• Share on Facebook
  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Google+
  • Share via Email
City Blog
Scenic Knoxville

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.

Recent Posts
1  2  3 
May 2017 - Posts
In summer, the days are long but time somehow always seems short. The kids are out of school, and many parents want to enhance their family time together. Starting next week, the Police Department ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 30, 2017 at 3:56 PM
With 1,000 miles of roads in the City of Knoxville’s limits, it takes a great deal of coordination and budgeting to keep our streets fresh. The Engineering Department oversees the contract for ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On May 26, 2017 at 5:58 PM
The largest animal to ever have existed on Earth is still with us today: the blue whale. Weighing in at an average of 150 tons and spanning 100 feet in length, it’s mind-blowing to consider how a ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On May 26, 2017 at 3:40 PM
With 42 years of service to Knoxville, David Welch is receiving statewide recognition for his work with a nomination for the 2017 Murphy Snoderly Award from the Tennessee chapter of the American P ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On May 25, 2017 at 4:14 PM
It's National Public Works Week and the City of Knoxville is celebrating with a campaign that includes a City Blog series that will go in depth on the impact of Public Works in Knoxville’s infrastruct ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On May 25, 2017 at 2:30 PM
Suttree Landing Park was one of 11 winners of the 2017 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards, announced earlier this month by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 25, 2017 at 11:36 AM
From left: Mayor Madeline Rogero, Larry Austin (ETTAC volunteer and Drum Circle leader), Mary Thom Adams (ETTAC Executive Director), Jenny Newby (Development Director) and Sarah Cole (Art Therapist) ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 24, 2017 at 5:10 PM
Knoxville’s fourth Open Streets transformed a mile of Magnolia Avenue into an open arena for pedestrians, bicycles, skateboards, roller skates, puppies and puppets—but absolutely no automobiles.  T ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On May 23, 2017 at 3:02 PM
At the Open Streets Event held this Sunday, May 21, from 2 - 6 p.m. on the Magnolia Avenue corridor, officials will close a mile-long segment of the road to cars in an effort to promote walkabilit ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On May 20, 2017 at 1:52 PM
Open Streets Knoxville's 2-6 p.m. Sunday, May 21, event on Magnolia Avenue can be accessed easily by bus. Catch KAT’s Route 31 Magnolia Avenue from Knoxville Station, which departs 15 minutes ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 18, 2017 at 3:09 PM
1  2  3