Tennessee Comptrollers Allege Massive Theft with Head Start Program

Tennessee Comptrollers this week announced that government officials in Carter and Greene counties allegedly, in separate cases, stole thousands of dollars for their own personal benefit. According to a Comptrollers’ press release, authorities in Carter County have indicted Joyce Parsons, the former administrative assistant for Carter County’s Head Start program.

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Audit Accuses Carter County Teacher of Stealing Thousands

  Authorities have accused a Carter County teacher of taking nearly $2,000 of school money and spending it on himself. That teacher, John-Claude Hardin, allegedly misappropriated at least $1,865. Hardin taught at Unaka High School, part of the Carter County School System, the audit said. “The investigation was initiated after…

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The Would-Be ‘State of Franklin’ That Never Officially Existed

The United States Constitution does, of course, contain guidelines as to how a territory may enter the Union as a full-fledged state on an equal footing with all previously-existing states.  The last time that any new states were added to the United States was in the year 1959 when Alaska…

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