A Veto in Every Pot

Recode Knoxville map

Proposed legislation would require consent from every property owner for zoning plans throughout Tennessee.

Strategic Thinking

Detail from Knox County Schools' strategic plan

Knox County School administrators have been struggling to complete a new strategic plan for nearly a year. Now the school board is taking over.

Bearden Rising

Madewell store in Bearden

With another high-profile boutique opening, West Knoxville’s long-redeveloping district moves closer to an urban rebirth.

Another Feud in the Fort

After a battle over the boundaries, City Council votes to establish a hospital district in the historic Fort Sanders neighborhood.

Growing With Downtown

Market Square ice rink painting

After a quarter century promoting downtown Knoxville, the Central Business Improvement District still looks to the future.

Mapping the Votes

Knox County voting precincts

Where did Marsha Blackburn fare best? Who tipped the balance for Martin Daniel? A quick sift through the Knox County precinct results of Tuesday’s election.

A Will and a Way

Eugenia Williams estate

After 20 years, the University of Tennessee finally has a plan for the historic Eugenia Williams estate.

ArabFest Returns

Scenes from ArabFest 2017.

The 5th annual celebration of Knoxville’s Arab-American community brings music, dance and falafels to the UT campus.

Cool Deal

Energy consumption graph

Energy efficiency may not be sexy, but it’s cutting consumption and costs across Knox County Schools.

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.