How the Force Uses Force

Police cruiser with lights on

KPD briefs City Council on how its officers deploy physical response and the oversight in place to keep them from crossing the line.

Hope on a Holiday

Amid social unrest, Juneteenth is a time for many in Knoxville to celebrate emancipation while working toward equality.

No Hardship, No Variance

Reversing a Board of Zoning Appeals decision, Council rejects a residential development proposed for the South Knoxville Waterfront.

Compromise on Closure

The city, Volunteer Ministry Center and Parkridge residents reach an agreement on closing the north end of Myrtle Street.

Setting the Rules

City Council agrees on the process to replace Stephanie Welch in the soon-to-be-vacant 1st District seat.

Mapping a Makeover

Chilhowee Park rendering

A master plan to rejuvenate Chilhowee Park & Exhibition Center would result in saying farewell to the Tennessee Valley Fair.

Disarming Gun Shows

Knoxville leaders and candidates are poised to bar gun shows from Chilhowee Park and other city facilities.

Getting Back the Ballot

Restore Your Vote

With 1 in 5 voting-age black residents of Tennessee disenfranchised, a national campaign works with local organizations to help ex-felons regain their voting rights.