Commission Approves TVA Deal

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs

After months of persuasion, County Mayor Glenn Jacobs wins a unanimous vote to lease the empty East Tower and buy the Summer Place garage.

Primary 2020: Public Defender

For the first time in 30 years, Knox County voters will elect a new attorney to represent indigent defendants in court.

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.

Setting the Rules

City Council agrees on the process to replace Stephanie Welch in the soon-to-be-vacant 1st District seat.

Walk Which Way?

Northshore boardwalk greenway

A greenway study showcases Knox County’s pedestrian ambitions. A sidewalk ordinance tests their limits.

A Plan for HUD Funds

The City of Knoxville is in the final stages of setting priorities for spending millions of federal housing dollars over the next five years.

‘Stretch Goals’

Randy Boyd

From boosting enrollment to securing major new state funding, Interim UT President Randy Boyd lays out an aggressive agenda for 2020.

The Germans Are Coming

UT Volkswagen announcement

A collaboration between UT and Volkswagen could help cement Knoxville’s status as a hub for research and innovation.