New at Compass

  • Community Health Assessment
    Keeping It Down
    Teen pregnancy rates have dropped dramatically in the past 25 years, and the Knox County Health Department is trying to make sure they continue falling.
    Read more.
  • City County Building
    Recode on Hold for the Holidays
    The Metropolitan Planning Commission on Thursday postponed the big-picture initiative and focused instead on routine land use issues.
    Read more.
  • State St. Marriott
    PILOT Projects Revisited
    A new state law sends some redevelopment tax incentives to County Commission for approval, even one for a project that’s almost finished.
    Read more.

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Coming September 2018.
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Upcoming Events

  1. County Commission Work Session

    December 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. County Commission Meeting

    December 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. County Commission Zoning

    December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Knoxville City Council

    December 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Joint Education Committee

    December 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm