Gottke, Lear address Knox regional planning

MOUNT VERNON — Regional Planning Commission members on Thursday got a birds-eye view of what the county can do to prepare for future growth. Jeff Gottke, president of the Area Development Foundation, presented key takeaways from the recent Knox County Growth Strategy report. RELATED READING Knox County’s Intel response: ‘It’s not a freak-out’ by Cheryl Splain…

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Knox Public Health offers free driver’s ed

MOUNT VERNON — A scholarship program through Knox Public Health expands access to driver’s ed training for teenagers who cannot afford to take it. A $15,000 grant from the Ohio Traffic Safety Office funds the Drive to Succeed scholarships. Funding is available to Knox County teens through December 2024. Suzanne Dapprich, KPH emergency preparedness and…


Knox Pages received transformative grant to boost local journalism in Knox County

Mount Vernon — Knox Pages, a trusted independent news outlet in Knox County, proudly announced a generous gift aimed at allowing journalism to thrive within the local community. A 2-year grant from the Knox County Foundation (KCF) in addition to investment from Report for America (RFA) cleared the way for Knox Pages to continue with two full-time reporters covering…