TIF Protection

Construction equipment on the proposed stadium site.

County Commission recommends approval of expanding the TIF district around the new stadium, with an extra layer of assurance.

Meriting Attention

Police cruiser with lights on

County Commission expands and revamps the Merit System Council, which protects Sheriff’s Office employees from political retribution.

Costs and Benefits

Commissioner Larsen Jay

County Commission weighs how to take politics out of the Merit System designed to protect sheriff’s employees … from politics.

Tax Rate Set to Plummet

Chris Caldwell at County Commission

Knox County Commission approves a $954 million budget that will be funded by the lowest tax rate in decades.

Housing Moves South

As County Commission approves a contentious rezoning, a developer’s representative says South Knox County ‘is on the map now.’

Rosy Picture, For Now

Chris Caldwell at budget hearing

County commissioners seem satisfied with the proposed budget, but they worry about what comes next.