Taking Western to New Heights

KCDC hopes to secure a $40 million federal grant to help pay for the transformation of Knoxville’s largest public housing community.

Safe at Home

On a split vote, City Council gives the final approval needed to move the publicly financed multi-use stadium forward.

KPD Chief Thomas to Retire

The city will conduct a nationwide search for a successor who will have to address internal cultural issues and a surging violent crime rate.

Incumbents Roll to Victory

City voters re-elect five Council members over GOP-backed challengers in an unusually partisan election.

Voters’ Verdict

A strong partisan-fueled turnout will determine the outcome of an unusually bitter city election.

Partisan Knives Sharpen

Misinformation becomes a weapon as early voting ends and a bruising city election enters its final days.

Donors and Dollars

The money has been rolling into this year’s city election, though the distribution among candidates has varied wildly.

Dueling Endorsements

Knoxville’s uniformed employees have aligned themselves on opposite sides in this year’s City Council races.