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.

2021 Revue: City of Knoxville

Violent crime and KPD dominated city politics, along with the proposed multi-use stadium and an unusually partisan election.

A Decade of Development

Census Tract 1

U.S. Census data shows Knox County grew by more than 10 percent since 2010, and the City of Knoxville had its biggest jump in 50 years.

The Reopening Dance

Mayors press conference

Awaiting guidance from the governor, the mayors of Knoxville, Knox County and its neighbors prepare for a still-undefined return to business.

Guessing Game

Glenn Jacobs budget presentation

The pandemic response shut down the economy just as local governments were making budget plans for next year. That has left them scrambling.

Knoxville Calling

Sofa Soiree

The city will have a spring music festival after all — a virtual one. Welcome to this Saturday’s Sofa Soirée.

Pandemic Preparations

Indya Kincannon

With Knox County’s COVID-19 count still at one, Knoxville declares an emergency, Knox County Schools close through April 3 and UT moves the rest of its semester online.

Extended Ride

Lime Scooters in Austin, Texas.

Council approves giving the city’s pilot program for electric rental scooters six more months for tinkering and assessment.

Head Count

Map from Census website

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