Mayor Jacobs to Share Holiday Message

County Offices Closed Thursday, Friday   Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs plans to share a holiday message at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 25. The message will be posted Mayor and County’s social media accounts.   Please note, COVID-19 testing at the Knox County Health Department will close at noon today (Wednesday, Dec. 23) and the […]

KAT’s new Temporary Reduced Fare Structure Announced

KAT has announced a return to charging fares, but with a new, temporary reduced fare structure that provides COVID recovery and relief from the economic impacts of the pandemic. The new temporary fare structure, effective on Monday, February 1, 2021, is intended not only to provide some economic relief, but to also streamline passenger boardings, […]

Changes to city services over upcoming holidays

Changes to city services over upcoming holidays

City of Knoxville offices will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, Friday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Jan. 1, for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. This closure includes the 311 Center for Service Innovation. Residents needing to make reports to 311 or access 211 services are encouraged to visit to submit an online request, email […]

Mobile Meals Seeks Holiday Volunteers

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods   Are you looking for a way to give back this holiday season? Consider volunteering for Mobile Meals!   The Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee’s Mobile Meals Program is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to homebound seniors. Mobile Meals provides a hot meal and a wellness check […]

Knoxville Opera Holiday Music Celebration

Knoxville Opera releases holiday concert video recorded at Jtv’s Matthew Theatre Knoxville Opera is happy to announce that it has produced a new holiday concert and has made it available for free on their website and YouTube channel. The concert features local favorites Jacqueline Brecheen, Aubrey Odle, and Wayd Odle with Brian Salesky as the […]

UTIA Reveals Sobering Statistics in Economic Report to the Governor

Pandemic Delivers a Hit to Tennessee’s Agricultural Sectors   In this year’s economic report to the governor, researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture detail the extent of COVID-19 impacts on Tennessee’s agricultural sectors; examine the struggle of thousands of Tennesseans to feed their families during the pandemic; and summarize the impact of […]

Holiday Safety Tips from Knox County

Christmas is the peak season for home fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association. While decorating is one of the easiest ways to get in the holiday spirit, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs has teamed up with the Knox County Fire Prevention Bureau to demonstrate just how quickly decorations can become dangerous.   Watch […]

Knoxville High Senior Living will safely celebrate holiday season with the surrounding community

Knoxville High Senior Living will safely celebrate holiday season with the surrounding community

Though the pandemic has changed the way most are celebrating special events this year, the Knoxville High Senior Living community is determined to bring some Christmas cheer to the local community.   The community is hosting a Christmas in the City event, which will take place this Saturday, Dec. 19, from 5–9 p.m. and feature live performances […]