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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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May 2018 - Posts
It's now a vacant, battleship-gray hulk of a building. But that could change in the near future. City and Knoxville Entrepreneur Center staff see its potential as a new Maker space, ri ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 31, 2018 at 11:55 AM
  
by Nick Bradshaw Deputy Director, Fleet Services | City staff in front of four new knuckleboom arrivals. The City took delivery this week of five medium-duty trucks, five snow plows and five ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On May 25, 2018 at 11:24 PM
  
Jim Tente, Building and Plans Review Chief, measures fire exit options on some construction plans. Any new parent or anyone who has ever delved into a survival book/television show knows how easy ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On May 25, 2018 at 8:00 PM
  
LED lights installed in a street light on MLK Jr. Blvd. There are roughly 30,000 street lights in the City of Knoxville limits, but it’s likely that most of those lights go unnoticed until one go ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On May 25, 2018 at 7:50 PM
  
City Traffic Engineering crew paints markings on Sevier Avenue. Knoxville’s Traffic Engineering Department has 33 technicians and engineers managing the City’s traffic system 24/7. This traffi ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On May 25, 2018 at 1:09 PM
  
Crews paving a section of Mary Vestal Greenway that passes through a community center parking lot. The City of Knoxville currently has 112 miles of existing greenways and trails overseen by the P ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On May 25, 2018 at 10:55 AM
  
At a Thursday, May 24, ribbon-cutting, celebrating the completion of two West Jackson Avenue streetscape projects, Old City old-timers reminisced about what the neighborhood looked like and felt l ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 24, 2018 at 3:56 PM
  
The Mayor’s Save Our Sons Partner Roundtable met last week to share their current efforts to support boys and young men of color ages 14-24 and the future of those efforts.  Representatives from SE ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On May 24, 2018 at 1:55 PM
  
For all but five hours in a 24-hour day, there’s a City street getting cleaned by one of the Public Service Department's 19-ton street sweeper machines. Sound like a lot of street sweeping? It ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On May 24, 2018 at 10:51 AM
  
By Nick Bradshaw Deputy Director of Fleet Services | For one week in May every year – May 20-26 this year – Public Works Departments across the State and across the nation have the opportunity ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On May 22, 2018 at 4:08 PM
  
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