Balancing Risk

The school system’s plan for reopening in the fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t finalized, but there will be a remote learning option.

Together Again?

With Knox County moving into the next phase of its pandemic response, public officials are looking forward to a return to in-person meetings.

Second Opinions

KCS Chromebook

School board members ponder a $7 million proposal to provide laptops for every student and question plans for sparse graduation ceremonies.

Mixed Signals

Hugh Nystrom and Kyle Ward

In County Commission and school board primaries, voters ousted two incumbents and kept three more.

School Board Approves TVA Move

Chris Caldwell addresses the school board

If legal questions are resolved, Knox County’s Central Office administration will leave the Andrew Johnson Building.

The Compass Guide to Primary 2020

Campaign signs

Forget Bernie, Biden and Trump. With early voting starting today, here’s what you need to know about the local elections on March 3.