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Knoxville Jury Finds County Commission Guilty of Open Meetings Violation

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· Story link A jury in Knoxville found the Knox County Commission guilty of violating the state’s Open Meetings Act…

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A jury in Knoxville found the Knox County Commission guilty of violating the state’s Open Meetings Act in holding private discussions on the filling of a dozen appointments. The verdict voids the appointments, which included relatives of commissioners and deputies of former officeholders. During the three-week trial, 47 witnesses testified, including all 19 commissioners involved. (10/4/07)