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Proposed legislation would require consent from every property owner for zoning plans throughout Tennessee.
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- February 20, 2019Knox County has identified $73 million in improvements needed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It has a 40-year plan to address them.
- February 19, 2019Knoxville officials aim to use lessons learned from other cities while designing a pilot program for electric scooter rental businesses.
- February 18, 2019Knoxville officials share concerns with legislators about bills they fear will take away their independence to find local solutions to local problems.
- February 18, 2019Knox County School administrators have been struggling to complete a new strategic plan for nearly a year. Now the school board is taking over.
- February 15, 2019With another high-profile boutique opening, West Knoxville’s long-redeveloping district moves closer to an urban rebirth.
- February 15, 2019Jeffrey Lyash will move south from Canada in April to take over the nation’s largest public utility.
- February 14, 2019City officials ask the state Legislature to reject a bill that would strip law enforcement oversight committees of their subpoena powers.
- February 14, 2019In Beaumont and Western Heights, a racially diverse district leans toward Democrats (when it votes at all).
- February 14, 2019A weekly mystery photo to test your knowledge of the local landscape.
- February 13, 2019After a battle over the boundaries, City Council votes to establish a hospital district in the historic Fort Sanders neighborhood.
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- City officials ask the state Legislature to reject a bill that would strip law enforcement oversight committees of their subpoena powers.
- A change in state law means overweight trucks are paying less in fines -- with the money coming straight from local coffers.
- Knox County is preparing to embark on its most ambitious planning update in a generation. On the table: growth, density, infrastructure and rural preservation.
- With $25,000 in county funding, a plan to create a museum for Knoxville’s most lauded and haunted visual artist moves forward.
- Takeovers, makeovers and other transitions mark a busy year in the economic life of Knoxville and Knox County.