ACDP Chili Cookoff

ACDP Chili Cookoff & Live Auction

HELP PUT THE “FUN” IN FUNDDRAISING! Click on this signup form if you want to bring chili, donate to the auction, or attend! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc6H0Ex2gMCG4MrcDlo62sS-mxySHxs77h5aMqzm0nKRQ5jng/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2xqgOC0JsuwVE8vHrgW3M1LLQBSfurU6iUHBktBZAXnms6ecQJEVZNRPQ Join your friends and fellow Democrats of Anderson County for our annual CHILI COOKOFF & LIVE AUCTION, to be held Thursday, February 20, from 6-8 pm […]


Why Democrats Still Have to Appeal to the Center, but Republicans Don’t

Polarization has changed the two parties — just not in the same way. By Ezra Klein Mr. Klein is the author of “Why We’re Polarized.” Jan. 24, 2020 American politics has been dominated by the Democratic and Republican Parties since the Civil War. That gives us the illusion of stability […]


Position: Migrant Education Program (MEP) Education Advisor

Conexión Américas is currently looking for a qualified candidate to serve the following counties: Rhea and Bledsoe The MEP Education Advisor provides supplemental educational services and support to eligible children (ages 3-21) enrolled in the Migrant Education Program in Tennessee. The primary responsibility of the Education Advisor is to assess […]


Roane County NAACP 2020 Freedom Fund Dinner

Dear Friends, The NAACP Roane County Branch 5626 and Greenwood School Education Foundation invite you to the 2020 Freedom Fund Banquet, which will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at Roane State Community College in Harriman. The money raised at this event is vitally important to […]


The Nightmare Stage of Trump’s Rule Is Here

By Michelle Goldberg in NYT There are no more adults in the room. After three harrowing years, we’ve reached the point many of us feared from the moment Donald Trump was elected. His decision to kill Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, Iran’s second most important official, made at Mar-a-Lago with little […]

White House at night

Jason Eskridge - Christmas at the Princess

Jason Eskridge – Christmas at the Princess

Roane County native Jason Eskridge and his band will perform in concert at the Princess Theatre on Thursday, December 19. The concert begins at 8 p.m., and doors open at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are available online for $12 at christmasattheprincess.eventbrite.com. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15. […]


Vanderbilt Professor Says Racial Prejudice Keeps Rural Tennesseans From Embracing Obamacare

by Chris ButlerA Vanderbilt professor says rural Tennesseans are too racially prejudiced to realize Obamacare is good for them.That professor, Jonathan Metzl, told Boston University Today that he knows this about rural Tennesseans because he’s interviewed them.As The Tennessee Star previously reported, Metzl recently wrote a book called , Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics […]


Write letters on behalf of immigrant neighbors – AKIN

Dear Friends of Allies of Knoxville’s Immigrant Neighbors,We invite you to join us to write letters on behalf of our immigrant neighbors at the November meeting of Allies of Knoxville’s Immigrant Neighbors this Wednesday, November 20, 5:30pm, at St James Episcopal Church, 1101 N. Broadway, Knoxville, 37917. We will write […]