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2011-01-20 11:24:00

I-40 will briefly close at Exit 398 in Knox County KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A super-sized transporter will briefly close Interstate 40 in Knox County on Saturday, Jan.

2010-07-13 08:02:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A new solar farm will soon enable Knox County officials to harvest sunshine to meet the hot water demands at the county's 1,036-bed detention facility.

2009-08-18 08:53:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Even with autumn just around the corner, it seems that nearly everything in Knox County is going green. Knox County administrators are undertaking $16.2 million in improvements to address aging infrastructure and high energy and operating costs.

2008-08-27 09:01:11

Rural/Metro Corporation (NASDAQ: RURL) announced today that it has been awarded a second three-year extension of its exclusive 911 ambulance services contract in Knox County, Tennessee. The contract extension was awarded on a unanimous vote this week of the Knox County Commission.

2008-08-05 15:00:39

By Marti Davis, The Knoxville News Sentinel, Tenn. Aug. 5--Backers of Knox County's liquor-by-the drink campaign are putting up cash to put the issue on the November ballot. Citizens for Home Rule needs about 12,600 Knox Countians to sign its liquor petitions in order to let voters decide Nov.

2008-08-04 12:01:04

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has chosen Knox County, Tennessee as the future home of a new manufacturing and distribution facility for the Green Mountain Coffee segment.

2008-07-30 12:01:01

By Scott Barker, The Knoxville News Sentinel, Tenn. Jul.

2008-07-26 15:00:34

By GEORGE CHAPPELL; OF THE NEWS STAFF BANGOR - Taxpayers of Knox County will have to pay more than $3,000 for an independent investigation into a stun gun caper allegedly executed by Knox County deputies last fall while they were off duty. Penobscot County Sheriff Glenn C.

2008-07-21 15:00:49

By Scott Barker, The Knoxville News Sentinel, Tenn. Jul. 20--Knox County officials have reached a tentative settlement extending the contract of the operator of its "greenwaste" recycling center in Solway and forgiving an estimated $147,000 the contractor owes the taxpayers.


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