Knox County Newswire (Page 8)

Knox County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Knox County, TN. (Page 8)

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  1. 2 dozen recruiters to attend South College job fairRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3904 Lonas Drive. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in Knox County was 3.6 percent in February 2016, a decrease from the rate of 5.1 percent this time last year. Companies scheduled to ...

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  2. Knox Co. leaders to consider doubling new home permit fees Read Story Mike DonilaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County officials are looking into a proposal to double the cost of building permit fees for new homes and bring them more in line to those of Knoxville and Farragut. The move if approved by the Knox County Board of Commissioners would increase revenues by more than $1 million annually and allow the county to use the fee to fully self-fund its inspections department for new construction.

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  3. Rural/Metro offering free CPR training in Knox CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Rural/Metro is offering free CPR training in Knox County to mark National Emergency Medical Services Week. The ambulance provider and its parent company AMR will train thousands of people around the country to save lives with compression-only CPR.

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  4. City school board visits Knoxville; Collierville is nextRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... today, in the ongoing search for a new director of schools. Five of the seven members of the board traveled to Knox County Monday to visit the community of Knox County Assistant Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Alves, one of two finalists for the ...

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  5. Save lives. Learn CPR, freeTuesday, May 17It's National Emergency...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WJXB-FM Knoxville

    It's National Emergency Medical Services Week. Rural Metro, the Knox County Emergency responder and its parent company, American Medical Response and its operations across the country will train thousands of people to save lives through compression-only CPR.

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  6. 'Social injustice'-themed reading assignment sparks debate Read Story Rachel WittelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... assignment, suggesting that it pushed a political agenda. His 9-year-old daughter attends Sequoyah Elementary in Knox County. The reading assignment described a "cause and effect" scenario. "I think there's a time and a place to learn about those ...

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  7. Man dies after crashing into mobile home Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Luttrell man was found dead Monday afternoon after his truck crashed into a Northeast Knox County mobile home, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. Witnesses told authorities he was drifting to the left, then suddenly stopped, stepped on the gas, and then crashed into the side of a mobile home at 7812 Tazewell Pike.

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  8. Knoxville College tops a Fragile 15a list of endangered places in Knox CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Knox Heritage released the list as a part of National Preservation Month. The organization created preservation strategies and plans for each location.

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  9. Knoxville man in custody after police pursuit leads to a wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A man is in custody after deputies attempt to serve warrants on him, which prompted a police pursuit, Saturday night. The incident occurred around 9 p.m. after Knox county deputies received a tip that he was on Kimberlin Heights.

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  10. Tennessee This Week a " May 15, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett talks about his budget proposal and his plan for your tax dollars, from schools to law enforcement to infrastructure.

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  11. Crime 27 mins ago 9:51 p.m.Man wanted in Sevier County in custody after chase, crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County deputies tried to pull the man over around 9 p.m. Saturday night. He was wanted in Sevier County for an incident that occurred on Friday.

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  12. Traffic 46 mins ago 2:55 p.m.TN & KY teaming up to lower traffic deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union Counties, has seen a seven percent increase in fatalities this year, with Knox County's nearly doubling. Each year, Tennessee partners with neighboring states to crack down on traffic violators that are ...

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  13. Security upgrade at Yates OK'd by boardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... for the Collierville School System in West Tennessee, and Dr. Elizabeth Alves, assistant superintendent for Knox County Schools. Thursday's decision moves the city school board one step closer to finalizing who its new chief administrator will be; ...

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  14. Education 37 mins ago 10:10 p.m.Reception held to honor Jim McIntyreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... center to greet McIntyre on his arrival. In addition to people sharing memories of McIntyre's career in Knox County, a special video message was played from Gov. Bill Haslam thanking the outgoing superintendent for his service. "I think we've built ...

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  15. Traffic 27 mins ago 4:53 a.m.I-40 East delays due to crash, constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A crash and construction on Interstate 40 East is clear Tuesday morning after causing delays on the roadways in West Knoxville. The crash on I-40 East near the Papermill Drive happened around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Knox County Dispatch said crews have since cleared the crash.

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  16. Alfred Thomas Pearce Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Daily Times

    ... grandfather and great-grandfather, Tom's joyful spirit touched all of those around him. Tom grew up in North Knox County and graduated from Central High School in 1945. He was very active in the Boy Scout program, achieving Eagle Scout and the Order ...

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  17. Crime 11 mins ago 5:26 p.m.Knox man accused of murder in 2014 drug-related deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A West Knox County man faces a second-degree murder charge in the drug-related death of a woman in November 2014. Lawson was booked Saturday night into the Knox County Jail, according to records.

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  18. About-Town 1 mins ago 5:37 p.m.Children's Festival of ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Knox County Library's 12th Annual Children's Festival of Reading features world-class authors, illustrators, storytellers, and musicians The free festival will take over World's Fair Park on May 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Some of the most popular and acclaimed children's authors and illustrators in the country will be there to meet with their little fans. Headlining the day are David Soman, illustrator of the very popular Ladybug Girl picture book series and Ursula Vernon of the Dragonbreath graphic novel series.

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  19. TeamHealth To Expand With $6.7 Million Investment In Knoxville HeadquartersRead the original story

    May 9, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... "We want to thank TeamHealth for continuing to invest in our state and creating approximately 250 new jobs in Knox County over the next three to five years. Today's announcement is great news for our East Tennessee communities and brings us another ...

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  20. Burchett's budget: No tax increase, includes focus on mentally ill Read Story Mike DonilaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett unveiled what his proposed spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year, one that doesn't include a tax increase, but fully covers the Board of Education's own proposed budget and sets aside major dollars for road improvements. In addition, the proposal also adds money for a much discussed safety center for the mentally ill that Burchett says could finally get up and running.

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