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Corbin pharmacist says no wrongdoing at her business

A Knox County pharmacist visited by federal Drug Enforcement Agency officials last month says there was no connection between her business and a Barbourville pharmacist who was arrested during a separate DEA visit on the same day. On Wednesday, June 24, 2020 DEA officials visited...

Knox County readies for major road projects

During a weekly sit-down interview with Knox County Judge-Executive Mike Mitchell, several projects both completed and ongoing were discussed. Among the many projects proposed one stood out that will correct a major issue affecting motorists in regard to the tunnel at Manchester...

Five COVID-19 deaths in Knox County; Knox infection rate worse than Myrtle Beach

A little over a week after announcing the largest cluster of COVID-19 cases in Knox County, the nursing home that saw 46 residents and eight staffers test positive announced Tuesday that five of its residents, who tested positive for COVID-19, have died. “In conjunction with...

Tom ‘O’Dell’ Smith wins 86th Legislative District seat

With all votes in, the election has been called for a former State Representative to retake the position he held nearly 30 years ago. With a margin of 632 votes, Knox County native Tom “O’Dell” Smith beat out competitors Scotty Reams 2,739 to 2,107 in combined Knox and Laurel...

Michigan man sentenced to 35 years for 2019 murder at Gray convenience store

Murderer Phillip Lewis was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison for the January 2019 murder of Gary Medlin. Lewis entered the A&B Quick Stop in Gray in the early hours of Jan. 16, 2019, where he used a firearm in an attempted robbery. 25-year-old Gary Medlin attempted to...

Knox County Fiscal Court passes tourism ordinance

The Knox County Fiscal Court met in regular session on Wednesday, May 27, to address a slate of items that could change the course of the county for years to come. After opening bids for various projects and adopting the agenda, the court voted to amend minutes from the April...

Election Day details revealed for Knox County

Knox County will officially have two voting precincts for the June 23 primary election. According to Knox County Clerk Mike Corey, voting precincts will be set up in the gymnasiums of both Lynn Camp and Knox Central High School. Voting will open at 6 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.,...

Election Day details revealed for Knox County

Knox County will officially have two voting precincts for the June 23 primary election. According to Knox County Clerk Mike Corey, voting precincts will be set up in the gymnasiums of both Lynn Camp and Knox Central High School. Voting will open at 6 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.,...

Knox Co. Fiscal Court establishing Knox Co. Tourism and Convention Commission

During its April meeting, the Knox County Fiscal Court approved the first reading of an ordinance establishing a new tourism board for the county. The “Knox County Tourism and Convention Commission” was presented by Judge-Executive Mike Mitchell during the Wednesday, April 22...

Public coronavirus testing starts Monday, May 4, in Knox County

Public testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus has made its way to Knox County. Starting Monday, May 4, anyone wishing to be tested for the coronavirus will have that option. The Knox County Health Department has partnered with Gravity Diagnostics to provide COVID-19 testing through...
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