Neighborhood Conference Is Saturday!

This Saturday, March 27, neighbors across Knoxville will have the opportunity to network, listen to workshops, hear from the Mayor, and more during the 2021 Neighborhood Conference.   What can you expect from the virtual conference? A welcome from Mayor Kincannon; Three pre-recorded workshops: Knoxville Police Department Q&A Panel, Neighborhood Engagement Toolbox, Mental Health – […]

Gov. Lee & TDOE Announced Applications Open for $500,000 in Governor’s Civic Seal Grants

Grants to Boost Student Readiness for College, Career, and Civic Life   Monday, Gov. Lee and the Tennessee Department of Education announced applications are open for the 2021-22 Governor’s Civic Seal Grants, totaling $500,000, to support Tennessee public schools, districts, and charter schools in implementing high-quality civic education programs to prepare students for college, career, and civic life.   Applications for the 2021-22 Governor’s Civic Seal […]

 City Provides Southside Waterfront Information

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods   Interested in what’s happening south of the river? With a new park, breweries, restaurants, apartments, and more, the Southside Waterfront has become a Knoxville hot spot over the past couple of years.   Keep up-to-date on developments for Sevier Avenue, the Southside Waterfront, and other areas of South […]

FREE Telephone-Only Legal Advice Clinic April 13, 14 and 15th

The Knoxville Bar Association is pleased to announce that a telephone-only Faith and Justice Legal Advice Clinic will be held on April 13, 14, and 15, 2021 in order to best protect the health of all participants.  The goal of the Faith and Justice Alliance is to build a coalition of faith leaders in the […]

KCHD announces Phase 2 groups and those 55+ are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday 

The Knox County Health Department is expanding the eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to those in Phase 2a/b and those 55 years and older beginning Monday, March 22. Phase 2 includes people in critical infrastructure, including: public transit employees, telecommunication staff, and utility workers among others. The full breakdown of Phase 2 can be found within […]

Business Bosses Support Cookie Bosses program connects local professionals with Girl Scout troops

The Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians’ Business Bosses Supporting Cookie Bosses program is underway now to provide professionals an easy way to support the community’s youngest entrepreneurs. Through the program, Girl Scout cookies can be purchased or donated in bulk, and local businesses can sign up to host a cookie booth, including a drive-through […]

Mayor Jacobs: Sign-Up Page Helps Connect Communities to Government

The Knox County Mayor’s Office continues to create easier ways for communities to stay connected to local government.   The county recently launched a Neighborhood and Civic Organization registration system allowing groups that sign up to quickly receive updates regarding a number of important issues, such as road closures, public meeting notifications and general updates […]

Knox County Convenience Centers to Close March 17 for Maintenance

Knox County’s seven convenience centers will close on Wednesday, March 17 to perform maintenance, deep cleaning, and staff training.   The move is the first of four planned maintenance and in-service training days beginning this year. The Knox County Engineering and Public Works Department will also close convenience centers for planned maintenance and training on […]

Save the date for mayor’s state of the city address

Be sure to mark your calendars for Friday, April 23, when Mayor Indya Kincannon will give her State of the City address. As part of the address, she will introduce her second budget to the City of Knoxville. To stay up to date, you can check the website as information becomes available.