Thursday, April 22, 2021

BREAKING: Cops cleared, videos released

Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen has released the investigative file — including police bodycam videos — of the shooting of 17-year-old Anthony...

The Wire

BREAKING: Cops cleared, videos released

Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen has released the investigative file — including police bodycam videos — of the shooting of 17-year-old Anthony...

Tales of the Scruffy City

Your brain on crack cocaine (and poop)

Your brain on crack cocaine  Most of us, when we get wasted on the chemical intoxicant of our choice, actively try to avoid interacting with...

Reality, nudity, sovereign citizens

A little “parking,” running is good exercise  Ah, youth.  While many 20th century traditions seem to be fading into obscurity, it’s good to see at least...

Business

Amazon coming to Knoxville Center Mall

Amazon, the hugely successful online retailer, plans to open a delivery station next year at the old Knoxville Center Mall site. The facility will create...

Knoxville third in the nation for job growth during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic may have devastated the world’s financial situation, but the economic news for Knoxville is coming up roses. In fact,...

Hays takes new role with First Horizon

First Horizon Bank announced it has appointed Greg Hays as senior vice president-mortgage market manager.  Hays has more than 26 years of experience in the...

Hard Talk

EDITORIAL: An open letter to DA Charme Allen

  Until today, Hard Knox Wire hasn’t taken an editorial position on any of the issues that we cover.  The recent shooting death of 17-year-old Anthony...

NEW: Building your trust

Hello, I’m Jenna Stambaugh. I’m the new publisher here at Hard Knox Wire.   Although I have been surrounded by writers and reporters for most of my life, and despite having occasionally...

Big changes, big future

It’s a day of mixed emotions here at Hard Knox Wire.  My original  partner in this venture, Cliff Hightower, is leaving. I understand why he’s going....

Cliff: I’ll see you later

When I was 25 years old, I had what I call my “quarterlife crisis.” I was a military veteran, attending college and it felt like...

Letter to the Editor: SPJ opposes Open Meeting bill

The following is a letter to the editor from the East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists. As with any letter to the editor, editorial...