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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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March 2017 - Posts
Lonsdale in the 1920s hosted community nights in the neighborhood. Courtesy: McClung Historical Collection It's a March anniversary that largely went unnoticed. But 100 years ago this month, ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 29, 2017 at 6:37 PM
Last week, Mayor Madeline Rogero and City officials opened the first in the "Knoxville Slides" initiative at the Civic Auditorium and Coliseum in conjunction with KaBOOM! (a non-profit dedicated ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Mar 27, 2017 at 6:36 PM
Last weekend, Knoxville Area Transit's maintenance crew installed new shelters on Main Street, in front of the City County Building, for downtown trolley passengers. The City's Engineering Departm ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 24, 2017 at 5:03 PM
Tuesday was KAT Transit Driver Appreciation Day. Passengers throughout the City wrote thank-you notes to and took "safe selfies" with their favorite transit operators, and Mayor Madeline Rogero and ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 23, 2017 at 7:23 PM
If you've driven or walked Cumberland Avenue in the last couple of days, you probably witnessed the installation of the new raised medians - something of a milestone in the City’s $17 million reco ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 23, 2017 at 5:25 PM
Mayor Rogero participated in the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Day of Immigration Action initiative on March 21 with a press conference and a proclamation.  In the fifth-floor atrium of the City Count ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Mar 22, 2017 at 3:22 PM
Congratulations to long-time community leader and volunteer Felicia Harris Hoehne, who was honored with Keep Knoxville Beautiful's first-ever "Felicia Award," presented by Mayor Madeline Rogero at ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 10, 2017 at 1:30 PM
This week’s City of Knoxville Employee Appreciation Luncheon brought together new retirees from 2016 and current employees who have worked for the City for a grand total of 2,645 years.  Mayor Roge ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Mar 09, 2017 at 11:44 AM
Last week, Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero was part of a delegation of mayors from across the country who met with congressional and White House officials to advocate for the priorities of America's c ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Mar 09, 2017 at 10:01 AM
KPD Officer Steve Frazier recognized for his persistence, over many weeks, in helping a disabled homeless woman find housing and support services. Great to honor the outstanding teamwork, dedic ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 08, 2017 at 6:58 PM
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