Power Poll: TVA Deal Looks Good

TVA and A.J.

Our latest survey of local community leaders shows strong support for Knox County’s proposed lease of the vacant East Tower.

The Politics of Moving

TVA and A.J.

As estimated numbers change, some school board members raise questions about the TVA East Tower deal.

Hitting Their Marks

Testing

State test results show Knox County schools making gains overall, with plenty of areas to work on.

Grading the Supe

Superintendent Bob Thomas

Despite missing data, the school board extends Knox County Schools Superintendent Bob Thomas’ contract for another year.

Finding Focus

In a rare gathering, Knox County commissioners identify priorities for the future: road networks, targeted development and updated planning.

Friendly Reception

School board 4-24-19

The Knox County school board enthusiastically approves a $506.6 million proposed budget and a capital plan with three new elementary schools.

Within the Lines

Superintendent Bob Thomas

Knox County Schools proposes a budget that boosts teacher pay and stays inside existing revenue projections.

Setting the Goals

Knox County schools strategic plan

Improved reading and math scores and a more diverse workforce are among the aims in Knox County Schools’ new five-year plan.