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Over a few weeks, City horticulture crews planted 8,144 brightly-colored annuals in public flower beds across the city. They'll do it again in the fall, replacing played-out summer seasonal flowers ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 04, 2021 at 3:21 PM
The City's free new My Knoxville app was immediately popular when it debuted on 3-1-1 Day on March 11. Three months later, app downloads, creation of accounts and app-directed service requests are ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 30, 2021 at 4:40 PM
One of Mayor Indya Kincannon's pledges as a candidate was that she'd make it easier for people to do business with the City and encourage investment in their properties. With the pandemic finally o ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 27, 2021 at 9:52 PM
Charissa Oglesby is a stormwater detective. Her clues include insects, stinky odors, oxygen levels and bacterial content.  Her beat is the waterways of Knoxville. At 8 a.m. on a Thursday, ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On May 22, 2021 at 8:36 AM
May is Historic Preservation Month and a timely opportunity to provide an update on two projects that have received funds from the City’s Historic Preservation Fund.  Mayor Kincannon’s 2021-22 Budg ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On May 21, 2021 at 10:52 AM
Last year, the City ranked No. 61 on the list of the 100 Best Fleets in America, as rated by the National Association of Fleet Administrators. It was Knoxville's first-ever NAFA ranking. This year, ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 20, 2021 at 12:16 PM
They're fondly known as the six most beloved trees in Knoxville. You know them - the sawtooth oaks that grace and shade Market Square. Joe Collins took note of the threadbare area at the foot of th ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 18, 2021 at 10:28 AM
Robin Tipton is an engineer's engineer. As a City Engineering Manager II, she figuratively keeps the trains running on time. Literally, she oversees all the City's capital projects - roads, sidewal ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On May 17, 2021 at 9:29 AM
On a cool May afternoon, Kenny Dockins drives his water tank truck onto Waterfront Road in Suttree Landing Park and pulls up alongside a Bald Cypress.  He checks the tree on his list, sets ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On May 16, 2021 at 5:51 PM
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
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