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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville man convicted of sexual exploitation chargeMelton Jr., was convicted of sexual exploitation of a minor, after a jury delib
Knoxville man convicted of sexual exploitation charge
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
Melton Jr., was convicted of sexual exploitation of a minor, after a jury deliberated 10 minutes in the case, according to the Knox County District Attorney's Office. At his trial, prosecutors explained that on June 16, 2015, a report was made to... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
What you need to know about measleshealth officials in West Tennessee confirmed six cases of measles, the largest
What you need to know about measles
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted an hour ago
health officials in West Tennessee confirmed six cases of measles, the largest outbreak the area has ever seen. Dr. Martha Buchanan from the Knox County Health Department joins us to talk about what you can do to protect y... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Glitch prevented court records from being expungedKNOX COUNTY - The Knox County Criminal Court Clerk's office says a technical gl
Glitch prevented court records from being expunged
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 2 hours ago
KNOX COUNTY - The Knox County Criminal Court Clerk's office says a technical glitch prevented criminal records that were supposed to be expunged from being removed from the system. The error affected more than a thousand cases from criminal,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UT gives list of lawyers to athletes; NCAA says not a problemgiven to athletes — Priest and Francis — said they haven't represented a UT ath
UT gives list of lawyers to athletes; NCAA says not a problem
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
given to athletes — Priest and Francis — said they haven't represented a UT athlete in decades. Hagood, the president of the Knoxville Quarterback Club and past member of the UT Athletics Board, currently represents former linebacker Curt... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
The guys who pick up your garbage are also looking out for youConnections garbage truck making it's way through your neighborhood, there's an
The guys who pick up your garbage are also looking out for you
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 hours ago
Connections garbage truck making it's way through your neighborhood, there's an extra set of eyes now keeping you safe. The Knox County Sheriff's Office trained employees this morning on how to spot criminal activity. It basically teaches them... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich prison officer accused of organising attack on inmate who had wounded himjury there heard that it came around four months after Kerr, 27, had intervened
Norwich prison officer accused of organising attack on inmate who had wounded him
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 17 hours ago
jury there heard that it came around four months after Kerr, 27, had intervened in an incident involving Mr Grantham at the Knox Road jail. That incident, in December 2014, left Kerr with a wound to his arm, caused by an improvised weapon made... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich prison officer accused of organising attack on inmate who had wounded himjury there heard that it came around four months after Kerr, 27, had intervened
Norwich prison officer accused of organising attack on inmate who had wounded him
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 18 hours ago
jury there heard that it came around four months after Kerr, 27, had intervened in an incident involving Mr Grantham at the Knox Road jail. That incident, in December 2014, left Kerr with a wound to his arm, caused by an improvised weapon made... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Prison officer denies organising attack on inmate after woundingjury there heard that it came around four months after Kerr, 27, had intervened
Prison officer denies organising attack on inmate after wounding
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 18 hours ago
jury there heard that it came around four months after Kerr, 27, had intervened in an incident involving Mr Grantham at the Knox Road jail. That incident, in December 2014, left Kerr with a wound to his arm, caused by an improvised weapon made... Read more
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Kirksville Daily Express
Knox County baseball will travel to play at Busch Stadiumdo it,” O’Haver said. “We did it last year, and we’ll be back again this year.
Knox County baseball will travel to play at Busch Stadium
Kirksville Daily Express / Posted 19 hours ago
do it,” O’Haver said. “We did it last year, and we’ll be back again this year. It’s just a great experience for the guys.”The Knox County baseball team had to carefully coordinate with the St. Louis Cardinals for an opportunity like this to... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Man arrested for allegedly trying to have sex with 15-old boyKnoxville man was arrested on Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly tried to hav
Man arrested for allegedly trying to have sex with 15-old boy
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
Knoxville man was arrested on Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly tried to have sex with a 15-year-old boy, according to the Knoxville Police Department. John Hicks was taken into custody just before 3 p.m. on charges of solicitation of a minor... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Renderings released for two new middle schoolsthe need for a Gibbs middle school. Its plan and conceptualization are under th
Renderings released for two new middle schools
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
the need for a Gibbs middle school. Its plan and conceptualization are under the scrutiny of an ongoing federal probe. The Knox County Law Director's Office under Richard "Bud" Armstrong is in the process of gathering documents for the U.S.... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UPDATE: No injuries, citations in West Knox school bus crashwhen the bus crossed the double-yellow line and struck a Toyota Tacoma pickup a
UPDATE: No injuries, citations in West Knox school bus crash
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
when the bus crossed the double-yellow line and struck a Toyota Tacoma pickup at the stop sign on Yarnell, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. KCSO spokeswoman Hillary Martin said the bus driver, Donald Hays, 34, became distracted by... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knox Co. BOE to vote on interim superintendent contractThe Knox County Board of Education on Wednesday is expected to agree to a one-y
Knox Co. BOE to vote on interim superintendent contract
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
The Knox County Board of Education on Wednesday is expected to agree to a one-year contract with interim Superintendent Buzz Thomas, paying him $195,000 annually. Thomas will replace Jim McIntyre, who oversaw Knox County Schools for eight... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
PolitiKnox Insider: Will Anders run for Knox County mayor?while others are already looking ahead to 2018. Commissioner Bob Thomas announ
PolitiKnox Insider: Will Anders run for Knox County mayor?
