Comfortable With the Cuts

Knox County Commission

Knox County Commission appears amenable to a 30 percent reduction in the county’s indigent care program.

The Deepest Cut

Providers say a proposed reduction in the Health Department’s indigent care program will hurt their efforts to serve the poorest residents of Knox County.

Making It Count

Map from Census website

With millions of dollars on the line, local officials gear up for a campaign to encourage participation in the 2020 U.S. Census.

Taking Care of Basics

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ first budget sticks with a proven template, but adds (and subtracts) a few flourishes.

Steady As He Goes

City County Building

In his first proposed budget, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs isn’t raising any taxes or rocking any boats.

Directing Growth

Mayors at Growth Policy Plan meeting

Knox County, Knoxville and Farragut officials revisit the county’s growth plan, with an eye on development and its impact on infrastructure.

No Going Back

Old map of James White Parkway Extension

Advocates for a new South Knox highway see no chance of reviving the James White Parkway extension, but hope for a future option.

Codes Confusion

Knox County codes

Complaints from homebuilders lead to Knox County reassigning its building official and backing off from recently adopted codes.