Lending a Hand for Housing

Council approves a $2 million loan to the developers of an affordable housing complex at a blighted site on Asheville Highway in East Knoxville.

Restoration Project Launched

The city task force looking for ways to build long-term wealth among Knoxville’s Black population holds its first meeting.

A Sense of Urgency

The Kincannon administration moves to accelerate the development and implementation of violence intervention strategies.

Buchanan Resigns

Martha Buchanan

After leading the local COVID-19 response, the director of the Knox County Health Department is stepping down.

Policy Appraisal

The city will launch a review of its anti-racism and anti-sexism policies, but without the goal of requiring a zero-tolerance system.

COVID Comeback

With vaccinations stalled and the arrival of the Delta variant, Knox County COVID-19 case counts are on the rise again.

A Question of Leadership

Knoxville Vice Mayor Gwen McKenzie says she’s lost confidence in Police Chief Eve Thomas over racist incidents within KPD.

Coming to Terms

School board members appear satisfied with a new security agreement with the Knoxville Police Department, but broader questions remain.

Council Boots Up Broadband

KUB gets the city’s approval to launch its high-speed internet service, which will offer digital access to more than 210,000 households and businesses.

Power Poll: School Security

A large majority of survey respondents wants to keep armed officers in schools and retain the current mix of agencies responsible for keeping schools safe.