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1 hr ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Dr. McIntyre annual review focuses on communication

Dr. McIntyre annual review focuses on communication Communication was the focus of the Knox County superintendent's annual performance review.

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5 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Man arrested in Oak Ridge woman's death facing elevated murder charges

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett's office said his move to eliminate the mayor's county issued vehicle has saved almost $45,000 in taxpayer dollars since Burchett took office.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, Louisville, TN

5 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County saves $45k in 4 years after getting rid of county car for mayor

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett's office said his move to eliminate the mayor's county issued vehicle has saved almost $45,000 in taxpayer dollars since Burchett took office.

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Related Topix: Louisville, TN, Blount County, TN, Cocke County, TN

8 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

UT students voting on name for Neyland Stadium's student section

The new five-story building is planned at the corner of White Avenue and 21st Street in the Fort Sanders area.

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Related Topix: Louisville, TN, Blount County, TN, Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

13 hrs ago | Metropulse.com

Police Agencies in Knox County Have Military-Grade Equipment, Too. If ...

If you haven't been following the often violent clashes between protesters and local police in Ferguson, Mo., you may not be aware that those local police agencies have consistently used equipment acquired from the military to do "crowd control."

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

17 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Woman arrested after swimming across Tenn. River

There's a new scam out this week involving the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Oak Ridge, TN

20 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Jury selection starts Tuesday in Morgan trial Jury selection starts...

Jeff Daniel, left, defense attorney for Delbert Morgan, accused of being a ghost employee under former Knox County Trustee Mike Lowe, argues a motion before Knox County Criminal Court before Judge Steve Sword, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Rumors muddy school board search Allegations of backroom deals,...

Rumors should not be a part of the decision-making for an interim school board member, according to Knox County Commissioner Amy Broyles.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Sports

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Commission rips Knox Schools for secretary's paid-leave

A Knox commissioner wants an audit of KCS central office, citing the case of a secretary on paid leave for two years.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Man killed in West Knox County when car falls on him

The body of a missing woman originally from Oak Ridge was found Sunday in a mine shaft and her alleged lover has been arrested in her murder.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Oak Ridge, TN

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Audit released of Knox County Criminal Justice Process

6 News got a first look Sunday evening at the recently completed audit of the Knox County Criminal Justice Process.

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Related Topix: Prison, Weather, Violent Crime

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Hammond revamping embattled Knox court clerk's office

Two weeks before he takes over as Knox County's new criminal court clerk, Mike Hammond is already making changes at the embattled office.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Trial starts Monday for former Knox trustee's office 'ghost employee'

The trial for a so-called ghost employee who worked under ex-longtime Knox County Trustee Mike Lowe begins Monday.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Powell church reaching out to victims of Friday's deadly Knoxville shooting

A Knox County church is reaching out to the family members involved in Friday's deadly domestic violence shooting that took the lives of two young men.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Daily News

Author Support Key to Booksellers' Success

Building relationships with customers and forming partnerships with other organizations is a key ingredient to keeping Union Ave Books vibrant in the Knoxville community.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Arts, Literature, Libraries, Nashville, TN

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox Co. Schools evaluation of Dr. McIntyre highlights 'challenging year'

Friday Knox County School Board members released their review of Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre's performance during the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, Knoxville, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

More Knox Co. roundabouts being constructedMore Knox Co. roundabouts...

The term "roundabout" is more of a sight you'll find on European roads, not East Tennessee.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

45 Knox County properties have been shut down under nuisance law

Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/VsWgbU The latest was Thursday, when police boarded up a home in North Knoxville following a string of incidents involving prescription pills.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Knoxville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Fleeing suspect crashes in Corryton A man wanted in Oak Ridge in a...

A 43-year-old Oak Ridge man crashed a motorcycle Friday morning in Corryton while fleeing from a Knox County sheriff's officer.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Burchett responds to schools issue with employee Knox County Mayor...

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett addresses, parents, teachers, students, and community leaders at the ribbon-cutting for Knox County's new Career and Technical Education Magnet high school located on the Pellissippi State Community College campus at Strawberry Plains, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Strawberry Plains, TN, Sports

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