Sunday, May 9, 2021

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 Thompson Jr. has, however, forced our hand. The following is an...

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 stuck my toe into the water and published a piece...

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. I get it. He was working two jobs, and he...

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 I was surrounded by kids, while there was no end...

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 or column that Hard Knox Wire may run, we are...

EDITOR: Time to wear pants again

Well, it’s been a week since we officially launched Hard Knox Wire, and things are most certainly not going according to plan.  For one thing, it’s already looking like we might succeed.  Don’t get me wrong....