Contractors are ready to begin building Knoxville’s new stadium, though the project hasn’t met its goal for disadvantaged business participation.
Triple Play Completed
A contentious City Council joins County Commission and the Sports Authority in approving a new stadium financing plan.
After separate votes by the Sports Authority and City Council on Tuesday, key agreements for the multi-use stadium are in place.
KCDC commissioners vote to create a TIF district to pay for infrastructure and encourage development around the multi-use stadium.
Stadium Costs Come into Focus
The proposed publicly financed sports and entertainment venue would have a higher sticker price but cost less to finance than previously estimated.
Stadium Timeline Set
The public process for consideration of a multi-purpose stadium will include public meetings and multiple votes throughout the rest of the year.
Stepping Up to the Plate
The Sports Authority holds its first meeting to determine whether to move forward with a publicly financed multi-use stadium.
‘More Than Just Baseball’
City and county officials discuss and answer questions about the proposed publicly-funded baseball stadium in Knoxville.
Authority to Build?
Knoxville and Knox County likely will consider forming a sports authority if officials decide to build a baseball stadium for the Tennessee Smokies.