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Last Saturday, Manager Kenny Perry and a crew of 12 City Public Service Department employees battled a misty rain, and traffic, to pick up a heaping pile of roadside litter. They started at 7 a ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Feb 16, 2021 at 2:52 PM
  
The top-to-bottom $25 million public investment in reconstructing a flawed Cumberland Avenue four years ago aimed to stimulate private investment. (It did - worth more than $200 million.) The project ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Feb 12, 2021 at 12:26 PM
  
A former Black-owned motel that provided lodging for Black travelers in Knoxville during the segregation era will soon provide much-needed permanent supportive housing for men with prison records.  ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Feb 10, 2021 at 6:31 PM
  
The $8.7 million Jackson Avenue Ramps Replacement Project will soon be in the books. The West Ramp opened on New Year's Eve 2020, and the East Ramp just opened this afternoon (Friday, Jan. 22). Som ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 22, 2021 at 4:25 PM
  
Work is progressing handily on the City's $5.5 million Interstate 275 Business Park Access Improvements Project. It's an underused commercial corridor that's getting a major overhaul. The aim is to ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 15, 2021 at 5:33 PM
  
The $8.7 million Jackson Avenue Ramps Replacement Project is coming to a close. One ramp is imminently reopening, with the other to follow in a few weeks. The project began last fall with the demol ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 31, 2020 at 12:35 PM
  
When you're full of holiday treats and ready to get out of the house, one safe, distant activity is a tour of Knoxville's Neighborhood Holiday Trails. The idea was conceived by the City's offices o ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Dec 23, 2020 at 1:05 PM
  
Likewise Coffee at 1209 E. Magnolia Avenue is the first new business to open since the completion of the City’s $7 million Magnolia Avenue Streetscapes project.  Its new front door and accessib ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Dec 21, 2020 at 12:59 PM
  
Earlier today, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency stocked 350 rainbow trout in Fountain City Lake – and dozens of local anglers were enjoying a taste of urban wintertime fishing. Here is a pho ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 18, 2020 at 2:28 PM
  
Take a look at these "then" and "now" photos of the St. Mary's Hospital campus. The first photo shows the iconic 1929 Building, the original St. Mary's, shortly after it opened 91 years ago. ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Dec 17, 2020 at 9:09 PM
  
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