Road Map

Applied Pavement Technology van

Knox County invests in new technology to survey and rate the state of its highways.

‘The Safety of Everyone’

Sheriff Tom Spangler

Sheriff Tom Spangler had a busy first year that put him and his department in multiple spotlights. We sat down to talk to him about it.

Room to Grow

Madeline Rogero and Glenn Jacobs

With support from county and city leaders, a proposal to reduce restrictions on rural development clears its first hurdle.

Pension Fight Reignites

A citizen lawsuit seeks to revive county Law Director Bud Armstrong’s allegations of impropriety in Knox County pension payments.

Jailhouse Diagnosis

knox county detention facility

A study says Knox County could reduce its inmate crowding by making reforms to the local criminal justice system.

A.J. + TVA = OK?

TVA and A.J.

Knox County officials outline a $7.5 million deal to move the school system’s Central Office and free up the Andrew Johnson Building for redevelopment.

Laying the Groundwork

Adrian Burnett Elementary School

As Knox County prepares to build three new elementary schools, each presents a different challenge.

Missing Links

Knox-Blount Greenway

County Commission approves construction of a long-delayed segment of the ambitious Knox-Blount Greenway.