Magical thinking

Larry Van GuilderEar to the Ground

The writer Joan Didion passed away last month at age 87. At the time I was reading “The Year of Magical Thinking,” her Pulitzer Prize winning account of the year …

Health Department promotes two

Kaylee CoffmanOur Town Leaders

Two Knox County Health Department team members have been promoted to lead divisions at the organization. Kevin Clark, formerly KCHD’s food program manager, has been promoted to director of environmental …

Health Department limits services

Kelsey WilsonOur Town Health

To protect the health of clients, patients and staff, the Knox County Health Department is temporarily limiting several services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Changes include, but are not limited to:

KCHD’s …

Student leaders pitch in on vaping prevention

Josh FloryOur Town Youth

As Knox County middle school students gathered for a vaping prevention summit on Thursday, an unexpected crisis interrupted.
Trainers from CADCA, a nonprofit group that promotes drug-free communities, rushed in to …