Crisis Response

Charme Allen

Knox County aims to bolster resources for victims of domestic violence and those in mental health emergencies.

Healthcare Comeback

The city and county are in talks to develop an acute care and behavioral health facility at the former St. Mary’s Hospital site.

Sticker Shock

The price for the city’s new public safety center has leaped 40 percent because of the pandemic, but federal relief funding might help foot the bill.

Dialing a Deal

The E-911 Center will pay renovation costs for a new backup emergency dispatch operation at the city’s new public safety complex.

Ready to Tackle a Tower

LMU plans to start preliminary work on renovating Magdalen Clarke Tower immediately after the holidays.

Coming Into Focus

Plans for the city’s public safety complex at the former St. Mary’s site are firming up with input from the Police and Fire departments.

Done Deal (Almost)

Physicians Regional Medical Center in North Knoxville.

City Council approved the purchase of the former St. Mary’s Hospital, though closing won’t happen for months.

Nursing Redevelopment

The city is in talks with LMU to move its nursing school to the Magdalene Clark Tower at the St. Mary’s site.

Trading Places?

Safety Building site

The Clayton Family Foundation is keeping its options open for the location of a new interactive science museum in Knoxville.