Primary 2020: Public Defender

For the first time in 30 years, Knox County voters will elect a new attorney to represent indigent defendants in court.

Walk Which Way?

Northshore boardwalk greenway

A greenway study showcases Knox County’s pedestrian ambitions. A sidewalk ordinance tests their limits.

A Plan for HUD Funds

The City of Knoxville is in the final stages of setting priorities for spending millions of federal housing dollars over the next five years.

Head Count

Map from Census website

As the Census approaches, federal and local officials are making final preparations to get the numbers right.

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.