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Joshua Morrison/News County employees make their way into the Knox County Service Center, 117 E. High St., Wednesday morning. The parking lot came in over budget due to sponge-like soils that had to be be filled with extra limestone.

County parking lots $66K over budget

Knox County Commissioners approved change orders Tuesday for three parking lots — the main parking lot on Chestnut Street serving the county service center employees; the Knox County Sheriff’s lot on Upper Gilchrist Road; and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lot with handicap-accessible features directly behind the service center.

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July 31, 2019

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Larry Di Giovanni/News Volunteers, food vendors and an Earth Day event crowd had a successful “Zero Waste” event Saturday at the Brown Family Environmental Center, said Knox County Recycling and Litter Prevention Director Randy Canterbury. He is pictured next to a container for recyclable and compostable items during the event.

Local recycling offers a mixed bag of success

There are success stories in Knox County where it comes to recycling and composting efforts, and then there are, as Randy Canterbury can articulate, challenges yet to be overcome where it concerns reducing waste that goes into the landfill while reusing recyclable products.

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July 30, 2019

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