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  • Sidewalk plan
    County Cancels Sidewalk Plan
    Mayor Glenn Jacobs has scrapped a contract for a countywide sidewalk master plan, but other efforts to identify needs are underway.
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  • BMX meeting 11-6-18
    Off Course
    County delays action on proposed BMX track again, pending cost and benefit analysis.
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  • Knox Found logo
    Knox Found #3: Public Art
    Knox Found again! Every week, we will post a photo of something or some place in Knox County, and we will ask you to identify it. The first person to send a correct answer to info@compassknox.com will be recognized and celebrated in the next day’s email newsletter and the next week’s Knox Found.
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  • Precinct Profile: Knox County #82
    Rutledge Pike serves as a transition from urban East Knoxville to rural East Knox County.
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  • Election Day Arrives
    Heavy early voting in Knox County and across Tennessee makes election predictions a precarious proposition.
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State News

  • GOP election party
    Knox County’s Red Wall
    Local Republicans had a lot to be happy about Tuesday night, while Democrats look to take momentum into 2020.
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  • Gloria Johnson
    Johnson Easily Wins Rematch
    The former legislator beats GOP incumbent on her third try, resulting in Democrats’ sole gain in Knox County.
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  • Tim Burchett
    The Carhartt Congressman
    Tim Burchett scores an easy win in the 2nd District congressional race by sticking with what has worked.
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  • Election Day Arrives
    Heavy early voting in Knox County and across Tennessee makes election predictions a precarious proposition.
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  • campaign finance graphic
    Raising the Stakes
    Diving into the campaign finance reports: a million-dollar congressional race, a scrappy showing by overmatched Democrats, and the weird world of PACs.
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Upcoming Events

  1. Knox County Board of Education: Regular Meeting

    November 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. County Commission Work Session

    November 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. County Commission Meeting

    November 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. County Commission Zoning

    November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Knoxville City Council

    November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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