City Budget Vote Looms

Council will take up Mayor Indya Kincannon’s proposed $434.1 million budget and accompanying property tax increase on Tuesday.

Leadership Metrics

As Knoxville’s new police chief, Paul Noel vows to focus on crime, community, culture and career development.

Meeting the Chief

Noel will bring a flavor of New Orleans’ police reforms to Knoxville when he takes the reins of KPD in June.

Noel to be Named Chief

Kincannon picks a nationally known reform advocate from New Orleans to lead the Knoxville Police Department.

A Compensation Conversation

Council hears details of a proposed new pay structure for city employees that would increase wages and salaries across the board.

Pumping Up Paychecks

City employees would see significant pay increases under a Kincannon administration proposal.

Course Corrected

After taking a $20 million hit from COVID-19, the city’s new public safety complex is on schedule to open in the fall.

Power Poll: Police Chief Search

A majority of respondents to this month’s survey want a person with leadership experience at a larger agency to be KPD’s next leader.

Arrest Developments

Accusations and political salvos are launched after deputies take a law enforcement critic into custody.