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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 2019 Go Vote! Knoxville webpage (www.GoVoteKnoxville.com) has been updated and is a great resource for City of Knoxville voters looking to get engaged and find out about the candidates. The ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 29, 2019 at 6:17 PM
  
A big crowd warmly greeted acclaimed poet Nikki Giovanni back home to Knoxville this week.  The Knoxville-born writer, educator and activist read poetry and told stories to those who came Thursday ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 24, 2019 at 3:05 PM
  
The Neighborhood Conference, which had its seventh convening on May 18 at the Knoxville Convention Center, is a brain-busting whirlwind of data exchange that had this attendee asking herself, “Is ther ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On May 22, 2019 at 9:59 AM
  
Every ardent “Apollo 13” movie fan remembers the scene. When engineers save the day.  Within a very finite timeframe, they built the very thing that would keep the astronauts alive and ultima ... more» 
Posted by mleidig  On May 14, 2019 at 8:27 AM
  
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
  
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