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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.

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July 2017 - Posts
Joe Walsh (blue shirt), Director of Parks and Recreation, poses with neighbors at the new Little Free Library at West Hills Park. ​ “Little Free Libraries” have made their way to a couple of Knoxv ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Jul 27, 2017 at 4:44 PM
The Magnolia Avenue Warehouse District was the site of many big ideas recently.  Knoxville—one of only four U.S. cities granted a technical assistance workshop on small-scale manufacturing—hosted c ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Jul 24, 2017 at 4:06 PM
The river boom at the mouth of First Creek in the Tennessee River after a cleaning. River booms are devices used to keep objects from distributing into a body of water—whether it’s logs, oil, or ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Jul 20, 2017 at 11:08 AM
The construction of small wetlands along the edges of Fountain City Lake is getting underway this week. In May, City Council unanimously authorized a $249,000 contract to construct the wetland ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jul 18, 2017 at 3:48 PM
Mary Frances "Frankie" Housley Through the mugginess of an East Tennessee mid-July morning, John Housley III stoically stood in front of the bridge on Holbrook Drive in Fountain City. His face re ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Jul 13, 2017 at 6:34 PM
The 1st District made a strong showing for the first of the Go Vote! Knoxville events, held Monday night at the South Knoxville Community Center. An estimated 90 attendees came out to learn abo ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Jul 11, 2017 at 5:25 PM