Planning Division

Does Knox County need a standalone planning commission? Some county commissioners think it would allow more orderly growth. Others aren’t so sure.

Farragut Rejects Growth Plan Changes

Farragut Board of Mayor and Aldermen

Citing concerns about traffic and ‘irresponsible development,’ the town board turns down an amendment pushed by County Mayor Glenn Jacobs.

Head Count

Map from Census website

As the Census approaches, federal and local officials are making final preparations to get the numbers right.

Trickling Down (and Out)

Knox County Commission, Main Assembly Room

City and county revenue from the Hall income tax shrank last year, as the state moves toward eliminating it completely.