building, 200 East Broadway St., Lenoir City.

• Lenoir City Board of Education meeting — 11 a.m., second Thursday, Lenoir City Board of Education building, 200 East Broadway St., Lenoir City.

• Lenoir City Housing Authority — 11 a.m., second Thursday, 101 Oakwood Drive, Lenoir City.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Lenoir City Council holds workshops only when needed.

Greenback

• Greenback City Council — 7 p.m., second Tuesday, Greenback Community Center, 6889 Morganton Road, Greenback.

Tellico Village

• Tellico Village Property Owners Association Board of Directors workshop — 1:30 p.m., first Tuesday, POA office, 112 Chota Center, Loudon.

• Tellico Village Property Owners Association Board of Directors meeting — 1:30 p.m., third Wednesday, Tellico Village Yacht Club, 100 Sequoyah Road, Loudon.

Philadelphia

• Philadelphia City Council — 7 p.m., second Monday, Philadelphia United Methodist Church, 400 Church St., Philadelphia.


Databases
How to contact state officials

• Rep. Lowell Russell, R-Vonore, 425 5th Ave. North, Suite 634, Nashville, TN 37243; phone: 615-741-3736; fax: 615-253-0312; email: rep.lowell.russell@capitol.tn.gov.

• Rep. Kent Calfee, R-Kingston, 425 5th Ave. North, Suite 542, Nashville, TN 37243; 476 Dogwood Valley Road, Kingston, TN 37763; phone: 615-741-7658; fax: 615-253-0163; email: rep.kent.cal fee@capitol.tn.gov.

• Sen. Randy McNally, R-Oak Ridge, 425 5th Ave. North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37243; 94 Royal Troon Circle, Oak Ridge, TN 37830; phone: 615-741-6806 or 865-483-5544; email: sen.randy.mcnally@capitol.tn.gov.

• U.S. Rep. Tim Burchett, R-2nd District, 1122 Longworth HOB, Washington, D.C. 20515; phone: 202-225-5435, fax: 202-225-6440; to email, visit http://burchett.house.gov.

• U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-3rd District, 511 Cannon HOB, Washington, D.C. 20515; phone: 202-225-3271; fax: 202-225-3494; to email, visit http://fleischmann.house.gov.

• U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R, 455 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510; phone: 202-224-4944; fax: 202-228-3398; to email, visit http://www.alexander.senate.gov/public.

• U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R, B40B Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510; phone: 202-224-3344; fax: 202-228-0566.; to email, visit http://www.blackburn.senate.gov/public.