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Knoxville Focus for June 8, 2015

Knoxville Focus for June 8, 2015

BOE votes to ‘cure’ mismanagement of grants By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com The Board of Education was desperately looking for a way to fix the problems with the Broad Resident Program…

Knoxville Focus for June 1, 2015

Knoxville Focus for June 1, 2015

  Corryton honors veterans By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com There were numerous ceremonies held over the Memorial Day weekend but few had the feeling of a community drawing together to honor…

Knoxville Focus for May 26, 2015

Knoxville Focus for May 26, 2015

Robust Discussion at Joint Commission/School Board Meeting By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com The annual joint meeting between the Knox County Commission and the Knox County Board of Education took place last…

Knoxville Focus for May 18, 2015

Knoxville Focus for May 18, 2015

Rescue Squad Assists with Meads Quarry Dive, Cleanup On Saturday, May 16, the Knoxville Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad conducted a dive training exercise and cleanup of Meads Quarry in South…

Knoxville Focus for May 11, 2015

Knoxville Focus for May 11, 2015

Seymour Volunteer Fire Department Graduates Volunteers To Serve Seymour’s Tri-County Community The Seymour Volunteer Fire Department has trained 15 new recruits to become interior firefighters. These men and women have…

Knoxville Focus for May 4, 2015

Knoxville Focus for May 4, 2015

Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event Met With Great Success More than 1,000 people attended the 2015 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event April 30-May 1 at various historic sites and…

Knoxville Focus for April 27, 2015

Knoxville Focus for April 27, 2015

Community Schools 2: Christenberry Elementary By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com As part of our series on Community Schools, we had the opportunity to visit Christenberry Elementary Community School (CECS) and meet…

Knoxville Focus for April 20, 2015

Knoxville Focus for April 20, 2015

School Board Debates, Approves FY16 Budget By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com Last Monday, the Board of Education considered Dr. McIntyre’s proposed General Operating Fund ($441.5M), Capital Fund ($19.15M for next year),…

Knoxville Focus for April 13, 2015

Knoxville Focus for April 13, 2015

Tennessee River Tour Kicks Off In Knoxville By Dan Andrews andrewsd@knoxfocus.com As fire, police, and emergency service boats flanked a large environmental barge, the Mayor of Knoxville beamed with pride…

Knoxville Focus for April 6, 2015

Knoxville Focus for April 6, 2015

Board Discusses FY 2015-2016 Budget By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com The Board of Education spent the bulk of last week’s work session discussing Dr. McIntyre’s revised draft General Fund Budget for…