Serendipity often steals the show at Knoxville’s acclaimed international music and arts festival.
Diversity Comeback Possible
The stadium project has initially failed to meet its goal for disadvantaged business participation, but more subcontracts are up for grabs.
A bill with major Republican support would modify the third-grade retention law but still threaten many students with being held back.
Revelry With a Cause
A talk with Adeem the Artist about recognition, representation, and why they might have to leave Knoxville.
Weekly Watch: Nov. 7-12, 2022
Every Monday, we run down the week’s public meetings and civic events.
Honoring Adolph Ochs
A plaque on Market Square recognizes the legendary publisher of The New York Times, who learned the newspaper business as a youth in Knoxville.
‘I Love Solving Problems’
Jon Rysewyk takes over as superintendent of Knox County Schools tomorrow. A few consistent themes in his career suggest how he’ll approach the job.
Boyd Raises Plowman’s Pay
Growing enrollment prompts a $160,000 raise that brings UTK’s chancellor’s salary in line with her peers.
‘Socially Acceptable Chains’
In Tennessee, criminal sentences can include more than 360 different fees and fines. Reform advocates say they can pose insurmountable obstacles.
Ready for the World
Loghaven emerges from the pandemic ready to welcome artists from all over to a hidden corner of South Knoxville — and with a major architecture award, to boot.
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