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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.

Recent Posts
September 2018 - Posts
Knoxville Police Chief Eve Thomas announced Thursday a new local campaign called “Minimum Three in Tennessee” that aims to raise awareness of the Three Foot Law (TCA-55-8-175), which requires driv ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Sep 21, 2018 at 11:32 AM
There are two fun, new exhibits now available at The Muse for children ages four and up to enjoy. Elected officials, including Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs, ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Sep 20, 2018 at 4:08 PM
The City’s project to replace all streetlights with LED technology is underway, with crews currently focused on neighborhoods located off Asheville Highway.  In hilly, wooded landscapes like Holsto ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Sep 20, 2018 at 1:23 PM
The Knoxville Fire Department has sent a six-member team to aid in the recovery efforts from Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas. The KFD Swiftwater Rescue Team is temporarily based in Columbia, South ... more» 
Posted by fmcanally  On Sep 18, 2018 at 3:11 PM
In response to community requests, there are several greenway improvement projects underway throughout the City. Lakeshore Greenway – Smooth sailing along the river Many avid runners and walkers ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Sep 14, 2018 at 9:34 AM
1. What is the proper way to recycle empty plastic bags or plastic films (like sandwich bags and plastic wraps)? A. Plastic bags/films are not recyclable. - INCORRECT. Plastic bags/films can be ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Sep 11, 2018 at 3:50 PM
Over 150 people turned out on a stormy evening Wednesday, Sept. 5, at South-Doyle Middle School to provide input on safety improvements for Chapman Highway.  The Chapman Highway Community Workshop, ... more» 
Posted by fmcanally  On Sep 07, 2018 at 11:31 AM
If part of your University of Tennessee game-day tradition is to arrive way early and get a primo metered parking spot on Volunteer Boulevard, you’ll want to know that, starting Saturday, Sept. 8, ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Sep 06, 2018 at 1:31 PM
In August, crews began construction on Phase I of the Magnolia Avenue Streetscape Project. The East Knoxville state highway isn’t the only asset in the area receiving major investment. Crews exca ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Sep 05, 2018 at 4:28 PM
1. Which of the following photos depicts a cart that will not be emptied due to overflow? a. Lid slightly propped up – INCORRECT. According to the policy outlined in the City’s contract wit ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Sep 01, 2018 at 7:28 AM