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Make a Habit of Recycling
Habits are hard to break, but how easy are they to make? With awareness, preparation and practice, recycling is a lifestyle your household can adopt and enjoy. For beginners, it’s important to ...
On May 10, 2017 at 11:35 AM
Zaevion Dobson Memorial Playground and Park Open, Much More to Come for Lonsdale
Only weeks after the death of 15-year-old Zaevion Dobson, who was killed Dec. 17, 2015, in the Lonsdale Homes community while shielding his friends from gunfire, community members were rallying wi ...
On May 09, 2017 at 10:52 AM
Before and After: South Central Street Fence Project
In April, as part of the City's South Central Street Fence Project, South East Mowing, LLC crews tore down approximately 1,900 linear feet of old, rusted chain-link fencing along Central between the i ...
On May 08, 2017 at 1:27 PM
Save Our Sons hosts Morningside Community Job Fair
With this smile, Community Relations Outreach Manager Kevin Perry greeted approximately 150 guests at the Morningside Community Center Job Fair, hosted Thursday, April 27, by the City’s Save Our S ...
On May 03, 2017 at 5:46 PM
Enjoy Daniel Tiger and Spectacular Tiger Forest Exhibit at Zoo Knoxville this Saturday
Children visiting Zoo Knoxville are going to be in for an exciting tiger overload this weekend, with the opportunity to both view Malayan Tigers up close in their new Tiger Forest exhibit, or meet ...
On Apr 21, 2017 at 5:05 PM
Mayor Helps Plug in New Solar Panels at Eastbridge Business Park
Mayor Madeline Rogero traveled to Eastbridge Business Park in Mascot, Tenn. on Friday to help “plug in” the new 1 mega-watt solar array installed on the site. “The City of Knoxville is com ...
On Apr 21, 2017 at 5:03 PM
Mayor touts Community Development programs' achievements
The City’s Community Development department capped off a busy Community Development Week with a breakfast spread, a speech from Mayor Rogero and enthusiastic testimonials from residents who have parti ...
On Apr 21, 2017 at 2:42 PM
KUB Celebrates Opening of 1st CNG Fueling Station
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero pumps compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel into a city fleet truck alongside KUB President and CEO Mintha Roach and City of Knoxville Public Service Area Manager Alex Ne ...
On Apr 20, 2017 at 11:06 AM
Video: Dogwood Arts Opens With a Flourish
Enjoy these images of the opening of Dogwood Arts 2017! Last weekend, Dogwood Arts devotees kicked off April happenings with a ribbon-cutting of the featured Fountain City Trail and with the popu ...
On Apr 07, 2017 at 4:38 PM
Marble Alley Lofts Unveils Plaque Honoring Cal Johnson
Next time you're walking along State Street in the 300 block, be sure and take note of a new plaque, installed by Marble Alley Lofts with support from the Beck Cultural Exchange Center. The plaqu ...
On Apr 07, 2017 at 3:47 PM
Knoxville Bar Foundation
Festival on the 4th
Voting Rights Act
Open Streets to Highlight Local Businesses on Magnolia Avenue
Attending Sunday's Open Streets Event on Magnolia Avenue? Take KAT; Ride Home for Free
Neighborhoods Get Spruced Up When Hosting Special Events Like Open Streets
Four New Public Playgrounds Earn Knoxville National "Playful City USA" Designation from KaBOOM!
45% of the City's Mowers Now Use Cleaner Energy
Microbreweries to Welcome Open Streets Crowd on Magnolia, Depot
Today is ME / CFS Awareness Day; Henley Bridge Lights Being Turned Blue Tonight
Open Streets Event: Appalachian Puppet Pageant to Parade Along Magnolia Avenue
New Fort Dickerson Gateway Means Curb Appeal, Residential Access, & Increased Tourism Draw
Come Play in the Street on Sunday, May 21 - Open Street Knoxville's 4th Pop-up Street Celebration!
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