A Day for Dominion

Dominion Riverside Site

City Council takes on a trio of unrelated matters involving a single West Knoxville development firm.

Moneyball Maneuvers

A revised financing plan for the new stadium near the Old City includes a loan to cover increasing costs and an expanded tax district to help pay for it.

Planning for Planting

Sunsphere

Knoxville officials are preparing to develop a tree canopy master plan to give the city a greener future.

Making Noise

Noise detection camera

The city has installed cutting-edge technology to identify traffic noise violations downtown, but there’s no means of enforcement.

Recalculating the Cost

Doug Kirchhofer

With projections smashed by high materials prices, the actual budget for the planned multi-use stadium won’t be known until this fall.

Closing the Gap

A loan from Smokies’ owner Randy Boyd could be used to cover a stadium funding shortfall created by soaring construction materials costs.

Homicide Trends

KPD Lt. Ryan Morrow

After a two-year surge in murders, particularly gun deaths in East Knoxville, the number of homicides in the city has begun to taper off.

‘Fair and Impartial’

Paul Noel

Chief Paul Noel sets out to eliminate perceptions of favoritism in discipline at the Knoxville Police Department.

Centralized Surveillance

KPD Chief Paul Noel

Council approves a design contract for a real-time crime center allowing police to monitor video feeds from a proposed camera network.