An item lifted from former Knoxville Mayor Victor Ashe’s Shopper News column:
Candidates going door-to-door never know who might answer, and for state Rep. Martin Daniel a few days ago an unexpected person answered his door ring. He was walking Forest Brook Road in West Knoxville with his 10-year-old daughter, Sophie.
First Lady Crissy Haslam answered the door as she was visiting her daughter, Leigh Avery, and her newest grandson, Hayes Avery (then a week old). Daniel’s daughter had never met Haslam and handed her a brochure for her dad. When told the woman answering the door was the First Lady of Tennessee, Sophie said, “That’s cool.”