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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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September 2016 - Posts
The Battle at Cumberland Avenue Scavenger Hunt earlier this month was fun and festive, and it drew out the creative and competitive natures of the 45 photo-snapping teams. For three teams, the ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Sep 26, 2016 at 6:01 PM
On the fifth floor of the City County Building, you'll find a unique gallery - dozens of portraits of Knoxville's former mayors, starting with the City's first executive, Thomas Emmerson (elected in ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Sep 26, 2016 at 9:07 AM
On the north end of Market Square, where the stage is now, once stood a three-story Victorian brick building, the Market House. Also at that site was the first recognizable seat of government for ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Sep 23, 2016 at 4:31 PM
A new mural was recently completed at Chilhowee Park, paying homage to the venue’s roots in recreation, politics, culture and entertainment since the late 1880s. The artist, Brandon Donahue, in ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Sep 22, 2016 at 3:44 PM
This week, owners of two locally-owned businesses - Uncle Lem’s Mountain Outfitters and South Landing CrossFit - talked about their plans to open this fall at 1020 Sevier Ave. On Wednesday, Fir ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Sep 22, 2016 at 1:52 PM
Mayor Madeline Rogero announced today that Knoxville will host the 2017 Volkswagen U.S. Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships at a joint press conference held by the City of Knox ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Sep 16, 2016 at 2:54 PM
For Knoxville Area Transit drivers, managers and service crews, it wasn't a typical Thursday night. The same could be said by the many Vol fans who, some for the first time, opted to ride a KAT ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Sep 16, 2016 at 10:54 AM
Big fun turnout this morning at the Knoxville Museum of Art for the breakfast kickoff of Hispanic Heritage Month! Throughout this month, be sure to see the Frutos Latinos exhibit - a collection ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Sep 15, 2016 at 12:44 PM
In 1791, when Knoxville was founded, it wasn’t actually as a city government. Knoxville was first recognized as the capital of the Southwest Territory. A quarter century later, in 1816, the C ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Sep 14, 2016 at 9:33 AM
The City of Knoxville has applied for a federal grant managed through the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) to improve a North Knoxville site with a history of structural flooding. If aw ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Sep 07, 2016 at 2:49 PM
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