Contracts Round Third

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

Vaccine Whiplash

Court orders out of Louisiana and Kentucky cause local institutions to reverse their COVID-19 vaccination policies.

‘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.