Police found a 2-year old boy walking alone near Vermeer Road and East 6th Street earlier this morning. Thankfully the child was soon reunited with his family and the police department thanked the community for their help.
The Knoxville VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) participated in the eighth annual nationwide VA 2K walk today from 10am to 12pm to raise awareness for homeless veterans. This was the second year the Knoxville VA CBOC participated in the event, which also serves as a way to donate much needed health items to veterans in need.
Standing water and electricity don’t mix, but that’s precisely what the city found when inspecting electrical access at Bridge View Center. City Engineer Dwight Dohlman said the city needs to install “new conduit, conductors, and receptacles to replace the failed electrical system.” The fix will route the power distribution system through ceiling trusses instead of the floor where water can seep in.