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Below you will find the latest news and press releases from the City of Knoxville.

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    MLK Avenue to Close Temporarily for Monday Parade

    Posted: 01/17/2020

    One of the highlights of Knoxville’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration is the King Day memorial parade and tribute service.  Read More

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    Campaign to Boost Police Recruitment

    Posted: 01/15/2020

    The City of Knoxville is advancing a commitment to invest in a diverse police force that is fully staffed to better protect, serve and support neighborhoods. Read More

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    City Offices Closed to Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Posted: 01/10/2020

    City of Knoxville offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Read More

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    Public Meeting on the City's Five-Year Consolidated Plan for 2020-2024

    Posted: 01/10/2020

    Knoxville residents are invited to learn how they and their neighbors prioritize the community’s needs for affordable housing, homelessness services, blight remediation, economic development and other issues that fall under the City’s Housing and Neighborhood Development Department.  Read More

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    Nominations Sought for Award-Worthy Neighbors

    Posted: 01/09/2020

    The City of Knoxville Office of Neighborhoods is now accepting nominations for its annual Diana Conn Good Neighbor of the Year Award, which Mayor Indya Kincannon will present at the Neighborhood Conference on Saturday, March 28. The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Read More

  • Lend a Helping Hand Through Project Help

    Lend a Helping Hand Through Project Help

    Posted: 01/08/2020

    The 2020 Project Help campaign kicks off Wednesday, January 8 and runs through February 5.  Read More

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    MLK Commemorative Celebration Jan. 15-20, 2020

    Posted: 01/07/2020

    Since 1982, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission has organized a special celebration each year for the Knoxville area to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Read More

  • Keep Knoxville Beautiful Announces  2020 Orchid Awards Nominees

    Keep Knoxville Beautiful Announces 2020 Orchid Awards Nominees

    Posted: 01/06/2020

    On February 25th, 2020 Keep Knoxville Beautiful will host its annual Orchid Awards dinner, honoring Knoxville’s most beautiful properties, public spaces, and public art.  Read More

  • KCDC Earns Additional Vouchers for Affordable Housing for People with Disabilities

    KCDC Earns Additional Vouchers for Affordable Housing for People with Disabilities

    Posted: 01/06/2020

    Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) has been awarded 38 additional Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program to help local residents ages 18-61 with disabilities secure affordable housing.  Read More

  • Legacy Parks Foundation Confirms First Natural Shores Easement to Protect French Broad River Shorelines

    Legacy Parks Foundation Confirms First Natural Shores Easement to Protect French Broad River Shorelines

    Posted: 01/06/2020

    Legacy Parks Foundation has announced its first Natural Shores Easement on Old French Road along the French Broad River. Read More

  • KAT Implements 2020 Service and Route Changes

    KAT Implements 2020 Service and Route Changes

    Posted: 01/06/2020

    In an effort to provide quality and efficient public transit services, KAT has implemented service modifications on Jan. 6, 2020: Read More

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    KPD Raises over $14,000 for Charity Throughout Beard and Lapel Fundraiser

    Posted: 01/02/2020

    The final tally is in and Knoxville Police Department officers donated $14,215 to be divided among four different charitable organizations during its three-month beard and lapel fundraiser.  Read More