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Knoxville News Sentinel
Burritt in line to replace PBA headA frontrunner appears to be in line to replace Dale Smith as director of the Kn
Burritt in line to replace PBA head
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
A frontrunner appears to be in line to replace Dale Smith as director of the Knox County Public Building Authority, according to an email from the PBA board chairman. The PBA board met this week to form a search committee and meet with Knoxville... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Meet & greet: City Council hopefuls list prioritiesThere was little disagreement between seven Knoxville City Council candidates T
Meet & greet: City Council hopefuls list priorities
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
There was little disagreement between seven Knoxville City Council candidates Thursday who took to the stage to talk about supporting businesses, protecting neighborhoods and celebrating the city's outdoor destinations. The only question to draw... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Belle Morris Elementary celebrates centennialRevelers at the centennial celebration of Belle Morris Elementary got a little
Belle Morris Elementary celebrates centennial
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Revelers at the centennial celebration of Belle Morris Elementary got a little history lesson Thursday. More than 100 years ago, Belle Morris was an education advocate who worked hard in the school she loved off Washington Pike in North... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
City outlines plans to restore Fountain City LakeFor lifelong Fountain City resident Michele Carringer, renovating the community
City outlines plans to restore Fountain City Lake
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
For lifelong Fountain City resident Michele Carringer, renovating the community’s lake offers a way to bring neighbors together in support of a popular landmark. “I love what I’m seeing,” she said to a nearly full Fountain City Lions Club hall near... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Search committee named to find PBA directorBefore a committee can begin seeking the Public Building Authority's next direc
Search committee named to find PBA director
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Before a committee can begin seeking the Public Building Authority's next director, members need to meet with the two clients the PBA serves: Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett. Director Dale Smith tendered his... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Tennova announces partnership with Christenberry ElementaryTennova Healthcare announced on Tuesday the company is beginning a partnership
Tennova announces partnership with Christenberry Elementary
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Tennova Healthcare announced on Tuesday the company is beginning a partnership — and financial investment — in Christenberry Elementary School's community schools program. Jerry Askew, the hospital's vice president of external relations, said the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville's Extreme Energy MakeoverThis summer, Dorothy Ware's monthly utilities bill was $400 for her 1,500-squar
Knoxville's Extreme Energy Makeover
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
This summer, Dorothy Ware's monthly utilities bill was $400 for her 1,500-square-foot brick rancher. When her heating/air unit broke, Ware — a 70-year-old widow raising her teen granddaughter — found herself financially strained. "I am a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Eighteen officers installed by appeals panels, despite failed background checksBoth Knoxville Police Department detectives assigned to investigate the killing
Eighteen officers installed by appeals panels, despite failed background checks
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Both Knoxville Police Department detectives assigned to investigate the killings of Brittany Eldridge and her unborn baby were hired in spite of failed background checks, city records show. Former KPD investigator Lance Halseth, initially the lead... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
PolitiKnox Insider: Standing-room onlyStanding (in a small) room Elected officials past and present crammed into a f
PolitiKnox Insider: Standing-room only
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Standing (in a small) room Elected officials past and present crammed into a former barn at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum on Friday, but one local official suggested the tight fit was merely a political trick. Knox County Mayor Tim... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
KPD investigator blames myriad conspiracies for scandalous pastMichael D. Washam had been deemed guilty of misconduct as a supervisor at Flori
KPD investigator blames myriad conspiracies for scandalous past
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Michael D. Washam had been deemed guilty of misconduct as a supervisor at Florida’s largest law enforcement agency, rejected as a candidate for a job at a smaller agency and stripped of his police certification by a Florida commission when he applied... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
PHOTOS: the new Botanical Garden Welcome CenterDr. Alan Solomon and Margaret Gehring are all smiles at the opening of the new
PHOTOS: the new Botanical Garden Welcome Center
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
Dr. Alan Solomon and Margaret Gehring are all smiles at the opening of the new $1.4 million Welcome Center at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in East Knoxville. Gehring is a member of the family that founded Howell... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Appeals process that led to detective's hiring to be reviewedKnoxville Police Chief David Rausch said Friday he will examine the police depa
Appeals process that led to detective's hiring to be reviewed
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said Friday he will examine the police department’s procedures to find out how evidence in a high-profile murder case disappeared to “make sure we don’t make those types of errors in the future.” The department,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Mayor Rogero examining police hiring appeals panelKNOXVILLE — Mayor Madeline Rogero said Friday she is looking into an appeals pa
Mayor Rogero examining police hiring appeals panel
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
