Health Fight

County Commission crowd

With a crowd of anti-mask protesters cheering them on, County Commission weighs changes to the Board of Health.

Developers Undaunted

State Supreme Court site development

Despite the economic woes unleashed by the global pandemic, real estate development continues unabated.

Advice Only

With COVID-19 cases mounting, the Knox County Board of Health took only symbolic action on Wednesday.

Ramp Reconstruction Interrupted

The rebuilding of the Gay Street-Jackson Avenue intersection has run into delays, adding to the struggles of area businesses.

Knox 2018: A User’s Guide to Local Government and Politics

City County Building

Knoxville in 2018 is a complicated place. A moderate-progressive Southern Appalachian city in a libertarian-conservative Southern Appalachian county, it is home to a strong and diverse culture fueled by competing and often contradictory interests and philosophies.