A Plan to Diminish Disparities

Armed with a consultant’s recommendations, the city outlines a strategy to increase the business it does with disadvantaged business enterprises.

KFD to Pump Up Fulton

Photo of Fulton High Fire Science Class

The Knoxville Fire Department plans to give a surplus pumper truck to Fulton High School as a teaching tool for future firefighters.

‘No Good Way’

A Man walks along railroad tracks in the Old City photo.

Stadium construction blocks pedestrian and cyclist access between East Knoxville and Downtown.

Townhouse Uptick

Photo of Chris Sharp of Urban Engineering addressing the Planning Commission.

With hillside protection regulations and a hot housing market, developers bring higher-density projects to the Planning Commission.

Building Backlogs

Photo of new houses under construction at the Meadows at Shannon Valley.

As the population continues to grow, the city and the county are struggling to keep up with the demand for approving construction projects.

City Election Lineup


As the 2023 campaign season begins, we introduce the candidates for mayor, municipal judge and City Council.

Capital Contraction

Transforming Western Construction Site

The city has less than half of last year’s funding for capital projects, but won’t have to borrow money or dip into savings for infrastructure needs.