Motivation for Rent Moderation

The Kentshyres at Fairmont

Council approves expanding incentive programs to existing apartment buildings in an effort to keep from losing affordable housing units.

Bridgehead Established

Photo of the Valley Apparel site

In preparation for development, KCDC has purchased property for the southern end of the proposed pedestrian bridge across the Tennessee River.

City Considers Election Options

Election signs outside the City County Building

Knoxville officials have yet to decide whether to challenge the state law changing its district election process or ask voters to amend the charter.

Trolley Stop

Photo of a trolley in downtown Knoxville.

KAT’s decision to park downtown’s streetcar-themed buses next year to improve citywide service will mark the end of an era.

Time to Talk About Trees

Tree Canopy Photo

Officials are seeking input for Knoxville’s Urban Forest Master Plan, which aims to increase and improve the city’s tree canopy.

Bridge Partners

Councilman Tommy Smith Photo

The city and the University of Tennessee agree to build a pedestrian bridge across the Tennessee River — if the funding comes through.

Tethering Ban Advances

Janna Cecil, ChainFree Knoxville

Council gives initial approval to prohibit chaining dogs outdoors without on-site supervision.

Waterfront Project Appeal Denied

Janice Tocher photo

A development on Blount Avenue will move forward, but the dispute over its approval could lead to changes to the South Waterfront code.