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Public Invited to discuss Cherahala Blvd and Coward Mill Road Projects

The Knox County Engineering and Public Works Department will host a public meeting at Hardin Valley Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 29 to discuss and answer questions about the upcoming Cherahala Boulevard…
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LWV offers voting plan

It is time to make a plan to vote.  The League of Women Voters urges all citizens to plan ahead for the November elections. First —  Make sure you are registered to vote by Oct. 5, 2020, or confirm y…
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Girl Scouts Fall Product Program Underway

The Girl Scout Council of Southern Appalachians’ Fall Product Program, which features candy, nuts, and magazines, is an awesome opportunity for Girl Scouts to enhance their Leadership Experience. Muc…
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Deadline for Small Business Relief Extended Until September 30

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today announced a 5-day extension for eligible small businesses to certify for the Tennessee Business Relief Program (TBRP).   “We want to ensure this relief makes it to a…
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Seniors: Get Your Flu Shot This Fall – It’s Important!

By Seema Verma Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services   Getting vaccinated for the flu this fall is more important than ever. Not only will a flu shot help keep you and your family h…
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Absentee By-mail Voters Can Track Their Ballot Online

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee voters who request an absentee by-mail ballot for the Nov. 3 election can track the status of their ballot on the Secretary of State’s website using the Absentee By-Mail …
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Second Harvest Food Bank Hosts Inaugural “Drive Up and Drop Off” Food Drive

Drive-through food drive hosted at West Town Mall during Hunger Action Month   Join Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee on Thursday, September 24 for the inaugural Drive Up and Drop Off Food D…
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UT Arboretum Society to hold online Fall Plant Sale September 25 to October 10

Shop for new plants from home Fall is always a wonderful time for planting as it gives your plants time to establish great root systems for the spring. If you want to buy plants to enhance your garde…
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KCHD to Offer Public Flu Vaccination Clinics

Due to the impact of the pandemic, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will not be able to conduct individual flu vaccination clinics at each of our Knox County public pre-schools, elementary an…
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Legal and public notices for the week of September 21, 2020

COURT NOTICES   Non-Resident Notice   TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS-AT-LAW OF TIMOTHY F. BESHEA AND MARC ERIC SPEARS; IN RE: YVONNE S. BESHEA v. UNKNOWN HEIRS-AT-LAW OF TIMOTHY F. BESHEA AND MARC ERIC SPEARS 200…
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Tennessee Secretary of State Launches 2020 Election FAQ Video Series

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, the Secretary of State released a new video series featuring members of the Division of Elections answering some of the most frequently asked questions about the 2020 electi…
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Seymour Roads and Rivers Day this Saturday

Seymour – Seymour’s Fall “Roads and Rivers Day” will be held on Saturday, September 26, from 9:00 a. m. until noon. Sevier County’s Keep Sevier Beautiful organization sponsors this twice-a-year effor…
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The Knoxville Focus for September 21, 2020

Discussion of Board of Health on commission agenda By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com Today will be a long day for the Knox County Commission with Chairman Larsen Jay and Commissioner…
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Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Who’s Doing the Misleading? Mike Arms, former Chief of Staff to Mayor Mike Ragsdale, was to good government what Colonel Sanders was to the welfare of chickens. Arms has been on a tou…
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Lady Bulldogs outlast Farragut 3-1

  By Ken Lay Bearden High School girls soccer coach Ryan Radcliffe felt like he needed to get his team’s attention at halftime Thursday night after a brief downpour came through West Knoxville. “This…
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