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
while others are already looking ahead to 2018. Commissioner Bob Thomas announced this past week that he's running for the Knox County mayor post, and county GOP Chairman Buddy Burkhardt said he plans to as well. The rumor mills have Anders as... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Authorities investigating body found in North Knox CountyKNOXVILLE — The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of a bod
Authorities investigating body found in North Knox County
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
KNOXVILLE — The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of a body that was found in North Knox County on Monday night. Just after 9 p.m., a call came in about the body that was found at 3100 Northwest Park Drive, according to a news... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Second arrest made in South Knox County burglariesat several South Knox County churches. Travis Lynn Worley, 42, has been charge
Second arrest made in South Knox County burglaries
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
at several South Knox County churches. Travis Lynn Worley, 42, has been charged with aggravated burglary, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. According to arrest documents, Worley admitted to climbing through an open window at a... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knox County Sheriff's Office investigating train wreckWEST KNOX COUNTY - The Knox County Sheriff’s Office and Norfolk Southern are in
Knox County Sheriff's Office investigating train wreck
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 2 days ago
WEST KNOX COUNTY - The Knox County Sheriff’s Office and Norfolk Southern are investigating an early Monday morning West Knox County train wreck. Law enforcement officers with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to Emory Church Road at Fox... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Renovated Keney Park Brings Golfers Homefacility was also added, including a driving range and putting and chipping pra
Renovated Keney Park Brings Golfers Home
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
facility was also added, including a driving range and putting and chipping practice areas. The city also partnered with the Knox Parks Foundation, a Hartford nonprofit that uses horticulture to engage the community, to bring in a local work... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Five things we learned this weekprogramme, Her Majesty’s Prison: Norwich, will provide a fly-on-the-wall type i
Five things we learned this week
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
programme, Her Majesty’s Prison: Norwich, will provide a fly-on-the-wall type insight into the harsh realities of life at the Knox Road jail which houses more than 750 adult inmates and young offenders. • The number of homes planned in and around... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Five things we learned this weekprogramme, Her Majesty’s Prison: Norwich, will provide a fly-on-the-wall type i
Five things we learned this week
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 days ago
programme, Her Majesty’s Prison: Norwich, will provide a fly-on-the-wall type insight into the harsh realities of life at the Knox Road jail which houses more than 750 adult inmates and young offenders. • The number of homes planned in and around... Read more
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Salem News
Knox Elementary students hold 'Muffins for Mom'in "school." They also spent time together enjoying a muffin and coffee with th
Knox Elementary students hold 'Muffins for Mom'
Salem News / Posted 3 days ago
in "school." They also spent time together enjoying a muffin and coffee with their child. This event is made possible by the Knox Parent Teacher. Shown here are Emmalynn Haynes with her mother, Katlyn Haynes and Dylan Mobley with his mother,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Beer business keeps hopping in Knoxvillethe better for all of our businesses, including mine," Roskop said. Rob Shomak
Beer business keeps hopping in Knoxville
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
the better for all of our businesses, including mine," Roskop said. Rob Shomaker and Don Kline are the creators of the Knox Beer Snobs (www.knoxbeer snobs.com) blog. It began as a way to keep track of the tasting notes on beers they bought... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Resources to reduce dropouts, interim superintendent contract on Knox County school board agendaA proposal before the Knox County school board would close the district's adult
Resources to reduce dropouts, interim superintendent contract on Knox County school board agenda
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
A proposal before the Knox County school board would close the district's adult high school and shift resources from adult education to the Dr. Paul Kelley Volunteer Academy, which aims to reduce the county's high-school dropout rate. Superintendent... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich prison to feature in new ITV documentaryprogramme, Her Majesty’s Prison: Norwich, will provide a fly-on-the-wall type i
Norwich prison to feature in new ITV documentary
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
programme, Her Majesty’s Prison: Norwich, will provide a fly-on-the-wall type insight into the harsh realities of life at the Knox Road jail which houses more than 750 adult inmates and young offenders. Made by Wild Pictures, producers of the... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich prison to feature in new ITV documentaryprogramme, Her Majesty’s Prison: Norwich, will provide a fly-on-the-wall type i
Norwich prison to feature in new ITV documentary
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 4 days ago
programme, Her Majesty’s Prison: Norwich, will provide a fly-on-the-wall type insight into the harsh realities of life at the Knox Road jail which houses more than 750 adult inmates and young offenders. Made by Wild Pictures, producers of the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Thomas first to announce mayoral runThomas is planning his campaign for county mayor. Thomas said he plans to file
Thomas first to announce mayoral run
