Monthly Archive: March 2020

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KINCANNON PROVIDES EMERGENCY FUNDS FOR ZOO

Last week, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs announced $500,000 loan for Zoo Knoxville. Last evening, Deputy Chief of Staff to Jacobs Chris Caldwell told the Knox County Commission it would likely be a 15 year...

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SOLID WASTE DROP-OFF FACILITY TO CLOSE ON SATURDAYS

Starting Wednesday, April 1, additional COVID-19 public-safety precautions will go into effect at the City’s Solid Waste Management Facility, 1033 Elm St. The most noticeable change will be that the drop-off waste transfer station...

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Thank You Joe Diffie for the 1990’s

Joe Diffie passed this weekend. The 1990’s were richer because of John Deere Green, Bubba Shot the Jukebox, Prop me up beside the Jukebox when I die, Third Rock from the Sun and more....

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KPD OFFICERS DISCIPLINED FOLLOWING IAU INVESTIGATION

Extensive and thorough investigations begun last summer by the Knoxville Police Department’s Internal Affairs Unit (IAU) into allegations of misconduct have concluded. Three supervisors have resigned or retired, and three other supervisors and one...