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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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May 2016 - Posts
Studies have shown that beautification projects help build and enhance a sense of community belonging. The City of Knoxville's Special Events and Public Service departments worked togeth ... more» 
Posted by tharris  On May 27, 2016 at 4:27 PM
The  Knoxville - Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) and the City of Knoxville are partnering together to administer a multi-year grant on elder abuse. The grant has three main focus ... more» 
Posted by tharris  On May 27, 2016 at 3:42 PM
Lots of laughs...and a few tears. The City of Knoxville bid a fond farewell to Deputy Police Chief, Nate Allen recognizing 29 years of service Friday, May 20 at the  Safety Building on Howard Bake ... more» 
Posted by tharris  On May 25, 2016 at 2:22 PM
Construction is underway this month on a much-requested new downtown amenity: Public restrooms. A $373,000 five-stall restroom facility will be built in the street-level northwest corner of the M ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 23, 2016 at 2:28 PM
Mobile food vendors were on hand to display their unique brand of cuisine along with local farmer's market vendors, musical guest Shaun Abbott and of course...Knoxville foodies. Southern Railway ... more» 
Posted by tharris  On May 20, 2016 at 3:05 PM
Enthusiastic celebration at Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus this morning, as a large crowd that included Gov. Bill Haslam broke ground for a new building for Civil & Environmental Consultants Inc. ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 20, 2016 at 2:46 PM
Looking for an exciting new way to explore Knoxville? Maybe you're seeking an event with plenty of diverse adventure options - a June 4-5 kickoff event at Volunteer Landing, where you ride your ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 19, 2016 at 9:53 AM
A large crowd gathered this morning at the Civic Coliseum for the annual Knoxville-Knox County Peace Officers Memorial Service to honor the service and sacrifices of local law-enforcement officers ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 18, 2016 at 3:22 PM
Ever wanted to learn about gardening, composting, bee keeping, or raising chickens for egg production? Well, Beardsley Farm has a brand new facility where you can come and hone such skills--for free ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On May 13, 2016 at 5:00 PM
An announcement from Rural/Metro: If a person crumpled to the ground near you, would you know what to do? If that person was unconscious, what would you do next? On May 18 and 21, in observation o ... more» 
Posted by jmayshark  On May 13, 2016 at 2:37 PM
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