The Survey Says, ‘Play Ball’

A poll commissioned by the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors shows a majority of county voters back a new multi-purpose stadium.

Stepping Up to the Plate

The Sports Authority holds its first meeting to determine whether to move forward with a publicly financed multi-use stadium.

‘More Than Just Baseball’

City and county officials discuss and answer questions about the proposed publicly-funded baseball stadium in Knoxville.

Opposing Lineups

A special sales-tax district could help pay for a new baseball stadium, but at least one City Council member doesn’t want to play ball.

Authority to Build?

Knoxville and Knox County likely will consider forming a sports authority if officials decide to build a baseball stadium for the Tennessee Smokies.

Blue Wall Gets Results

Sheriff Tom Spangler

With deputies cheering them on, Knox County commissioners take money from fund balance for Sheriff’s Office bonuses.

Guessing Game

Glenn Jacobs budget presentation

The pandemic response shut down the economy just as local governments were making budget plans for next year. That has left them scrambling.