Call to Action

Owen Davis addresses City Council about gun safety legislation.

City Council endorses a resolution proposed by students urging state lawmakers to pass gun safety legislation.

KPD Disciplines Three

KPD officers during confrontation with Lisa Edwards.

An unvarnished Internal Affairs report leads to a demotion and two suspensions for officers involved in the in-custody death of Lisa Edwards.

‘No-Frills Budget’

Mayor Indya Kincannon at the City Council budget hearing.

During a marathon hearing on Tuesday, City Council members dove into Mayor Indya Kincannon’s proposed $432.9 million spending plan.

Capital Contraction

Transforming Western Construction Site

The city has less than half of last year’s funding for capital projects, but won’t have to borrow money or dip into savings for infrastructure needs.

An Alternative State of the City

Moira Connelly of HEART

Social justice advocates offer a vision of Knoxville that differs from Mayor Indya Kincannon’s, and propose last-minute budget changes.

Kincannon Releases Applicant List

Chief Paul Noel and Mayor Indya Kincannon

The city provided information on the candidates for last year’s police chief search and asked a judge to dismiss the News Sentinel’s Public Records Act lawsuit.

A Steady State of the City

Indya Kincannon and Victor Ashe

In a budget address that touted Knoxville’s great spaces, Mayor Indya Kincannon proposed no new big-ticket initiatives.

‘Rowing in the Same Direction’

Mayor Indya Kincannon

The new city-county Office of Housing Stability and a summit requested by Justice Knox promise to place a stronger focus on affordable housing and homelessness.

Senate Approves Election Bill

Sen. Frank NIceley photo

Knoxville’s process for electing district Council members would change in 2025 under legislation being finalized for the governor’s signature.