Gym Rezoning Rebuffed

Eric Turner and Taylor Turner

The planning commission rejects commercial zoning for a martial arts school on Maryville Pike.

A Competitive County?

Elaine Davis wearing a blue dress giving her victory speech on August 4, 2022.

Last week’s local election results look like another step toward an increasingly mixed political landscape.

Ballot Battle

Photo of Kim Frazier and Gina Oster hugging

The election leaves Republicans firmly in control of Knox County government, but Democrats have a strong showing — and score one upset.

Following the Money


A handful of races on the Aug. 4 ballot have attracted unprecedented levels of funding. Where has it come from — and what are candidates spending it on?

Appeals Process Decision Delayed

Mayor Glenn Jacobs and public hearing speakers

As public opposition mounts, commissioners kick final approval of a revised ordinance restricting the Board of Zoning Appeals’ authority to next month.