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 …

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 …