Issues by the Numbers

Using newly released Census data, a Sycamore Institute study focuses on income, poverty, education and health coverage in Tennessee.

Probing the Precincts

Election night at Mannis party

A look at how Knoxvillians voted in the mayoral primary shows where the battlegrounds will likely be in the November general election.

The Mayoral Peloton

Andrews, Burkhardt and Skinner

Three candidates will have to overcome a lack of name recognition and campaign funding to have a chance in the city primary.

Trickling Down (and Out)

Knox County Commission, Main Assembly Room

City and county revenue from the Hall income tax shrank last year, as the state moves toward eliminating it completely.

A Disturbance in the Chamber

Longtime Knoxville Chamber executive Rhonda Rice Clayton alleges she was discriminated against when passed over as the organization’s new CEO.

Power Poll: Setting Mayoral Priorities

City County Building

Survey respondents say that of the unfinished projects the next mayor will inherit, the redevelopment of the St. Mary’s site should top the priority list.

Scooters Settle In

As scooter vendors expand their fleets, Knoxville officials are considering ways to make users aware they can’t ride on sidewalks.

Recode Test Run

Participants in a design charrette to try out the City of Knoxville’s proposed new zoning code didn’t find any glaring flaws.

Lighting the Way

The city’s conversion to LED streetlights is only about one-fifth of the way toward completion but it’s already resulting in savings.