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Laying the Groundwork

Adrian Burnett Elementary School

As Knox County prepares to build three new elementary schools, each presents a different challenge.

Anders Picked to Lead 911

Richard Holbert at the 911 Board

A committee including the city and county mayors selects an experienced KPD officer and county commissioner to run the emergency center.

Stats and Stories

Dr. Stephen Loyd at All4Knox Summit

A Mayors Summit on substance misuse presents data on the opioid epidemic, along with testimony of its toll.

Finding Focus

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

Of Painters and Potholes

Artist Addison Karl

The city and county both fund the arts, but to different extents and with different levels of enthusiasm. What is the role of government?

His Back Pages

Glenn Jacobs book cover

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs prepares for yet another arena — book publishing. His memoir is due out in November.

Keeping It Open

Public records hearing

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ office says it will continue to provide free inspection of public records.