Trickling Down (and Out)

Knox County Commission, Main Assembly Room

City and county revenue from the Hall income tax shrank last year, as the state moves toward eliminating it completely.

Coming Into Focus

Plans for the city’s public safety complex at the former St. Mary’s site are firming up with input from the Police and Fire departments.

KUB Freezes Fixed Fees

Knoxville mayoral candidates have complained that service charges not tied to consumption adversely affect low-income residents.

A Fair to Remember

East Tennessee History Fair

In its 12th year, the East Tennessee History Fair takes in everything from pioneer life to Cas Walker — not to mention the dressed-up dogs.

Hitting Their Marks


State test results show Knox County schools making gains overall, with plenty of areas to work on.

Brainstorming on Broadway

Area residents offer their ideas to improve a busy, hazardous stretch of North Knoxville’s primary thoroughfare.

Precinct Profile: Knox County #40

The Norwood Heights pool

Off Pleasant Ridge Road and Merchant Drive, a rolling carpet of brick ranchers and middle-income households that mostly vote Republican.