A Mandate Compromise

The Board of Health passes a scaled-back restriction on restaurant capacity and closing times, but delays action on limiting social gatherings.

Rethinking Thanksgiving

A newly formed group of local leaders and the CDC are urging citizens to get creative to have a safe holiday during the pandemic.

The Pandemic Hits Harder

The Board of Health keeps restrictions in place and the city contemplates enforcing the alcohol service curfew as cases and deaths mount.

Managing the Mandates

Amid vocal criticism, the Knox County Board of Health keeps its focus on coronavirus cases, mitigation measures and hospital capacity.

Authority to Build?

Knoxville and Knox County likely will consider forming a sports authority if officials decide to build a baseball stadium for the Tennessee Smokies.

Diagnosis Uncertain

Sign outside City County Building

Diagnosis Uncertain County Commission takes more steps to curb the Board of Health, but seems unprepared to dissolve it. by jesse fox mayshark • october 27, 2020 A sign protesting the Knox County Board of Health propped against a window of the city county building. In a meeting that included allegations from one public forum speaker that public mask wearing … Read More