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Knox County Schools Will Open, Parents Given Choice

Knox County Schools Will Open, Parents Given Choice

Knox County Schools have announced their plan for the upcoming school year. The first day of school will be August 17.   In an email, Superintendent Bob Thomas said “Over the last six weeks, our district gathered feedback from teachers, principals, students, families, and other stakeholders about upcoming the fall semester, and I’m grateful for everyone…MORE

Tax Increase Not Expected to Bridge TN Budget Shortfall

Tax Increase Not Expected to Bridge TN Budget Shortfall

When state lawmakers return to Nashville in June, they’ll resume work on passing a budget for the upcoming fiscal year.  The process becomes more complicated due to the loss of about 700 million dollars in sales tax revenue and collections due to the COVID-19 shutdown.  State Senator, Richard Briggs, calls it a good news, bad…MORE

TN Department of Health COVID-19 Numbers

TN Department of Health COVID-19 Numbers

3/20/20  The number of reported COVID-19 cases in Tennessee jumped from 154 to 228. There are now three reported cases in Knox County. Davidson county still has the most reported COVID-19 cases with 101.   Testing Location Total COVID-19 Tests Completed Number Negative Number Positive TN State Public Health Laboratory 613 563 50 All other…MORE

Knox Co Jurors Asked to NOT Report

Knox Co Jurors Asked to NOT Report

Knox County officials said prospective jurors for Knox County Civil and Criminal Court should not report for jury duty. That’s according to the Knox County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office which made the announcement Sunday amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The announcement includes prospective jurors through March 31. Officials are also postponing the previously scheduled Chancery Court…MORE

TN Dept. of Health: Coronavirus in Knox County

TN Dept. of Health: Coronavirus in Knox County

The Tennessee Department of Health reports there is one case of coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Knox County.  The Knox County Department of Health says  the person was exposed overseas and is an isolated case. They have been in isolation since they returned and have not required hospitalization.   The number of cases in Tennessee has…MORE

Young Williams Animal Center Offering St. Petrick’s Day Special

Young Williams Animal Center Offering St. Petrick’s Day Special

Young-Williams Animal Center is currently at capacity for dogs. Our TV News Partner, WVLT says the shelter is offering a St/ ‘Pet’rick’s Day special with low-cost adoption fees for all adult dogs today (Thursday) through Tuesday. During this time the adoption fee will only be $17. Every animal adopted during this special promotion will receive…MORE

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