Preparing for the Imagination Age

In a new report, the Knoxville Chamber envisions a more vigorous private sector that can thrive during an anticipated economic transition.

Funding for Violence Intervention

Police Chief Paul Noel

With homicides still above pre-pandemic levels, KPD gets the green light to apply for a $2 million state grant to help prevent gun violence.

Funding Affordable Housing

Westview Tower

City Council votes to help developers build and renovate hundreds of apartments for low-income residents through its Affordable Housing Fund.

Mayors to Procure Planning Staffs

Knoxville-Knox County Planning Sign

Land use recommendations would come from the city and county administrations, not the quasi-independent regional planning agency.

Honoring Adolph Ochs

Adolph Ochs Plaque Dedication

A plaque on Market Square recognizes the legendary publisher of The New York Times, who learned the newspaper business as a youth in Knoxville.

Axle Logistics to Expand

Tres Markham, Drew Johnson, Ali Fraley, Axle Logistics

The rapidly growing North Knoxville firm looks to add workers and build a second facility on Central Street with the help of a county tax incentive.

Cradle Park Compromise

Cradle of Country Music Park

Tweaks to a sculpture installation plan would save four of five trees previously targeted for removal from Cradle of Country Music Park.

Triple Play Completed

Gary Loe

A contentious City Council joins County Commission and the Sports Authority in approving a new stadium financing plan.

Officers Cleared

Chief Paul Noel and Mayor Indya Kincannon

An internal investigation found that four KPD officers didn’t commit use-of-force policy violations in the death of Anthony Thompson Jr.

A Day for Dominion

Dominion Riverside Site

City Council takes on a trio of unrelated matters involving a single West Knoxville development firm.