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An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to Mandy Craze, deputy auditor, who was primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning CAFR.

State recognizes Craze and county

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Knox County by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report.

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November 25, 2016

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Joshua Morrison/News It’s not unusual for advances in technology to make electronic equipment obsolete. Changes in scanner traffic encryption, approved by local law enforcement, will leave MARCS scanners silent except for fire and emergency medical services information. Those without a scanner capable of receiving MARCS signals will be completely silent.

Police to encrypt communications

When police agencies in Knox County complete their conversion to the MARCS communication system, people who enjoy listening to law enforcement communications on their scanners will have to find a new hobby — even if they have purchased a new digital scanner to pick up MARCS broadcasts.

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November 24, 2016

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Monarchs begin reign in Europe

On Nov. 21, 1916, the Daily Banner reported the Emperor of Austria-Hungary, Franz Joseph I, planned to make his heir and grandnephew, Archduke Charles Francis Joseph, co-regent of the empire.

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November 24, 2016

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Snowflake Gala to feature auction, award

Kenyon College has announced its plans for the 2016 Snowflake Gala benefiting Knox County’s Food for the Hungry, which will take place on Friday, Dec. 2, in Kenyon’s Gund Commons Lounge. A dinner, featuring locally sourced foods, will be prepared by AVI, the college’s food service, followed by a “Fund-A-Cause” auction.

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November 23, 2016

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