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Welcome to the City Blog! Here you will find news and notes about City of Knoxville services, updates on ongoing projects, links to community events, and much more. If you have questions or comments about the Blog, please email citywebmaster@knoxvilletn.gov. If you would like to peruse our Blog Archives please click here.


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The end is near. Just a little over a month away, in fact. City and Public Building Authority officials and Christman Co. managers say the two new decks on the State Street Garage should be ope ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On May 13, 2019 at 4:00 PM
  
Two poet laureates met in Knoxville last week: Knoxville’s Poet Laureate Marilyn Kallet, left, introduced Poet Laureate of the United States Tracy K. Smith to an afternoon class at the University ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Apr 15, 2019 at 4:02 PM
  
Nothing says Spring in Knoxville like Dogwood Arts Trails and Gardens. In 12 neighborhoods across the City, 85 streets framed in Dogwood Trees are primed with pink arrows to guide visitors thro ... more» 
Posted by mleidig  On Apr 04, 2019 at 9:51 AM
  
Ninety-three City employees have been in their new work space only a few months, but the impressive renovation is already starting to transform the way the City does business. It’s the largest ... more» 
Posted by mleidig  On Apr 04, 2019 at 9:50 AM
  
The inaugural Diversity Business Expo held on March 14 brought together 287 attendees representing businesses, agencies' purchasing departments and event volunteers at Overcoming Believers Church, 211 ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Mar 29, 2019 at 8:46 AM
  
This winter, 30 volunteers from Trees Knoxville teamed up with City Public Service Department staff to plant 50 trees along Burwell Avenue in just under three hours. This previously relatively barren ... more» 
Posted by mleidig  On Mar 22, 2019 at 2:02 PM
  
The "Green Book," a travel guide created for African Americans from the 1930s through to 1960s, was brought to the notice of many people this year through a movie by the same name that won Best Pictur ... more» 
Posted by fmcanally  On Mar 01, 2019 at 3:21 PM
  
At a special Naturalization Ceremony, Feb. 26, 2019, Knoxville welcomed 126 new American citizens from 42 countries at the City County Building in Downtown Knoxville. Mayor Madeline Rogero welcomed th ... more» 
Posted by mleidig  On Mar 01, 2019 at 10:02 AM
  
To say that Robert J. “Bob” Booker is busy in February is an understatement.  The author, historian, Knoxville College graduate, military veteran, former state legislator and co-founder of the Beck ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Feb 18, 2019 at 1:39 PM
  
The City of Knoxville has long been involved in preserving the legacy of one of its most notable sons: Caldonia Fackler Johnson.  Born into slavery in a room at the Farragut Hotel in 1844, and free ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Feb 18, 2019 at 12:21 PM
  
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