Opposing Lineups

A special sales-tax district could help pay for a new baseball stadium, but at least one City Council member doesn’t want to play ball.

A Blueprint to Block the Bullets

Even without a detailed spending plan, City Council approves $1 million of accelerated funding for violent crime intervention efforts.

Cracking Down and Lifting Up

Police cruiser with lights on

The city is mixing more aggressive policing with community-building initiatives to address the spike in gun violence.

Grief, Grievances and Grit

With anger and sorrow over the deaths of Austin-East students at a boiling point, city officials say they will redouble efforts to reduce gun violence.

Budget Resilience

Despite the pandemic, the city’s mid-year financial review shows revenues keeping pace with spending, at least for now.

Building Second Chances

East Knoxville’s historic Dogan-Gaither Courts building will become home to men reentering society after prison.

Bills for the Breach

Invoices show four firms have collectively charged more than $200,000 to clean up the city’s computer systems after last year’s ransomware hack.

2020 Revue: City of Knoxville

The COVID-19 pandemic was just the first in a series of crises that greeted Mayor Indya Kincannon during her first year in office.

A Time for Atonement

Knoxville Vice Mayor Gwen McKenzie is proposing a $100 million effort for the city to make amends to the Black community for Urban Renewal.