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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.


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Adventure is out there—or in Knoxville’s case, right in our backyard. As summer approaches, Knoxville Parks and Recreation offers plenty of opportunities to have fun! K.O.R.E. Summer Camp   T ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Apr 18, 2018 at 4:35 PM
  
On Thursday, April 12, Mayor Rogero joined kids from the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley (BGCTNV) for a pick-up game of whiffle ball in World’s Fair Park. Check out the full recap ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Apr 18, 2018 at 11:03 AM
  
The City's Community Development staff hosted the 2018 Equity Awards breakfast on Tuesday, April 3, at The Standard to celebrate the local partners and projects that contribute to the city's mission t ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Apr 03, 2018 at 5:32 PM
  
Before (left): Crews begin work on a segment of creek near Banks Avenue that was routed through an underground pipe in the 1950s. After (right): A Stormwater Engineering project "daylighted" the cr ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Apr 02, 2018 at 10:45 AM
  
Multiple City departments are working to make downtown and neighborhoods – as well as City parks and recreation programs – more accessible to people with disabilities. Stephanie Cook, the ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 27, 2018 at 8:03 PM
  
In July 2017, the City’s first-ever Urban Wilderness Coordinator was introduced. Rebekah Jane Montgomery, who often answers to “RJ,” is collaborating with an array of partners to help further ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Mar 12, 2018 at 10:16 AM
  
​It’s just seven days until the legendary dragon of Chinese mythology lights up Chilhowee Park and Exposition Center at the Dragon Lights Festival, held Friday, March 16, to Sunday, April 22, 2018 ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Mar 09, 2018 at 4:34 PM
  
Before First Responders could get to all the victims, bystanders provided emergency treatment to 23 seriously-injured people after the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. All 23 survived. That's no ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 09, 2018 at 12:22 PM
  
New mural at Beck Cultural Exchange Center “In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.”   This is one of the most famous quotes by American author Alex H ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Feb 27, 2018 at 4:16 PM
  
Geraldetta Dozier was walking home one day when she happened to look up as a bus topped the hill on Harriet Tubman Street. To her surprise, a woman was driving. "I said, 'Wow,' and I walked rig ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Feb 22, 2018 at 3:37 PM
  
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