Virtual Alzheimer Tour Postponed

Offices under the Knox County Mayor, including the Halls Senior Center, have been closed for the remainder of the day due to inclement weather. The Virtual Alzheimer’s Tour scheduled for this afternoon will be postponed until a later date.

Police Scanner report

Halls area airbag deployment…unusual situation. KPD is asking dispatch  if a “hit and run” has been reported.  The officer has pulled over a vehicle driving around with damage to outside and airbag  deployment. Driver states they are new to the area but when the officer ran reports it came back person has lived in Knoxville […]

Ice Storm!

National Weather Service and Cocorahs certified rain gauge is of little use this morning. Frozen at the funnel, no accurate precipitation data was collected this morning. For more information on becoming a certified precipitation observer visit  .

Some Knox County Offices Opening Late Tomorrow

Knox County government offices under the direction of Mayor Burchett will open at 10 a.m. tomorrow. Knox County’s Information Technology Department has also developed a weather closings/delays page at, just click on the banner on the homepage to get the latest closings. Currently, all closing/delay information for offices under the direction of Mayor Burchett […]

Rusty Wallace Run for the Schools to be held on March 2

  How many races get you face to face with an elephant while you support education in East Tennessee? Just one – the Rusty Wallace Honda Run for the Schools on Saturday, March 2. The Rusty Wallace Honda Run for the Schools features a 5K run/walk and a 100-yard dash in Chilhowee Park and a […]