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Knox County Participates in National Night Out

Monday, 06 August 2012

Fourteen Knox County neighborhoods are celebrating National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7, 2012.    This is the 29th Annual National Night Out, which is a crime and drug prevention event for neighborhoods.  “This is an excellent time for the Sheriff’s Office to strengthen our community partnerships by showing support to our active neighborhood watch groups,” said Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones. “We’ll be out meeting and socializing with residents and letting them know that we encourage their efforts to make their neighborhoods safer.”

Residents will be locking their doors, turning on outside lights and spending the evening with their neighbors in a variety of activities.  In Knox County, many of the neighborhoods are having cookouts, pool parties, and ice cream socials.  The Sheriff’s Office will have officers, K-9s, motorcycles, and even the helicopter at some of the events to demonstrate how KCSO is helping keep neighborhoods safe.

National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, strengthen community and police partnerships, and let criminals know that neighborhoods are organized against crime.

Here is a list of the neighborhoods participating.  Most begin their activities between 6-7 p.m. and will end before 10 p.m.

Stewart Ridge Subdivision, Halls, 4501 Nathan Drive

Sunchase Apts., N. Cedar Bluff Rd., Clubhouse

South Pointe Subdivision, Maryville Pike at Tipton, South View Circle

Rockwell Farm Subdivision, Kingston Pike off Old Stage Rd., poolhouse near the entrance

Cottingham Court Subdivision, off Northshore in Ebenezer, Cul-de-sac

Imperial Estates Subdivision, Karns off Emory Road, 7029 Regency Rd.

Lakewood Subdivision, off Westland, 1013 Bream Drive

Trails End Subdivision, off Middlebrook Pike behind Food City, pool

Autumn Ridge Subdivision, off Bluegrass Rd., Bayhill Ridge Way Cul-de-sac

Wallace Hills Subdivision, Halls off Hill Rd., 4600 Gillcrest Drive

Cove Ridge Subdivision, off Hardin Valley Road, pool on Wildflower Way

Woodland Trace/Sweetbriar, off Campbell Station, dead end of Woodland Trace

Morgan Place Subdivision, off Guinn Rd., grassy area on Berry Hill

Reagan Landing Subdivision, off Hardin Valley Rd., pool park on Clover Ridge



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