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TN County Mayors, City Manager Reflect on Annexation Study

Source: http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/article/123468/county-mayor-city-manager-reflect-on-annexation-study County mayor, city manager reflect on annexation study January 10th, 2015 10:55 pm by Gary B. Gray This farm is on Old Boones Creek Road in Gray. Recent residential development encroaches on established agricultural land. (Johnson City Press) … Continue reading

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CALL TO ACTION–HB 2371–ENDING FORCED ANNEXATION–THE TIME IS FINALLY HERE

ALL: Landmark Bill – Vote Tomorrow (Wed 9am CST) HB 2371 to end forced annexation and give Tennesseans the right to vote as amended is arguably the most powerful annexation bill in the country as it stands. It has passed … Continue reading

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KnoxFocus Survey on Annexation

Do you believe that any annexation by the City of Knoxville should be approved by a referendum, voted on by both Knoxville City and Knox County voters? Click Here to view survey results

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Freedom of Speech, Annexation, Retreat

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Source: http://www.knoxfocus.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/ixJ73ECM.pdf The two items that had the potential for the most debate passed without a whimper at Knox County Commission’s meeting last Monday. One dealt with a county employee’s rights to free speech and the … Continue reading

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Rep. Carter’s Rebuttal to the Knoxville News Sentinel

Rep. Carter’s Rebuttal to the Knoxville News Sentinel article that:  “Law Makers should move more slowly on annexation”. The Sunday, February 23rd edition of Knoxville News Sentinel included a page length editorial titled;  “Law makers should move more slowly on annexation.”   … Continue reading

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Knox County Commission Resolution on Annexation

Knox County resolution adopted today in favor by a 9-2 vote for Citizen’s right to vote on annexation. Click Here to view resolution.  

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CALL TO ACTION: House Local Government Subcommittee

HB 2371 which will end forced annexation and give Tennesseans the right to vote, is scheduled to be heard by the Local Government Subcommittee tomorrow at 12:00 p.m. Please come and show your support and also show your support for the bill … Continue reading

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