Bob Thomas: KCS chief to retire

Josh FloryFeature

In a letter sent to KCS families on September 10, Superintendent Bob Thomas announced that he will be retiring on June 30, 2022, the end of his current contract. (See …

Road improvements across Knox County

Mike DonilaFeature

Crews from Knox County Engineering and Public Works were working all over the county over the past two weeks. Projects pictured below include:

Grassy Creek – Installation of base stone for …

Free job training from PSCC

Lesli Bales-SherrodFeature

Pellissippi State Community College is launching a free, noncredit training program designed for individuals whose finances or job outlook were negatively impacted by Covid-19.
The two-part Reimagine Your Career program is for anyone who, …

Legacy gift honors Thomas Roddy

John CrooksFeature

When Alexandra Roddy considered how she could effect change in honor of her late husband, Tom, three priorities came to mind: faith in Christ, youth and Knoxville.
Through a generous gift …

Help for emergency rent assistance

Mike DonilaFeature

The Knox County Public Library is offering help sessions at its multiple locations to aid people with their applications for the Emergency Rent Assistance Program (ERAP). The Library partnered with …

Biz club invites city candidates

Sandra ClarkFeature

Tom Murphy, senior resident fellow of the Urban Land Institute in Washington, D.C., will make a virtual presentation at 3 p.m. Monday, July 19. RSVP by emailing
KAT will be …

Kincannon sets Mayor’s Night Out

Sandra ClarkFeature

Mayor Indya Kincannon will hold Mayor’s Night Out at 7 p.m. today (6/7) at Larry Cox Senior Center, 3109 Ocoee Trail. The public is invited to come out, pose questions …

County Archives, Martinson get top award

Sandra ClarkFeature

Doris R. Martinson has been recognized posthumously for her work as manager of the Knox County Archives. The Chicago-based Society of American Archivists gave her the organization’s 2021 Distinguished Service …