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Johnson Architecture master plan project earns statewide recognition in NC

By Scott Bird

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Johnson Architecture, along with project partner IBI Placemaking, recently earned an award in North Carolina for the Cherokee Cultural Corridor Master Plan.
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Gov. Lee announces law enforcement reform partnership
NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has announced a partnership with law enforcement agencies to enhance policies, improve information sharing and increase officer training.
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Rep. Staples optimistic about Capitol Commission meeting
NASHVILLE, TN — The Vice-Chairman of the Tennessee Black Caucus of State Legislators says the Caucus is “cautiously optimistic” ahead of next week’s meeting of the Capitol Commission to discuss the removal of the Nathan Bedford Forrest bust from the State Capitol.
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zoo knoxville lion diesWalmart celebrates 250,000 veterans hired through Welcome Home Commitment
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zoo knoxville lion diesZoo Knoxville saddened by death of Ann African lion
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pink lady slippersFederal officials want to know who stole the Pink Lady Slipper Plants
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centrifuge towerOak Ridge workers bring down ETTP’s tallest building
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SCC calls for end of celebration of Forrest, THP violence against protestors
A statement by the Southern Christian Coalition

There are few figures from US history who embody and represent White Supremacy and its legacy as effectively and hauntingly as Nathan Bedford Forrest. Forrest defended the institution of chattel slavery as a General in the Confederate Army and later served as the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, our nation’s most prominent white supremacist organization.
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Gov. Lee signs order to protect healthcare providers
NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today signed Executive Order No. 53, granting limited COVID-related liability protection to healthcare providers.
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Dr. James Hildreth calls for KKK founder bust to be removed
NASHVILLE, TN - Dr. James Hildreth, infectious disease expert and President & CEO of Nashville’s Meharry Medical, commented on why Tennessee must remove the Nathan Bedford Forrest bust from the state Capitol.
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Lakeshore Park shares updated master plan, seeks public input on enhancements
By Lauren Miller

Lakeshore Park Conservancy has announced that it has completed a major update to the Lakeshore Park Master Plan and is seeking the public’s comments and input through an online survey.
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TN-02 Democrats unite to defeat Burchett
KNOXVILLE - Last night, Chance Brown, a Democratic Candidate for Tennessee’s 2nd Congressional District, announced that he was suspending his campaign and fully supporting Renee Hoyos.
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State Farm offers $25,000 grants to communities
KNOXVILLE - As a company, State Farm is offering the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® grant program, again, for its ninth year.
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Walking around Tacoma to see glass artist Dale Chihuly’s handiwork
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TBI annual ‘Crime In Tennessee’ report shows decrease
NASHVILLE, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2019 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ publication, which details the volume and nature of crime, as reported by the state’s law enforcement agencies.
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Mayor Kincannon appoints Susan Gennoe as City’s Chief Financial Officer
KNOXVILLE - Susan A. Gennoe has been named as the City of Knoxville’s Chief Financial Officer by Mayor Indya Kincannon.
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Gov. Lee Appoints Kristi Davis to Tennessee Court of Appeals
NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the appointment of Kristi M. Davis to the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Eastern Grand Division.
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City of Knoxville responds to ‘Black Lives Matter’ street art proposal

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USMCA benefits Tennessee producers
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Neighborhoods host physically distanced July 4 festivities
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City offices closed for July 4 holiday
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UT transitions to mobile ticketing for 2020-21
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Zoo Knoxville requires masks for entry for use in indoor areas
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KCHD closes to the public Friday, July 3
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