Crisis Response

Charme Allen

Knox County aims to bolster resources for victims of domestic violence and those in mental health emergencies.

2nd Thoughts

Redistricting map

The county’s proposed redistricting plan moves nearly 20,000 residents either into or out of the North Knoxville 2nd District — even though it is already close to its ideal size.

Redistricting Trade-Offs

Rev. Sam Brown

A recommended County Commission and school board map would add to the 1st District’s majority-minority status but divide several communities.

One More Delay for A.J. Deal

Jacobs on the A.J. Building roof

As school officials begin their move to TVA’s East Tower, the county extends its hold on the Andrew Johnson Building for six months.

Between the Lines

Knox County Commission districts

As County Commission begins its redistricting process, it finds that every potential change leads to complications. City Council sees an easier path.

Taking the Gavel

Richie Beeler and Kristi Kristy

Richie Beeler and Kristi Kristy are the new chairs of County Commission and the Board of Education. From COVID to contracts to county planning, they have busy years ahead.

Field Dreams Dashed

Bexhill neighbors

West Knox neighborhoods fail in their efforts to preserve a rare patch of undeveloped land.

On the Merits

Merit System web page

County Commission delivers a split decision on revamping the grievance system for sheriff’s employees.