When Bill Young almost got a Purple Heart

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Walter Mondale’s death triggered memories from Bill Young. In 1982, Mondale stumped for Jim Cooper (against Republican Cissy Baker) in Morristown, and Bill spent hours stuffing envelopes for the event. …

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Jennifer Owen, school board member, says the state BEP formula underestimates school costs. Knox County Schools employs over 500 more teachers than the BEP says are needed, and BEP understates …

Buchanan is ‘holding us hostage’

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Mike McMillan, veteran school board member, lashed out at Knox County Health Department Director Dr. Martha Buchanan at the April 14 board meeting: “I don’t have much faith in what …

Jacobs to visit Fountain City

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Mayor Glenn Jacobs will speak to the Fountain City Business & Professional Association at noon Wednesday, April 14, at Beaver Brook Country Club. Lunch is $14 and includes dessert and …

Brooks gets top job

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Amy Brooks has been appointed as the new executive director of Knoxville-Knox County Planning by Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon and Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs. The joint appointment by the …

Williams joins Summit Express Clinics

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Kara Williams PA-C has joined Summit Express Clinics in Bearden, Farragut, Fountain City and Powell. Williams earned an undergraduate degree in exercise science from Florida State University in 2007 and …

Halls Family Physicians adds doctor

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Rachel Wilson, DO, has joined Summit Medical Group at Halls Family Physicians. Dr. Wilson earned an undergraduate degree in biology from East Tennessee State University in 2006 and graduated from …