‘Leap of Faith’

Two maps side by side of the proposed Belltown development

Despite some uncertainties, County Commission signs off on the Belltown development, which will bring nearly 1,100 homes to North Knox County.

Options for Growth

Photos of maps of Knox County

The Advance Knox planning process seeks reactions to three scenarios for future development in the unincorporated county.

Between the Floods

Northshore Drive flooded

With two ‘500-year’ storms in the last four years, local and state officials are working to mitigate and respond to fast-rising water.

Getting There From Here

Knox County road construction

Knox County embarks on a first-ever comprehensive transportation plan, hoping to match infrastructure to expected growth. It won’t be easy.

Crash Course

TPO crash map

A new map of severe traffic accidents helps planners and engineers identify the region’s most dangerous roads.

Best-Laid Plans

Commissioners John Schoonmaker, Larsen Jay and Terry Hill

As Knox County prepares to update its vision for the future, officials confront the difficulty of keeping up with changing conditions.

Looking Ahead Again

Image from 2033 General Plan

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Contested Development

A controversial Tooles Bend plan is rebuffed by a second court ruling, on the basis of a sewage plant that developers say they don’t intend to build.