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.

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.