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Below you will find the latest news and press releases from the City of Knoxville.
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    Police Advisory & Review Committee to Meet Jan. 28

    Posted: 01/21/2021

    The City of Knoxville Police Advisory & Review Committee (PARC) will hold its 4th Quarter meeting on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. via the Zoom online platform. Read More

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    Six Groups Receive $19,500 in Neighborhood Small Grants

    Posted: 01/15/2021

    Six neighborhood organizations will receive a total of $19,500 through the City’s Neighborhood Small Grants Program to support their community-building activities. The Office of Neighborhood Empowerment manages the program, which is designed to strengthen City neighborhoods by supporting neighborhood-led initiatives through financial and technical assistance. Read More

  • Keep Knoxville Beautiful Announces 2021 Orchid Awards

    Keep Knoxville Beautiful Announces 2021 Orchid Awards

    Posted: 01/14/2021

    Throughout the month of February, Keep Knoxville Beautiful will host its annual Orchid Awards, honoring Knoxville’s most beautiful properties, public spaces, and public art.  Read More

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    City to Create Tree Mitigation Bank

    Posted: 01/13/2021

    The City has a new ordinance in place to assure that, without exception, every property development – even a downtown high-rise – will green up the surrounding neighborhood. Read More

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    Nominate a Good Neighbor for Annual Award

    Posted: 01/12/2021

    The City of Knoxville Office of Neighborhood Empowerment wants to hear about Knoxville residents who have found creative ways to support and connect their neighbors during a year distinguished by cancelled plans and physical distancing. Read More

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    City Maintains High Credit Ratings

    Posted: 01/12/2021

    Two independent financial rating services have reaffirmed the City of Knoxville’s credit ratings, which remain at the highest (best) level in the City’s history. Read More

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    Residential Parking Pilot Program Begins on Phillips Ave.

    Posted: 01/11/2021

    A first-of-its-kind residential neighborhood parking pilot program is underway along a three-block section of a South Knoxville street. Read More

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    Kyndra Brewer Appointed Special Events Director

    Posted: 01/08/2021

    Mayor Indya Kincannon has appointed Kyndra Brewer as Director of the City’s Office of Special Events.  Read More

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    Housing and Neighborhood Development Meeting Set for Jan. 14, 2021

    Posted: 01/07/2021

    The City of Knoxville Housing and Neighborhood Development Department will hold a virtual public meeting on Thursday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m. via Zoom.  Read More

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    COVID-19 Memorial Unveiled

    Posted: 01/04/2021

    On Dec. 30, 2020, Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon and Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs held a brief, private ceremony unveiling a COVID-19 memorial on the front lawn of the City County Building.  Read More