Featured Government Story
- July 19, 2021At a block party thrown by stakeholders in the proposed stadium near the Old City, area residents give the project largely positive reviews.
- July 16, 2021Three candidates, each staking a claim to different sections of the political spectrum, are vying to represent the city's most diverse district.
- July 14, 2021A new city ordinance would allow multiple beer vendors in a common area within the same location.
- July 9, 2021Knoxville Vice Mayor Gwen McKenzie says she’s lost confidence in Police Chief Eve Thomas over racist incidents within KPD.
- July 8, 2021Legal questions about the city’s obligation to pay its debts surround an effort to cap Knoxville’s property tax rate.
- July 23, 2021An overwhelming majority of survey respondents disagree with the state Department of Health’s decision to stop vaccine outreach to adolescents.
- July 22, 2021A weekly mystery photo to test your knowledge of the local landscape.
- July 22, 2021With vaccinations stalled and the arrival of the Delta variant, Knox County COVID-19 case counts are on the rise again.
- July 20, 2021After an audit prompted by a lost vaccine shipment, officials assure county commissioners they are making reforms.
- July 19, 2021Every Monday, we give you a rundown of the week’s public meetings and civic events.
- May 21, 2021Some who responded to this statewide poll believe the American experiment is in trouble, but most are optimistic about the days to come.
- May 11, 2021As late-arriving Census data narrows the redistricting window, citizen groups hope for public input and transparency. History does not give reason to expect much of either.
- May 10, 2021The state's traditional base of Republican power is overrepresented in legislative leadership. But probably not for long.
- May 3, 2021A bill to let student-athletes earn money heads to the governor's desk.
- April 14, 2021Governor’s budget amendment provides state support without creating a special tax district.
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