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The Office of Neighborhoods publishes an almost-weekly newsletter, Knoxville Neighborhood Advisory, which covers news of interest to Knoxville's resident-led, resident-controlled neighborhood organiza ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On May 11, 2021 at 3:13 PM
Who's up for a recreation challenge - especially one with fun paint-by-number coloring sheets, BINGO cards promoting local parks, and a chance to win prizes? Video of Mayor Kincannon and neighb ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Apr 29, 2021 at 10:57 PM
A torrent of transit transformation starts with a trickle. Albeit, it's a million-dollar trickle. Check out this photo. It shows Knoxville Area Transit's first all-electric bus, fresh off the as ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Apr 29, 2021 at 10:57 PM
In its first two months of service, the Knoxville Fire Department's rescue truck has already proven itself to be a workhorse. The $929,679 truck has made close to 400 emergency runs, answering an a ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Apr 09, 2021 at 5:59 PM
Tiara-Lady Wilson says the City's Freedom Pass is "a blessing." Her children grew up riding the bus with her, and now - with student passes for unlimited Knoxville Area Transit rides - they're coax ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 25, 2021 at 11:59 PM
In the pilot program's first month, Knox County students used their new Freedom Passes to take 2,487 free passenger trips aboard Knoxville Area Transit buses - an average of almost 90 trips a day. ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 25, 2021 at 11:58 PM
To say the pandemic has challenged (and threatened) restaurants is an understatement.  A year ago, popular eateries overnight had to adjust to mandatory closures, then dramatically fewer patrons, a ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Mar 25, 2021 at 11:58 PM
It's almost spring. Is your green thumb itching to dig in the dirt and plant vegetables to enjoy this spring and summer? Four community partners are hosting piles of manure that are free for reside ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Mar 10, 2021 at 9:45 AM
During the past 12 months, an exhibit titled “Black & White: Knoxville in the Jim Crow Era” has been on display at the Museum of East Tennessee History. It closes this Sunday, Feb. 28, on the last day ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Feb 26, 2021 at 5:08 PM
Community Engagement Manager Kathy Mack believes that young people are our future -- the changemakers on whom we depend to point the way toward long-term opportunities and success.  With that senti ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Feb 25, 2021 at 11:14 AM
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