City adds third-party review to Tax-Increment Financing process

City adds third-party review to Tax-Increment Financing process

Because of the increased volume and complexity of applications for development assistance in Knoxville’s redevelopment areas, the City’s Office of Redevelopment is adding an outside financial review as part of the application process.   The review will be required for any projects seeking Tax-Increment Financing agreements (TIFs), one of the City’s most valuable tools for […]

Senzel tabbed Louisville Slugger All-American

Senzel tabbed Louisville Slugger All-American

Nick Senzel becomes first Vol to receive Third Team All-America honors since 2009   KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Baseball’s Nick Senzel was named a 2016 Louisville Slugger All-America Third Team third baseman as announced by Collegiate Baseball newspaper on Thursday. Last month, Senzel was named an All-Southeastern Conference Second Team and SEC All-Defensive selection after posting a career […]

Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol Time, TV Info

Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol Time, TV Info

The Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol featuring Tennessee and Virginia Tech will have an 8 p.m. ET start on Sept. 10 on ABC, as announced by Bristol Motor Speedway today. This historic game has been tapped to air on ABC’s Saturday Night Football. The announcement opens viewing access to millions of fans across the […]

Knoxville Force Men and Women Play at Home this Weekend

This week marks the beginning of an exciting month of Force soccer with 15 games in 30 days between the men and women’s teams. This weekend is especially thrilling for Force fans as both teams play at home, a rare occurrence this season. The Knoxville Force women are up first this weekend with their home […]

Mayor Rogero to participate In U.S. – China Climate-Smart/Low-Carbon Cities Summit

Mayor Rogero to participate In U.S. – China Climate-Smart/Low-Carbon Cities Summit

Mayor Madeline Rogero will participate in the second U.S.-China Climate-Smart/Low-Carbon Cities Summit next week in Beijing, where mayors from the two countries will demonstrate commitment to climate action and share experiences in building low-carbon, climate-resilient communities with U.S. and Chinese state and local government, private sector, and civil society leaders. All attending leaders are already […]

Tennessee Valley Fair Launches Early Bird Sale today

Tennessee Valley Fair Launches Early Bird Sale today

Concert tickets, discounted family fun packs on sale at 10:00 a.m. EST   Concert and discounted admission tickets for the 97th annual Tennessee Valley Fair go on sale Wednesday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m.  Guests can save an average of 20% by purchasing tickets early.   Adult Admission ($8.00) – Regularly $10.00 Child Admission ($6.00) […]

East Tennessee in World War II

A Brown Bag Lecture with Dewaine Speaks and Ray Clift Tennesseans played prominent roles in World War II, from diplomatic efforts on the eve of war to work on the Manhattan Project. Defense-related industries such as the Aluminum Company of America, Rohm & Hass Chemical Company, and the Fulton Sylphon Company were vital to the […]

Knox County TennCare Kids hosts Checkup In The City

Knox County TennCare Kids hosts Checkup In The City

Knox County Health Department’s (KCHD) TennCare Kids Community Outreach staff is teaming up with regional managed care organizations and the Five Points Up coalition to host Checkup In The City on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Austin East Magnet High School, 2800 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. The event is […]

The Knoxville Focus for May 31, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for May 31, 2016

CASA Volunteers, H.A.B.I.T. Dogs Sworn In By David Klein Tuesday morning at Knox County Juvenile Court, Juvenile Court Judge Timothy Irwin swore in ten CASA volunteers and eight H.A.B.I.T. service dogs with seven handlers for an oath of service to assist children affected by abuse and neglect. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates of EAST Tennessee) […]

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