Back on the Table

Back on the Table

After months of no movement, Knox County takes another look at TVA’s East Tower as a possible home for the school system’s Central Office.

by jesse fox mayshark • october 26, 2018

tva's vacant east tower has 12 floors and 212,000 square feet of office space. (Photo by compass)

A meeting earlier this week seems to have broken the legal logjam that had stalled talk of moving Knox County Schools’ administrative offices into the Tennessee Valley Authority’s East Tower on Summit Hill Drive.
A deal that could bring a hotel back to the Andrew Johnson Building.
The meeting, first reported in the Knoxville News Sentinel, brought together TVA lawyers with Knox County officials, including Law Director Bud Armstrong and Finance Director Chris Caldwell.
In an interview Thursday, Armstrong emphasized that any decisi...

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