Emergency Spending

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Knox County puts its volunteer first responders on six-month contracts pending the results of a committee appointed by the mayor.

Ashes From the Fire

Oakwood-Lincoln Park residents demand action from the city two months after a recycling center blaze.

Fire and Frustration

Smoke from a blaze at a North Knoxville recycling facility with a history of recent safety violations forced the evacuation of nearly 100 homes.

New Cash for New Cops

Facing a persistent staffing shortage, KPD asks for $150,000 over two years to boost officer recruiting efforts.

Smoke Signals

A report calls for a tax-funded Knox County fire department. County officials want to explore their options.