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.

City Updates Community on Public Safety Complex

Have you wondered what is happening at the old St. Mary’s Hospital site?   The last weekday in February was nicknamed “Pour Day,” because that was the day when Al Blankenship Enterprises employees poured 100 cubic yards of concrete at the Public Safety Complex reconstruction site. Check out the City’s Blog Post for more on […]

Graduates from AMR’s ‘Earn While You Learn’ program honored by county and state officials

At a time when EMS needs more dedicated professionals, more than 40 newly graduated Emergency Medical Technician’s (EMT’s) are now at work in Knox County. They are graduates of AMR’s award-winning Earn While You Learn program, where potential EMT’s are hired and compensated as employees during their EMT-Basic certification course. AMR also pays for the […]

Local business commits Random Act of Kindness

Local business commits Random Act of Kindness

The pandemic has a way of bringing out the best in people and that’s just what happened Tuesday, March 9, when the local office of  Fish Window Cleaning helped popular local business K-Brew by cleaning their windows for free. Like so many small businesses, the brewery has struggled during the pandemic. This was in honor […]

Drive-In at the Midway returns with springtime movies

The City of Knoxville and the Knox County Public Library will present two free movie screenings in a spring edition of Drive-In at the Midway at Chilhowee Park:   Friday, March 26: “Zootopia” (PG, 2016) Thursday, April 1: “Hop” (PG, 2011)   Attendees must pre-register online at   The drive-in format allows attendees to […]

Input Opportunities Available for Draft Mobility Plan 2045

Mobility Plan 2045 is the region’s long-range transportation plan and is updated every four years to account for changes in community and regional priorities, technology, project costs, and available funding. This update will guide transportation investments in the region for the next 25 years. It allows federal money to be received for transportation projects and […]

Mabry-Hazen House opens after-hours for Night at the Museum

Mabry-Hazen House is hosting its first Night at the Museum of 2021 on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 6 p.m.-9 p.m.! Attend for a chance to visit the house-museum after-hours on a weekday and drink up a little history. Explore the 1858 historic house in an entirely different light as twilight falls upon Mabry’s Hill, […]

Tennessee Artist’s Association to meet

The Tennessee Artist’s Association will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 16 at 7:00 pm via Zoom.  Contact Betty Bullen at for Zoom connection instructions.  This meeting is free and open to anyone interested in the arts in East Tennessee.  The program will feature Suzanne Cada, Deputy Director of the Arts and Culture […]

Amid pandemic, Emerald Academy scholars achieve landmark academic progress

New academic achievement data confirms Knoxville’s first and only public charter school, Emerald Academy, is making significant progress improving learning outcomes for urban youth. This news comes as particularly encouraging during a season when students across the country experienced academic regression due to learning loss during the pandemic. In addition to the annual TN Ready […]

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