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Knox County school teachers say if schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre had more classroom experience they would have more confidence in his leadership skills.
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Compare Knox County schools: The News Sentinel's new education database allows for comparisons of local high schools in Knox County.
Campbell County, through a partnership with Efficient Energy of Tennessee, has installed solar panels on 12 schools within the county that will produce an estimated $1 million worth of revenue for the school system over the next 20 years.
A reserve Knox County Sheriff's Office deputy suffered injuries Saturday night when he was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic for the Halls Christmas Parade, officials said.
Two historic homes in Knox County and the East Tennessee Historical Society host holiday events next weekend.
The Casual Pint Craft Beer Market plans to open two new stores, one at the Northshore Town Center in West Knox County, and the other in Fountain City in the Harvest Town Center.
Two foster children from Tennessee recently had their prayers for finding an adoptive family before Christmas answered - and in an incredible way.
For more than a month, Knox County educators have used a number of public forums to voice complaints about Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre.
Two men convicted in the deaths of a Knox County couple will spend the rest of their lives behind bars.
Rescue crews in Greeneville were able to rescue a hiker Friday afternoon who had been stranded on a ledge near Margarette Falls since Thursday.
Authorities on Friday were searching for a man wanted on charges of burglary and theft who eluded officers who thought they had him cornered in an abandoned South Knoxville house.
Greene County Rescue Squad spokesperson Bucky Ayers said the free climber has been stuck on the rock ledge in Margarette Falls since 2:15 p.m. Thursday.
School board members, who heard educators Wednesday in a meeting call for the superintendent's firing, are advising the Knox County Schools superintendent to work on his relationships with system employees.
Ethan Young is a senior in high school. He made a wonderful presentation to the Knox County Tennessee school board about Common Core.