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Below you will find the latest news and press releases from the City of Knoxville.
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    African American Equity Restoration Task Force Release Meeting Schedule for First Quarter

    Posted: 01/20/2022

    The African American Equity Restoration Task Force has scheduled its first three meetings of 2022. Read More

  • Section of Neyland Greenway to Reopen Near Kuwahee Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Section of Neyland Greenway to Reopen Near Kuwahee Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Posted: 01/20/2022

    KUB and its contractor are in the final stages of completing repair work at the Kuwahee Wastewater Treatment Plant on Neyland Drive. Read More

  • KAT Receives Grants for Bus Stop Improvements, Electric Charging Infrastructure

    KAT Receives Grants for Bus Stop Improvements, Electric Charging Infrastructure

    Posted: 01/19/2022

    Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) has received notification from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) of two project funding awards: a proposed Bus Stop Improvement Project has been funded, along with funding for electric charging infrastructure at Knoxville Station Transit Center. Read More

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    Police Advisory and Review Committee Meets Jan. 31, 2022

    Posted: 01/18/2022

    The City of Knoxville Police Advisory & Review Committee (PARC) will hold its 4th Quarter meeting on Monday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. in the Small Assembly Room of the City County Building, 400 Main Street.  Read More

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    City Offices Closed Monday for MLK Holiday

    Posted: 01/14/2022

    City of Knoxville offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.  Read More

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    Nominations Open for Annual Good Neighbor Award

    Posted: 01/13/2022

    The Office of Neighborhood Empowerment is now accepting nominations for its annual Diana Conn Good Neighbor of the Year Award. The award recognizes residents who make a real difference in their neighborhoods.  Read More

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    City Offices Closed Monday, Jan. 17 for MLK Jr. Holiday

    Posted: 01/13/2022

    Mayor Indya Kincannon, City Council representatives and City staff will participate in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission’s Memorial March Parade. Read More

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    Applications Open for Community Safety Grant Programs

    Posted: 01/11/2022

    Local organizations working to interrupt violence in Knoxville are invited to apply for grant funding now available through the City of Knoxville Office of Community Safety.  Read More

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    Know of a City Street Where Speeding is a Problem?

    Posted: 01/10/2022

    Installing traffic-calming devices, such as speed humps, on small residential streets is popular with many City residents.  Read More

  • Keep Knoxville Beautiful Welcomes New Executive Director

    Keep Knoxville Beautiful Welcomes New Executive Director

    Posted: 01/10/2022

    Khann Chov will be joining Keep Knoxville Beautiful as Executive Director on January 14, 2022. Read More

  • Ijams River Rescue Needs Volunteer Site Captains for Annual Cleanup

    Ijams River Rescue Needs Volunteer Site Captains for Annual Cleanup March 12

    Posted: 01/07/2022

    Ijams Nature Center is looking for volunteer site captains for its 33rd annual Ijams River Rescue on Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read More

  • Potential Inclement Weather Makes KAT Snow Routes Likely for Later Today

    Potential Inclement Weather Makes KAT Snow Routes Likely for Later Today

    Posted: 01/06/2022

    Current weather predictions for Knoxville indicate that it is likely that Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) will be moving to Snow Routes later on this afternoon (January 6, 2022), with the possibility of Severe Routes later in the evening or at the start of the day on Friday, January 7th, 2022. Read More

  • TDOT Ready for Winter Weather

    TDOT Ready for Winter Weather

    Posted: 01/05/2022

    The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) assures motorists it is stocked and ready to clear state routes and interstates of ice and snow. Read More

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    Community Engagement Committee Meeting Jan. 5, 2022

    Posted: 01/04/2022

    The Community Engagement Committee of the African American Equity Restoration Task Force will meet Wednesday, January 5, 2022 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Bottom located at 2340 East Magnolia Ave. Read More

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    Public Input Meetings Scheduled on Hiring New KPD Chief

    Posted: 01/03/2022

    The City of Knoxville is holding five community listening sessions to gather input to help guide the search for the next KPD Chief.  Read More