What we learned from a citizen’s fight for public records in Sumner County

At a cost of about three or four college educations at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Sumner County’s school officials and school board just got educated about the state’s public records Continue Reading

Judge rules Sumner County Schools violated public records law, orders it to stop

GALLATIN — Nearly 20 months after citizen Ken Jakes requested to see the Sumner County Schools public records policy, Sumner County Judge Dee Gay ruled today that the school district Continue Reading

Judge says Sumner County Schools denied public records request, but not willful

Sumner County Judge Dee David Gay said Thursday in preliminary findings that Sumner County Schools denied a public records request from open government advocate Ken Jakes, but that he heard Continue Reading