Opposing Lineups

A special sales-tax district could help pay for a new baseball stadium, but at least one City Council member doesn’t want to play ball.

Knoxville Lands CGI Service Center

Cherokee Farm

The global information technology and consulting giant will invest $27 million and partner with UT to bring 300 jobs to the community.

The Enrollment Challenge

The UT Torchbearer

With numbers of high school graduates reaching a plateau, the University of Tennessee looks for other ways to build its student body.

Righting the Reading

Knox County reading standards

Why new state literacy standards won’t have much impact on local classrooms — and ‘proficiency’ doesn’t mean what it sounds like.

Making the Numbers Work

Martin Methodist College

University of Tennessee officials say acquiring a new campus will be viable only with an enrollment increase and significant state aid.

Bridging the Gaps

Jeff Lyash at Techstars roundtable

A report highlights weaknesses in Knoxville’s entrepreneurial landscape, including access to capital. It also suggests solutions.

‘The Team Came Together’

Donde Plowman and Randy Boyd

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An Uneven Recovery

Pearl on Union

Tennessee’s economic forecast for 2021 predicts a years-long effort to climb back from the pandemic, with the worst effects concentrated among the most vulnerable.

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City Council passes a resolution aimed at making amends for past racial injustices and approves the creation of a sports authority.