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Thomas is planning his campaign for county mayor. Thomas said he plans to file his campaign treasurer 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Knox County Election Commission office. "You can't raise money or spend money until you have a treasurer," he said, "so... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Kenyon College plans policy review after sex-assault case criticismmy little sister in a way that I, with her permission, refuse to be silent abou
Kenyon College plans policy review after sex-assault case criticism
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
my little sister in a way that I, with her permission, refuse to be silent about." The college reported the incident to the Knox County sheriff's office, Kenyon spokesman Mark Ellis said. The county prosecutor's office said that an investigation... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox Schools spokeswoman denies report chicken with metal was servedto speak publicly, said one student found a piece of metal sticking out of a ch
Knox Schools spokeswoman denies report chicken with metal was served
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
to speak publicly, said one student found a piece of metal sticking out of a chicken patty and a report was made to the Knox County Schools' central office. After the latest recall earlier this week, Knox County Schools discarded 354 cases... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Bob Thomas puts county mayoral plans in motionone of two at-large Republican commissioners and a former local radio personali
Bob Thomas puts county mayoral plans in motion
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 6 days ago
one of two at-large Republican commissioners and a former local radio personality, said he will file the paperwork at the Knox County Election Commission at 1:30 p.m. He plans to name Mike Price, a well-known developer in West Knoxville and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
South Knox man arrested in rash of car burglaries— A 39-year-old man has been arrested in a rash of car burglaries at several So
South Knox man arrested in rash of car burglaries
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
— A 39-year-old man has been arrested in a rash of car burglaries at several South Knox County churches, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. Charles Lee White was taken into custody on Thursday afternoon after a brief foot chase... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Knox County mulls ways to keep jail opencurrently houses inmates from Lincoln and Sagadahoc counties and contracts with
Knox County mulls ways to keep jail open
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
currently houses inmates from Lincoln and Sagadahoc counties and contracts with Waldo County. Roger Moody, chairman of the Knox County Commissioners, said Monday that until the commission sees more financial figures and gets more information it... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Galesburg tackles U.S. EPA recommendationslevels. We've been focusing heavily on lead in the water but we've now learned
Galesburg tackles U.S. EPA recommendations
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 6 days ago
levels. We've been focusing heavily on lead in the water but we've now learned there may be a bigger issue. Officials at the Knox County Health Department say the lead is coming from elsewhere. "When we look at the lead dust and paint about... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Leading the way: Reading volunteers recognized for valuable contributionsHistory Center on Wednesday for volunteers in the Leaders for Readers program.
Leading the way: Reading volunteers recognized for valuable contributions
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
History Center on Wednesday for volunteers in the Leaders for Readers program. Sydney is the student representative for the Knox County school board and also a volunteer for the reading initiative. (SAUL YOUNG/NEWS SENTINEL) As a Leaders for... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Judge skeptical of Knox County’s property tax claim against federal governmenta dispute here," an openly skeptical U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Guyton said as
Judge skeptical of Knox County’s property tax claim against federal government
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
a dispute here," an openly skeptical U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Guyton said as an emergency hearing in the tax war between the Knox County Law Department and the U.S. Attorney's Office began Wednesday. The court fight began last year when the Knox... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
South Knox library lost roof, books in 2011 stormsthe worst damage came from strong winds and hail, and that's what took out the
South Knox library lost roof, books in 2011 storms
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 7 days ago
the worst damage came from strong winds and hail, and that's what took out the roof of the South Knoxville branch of the Knox County library. The roof caved in. The maintenance man who was the first to check out the damage said it was... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Mother arrested after 3-old son found in ditchROCKLAND, Maine — A 27-year-old woman is being held at the Knox County Jail aft
Mother arrested after 3-old son found in ditch
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
ROCKLAND, Maine — A 27-year-old woman is being held at the Knox County Jail after police say her 3-year-old child was found lying in a drainage ditch near her apartment complex. Mandy Dennison, 27, of Rockland was initially charged Saturday evening... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Mother arrested after child found lying in ditch, police sayof drugs. Police said Dennison was in possession of a drug not prescribed to h
Mother arrested after child found lying in ditch, police say
WMTW Portland / Posted 7 days ago
of drugs. Police said Dennison was in possession of a drug not prescribed to her. Dennison was arrested and taken to the Knox County Jail, and the boy's grandmother picked him up. Police said the next night an officer conducted a bail check... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Church groups work to stem violence by reaching ex-offendersStaples, vice president of 100 Black Men of Greater Knoxville and formerly with
Church groups work to stem violence by reaching ex-offenders
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Staples, vice president of 100 Black Men of Greater Knoxville and formerly with the Programs Rehabilitation Department at the Knox County Sheriff's Department; Steven Humphreys, director of FOCUS Prison Ministry; Lee Ragsdale, former community... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Disgraced ex-judge’s mistress arrested for missing court dateMarch 16 with promoting prostitution and impersonating a licensed professional
