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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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June 2018 - Posts
Standing prominently on Fifth Avenue, Knoxville High School was a co-ed institution from 1910-1951, after which it was used for administrative offices. After city and county schools merged in 1987 ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Jun 29, 2018 at 12:09 PM
  
Deputy Police Chief Cindy Gass, like many KPD veterans, has a deep personal history with the quirky, sometimes crumbling and often temperamental 49-year-old Safety Building.  But that doesn’t mean ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 26, 2018 at 6:10 PM
  
Congratulations to Master Firefighter Kevin D. Baldwin, honored today as KFD’s 2017 Firefighter of the Year.  In April 2017, Baldwin helped drag a man away from a burning tanker truck filled wi ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 25, 2018 at 5:17 PM
  
The City’s Public Service crews worked through the week prepping the course for this weekend’s USA Cycling events, which is bringing hundreds of elite international athletes to Knoxville. Crews cle ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Jun 22, 2018 at 9:54 AM
  
The City’s Engineering Department is currently overseeing the 2018 Facilities Paving Project, which includes resurfacing for five City facilities, including: West Hills Park parking lot, 400 N Wins ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Jun 19, 2018 at 5:29 PM
  
A record number of business representatives -- approximately 420 -- attended the City’s 10th annual Business Breakfast, held Wednesday, June 13, at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. Wyatt's Cla ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Jun 15, 2018 at 10:21 AM
  
TDOT crews wrap up surface work on the pedestrian bridge over Western Avenue. Northwest Knoxville has long been a community connected primarily by several major state highways and major City road ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Jun 14, 2018 at 4:56 PM
  
At today's 10th annual Business Breakfast, Martin Aaron Wade was unique. He's the owner of Aaron's DI, a general contractor, and he once did contract work for the "My Front Yard" home repair pr ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 14, 2018 at 12:30 PM
  
Rebecca Barr Rupp is a committed advocate of the City's annual Business Breakfast. The benefits of talking over the details of upcoming contracts, she says, are too great for small businesses - an ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 14, 2018 at 12:29 PM
  
Since the new Public Works Service Center opened in September 2016, it’s been up to Ingrid Traynham and her small company to keep the interior of the new building - all 45,560 square feet of it - sp ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 14, 2018 at 12:28 PM
  
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