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Carringer, Fugate show differences

Sandra Clark
Editor

Michele Carringer really wants to be on Knox County Commission, but it’s hard for her to clearly say why.

And last week, with a chance to appear with her opponents, John Fugate and Laura Kildare, at the Fountain City Business and Professional Association, she claimed a last-minute need to miss the meeting.

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Big spending in two school board races

Sandra Clark
Editor

The Board of Education currently leans 5-4 in support of Superintendent Jim McIntyre; but when Tony Norman, running unopposed, takes office in September, the numbers will flip. Whether that comes as a 5-4 or 7-2 majority will be determined by two elections on March 1.

District 5 (Farragut): Karen Carson is stepping down after three terms.

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