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.

Growing Challenges

County Commission candidates

At a forum, County Commission candidates called for more infrastructure and better development. How to pay for it was less clear.

Going Outside

County Commissioners

County Commission votes to let the school board hire an attorney to help with the federal mask lawsuit.

Legal Maneuvers

Betsy Henderson and Kristi Kristy

Three school board members ask County Commission for authority to hire their own attorney in the school mask lawsuit.

Pay as You Grow?

Hardin Valley subdivisions

Two Hardin Valley subdivisions highlight the county’s challenge in funding infrastructure — and the sway it gives developers.

Weekly Watch: Jan. 24-30, 2022

The first month of 2022 closes out with a busy week of meetings — County Commission and City Council are both in action, along with two different equity task forces and some major decisions on the planned downtown stadium.

Money Hunt

John Schoonmaker, Sam McKenzie, Terry Hill

Most of Knox County’s requests to the Legislature this year revolve around increased state funding.