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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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July 2016 - Posts
Over four hours Thursday, Metropolitan Planning Commission staff shared ideas and listened to what residents, property owners and business owners said they wanted in a proposed Bearden mixed-use dis ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jul 29, 2016 at 1:57 PM
​ Children's activities at West Haven Recreation Center just got a refresh with the addition of a “Rigamajig.” What's a Rigamajig? A far cry from the building blocks of the past, the Ri ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jul 28, 2016 at 12:37 PM
How does Debbie Billings feel about pulling up stakes and relocating her business after nearly 30 years? “It’s like graduating from college – I’m sad, but I’m moving up in the world,” the owne ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jul 26, 2016 at 1:23 PM
   Over 1,000 people came from near and far to the “Read and Ride with Daniel Tiger” on July 20. People drove from as far as Memphis to attend to see the new star of the PBS education spinoff of “Mi ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Jul 25, 2016 at 11:41 AM
Mayor Madeline Rogero, left center, and Regal Entertainment Group CEO Amy Miles, right center, share a laugh on Thursday, July 21, while signing final documents for Regal's headquarters relocation t ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jul 22, 2016 at 2:22 PM
If you haven't checked lately, work is progressing on the new $400,000 five-stall downtown public restrooms being constructed in the northwest corner of the ground floor of Market Square Garage. ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jul 15, 2016 at 10:20 AM
Knoxville Area Transit's newly upgraded East Superstop was officially dedicated with a ribbon-cutting this afternoon. It's a happy day for KAT and the 32,000 passengers who ride the Magnolia, M ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jul 14, 2016 at 4:27 PM
    More than 200 neighbors walked to their local park at the Neighborhoods to Nature kick-off event Monday night. Neighbors strolled 15-20 minutes from different city neighborhoods—Austin Homes, ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Jul 13, 2016 at 4:56 PM
Knoxville’s trees provide bountiful benefits - aesthetic beauty; summer shade; increased property values; lowered carbon dioxide levels. They're amazing assets. But throughout downtown, many matu ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jul 12, 2016 at 9:42 AM
Launching "Try Transit Week," Mayor Rogero and a group of City employees who regularly ride KAT buses took the Route 42 bus to lunch at the Sunspot on Cumberland Avenue. They returned to the City ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jul 11, 2016 at 5:39 PM
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