Split Decisions

School board religious release time

In two 5-4 votes, the school board turns down religious release time and signals support for moving into TVA’s East Tower.

Reading, Writing and Religion

Debating whether to excuse students for religious instruction, the school board hears from pastors, parents, Satanists and teachers.

In the Running

County Commission district map

Believe it or not, the next local election is right around the corner. Here’s a look at county offices up in 2020.

Bible Battle

Church at Sterchi Hills

A divided Knox County school board puts a proposed policy for outside religious instruction on its December agenda.

Vaping in the Boys’ Room

And the girls’ room. And the classroom. The Knox County school board confronts e-cigarettes with a new proposed policy.