Extra Bases

The city sees an Old City hotel project as the first new development generated by the planned multi-use stadium.

Over the River

UT is looking to the South Waterfront for future growth and talking with the city about reviving a pedestrian bridge project.

Pension Costs Rising

Providing retirement benefits is growing more expensive. City officials say it’s a matter of keeping promises made to employees.

Infrastructure Tab

Street improvements and new plazas around the new stadium could cost the city as much as $14 million.

Questions and Ashes

WRS Inc. plans to move forward with redeveloping the historic Standard Knitting Mill amid calls for greater security for vacant buildings.

Field Preparation

KCDC commissioners vote to create a TIF district to pay for infrastructure and encourage development around the multi-use stadium.

Contracts Round Third

Two key agreements for the multi-use stadium are nearly ready for the Sports Authority’s approval.

2021 Revue: City of Knoxville

Violent crime and KPD dominated city politics, along with the proposed multi-use stadium and an unusually partisan election.