KNOXVILLE — Mayor Madeline Rogero said Friday she is looking into an appeals panel that overrode a failed background check to allow the hiring of disgraced former Florida lawman Michael D. Washam. But Rogero stopped short of saying she had lost... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Panel of civilians put disgraced lawman into KPD's ranksA hiring process designed to keep the Knoxville Police Department from blocking
Panel of civilians put disgraced lawman into KPD's ranks
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
A hiring process designed to keep the Knoxville Police Department from blocking minorities from its force helped put a disgraced Florida lawman within its ranks. Michael D. Washam, a supervisory agent with Florida’s largest law enforcement agency,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
City golf courses get cart path upgradesClayton Woodward and his brother, Brad, teed off from the first hole of the Kno
City golf courses get cart path upgrades
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Clayton Woodward and his brother, Brad, teed off from the first hole of the Knoxville Municipal Golf Course on Thursday morning, their first round at the course since the city repaved four miles of cart paths. “They were rough, with patches missing... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
KPD knew investigator had dark past, spokesman saysKnoxville Police Department officials knew Investigator Michael D. Washam had b
KPD knew investigator had dark past, spokesman says
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Knoxville Police Department officials knew Investigator Michael D. Washam had been forced to resign in disgrace from a prior police job when administrators assigned him to handle probes of the city’s worst crimes, a KPD spokesman said... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
‘Conversation' tackles boosting employment of those with disabilitiesThe Knoxville Area Employment Consortium wanted to get locals talking about why
‘Conversation' tackles boosting employment of those with disabilities
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
The Knoxville Area Employment Consortium wanted to get locals talking about why some 70 percent of people who have disabilities are unemployed. On Tuesday night, more than 160 people showed up to have that conversation. Employers, service... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Big ideas from small things for child in Selma marchesAs a small child in Selma, Ala., in the 1960s, Joanne Bland said she became int
Big ideas from small things for child in Selma marches
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
As a small child in Selma, Ala., in the 1960s, Joanne Bland said she became interested in the civil- and voting-rights movement for one reason — so she could eat an ice cream cone. The 1965 Selma marcher told a Beck Cultural Exchange Center audience... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Big ideas from small things for child in Selma marchesAs a small child in Selma, Ala., in the 1960s, Joann Bland said she became inte
Big ideas from small things for child in Selma marches
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
As a small child in Selma, Ala., in the 1960s, Joann Bland said she became interested in the civil- and voting-rights movement for one reason — so she could eat an ice cream cone. The 1965 Selma marcher told a Beck Cultural Exchange Center audience... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Nashville voters selecting new mayorNASHVILLE — Nashville residents go to the polls Thursday to select a new mayor,
Nashville voters selecting new mayor
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
NASHVILLE — Nashville residents go to the polls Thursday to select a new mayor, capping a months-long campaign marked by big spending and focused on the impacts of rapid growth. Seven viable candidates are competing to replace Mayor Karl Dean, who... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
As Nashville voters head to polls Thursday, contrasts with Memphis' mayoral election emergeNASHVILLE — Nashville residents go to the polls Thursday to select a new mayor,
As Nashville voters head to polls Thursday, contrasts with Memphis' mayoral election emerge
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 24 days ago
NASHVILLE — Nashville residents go to the polls Thursday to select a new mayor, capping a monthslong campaign marked by big spending and focused on the impacts of rapid growth. Seven viable candidates are competing to replace Mayor Karl Dean, who... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Boomsday's spark will be missedBoomsday was going bust — simple as that, according to Visit Knoxville honcho K
Boomsday's spark will be missed
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
Boomsday was going bust — simple as that, according to Visit Knoxville honcho Kim Bumpas. "I'm a longtime Knoxvillian too, and the history of Boomsday is as important to me as anyone else," Bumpas said. "It was not an easy decision, but it was a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Event to open conversation on employing those with disabilitiesPeople who have disabilities represent a great untapped resource, said Stephani
Event to open conversation on employing those with disabilities
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
People who have disabilities represent a great untapped resource, said Stephanie Brewer Cook. Cook, Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator for the city of Knoxville, wants to put them to work. More than 70 percent of people with disabilities... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville Convention Center adds space for nursing momsNeed to breast-feed your baby at the Knoxville Convention Center? You can do th
Knoxville Convention Center adds space for nursing moms
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
Need to breast-feed your baby at the Knoxville Convention Center? You can do that anywhere you want; the convention center is a "breastfeeding-friendly" venue. But if you want a little more privacy, or if you need to pump, beginning next week there... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Lonsdale hosts weekend homecoming celebrationThe 29th annual Lonsdale Homecoming Celebration brought talent shows, parades a
Lonsdale hosts weekend homecoming celebration
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
The 29th annual Lonsdale Homecoming Celebration brought talent shows, parades and gospel music to the Sam E. Hill School grounds Saturday. Cecelia McDowell was voted coordinator of the traditional Lonsdale parade eight years ago and said she has... Read more

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