Beast Burden

A gray tabby cat with kittens

A summer surge in demand for shelter has left Young-Williams Animal Center operating on “emergency only” status often in recent months.

Culture Appraisal

Police cruiser with lights on

Council approves a third-party examination of KPD to coincide with the arrival of the city’s new police chief.

Council OKs Budget, Tax Hike

Kincannon’s $434.1 million budget proposal and the accompanying 50-cent property tax increase get reserved but solid support.

Budget Under Pressure

Council gets an update on the city’s financial situation and a look at challenges for next year’s budget, particularly pension and personnel costs.

An Unconventional Request

County Commissioner Justin Biggs asks City Council to postpone consideration of KUB’s municipal broadband plan.

Going Over the Numbers

With City Council poised to give final approval to next year’s budget, KPD touts its co-responder program in a bid for expansion.

Knox COVID-19 Cases Soar

The Health Department begs the public to take precautions as City Council moves against scofflaw drinking establishments.