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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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December 2016 - Posts
In case you haven't been in the 600 block of South Gay Street lately, the old green-glazed bricks are coming down. The $10 million conversion of the former KUB Building into the new downtown offices ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 30, 2016 at 3:01 PM
If you’re looking for some end-of-the-year perspective – or just giddy about the upbeat possibilities for the new year – then keep your eye on three key Knoxville redevelopment projects throughout 2 ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 30, 2016 at 12:05 PM
The temperature hovered around freezing as decorated bicyclists gathered in Market Square in anticipation of the 10th Tour de Lights ride on Friday, December 17. Too cold? Not for these fun-loving bic ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Dec 28, 2016 at 11:43 AM
  The City of Knoxville, Ijams Nature Center, and Catalyst Sports celebrated the opening of Knoxville’s first ADA accessible Ijams River Landing this past Wednesday, Dec. 14. The new amenity wil ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Dec 16, 2016 at 5:11 PM
Four years ago, the City only had about 5 miles of designated bike lanes. But from 2013 through this year, that total has been increased to 13 miles of bike lanes and 2.4 miles of buffered bike lane ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 16, 2016 at 2:46 PM
Mayor Rogero’s office felt like a buzzing art gallery Dec. 6 when approximately 30 members of the Arts and Culture Alliance visited the sixth floor of the City County Building to discover where th ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Dec 15, 2016 at 2:38 PM
(Left to right) Pamela Mitchell, Beth Field, Angie Davidson, Lori Sloan, Alexandra Gellis, and Ray Clifton headed to volunteer to help those in need after  fires in Gatlinburg and the Smokies. Th ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Dec 09, 2016 at 4:50 PM
Many communities rushed help in all forms – firefighters, search-and-rescue teams, food, supplies, prayers and charitable donations – to Sevier County communities devastated by the Nov. 28 wildfires ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 07, 2016 at 2:49 PM
Know exactly what the East Knoxville business community needs and how you can do your part in triggering a growth spurt? Are you an entrepreneur who could put a $10,000 prize to good use to make your ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 06, 2016 at 4:31 PM
Volunteers planted trees this past Saturday, Dec. 3, in in the right-of-way on Anniversary Lane, bringing both aesthetic appeal and functionality to the Silver Leaf Habitat Neighborhood in East Kn ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Dec 05, 2016 at 5:28 PM
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