EDITOR’S NOTE: To mark the Christmas season, we thought it appropriate this year to reprint below an editorial that appeared in 1897 in the Ne…

EDITOR’S NOTE: To mark the Christmas season, we thought it appropriate this year to reprint below an editorial that appeared in 1897 in the Ne…

The poor treatment of the open meetings act by local officials was on full display last week when Loudon City Council pretty much ignored the …

We learned Friday about a private, unannounced meeting held Thursday by the Lenoir City Board of Education. A report about that meeting can be…

Loudon County Jail was decertified by the Tennessee Corrections Institute more than nine months ago. In fact, nearly a year has passed since t…

As many readers are aware, today’s edition includes a front-page story announcing that the assets of Jones Media, the family company which has…

While the Lenoir City Utilities Board has a plan to add an 80-mile fiber optic cable from U.S. Highway 321 to parts of west Knox County, with …

Just when we thought members of the Loudon County Corrections Partnership were working toward a relatively cost-effective and common sense sol…

Plans that Lenoir City and Tennessee Department of Transportation officials have laid out for the bustling U.S. Highway 321/Highway 11 interse…

EDITOR’S NOTE: To mark the Christmas season, we thought it appropriate this year to reprint below an editorial that appeared in 1897 in the Ne…

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After residents and government officials across East Tennessee gathered last week for the first of three public hearings on a proposal to perm…

As the Loudon County Corrections Partnership Committee prepares to move forward on a plan to renovate and upgrade the current Justice Center p…

We were struck this week by the almost stunning juxtaposition of two concurrent events, both of which highlight a real divide that seems to ex…

If readers take away any message from our examination of this year’s National KIDS COUNT Data Book report, we hope it will be that we as a com…

What seems abundantly clear after analyzing 2014 crime data from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, taking a look at yearly statistics at …

Realistically speaking, the Loudon County Solid Waste Disposal Commission’s push to potentially challenge the constitutionality of a 1 percent…

If experience has taught us anything in the last five years in Loudon County, and particularly along the U.S. Highway 321 corridor, well-meani…

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