Put the Rat in Ratification

Cindy ArpFeature

If you think today’s political climate is fraught and you long for those more civil days, think again
“Dauntless, A Woman Suffrage Story,” written by local author Paula W. Hickey, reveals …

Candidate forum is Tuesday

Sandra ClarkFeature

The local League of Women Voters and others are sponsoring a forum for school board candidates from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at the YWCA Phyllis Wheatley Center, 124 S. …

Banned book author to speak

Jay FitzFeature

A Conversation with Art Spiegelman, Pulitzer Prize-winning artist/illustrator and author of the “Maus,” is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. This is a free virtual event, open to the …

City seeks input on traffic

Jay FitzFeature

A new project seeks public input to help Knoxville traffic planners find ways to improve safety associated with excessive vehicle speeds on major local roads.
While traffic-calming devices work well on …

City seeks input on police chief

Sandra ClarkFeature

The city of Knoxville plans five community listening sessions in the search for the next KPD chief. Chief Eve Thomas will retire, effective May 1, 2022.
Residents are invited to stop …

Christmas tree recycling

Mike DonilaFeature

From Jan. 3-31, Knox County residents can bring their unwanted, live Christmas trees to participating Knox County Convenience Centers for free disposal at no cost.
Knox County operates the following convenience …

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 …