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On the day before several Knox County Schools students will travel to the White House and plant a garden with Michelle Obama, the head of the United States Department of Education, Sec. Comment?
... about the bill, which strengthens penalties for spectators at animal fights, Senator Frank Niceley of Knox County, a long-time opponent of punishing cockfighters, said the following: "I'm gonna vote against this bill, and I'm gonna tell you why ... ... Comment?
... Behind. "It's a win on any number of ways to get him to spend a day in Knoxville," said Haslam. In recent years Knox County and the state has instituted new teacher evaluation systems, higher testing standards, and pay-for-performance initiatives ... Comment?
... Knoxville, the recently rechristened tourism promotion entity that's funded by both the City of Knoxville and Knox County. "The new property will add a variety of amenities to our downtown package that will be helpful as we work with groups and ... Comment?
... for a suspect that slaughtered cows on three different farms last Wednesday evening. Duncan is visiting Knox County Schools to take a look at how educational reforms have worked in the county and to discuss new goals for American schools, including ... Comment?
Former Knox County judge Richard Baumgartner faces sentencing next week and federal prosecutors have asked for a term higher than guidelines call for. Comment?
His agenda includes meeting with students and teachers at West High School and a visit to Ritta Elementary School, to see why these schools are among the best in the state. Comment?
... learning and better equip high schools to teach high-tech skills. Duncan first meets with Gov. Bill Haslam and Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre this morning at West High School, where he will discuss education reforms and improved ... Comment?
... breaks huge investigative stories, like the Judge Richard Baumgartner pill scandal and the current failures in Knox County Schools security systems. A slim, wiry blonde, Satterfield has had a pioneering career in Knoxville, using her down-home ... Comment?
... Federal prosecutors say a disgraced judge should pay the price for the destruction they contend he caused to Knox County's judicial system. In a pushback to a defense request - complete with stacks of letters of support - for probation for former ... Comment?
... area gang affiliations, symbols, and demographics. Quick says there are about 1,100 adult gang members in the Knox County area, and about 1,000 juveniles involved in gang activity. Among those numbers, he says about 98 percent are male, and 60 ... Comment?
... terz. The fundraiser supports the literacy project, which has put a dictionary in the hands of every third-grade Knox County student for the past seven years, Smith said. Comment?
... a small community. Harbison's Crossroads today is the intersection of Emory Road and Tazewell Pike in the North Knox County community of Gibbs. It is also described as being five miles west of Corryton. The Gibbs area used to be known as the ... Comment?
... the world celebrate poetry with readings, festivals, workshops, book signings and other special events. The Knox County Schools' Human Resources Department will host a Certified Recruitment Job Fair from 9 a.m.-noon April 6 at Bearden Middle School ... Comment?
... as the Committee Chair for Councils for the Tennessee Commission for Children and Youth, a board member on the Knox County Juvenile Court's Foster Care Review Board, and an Advisory Board Member for Knox County Parks and Recreation. Oak Ridge ... Comment?
... to find so much competition for parking spaces. But they adjusted for the unexpected crowd, even giving Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett 's jacket - which he had hung on a nearby rack - the eye, until Burchett quoted the price on it. In addition to ... Comment?
... more than $3 million for parks, greenways and recreational venues, added more than 200 acres of parkland to Knox County and helped protect nearly 1,000 acres of farm and forestland in East Tennessee. Spring time is here and Cloudland Canyon State ... Comment?
... problem" with a bill seeking to give state lawmakers the power to select nominees to the U.S. Senate. Three Knox County deputies who were demoted in the wake of a 2011 traffic stop incident have had their privileges restored as deputies. Three Knox ... Comment?
Three Knox County deputies who were demoted in the wake of a 2011 traffic stop incident have had their privileges restored as deputies. Comment?
... would have been eligible for parole next year. Wayman was serving a two-year sentence for auto burglary out of Knox County. His sentence was due to expire in January. Both men now face having five years added to their sentence, authorities said. ... Comment?