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City Applies for Grant to Relieve Repetitive Flooding at North Knoxville Home
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 ...
On Sep 07, 2016 at 2:49 PM
Battle at Cumberland Avenue Scavenger Hunt Hits Full Throttle; Teams Competing for Big Prizes
What's with the more than 30 organized squads snapping all the smartphone pictures up and down Cumberland Avenue? Is it the Vol paparazzi? Have University of Tennessee communications professors ...
On Sep 06, 2016 at 4:53 PM
Knoxville's Little-Known History: City Flag Nears 120th Anniversary
Did you know that Knoxville has an official City flag? If not, then here's another surprise: Knoxville's official colors are white, blue, red, black and gold. No orange. October 16 marks the ...
On Sep 02, 2016 at 4:28 PM
New Bearden Location for Open Streets this Fall
The wildly popular Open Streets Knoxville event is moving to the heart of Bearden this fall. Keep your calendars marked for Sunday, October 9, for this great pedestrian event! Visit www.OpenStreets ...
On Aug 26, 2016 at 3:47 PM
Topping Out Event: Zoo Knoxville Closer to Tiger Forest
From left: Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, Zoo Knoxville President and CEO, Lisa New, City of Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Zoo Knoxville Board Chair Eddie Mannis. Thursday was an excitin ...
On Aug 22, 2016 at 5:41 PM
Fountain City Lake: If You Feed the Ducks, Keep 'Em Healthy by Choosing the Proper Food
Earlier this week, a City crew installed new signs at Fountain City Lake to remind visitors that feeding the wrong food to the lake's ducks is harmful - both to them and to the lake's water qualit ...
On Aug 18, 2016 at 12:03 PM
Career Fair at Lonsdale Homes Connects Young Job Seekers with Employers
Great turnout today for the Lonsdale Homes career fair! Sponsored by Knoxville’s Community Development Corp., Save Our Sons, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Job Cor ...
On Aug 12, 2016 at 2:49 PM
Lots of Great Discussion, Information Shared During Tuesday's East Knoxville Walking Tour
Big turnout for Tuesday evening's East Knoxville neighborhood walking tour, sponsored by Bike Walk Knoxville, 5 Points Up and the Knox County Health Department. Great to talk with lots of resident ...
On Aug 11, 2016 at 10:29 AM
Mayor and Senior Staff Tour New Public Works Service Center as Construction Nears Completion
With construction of the new Public Works Service Center on Loraine Street nearing completion, Mayor Madeline Rogero and Deputies to the Mayor Christi Branscom and Bill Lyons took a tour of the buildi ...
On Aug 11, 2016 at 10:28 AM
First of 1,000 New Parking Meters Being Installed; Crews Working on Gay Street Today
Starting this morning, the first of more than 1,000 new parking meters were installed downtown, along South Gay Street. All downtown meters will be replaced in the next few weeks. They'll be mo ...
On Aug 09, 2016 at 1:26 PM
Knoxville Bar Foundation
Festival on the 4th
Voting Rights Act
Mayor Helps Plug in New Solar Panels at Eastbridge Business Park
Enjoy Daniel Tiger and Spectacular Tiger Forest Exhibit at Zoo Knoxville this Saturday
Mayor touts Community Development programs' achievements
KUB Celebrates Opening of 1st CNG Fueling Station
Video: Dogwood Arts Opens With a Flourish
Marble Alley Lofts Unveils Plaque Honoring Cal Johnson
Volunteers Plant 18 Trees at New Zaevion Dobson Memorial Playground & Park
Video from The Change Center Groundbreaking Event
100 Years Ago: Annexations 'Sealed Knoxville's Destiny' as ET Hub
1st of 'Knoxville Slides' opened at the Coliseum strikes a chord with kids, media
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