Best and Highest Use?

Toole property on Gov. John Sevier Highway

A rezoning dispute finds County Commission wrestling with whether and how to allow commercial development of agricultural land.

His Back Pages

Glenn Jacobs book cover

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs prepares for yet another arena — book publishing. His memoir is due out in November.

Which Way?

Knox County greenways study

Knox County collects community input on routes for four future greenway corridors that could total 60 miles.

Shopping for Voting Machines

The Knox County Election Commission plans to buy a new voting system that will provide a paper trail for ballots.

Keeping It Open

Public records hearing

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ office says it will continue to provide free inspection of public records.

Making the Cut

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs

In approving County Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ $853.1 million budget, commissioners supported a 30 percent reduction in the county’s indigent care program.

A Shifting Burden

Glenn Jacobs budget presentation

As Knox County Commission prepares to pass its 20th straight budget with no property tax increase, we look at what that means for county revenues and property owners.