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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.


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January 2017 - Posts
Check out the new lacebark elm trees being planted this week in the 700 block of South Gay Street. The tree plantings are one of the finishing touches of a $1.5 million rebuild of the 700 block ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 31, 2017 at 4:24 PM
  
After the Civil War, the Knoxville Police Department made history. It hired the City's first African-American police officer in 1882 - and continued to recruit and hire black officers, even at a time ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 31, 2017 at 12:25 PM
  
Ready or not, it’s tax season, and volunteers at the Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee office are already hard at work preparing returns for residents who want to get a jump on the Ap ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Jan 27, 2017 at 5:13 PM
  
On Thursday morning, approximately 45,000 viewers watched the online broadcast of the first short film from Square, the digital credit card processing company, as it was happening live before an aud ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Jan 26, 2017 at 2:57 PM
  
Big crowd, big celebration this morning at Western Avenue and McKamey Road, as Knoxville's first Walmart Neighborhood Market officially opened! Customers were lined up before the 7 a.m. ribbon- ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 25, 2017 at 12:09 PM
  
Southern Constructors, Inc. workers prepare to install drainage pipes that will run under the new sidewalk segment on West Young High Pike. Construction for the new sidewalk on West Young High Pi ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Jan 19, 2017 at 6:01 PM
  
It sure sounds relaxing: Ride a Knoxville Area Transit bus in to work, and forget about traffic hassles or parking. And now, with free Wi-Fi available on all KAT buses and trolleys and at the Knoxvi ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 19, 2017 at 4:10 PM
  
The holiday season is officially behind us, evidenced by removal of most downtown decorations and current demolition of the “Holidays on Ice” skating rink on Market Square this week. “We’ve bee ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Jan 19, 2017 at 8:19 AM
  
If you're walking around downtown, pick up a copy of the current edition of the Knoxville Ledger - or read it digitally HERE. The cover story details a dozen major redevelopment projects currently ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 18, 2017 at 9:54 AM
  
Check out this great aerial photo of Suttree Landing Park, the City's first new park to open in 12 years! Many thanks to Bob Lusby, registered land surveyor with Cannon and Cannon Inc., for sna ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 18, 2017 at 9:54 AM
  
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