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July 19, 2017: The Safe Communities Coalition is bringing back the popular two-day course, Safe Driving for Mature Drivers, it hosted earlier this year. The course will be held on Aug. 24 and 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Knox County Health Department. Lunch will be provided both days. Read full story >>

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