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McMillan chosen to lead Knox school board

knoxnews.com — KNOXVILLE - Mike McMillan has been chosen as chairman of the Knox County school board. In a 5-4 vote, McMillan voted for himself and was joined by John Fugate, Terry Hill, Amber Rountree and Patti Bounds. Besides his own vote, Doug Harris had the support of board members Lynne Fugate, Karen Carson and Gloria Deathridge.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @knoxnews: As @mykidmyschool reported during the meeting, Mike McMillan has been chosen as chairman of the Knox Co. school board bit.ly/YOXakK

Vic Wharton Sr. missed opportunity to coach at A-E

knoxnews.com — Vic Wharton Sr. won't coach high school football at Austin-East this season. Wharton, whose son, Vic Wharton Jr., is a freshman football player at the University of Tennessee, had his application for employment rejected by Knox County Schools in July because he failed to execute a drug test after being offered a job as a teaching assistant and athletic coach.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @ChrisThomasKNS: Vic Wharton Sr., whose son plays football at UT, missed opportunity to coach at Austin-East this season shar.es/1aQN9y

UT athletics budget posts surplus

knoxnews.com — Tennessee athletics claimed a $60,880 budget surplus for the fiscal year ending June 30. The university announced its financial data for the year in a press release on Wednesday afternoon. The department's total operating revenue for the fiscal year was $103,542,111 and total operating expenses were $103,481,231.
Oct 01, 2014

Tennessee athletics claimed a $60,880 budget surplus for the fiscal year. knoxnews.com/govolsxtra/foo…