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In late January, the City of Knoxville was named one of 2020’s Best Workplaces for Commuters in the nation.  This week, Smart Trips held their annual Commuter Appreciation Ceremony and honored the ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Feb 14, 2020 at 4:13 PM
  
Late last year, the City of Knoxville took its household hazardous waste program on the road. The brightly-colored eye-catching truck that rolls into neighborhoods is key to the success of the sta ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 23, 2020 at 2:20 PM
  
For the 38th year, Knoxville’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Commission presents its annual King Week Celebration, which includes several opportunities to contemplate the life and legac ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Jan 15, 2020 at 10:29 AM
  
The holiday season may already feel like a distant memory, but it's not too late to share some stats from the 2019 season of Holidays on Ice.  The open-air ice rink saw 15,613 total guests betw ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Jan 13, 2020 at 2:24 PM
  
This week, Mayor Indya Kincannon attended the Diversity Business Advisory Committee’s first meeting of the year and thanked members for providing feedback on how the City can best support and recr ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Jan 09, 2020 at 3:45 PM
  
Pat Edward Cureton, a Knoxville firefighter whose career spanned four decades and who served as KFD’s 13th Fire Chief, died January 5. He was 82. Chief Cureton joined the Fire Department in Jun ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 06, 2020 at 3:56 PM
  
If you think you’re seeing lots of people skating on the Market Square open-air ice rink this year, you’re right. The City’s Office of Special Events has the numbers to back that up. Holidays on ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 15, 2019 at 1:03 PM
  
It’s a huge effort that happens every year. And it’s a labor of love.  “The public lets us know they like it. We can see it in their faces, too,” says Jay Tinsley, City Assistant Facilities Man ... more» 
Posted by mleidig  On Nov 26, 2019 at 4:27 PM
  
Country music celebrity Garth Brooks’ Nov. 16 concert broke a Neyland Stadium record for concert sales with nearly 84,000 tickets sold. The seven-time CMA Entertainer of the Year was the first ... more» 
Posted by mleidig  On Nov 18, 2019 at 4:31 PM
  
It began as a small college in the Southwest Territory in 1794 and is today Tennessee’s flagship university and a top-ranked public research institution.  This year, with its “Lighting the Way” the ... more» 
Posted by mleidig  On Oct 29, 2019 at 5:46 PM
  
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