Academic Avenues

Central High School student Justus Hayes speaks Thursday while Superintendent Jon Rysewyk and County Mayor Glenn Jacobs look on.

With the launch of its first eight 865 Academies, Knox County aims to bridge the school-to-work gap.

2022 Revue: Knox County

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs making his budget address in May 2022.

Elections kept incumbents in place while giving County Commission its first female majority. And the Advance Knox process began to set a vision for the county’s future.

Power Poll: Rewinding 2022

Power Poll: Rewinding 2022 photo

Respondents weigh in on what they see as the most significant stories in government and education from the past year.

Preparing for the Imagination Age

In a new report, the Knoxville Chamber envisions a more vigorous private sector that can thrive during an anticipated economic transition.

Power Poll: Big Picture Views

State Capitol, City County Building

Respondents express some optimism and some pessimism, and offer their opinions on what state and local governments should prioritize.

Choppy Waters

Sign at entrance to Concord Yacht Club

The venerable Concord Yacht Club faces questions about its low-cost lease of county lakefront property.

Mayors to Procure Planning Staffs

Knoxville-Knox County Planning Sign

Land use recommendations would come from the city and county administrations, not the quasi-independent regional planning agency.

Axle Logistics to Expand

Tres Markham, Drew Johnson, Ali Fraley, Axle Logistics

The rapidly growing North Knoxville firm looks to add workers and build a second facility on Central Street with the help of a county tax incentive.