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Veteran population down, spending goes up

Over the past 10 years, Veterans Administration statistics estimate that the number of military veterans in Knox County has declined by 272 due to age-related deaths and other factors, from an estimated 4,605 veterans in 2009 to 4,333 in 2018, local veterans officials told Knox County commissioners last week.

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December 23, 2019

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Joshua Morrison/News Knox County Commissioners Thom Collier, Teresa Bemiller and Bill Pursel.

Applications open for senior levy funds

Non-profit organizations in Knox County which serve seniors ages 60 and older, have until Feb. 21, 2020 at 4 p.m. to submit funding proposals that would potentially allow them to receive some of the more than $1,000,000 in funding given to senior-based groups every year.

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December 17, 2019

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