Knox County School Superintendent James McIntyre
In the past hour, the Knox County School Board approved a contract extension for the superintendent.
Dr. Jim McIntyre's four-year contract will be extended one more year, through 2016. He asked for the extension as part of his annual performance review.
The board approved the extension with seven "yes" votes.
Mike McMillan was the lone "no" vote. Kim Sepesi abstained.
Board members selected Karen Carson as chair of the board.