Between the Floods

Northshore Drive flooded

With two ‘500-year’ storms in the last four years, local and state officials are working to mitigate and respond to fast-rising water.

Falling Bills

property tax

In a Knox County sample, most property owners both inside and outside city limits are effectively paying less in taxes than they were a decade ago.

Primary 2022: Knox County Trustee

Richard Jacobs and Justin Biggs

A politically connected veteran of the Trustee’s Office faces off against a credentialed outsider in the contest for the Republican nomination.

The Year Ahead: Knox County

Glenn Jacobs

Elections will dominate the county political calendar this year, along with an updated General Plan and decisions on Health Department leadership.

2021 Revue: Knox County

Pandemic restrictions faced rising resistance, while federal relief funds brought a bounty, and the Sheriff’s Office faced lawsuits and politics.

Making Trades

A student in an Associated Builders and Contractors class

County Commission gives initial approval to County Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ partnership school with builders and contractors.