Stadium Costs Come into Focus

The proposed publicly financed sports and entertainment venue would have a higher sticker price but cost less to finance than previously estimated.

A Year in the Chair

Larsen Jay chairing a Commission meeting

Larsen Jay reflects on an unusual and eventful 12 months heading County Commission — and why he won’t seek the leadership post again.

Power Poll: Vaccine Outreach

An overwhelming majority of survey respondents disagree with the state Department of Health’s decision to stop vaccine outreach to adolescents.

‘We’re in an Emergency’

Jan. 6 Capitol crowd

More than 170 political science scholars penned an open letter raising alarms about threats to American democracy. We talked to one of them.

The Survey Says, ‘Play Ball’

A poll commissioned by the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors shows a majority of county voters back a new multi-purpose stadium.

Giving Notice


Knox County wants to move its legal notices online — and, seemingly, away from the News Sentinel.

Broadband Battle

Tennessee’s cable providers blast KUB’s municipal broadband initiative, while TVA and the state Comptroller have given the project the green light.

‘How Do They Talk About It?’

Something Happened cover

A children’s book about a police shooting has come under scrutiny in Knox County schools. We talked to the authors about their intentions.

Planning Ballpark Benefits

Randy Boyd has teamed with community organizations on the proposed multi-use stadium project, but some want a more comprehensive agreement.