Knox County Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Tennessee Promise aims to change face of state collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... to employers. Tennessee Promise did not develop overnight. It is rooted in the success of a privately funded Knox County program that began about six years ago, when Haslam was mayor of Knoxville. Haslam watched as that program, Knox Achieves, ...

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  2. Family of inmate handled by KCSO speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Knoxville family is speaking out on behalf of their brother, who the Knox County sheriff says had "excessive force" used against him. Family of inmate handled by KCSO speaks out A Knoxville family is speaking out on behalf of their brother, who the Knox County sheriff says had "excessive force" used against him.

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  3. Man leads officers on 3 county chaseRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... in a Ford Mustang. Officers attempted to pull Howard over, but he refused to stop. They pursued the car from Knox County into Anderson County then into Union County, where Union County officers finally stopped the car and took Howard and a female ...

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  4. Public forum focuses on discrimination in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Public forum focuses on discrimination in schools Education leaders and parents in Knox County came together to talk about discrimination in the classroom. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1Jqc1CG The Knoxville Branch of the NAACP and the Children's Defense Fund hosted a public forum at Mt.

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  5. Official suggests political motivations behind E-911 radio voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County's top purchasing agent on Thursday suggested that the county's E-911 board declined to approve a contract to replace the area's outdated Official suggests political motivations behind E-911 radio vote Knox County's top purchasing agent on Thursday suggested that the county's E-911 board declined to approve a contract to replace the area's outdated Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1BMiWHe Knox County's top purchasing agent on Thursday suggested that the county's E-911 board declined to approve a contract to replace the area's outdated emergency broadcasting system because of political motivations.

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  6. Burchett chooses blood over boredom in friendlyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Burchett chooses blood over boredom in friendly competition Final results are in for a friendly wager between Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1Jj1rNW Final results are in for a friendly wager between Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero.

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  7. E-911 board declines to approve radio system contract, requiringaRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Knox County-Knoxville evaluation team spent more than 18 months overseeing a bidding and negotiation process to replace an outdated emergency radio E-911 board declines to approve radio system contract, requiring do-over A Knox County-Knoxville evaluation team spent more than 18 months overseeing a bidding and negotiation process to replace an outdated emergency radio Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1Jf5TNw A Knox County-Knoxville evaluation team spent more than 18 months overseeing a bidding and negotiation process to replace an outdated emergency radio broadcasting system that is used by thousands of local first responders.

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  8. Organization watches local student at State of the UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... to hear the president. The nutritional education student first met the president face to face when he was in Knox County earlier this month, announcing his "America's College Promise" program to provide a free education for community college ...

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  9. County, city working to reduce stop-go trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    County, city working to reduce stop-go traffic Knox County and Knoxville are working to reduce stop-and-go traffic through light coordination.

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  10. Trucks are top targets for vehicle thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... and as soon as that occurred, there was an immediate drop off with stolen vehicles, not only for Knoxville but Knox County and all counties surrounding us," said Darrell DeBusk with the police department. Larry Kish reported his truck was stolen ...

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  11. Albert Haynesworth pleads guilty to reckless boatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Sporting News

    Two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth pleaded guilty to a reckless boating charge Tuesday in a Knox County, Tenn., courtroom. Despite facing five charges at his arraignment, including violations of Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency laws and operating a vessel without an identification number, Haynesworth was only found guilty of the reckless boating charge, which resulted in a five-month loss of boating privileges in addition to costs and fees.

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  12. Stolen train bell now back where it belongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Someone stole the bell in July of 2013. Knox County deputies later found it when serving a search on Tipton Station Road.

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  13. Knox County teacher supply depot opens SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Jewell Loyd scored 34 points, Lindsay Allen added 15 and No. 6 Notre Dame made 58 percent of its shots to beat fifth-ranked Tennessee 88-77 The Seattle Seahawks have apologized for a tweet that linked their improbable NFC championship game victory to Martin Luther King Jr.

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  14. East Tennessee farmers implement conservation practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Program, as laid out in the 2014 farm bill. Mike Clark and his wife Susan raise beef cattle on an East Knox County farm that has been in Susan's family for some 200 years. "I'm sure my dad is smiling down," Clark said Sunday afternoon, standing in a ...

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  15. Annual report identifies educational prioritiesRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... of the work underway in our schools and classrooms that is delivering the best results for students," she said. Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre, who is also on SCORE's steering committee, said he agrees with the strategic direction ...

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  16. Knoxville man arrested in downtown bank holdupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... of the standoff, authorities placed Beaumont Elementary and Maynard Elementary on lockdown. After the arrests, Knox County Schools took the elementary schools off lockdown. A person matching the description of a bank robbery suspect from earlier ...

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  17. Sheriff: Clinton man faces multiple charges afteraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... at Bull Run Road. One of the drivers had left the scene in a white car with front end damage, heading for Knox County, according to Collins' incident report. The deputy checked "several locations" on Clinton Highway but couldn't find the driver. He ...

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  18. Knox deputies looking for robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Knox County Sheriff's Office hopes the public can help them track down a man who robbed an east Knoxville market early Friday morning. Knox deputies looking for robbery suspect The Knox County Sheriff's Office hopes the public can help them track down a man who robbed an east Knoxville market early Friday morning.

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  19. Knoxville Symphony Orchestra holds free concert celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... E. Lange Foundation, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission of Greater Knoxville with support from Knox County Commissioner Amy Broyles, the concert is free and open to the public.

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  20. Drivers, watch out for black ice on roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Katie Roach traveled to Anderson and Campbell counties, where she said roads were considerably more wet than Knox County. No problems were reported in Knox County Friday morning, but people add a buffer to their commute times just in case. Most of ...

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