New Cash for New Cops

Facing a persistent staffing shortage, KPD asks for $150,000 over two years to boost officer recruiting efforts.

A Raise on the Table

Knoxville mayoral candidates

City Council will consider a proposal to give the next mayor a 14 percent pay boost above Mayor Madeline Rogero’s current salary.

Gaps on Gay Street

Gay St 200 block

Surface parking lots along downtown Knoxville’s premier commercial corridor are prime spots for infill development.

The Rising Cost of Recycling

China’s decision to stop importing most recycled materials has affected many American communities, and Knoxville is no exception.

Talk It Out

The Planning Commission uses a local subdivision controversy to send a message: Developers should engage neighbors.

Preservation Haul

City Council on Tuesday approved nearly $600,000 for seven projects aimed at rehabilitating historic structures in Knoxville.

A New Alternative to the Streets

Volunteer Ministry Center, with the help of city taxpayers, wants to establish Knoxville’s first ‘low-barrier’ homeless shelter.

Procurement Small Ball

City County Building

Knoxville’s first Diversity Business Expo offers an opportunity for small businesses to connect with government agencies.

Rehab Hospital Planned

Physicians Regional Medical Center in North Knoxville.

A trio of healthcare providers are joining forces to build an in-patient rehabilitation facility on Middlebrook Pike.

Making Connections

Two-term City Council member Marshall Stair wants to stitch the city together if he’s elected mayor.