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Holidays Behind Us As Ice Rink Comes Down
The holiday season is officially behind us, evidenced by removal of most downtown decorations and current demolition of the “Holidays on Ice” skating rink on Market Square this week. “We’ve bee ...
On Jan 19, 2017 at 8:19 AM
"Makeoverville"? Why Not?! Ledger Report Summarizes Wide Range of City Redevelopment Projects
If you're walking around downtown, pick up a copy of the current edition of the Knoxville Ledger - or read it digitally HERE. The cover story details a dozen major redevelopment projects currently ...
On Jan 18, 2017 at 9:54 AM
Bird's Eye View: Suttree Landing Park
Check out this great aerial photo of Suttree Landing Park, the City's first new park to open in 12 years! Many thanks to Bob Lusby, registered land surveyor with Cannon and Cannon Inc., for sna ...
On Jan 18, 2017 at 9:54 AM
Mayor presents students with No Name-Calling Week proclamation
This week, a group of students visited Mayor Rogero to help draw attention to the damage done by bullying. Led by Roddy Biggs, Pellissippi Pride President and Pellissippi State Safe Zone Student L ...
On Jan 18, 2017 at 9:53 AM
Stonework Laid at Fort Dickerson Gateway Park
For perhaps the first time since the Civil War era, stone is getting laid this week for a structural wall at Fort Dickerson. (Granted, this time it’s a stone veneer wall). Construction for Fort ...
On Jan 12, 2017 at 4:56 PM
Honeybee Coffee Opens on Sevier Avenue
Check out the buzz - pun intended - about Honeybee Coffee Co., the latest business to open along Sevier Avenue: http://www.knoxnews.com/story/entertainment/dining/2017/01/11/coffee-and-caring-h ...
On Jan 12, 2017 at 4:34 PM
311 Center for Service Innovation hosts open house
In May 2005, the City of Knoxville tackled the question: “Who ya gonna call?” The answer was 3-1-1. Today, Mayor Madeline Rogero welcomed Knoxville residents and City employees into the room whe ...
On Jan 11, 2017 at 5:20 PM
Salt Replacements Ordered After Season's First Snow
An order should arrive next week to replenish the City’s salt inventory as 980 tons, roughly half of the City’s salt inventory, were used during the snow event that began Friday, January 6. The City’s ...
On Jan 10, 2017 at 5:18 PM
Historic Preservation Fund: a mandatory meeting and a status update
Owners of historic properties who want to apply to receive a grant from the City's Historic Preservation Fund in 2017 are required to attend a pre-proposal meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 10 a.m. in Ro ...
On Jan 06, 2017 at 3:48 PM
City Streets Primed for First Potential Snow of the Season
Thursday morning, City crews treated Level I and II streets like Merchant Drive (pictured) with brine solution in preparation for the first potential snow of the season. Brine is a solution that r ...
On Jan 05, 2017 at 2:23 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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