Knox County government en Knox County Hospital Taken Over by Local Government <p>The Knox County judge-executive says stabilizing the county hospital&#39;s finances is a priority. Knox County is taking over operation of its hospital over ongoing problems in paying employees and debtors. An agreement signed in 2006 put the county fiscal court in charge and Judge-Executive J.M. Hall said local government has inherited a financial mess. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 13:29:16 +0000 Associated Press 16199 at