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Joshua Morrison/News The Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 13246 Wooster Road, has reopened but finds itself struggling to find volunteers. Donations can be now dropped off on Wednesday and Thursday and the store will open on Friday and Saturday.

Changes in store at Habitat

Habitat for Humanity Knox County had to make some changes to day-to-day operations and what they’re doing this year due to the ongoing pandemic.

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Fireworks not always fun

The Fourth of July is just around the corner and even though there are very few big fireworks displays going on, that won’t stop people from celebrating in their ways, with their fireworks. But fireworks can be terrifying for both pets and some veterans.

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Summer camp takes on a new look

Summer is officially here and it feels like there’s nothing for the kids to do, but the Knox County Manufacturing Camp is still on for the summer, though the students will be building projects from the comforts of their own homes.

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Submitted photo The Twin Oak Elementary Battle of the Books team is pictured during their Zoom session to answers the 88 competition questions. Twin Oak took first place this year. Because of the school closure and social distancing, Battle of the Books was taken online this year and each team held a Zoom session to answer the questions.

Twin Oak team wins book battle

The 2020 Knox County Battle of the Books took place this year — albeit in a different format then previous years due to the school buildings shuttered.

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East Knox works out final kinks on graduation

The East Knox Class of 2020 is finally getting the graduation its been waiting on. Superintendent Steve Larcomb announced during the board of education meeting Thursday night that the planned socially distance graduation will hopefully be approved by Knox Public Health.

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