Featured Government Story

  • Council Adopts Cat Policy
    The Community Cat Diversion program aims to reduce the feral cat population over the long term without resorting to euthanasia.
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City News

  • Promised Progress Along the South Waterfront
    City Council is ready to vote on land and easement acquisitions for long-awaited Sevier Avenue improvements.
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  • Remaking St. Mary’s
    The Rogero administration plans to work with Knox Heritage to preserve the oldest building on the St. Mary’s Hospital campus.
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  • Recode Knoxville map
    Recode Goes to Council
    The Knoxville-Knox County Planning Commission approves the comprehensive revision of the city’s zoning ordinance. Next stop: City Council.
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  • Recode at the Turn
    Planning commissioners are poised to send their recommendation for the overhaul of the city’s zoning ordinance to City Council.
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  • Physicians Regional Medical Center in North Knoxville.
    The Deal of St. Mary’s
    The Rogero administration has agreed to buy the North Knoxville hospital site for $1 while offering up to $16 million in tax breaks to Tennova for Middlebrook Pike developments.
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County News

State News

  • Women's March 2017 Knoxville
    ‘Your Struggle Is Mine’
    The organizers of the 3rd annual Knoxville Women’s March this Saturday say they are building a platform to empower others.
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  • Legislative Breakfast 1-4-18
    Shaping the Legislative Landscape
    Knox County’s state lawmakers return to Nashville this week with a passel of wish lists from the school board and County Commission.
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  • sports betting graphic
    Gaming Plan
    After a Supreme Court decision paves the way, the Tennessee Legislature looks at legalizing sports gambling. The choice may come down to local voters.
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  • Tennessee State Capitol Building
    Voucher Battle Looms
    A resolution on tonight's Knox County school board agenda is an opening salvo in a fight headed for the state Legislature.
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  • Nashville Propels Population Growth
    Census data compiled by the University of Tennessee pinpoints growing and shrinking population centers across the state.
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