Let’s all welcome a new advertiser with McCalla Around Knoxville. James Corcoran for Knoxville City Council District 3.
Early Voting is NOW taking place for City Council races. If you are looking for a republican that is going to stick to his guns and be the voice for you by keeping your then James is the man you want to vote for.
James was recently endorsed by the Knoxville News Sentinel. Here is part of their endorsement, “We believe Corcoran understands the needs of his district, offers suggestions to meet those, is willing to work with other council members to help the city move forward and is the best candidate for District Three to replace term-limited Brenda Palmer.”
Check out his Facebook, Twitter, and Website for more info!
And welcome to our McCalla Around Knoxville Blog team James! Thanks for Bringing up Knoxville and not tearing it down.
A new Knoxville watering hole has open and its concept is not only neat but super fun. Pour located at 207 West Jackson Avenue is a new concept on a bar that doesn’t have bartenders and you don’t pay by the glass but by the ounce…
When you walk in you’re greeted with friendly staff that will walk you through all the beers and wines on tap. Pour is a great way to taste and find what you like. You’re given a wristband and off you go to taste away. Remember you pay by the ounce not by the cup and for me I actually came out paying a lot less than I normally do.
Continue reading “Pour Some Good Times In Knoxville!”
On Saturday August 5th, Knoxville GOP members with the help of the one and only Gary Loe held an open forum for all republican city council candidates at Crowne Plaza. With around 30 in attendance it was very informative but the turnout wasn’t what this little republican girl wanted.
The candidates who attended were as follows…..
Greg Knox (could not attend to a sickness in the family.)
Here are some quick notes about each Candidate PLEASE DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH. Check out all of their websites and facebooks Social Media is to help you out and not just to check out selfies.
Continue reading “Go Vote Republican Version”
Early Voting is here and you can vote at ANY of these locations. Now remember during early voting you can go to any of these, but on election day you can only go to your precinct.
City- County Building
Small Assembly Room
400 Main ST.
1645 West Blvd, Unit 34
2418 Martin Luther King jr. Ave
New Harvest Park
4775 New Harvest Park Lane
Cecil Webb Recreation Center
923 Baker Ave
Get out and make your voice heard by putting in your VOTE!
Well, they say a picture says a thousand words, but a sign says it all as well. On Saturday our very own Mayor Burchett announced he will be running for Congressman Duncan’s Congressional seat.
The announcement had around 250 to 300 normal people there. I’m not counting the typical politicians I’m talking about the normal average joe’s like you and I that came out to Vol Market to support our county mayor.
His pastor introduced him, talked about how it’s a great day to show your support and how he crossed party lines for his friend and someone he believed in and said a prayer, then the limelight was on Burtchett.
He opened up and recognized Lieutenant Governor Randy Mcnally as one of his dearest friends. Thanked everyone for coming and then it was time to talk about what he was going to do. He portrayed East Tennessee not as red and blue but as a group of people who want as little of government in our lives as possible. He spoke on how he has paid down over 50 million of our debt in Knox County.
A focus he had was on our country’s heroes, not the singers or the football players that we idolize so much but the men and women that laid down their lives for us or get hurt and come back home and can’t even get a job or health insurance. A major point of his speech was that veterans have to drive hundreds of miles to get what they need. A tear was saw on his amazing wife’s eyes that was heartfelt as the words that he said.
He ended with, Washington is to gutless to do anything and how he isn’t that gutless and it was time for someone to stand up and do what’s right, not what’s popular. The main points for his speech is veterans need help, to much government, how Washington should listen to us here in East Tennessee instead of the “Fat Cats” in Washington. His facebook and twitter is now up and running for you to add and follow.
The race is up and running as Jimmy Matlock also sent a special welcome to the race to Burtchett and that he will be praying for him and his family.
Last Thursday State Representative Roger Kane officially announced his plans to run for Knox County Court Clerk. His kick off was at Calhoun’s on the River. The amount of people who showed up to support Roger was overwhelming. Many of his fellow legislators attended to his family and friends. The kick off started with people in and out and it didn’t stop.
State Representative of the 11th District Jeremy Faison, used his kind words to introduce Kane. He spoke about watching and learning from Roger along with his deep respect for how Roger has served in the legislature.
Roger spoke on how he upheld what he said and will not run again for state representative, as he said when he first run he would only serve three terms. He’s definitely not a career politician, although he may look like he has ran more than his opponent, it really isn’t that way because he’s only been in elected office since 2013.
He spoke about being a small business owner and how he can best serve the citizens of Knox County. While not in session he’s very active in the Karns community, teaching insurance classes, and continuing his own education. He’s one out of a very few seeking office in Knox County that hasn’t been in the good ol’ boy network of politics.