Motion to Reconsider

David Hayes addressing the Knox County school board

The Knox County school board sends proposed public forum restrictions back for more discussion.

Emerald in the Rough

Providers plan to open a health clinic at the Emerald Youth Foundation ministry complex under construction in Lonsdale.

Taking Care of Basics

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ first budget sticks with a proven template, but adds (and subtracts) a few flourishes.

Forum Decorum

The Knox County school board considers new restrictions on public speakers at its meetings.

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.

Flips and Flaps

After arm-twisting and deal-making, Gov. Bill Lee’s school voucher bill squeaks through the House and a key Senate committee.

Within the Lines

Superintendent Bob Thomas

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

Decision Time

Teachers protest vouchers

As the school voucher bill nears crucial votes tomorrow, Knoxville Republicans in the House and Senate are on opposite sides.

School Squeeze

Education Coalition press conference

The Knox County Board of Education faces pressure from advocates calling for more funding, and existing revenue sources that may not provide it.

Commission Conflict

Legal questions and angry words mark an effort to remove Commissioner Evelyn Gill from Knox County’s Joint Education Committee.