Room to Grow

Madeline Rogero and Glenn Jacobs

With support from county and city leaders, a proposal to reduce restrictions on rural development clears its first hurdle.

Gutting Gun Shows

City County Building

The non-binding resolution doesn’t have the force of law but City Council wants nothing to do with gun shows in public venues.

Disarming Gun Shows

Knoxville leaders and candidates are poised to bar gun shows from Chilhowee Park and other city facilities.

Cameras, Culture and Community

A City Council resolution about police body cams on Tuesday turned into an exploration of a host of issues confronting KPD.

Anders Picked to Lead 911

Richard Holbert at the 911 Board

A committee including the city and county mayors selects an experienced KPD officer and county commissioner to run the emergency center.

Recode Goes the Distance

Recode map

Council passes the comprehensive and sometimes controversial overhaul of Knoxville’s zoning code.

Stats and Stories

Dr. Stephen Loyd at All4Knox Summit

A Mayors Summit on substance misuse presents data on the opioid epidemic, along with testimony of its toll.

Of Painters and Potholes

Artist Addison Karl

The city and county both fund the arts, but to different extents and with different levels of enthusiasm. What is the role of government?

To Go Barefooted and Be Warm

Poet Nikki Giovanni returned to her beloved Mulvaney Street for the unveiling of a plaque honoring her life and work.