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While Knox County Schools' TCAP scores showed some gains compared to its previous year scores there were declines, according to school district level data released Wednesday by the Tennessee Department of Education.
About a month ago, we wrote a story about Metropolitan Planning Commission Executive Director Mark Donaldson hiring former MPC Executive Director/Haslam staffer/very close friend Dave Hill .
Jodie Manross will perform during an event promoting reading and literacy at the Knoxville Zoo on Aug. 2. Celebrate summer reading with a "Kids Jamboree" 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Knoxville Zoo.
The TSA is taking a new approach to fixing those long lines at security checkpoints.
A Seymour boy is still recovering at UT Medical Center after being attacked by a pit bull Monday night.
Nathan McCollum, 31, is wanted by the Tennessee Department of Corrections and TBI for violation of probation for attempted aggravated kidnapping, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, violation of an order of protection and several theft and traffic charges.
The Knox County Schools/PTA Teacher Supply Depot received two "unprecedented" donations, thanks to the "largest jackpot in Tennessee Lottery history" that was announced last month.
A Knoxville man was killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday morning in North Knox County.
Knox County Commission is taking resumes from those wishing to fill the board of education seat being vacated by Indya Kincannon.
The 35-year-old was charged with attempted second-degree murder following an incident that occurred in Knox County about two years ago.
Chelsea Pemberton, who was a three-time Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association All-American at Tennessee, is returning to the Lady Vols as an assistant coach.
A 6-year-old Blount County boy was rushed to an area hospital after being mauled by a pit bull Monday afternoon, authorities said.
July 27: Severe storms rip through East Tennessee Lighning strike Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1rKsxJC Lightning strike I captured in West Knox County.
The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-3 tornado touched down near Speedwell in Claiborne County last night with winds of 140 miles per hour.
A death, resignation and retirement of three judges during the past eight years will result in a new chapter in Knox County's Criminal and Sessions courts when voters decide winners in competitive races on Aug. 7. Much of the past eight-year period became controversial when then-Criminal Court Judge Richard Baumgartner resigned and pleaded guilty ... (more)
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 01:07 am
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