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Welcome to the City Blog! Here you will find news and notes about City of Knoxville services, updates on ongoing projects, links to community events, and much more. If you have questions or comments about the Blog, please email citywebmaster@knoxvilletn.gov. If you would like to peruse our Blog Archives please click here.


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October 2019 - Posts
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
  
Schools are closed for in-service training on Tuesday, Nov. 5, due to their use as polling places for the City General Election. But that doesn’t mean there won’t be a lot of learning happening at ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Oct 29, 2019 at 11:43 AM
  
During the first week of October, our Community Development department hosted the Region VI Southeastern conference of the National Community Development Association, welcoming approximately 40 commun ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Oct 24, 2019 at 5:00 PM
  
Here's the view on West Jackson Avenue this week, looking eastward toward Gay Street. Notice that the Jackson Avenue ramp on the west side of Gay Street has been completely demolished - and the ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Oct 15, 2019 at 4:49 PM
  
After a busy summer, Knoxville Poet Laureate Marilyn Kallet launched into autumn with gusto.  In September, she helped the University of Tennessee mark its 225th anniversary by reading her original ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Oct 15, 2019 at 4:35 PM
  
Hundreds of Knoxville residents weathered the unseasonable heat to enjoy time with their neighbors during National Night Out celebrations held across the city on Oct. 1.  Nineteen Knoxville neighbo ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Oct 04, 2019 at 2:23 PM
  
Hundreds attended the City's annual Equipment Rodeo at Chilhowee Park on Sept. 25, 2019, where Public Service Department employees tested their skills handling backhoes, garbage trucks, wheel load ... more» 
Posted by mleidig  On Oct 01, 2019 at 1:41 PM