‘Leap of Faith’

Two maps side by side of the proposed Belltown development

Despite some uncertainties, County Commission signs off on the Belltown development, which will bring nearly 1,100 homes to North Knox County.

Calling for Accountability

Aniya Thompson speaking to County Commission, with Commissioner Dasha Lundy behind here.

In the wake of an encounter at McAlister’s Deli, community advocates ask County Commission for oversight of the Sheriff’s Office.

Queens Gambit

Tennessee Theatre marquee displaying the words "A Drag Queen Christmas"

A Christian nationalist pastor rallies his congregation to protest a holiday drag show at the Tennessee Theatre.

Fighting Level Zero

A blurry image of an ambulance driving down a street at night.

AMR, Knox County’s ambulance provider, is struggling to keep enough vehicles on the road as wait times at emergency rooms grow.

Choppy Waters

Sign at entrance to Concord Yacht Club

The venerable Concord Yacht Club faces questions about its low-cost lease of county lakefront property.

Zoning Jiu-Jitsu

Map showing location of property on Maryville Pike

A martial arts school leverages support from its patrons and community to win support from Knox County Commission.

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.