Jailhouse Diagnosis

knox county detention facility

A study says Knox County could reduce its inmate crowding by making reforms to the local criminal justice system.

Of Painters and Potholes

Artist Addison Karl

The city and county both fund the arts, but to different extents and with different levels of enthusiasm. What is the role of government?

‘Fully Extend’

Knox Pride Parade 6-22-19

Knox County Commission responds to controversy over a county employee’s anti-gay preaching with a resolution affirming the rights of LGBT people.

Vision Quest

Crowded schools and jails, inadequate roads and sidewalks. Lamenting a lack of planning and priorities, Knox County Commissioners plan to set some.

What’s the Plan?

Hardin Valley planning meeting

Knox County is preparing to embark on its most ambitious planning update in a generation. On the table: growth, density, infrastructure and rural preservation.