Preparing to Fight

Tennessee State Capitol Building

Local and state LGTBQ advocates are gearing up to confront anti-trans and drag bills in the Legislature — and seeking help from allies.

Preparing for the Imagination Age

In a new report, the Knoxville Chamber envisions a more vigorous private sector that can thrive during an anticipated economic transition.

Virtual Vols and Digital Devils

UT's Ayres Hall and ASU's Trumbull Library

UT-Knoxville intends to team up with Arizona State University to power a major expansion of its online academic programs.

Honoring Adolph Ochs

Adolph Ochs Plaque Dedication

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 at UT Tower

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’

Imani Mfalme-Shúla

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

McDonough House at Loghaven

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.

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.