Disgraced ex-judge’s mistress arrested for missing court date
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
March 16 with promoting prostitution and impersonating a licensed professional at a motel on Merchants Drive, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. Fifteen people were arrested in a sting conducted over two weeks by the Sheriff's Office... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Man brings pot petition to UT campusa chance this November to voice whether to legalize recreational and medical ma
Man brings pot petition to UT campus
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 7 days ago
a chance this November to voice whether to legalize recreational and medical marijuana. At the beginning of the month, the Knox County Election Commission approved petitions created by resident Steve Cooper. It would be a symbolic vote since... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
UTC Softball Earns 3-0 Shut Out At UABCiting “negativity” and “noise,” the Knox County school superintendent announce
UTC Softball Earns 3-0 Shut Out At UAB
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
Citing “negativity” and “noise,” the Knox County school superintendent announced back in January that he was quitting. “We are at a strange place,” the exasperated Jim McIntyre told reporters at the time. “Educationally we are more successful than... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Sequatchie Now 8-0 In District 7AA SoftballCiting “negativity” and “noise,” the Knox County school superintendent announce
Sequatchie Now 8-0 In District 7AA Softball
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
Citing “negativity” and “noise,” the Knox County school superintendent announced back in January that he was quitting. “We are at a strange place,” the exasperated Jim McIntyre told reporters at the time. “Educationally we are more successful than... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Thomaston man arrested again on child sex assault chargesKnox County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Tim Carroll. The offenses involve two
Thomaston man arrested again on child sex assault charges
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Knox County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Tim Carroll. The offenses involve two different children. Robinson was taken to the Knox County Jail in Rockland. Judge Susan Sparaco set bail at $500 cash on the arrest warrant. The investigation began... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Farm Day brings barnyard, schoolyard together for Knox studentsFarm Day Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Chilhowee Park. (J. Miles Cary/Special to
Farm Day brings barnyard, schoolyard together for Knox students
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Farm Day Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Chilhowee Park. (J. Miles Cary/Special to the News Sentinel) By Mike Blackerby of the Knoxville News Sentinel Kindergarten student Hayley Cross got an up-close look at pigs, sheep, hens, roosters and cows... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Midcoast police receive training for school emergenciesbut at the same time if it should happen is an extremely high consequence that
Midcoast police receive training for school emergencies
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
but at the same time if it should happen is an extremely high consequence that affects communities greatly.” Carroll said the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and local agencies are constantly working with schools and organizations to help prepare for... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Site work on district’s projects to startand resurfacing of the running track at Knox Field, together with replacement o
Site work on district’s projects to start
The Leader-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
and resurfacing of the running track at Knox Field, together with replacement of the visitors' bleachers and work at the Knox tennis courts, basketball court and all district playgrounds. Board Vice President Jennifer Sponnoble asked about... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
‘Negativity’ In Knox CountyCiting “negativity” and “noise,” the Knox County school superintendent announce
‘Negativity’ In Knox County
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
Citing “negativity” and “noise,” the Knox County school superintendent announced back in January that he was quitting. “We are at a strange place,” the exasperated Jim McIntyre told reporters at the time. “Educationally we are more successful than... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Residents fight rezoning for new facilityThe Knox County Commission decided Monday night to delay a vote on a sector pla
Residents fight rezoning for new facility
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 8 days ago
The Knox County Commission decided Monday night to delay a vote on a sector plan that would allow a new medical facility to move into a Southwest Knox County neighborhood. Residents of “The Mill at Choto” had feared the new office might start... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Refreshing idea: Organization promotes drinking water in Lonsdale Elementaryorganization also paired with the Great Schools Partnership to give water bottl
Refreshing idea: Organization promotes drinking water in Lonsdale Elementary
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
organization also paired with the Great Schools Partnership to give water bottles to students at Lonsdale, which is one of the Knox County Schools' community schools. After filling up their water bottles with their classmates, second-graders... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
Chamber honours citizens, business, farmscommitment to volunteer work in the community over many years. Not only is Swea
Chamber honours citizens, business, farms
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
commitment to volunteer work in the community over many years. Not only is Sweazey a volunteer driver, but also involved in the Knox Presbyterian Church, St. John's Lodge, curling club, skating club and has coached baseball. “We are proud to have... Read more
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