2024

Communications Director

Kristin Farley
[email protected]
(865) 215-2589

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Below you will find 2024 news releases from the City of Knoxville.
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    Parkside Drive Repaving Begins Sunday Evening

    Posted: 06/20/2024

    A head’s up to West Knoxville motorists: If you can avoid a section of Parkside Drive in the evenings and overnight, you’ll miss both road-paving crews hard at work and likely traffic slowdowns. Read More

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    City Offices Closed for Juneteenth; Community Celebrations Planned

    Posted: 06/12/2024

    City of Knoxville offices will be closed Wednesday, June 19, 2024, for the Juneteenth holiday.  Read More

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    Federal Grant to Help Battle Invasive Species in Parks

    Posted: 06/11/2024

    Off the popular Third Creek Greenway, there’s plenty of greenery hugging the riverbank. Read More

  • Free KUB Fiber Internet Available for Income-Eligible Student Households

    Free KUB Fiber Internet Available for Income-Eligible Student Households

    Posted: 06/10/2024

    As KUB Fiber continues to expand, KUB has launched the ConnectED internet assistance program, making the local utility company the only provider to offer free internet to student households in Knoxville. Read More

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    City Hosts Festival on the 4th on World's Fair Park

    Posted: 06/06/2024

    This year’s Festival on the 4th will have more entertainment stages than ever, as the City of Knoxville hosts the community’s largest Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2024, 5-10 p.m. at World's Fair Park.  Read More

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    Arts & Culture Alliance Hosts First Friday Block Party June 7, 2024

    Posted: 06/04/2024

    The Arts and Culture Alliance will host the first of a series of First Friday block parties on Friday, June 7, 2024, 6-9 p.m. As a result, Gay Street between Jackson and Vine avenues will be open to pedestrians only from 4 to 10 p.m.  Read More

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    Council Approves Funding to Support Historic Building Projects

    Posted: 05/30/2024

    At its meeting May 28, 2024, Knoxville City Council voted to approve $247,855 in Historic Preservation Program grant funds to support property improvements at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum and the Birdhouse Neighborhood Center. Read More

  • Mead’s Quarry Lake Closure Extended for Safety Enhancements

    Mead’s Quarry Lake Closure Extended for Safety Enhancements

    Posted: 05/30/2024

    Mead’s Quarry Lake at Ijams Nature Center remains closed this weekend so that Ijams staff can complete the installation of safety signage and equipment around the back wall of the quarry lake.  Read More

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    Commission Hosts MLK Jr. Parade/March and Juneteenth Celebration

    Posted: 05/30/2024

    ​Knoxville's MLK Commemorative Commission invites the community to participate in the MLK Jr. Parade/March & Juneteenth Celebration on Wednesday, June 19, 2024. Read More

  • News item

    No Street Parking June 1 for N. Central Street Roundup

    Posted: 05/28/2024

    A City services roundup off North Central Street will require vehicles parked on designated roads in the Downtown North area to be moved on June 1, 2024. Read More

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    Augusta Quarry: Foundations Poured, Utilities Installed

    Posted: 05/23/2024

    Contractor crews are making visible progress with the $3.6 million upgrades at Augusta Quarry at Fort Dickerson Park – installation of restrooms, changing rooms, an expanded overlook, an improved pedestrian path to the water, and new floating beach and swim platforms. Read More

  • News item

    Outdoor Pools Open Saturday; City Offices Closed for Memorial Day

    Posted: 05/21/2024

    The City’s outdoor swimming pools open this weekend, which has an extra day for many City employees, as City of Knoxville offices will be closed Monday, May 27, for the Memorial Day holiday. Read More

  • TDOT: No Road Construction Delays for Memorial Day Travelers

    TDOT: No Road Construction Delays for Memorial Day Travelers

    Posted: 05/20/2024

    Road Construction will not delay motorists as they travel Tennessee's highways this Memorial Day weekend. Read More

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    Public Meeting on Washington Pike Project

    Posted: 05/16/2024

    The City recently received Notice to Proceed approval from the Tennessee Department of Transportation to begin acquiring rights of way for a redesign of the Washington Pike corridor between Interstate 640 and Murphy Road. The estimated $17 million project will improve traffic flow and safety, and as the project enters its next phase, a follow-up public meeting has been organized to update area residents, businesses and churches. Read More

  • News item

    KUB Work to Temporarily Close Cumberland Ave.

    Posted: 05/15/2024

    Starting at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 19, KUB will begin a 2.5-month project to upgrade the natural gas and water systems serving customers along and near the Cumberland Avenue corridor. Initially, through 7 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, the work will require the complete closure of Cumberland Avenue between 11th Street and 16th Street. Read More

  • News item

    Open Streets Knoxville Comes to Happy Holler May 19, 2024

    Posted: 05/14/2024

    Knoxville is invited to walk, bike, jog, or dance in the middle of North Central Street at the 11th Annual Open Streets Knoxville event, Sunday, May 19, 2-6 p.m. Read More

  • KUB’s 2023 Water Quality Report is Now Available

    KUB’s 2023 Water Quality Report is Now Available

    Posted: 05/14/2024

    KUB is committed to providing safe, high-quality drinking water to the community and is excited to share its 2023 Water Quality Report.  Read More

  • Library's Children's Festival of Reading May 18, 2024

    Library's Children's Festival of Reading May 18, 2024

    Posted: 05/10/2024

    This year’s Children’s Festival of Reading is going to be an epic adventure. Read More

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    Annual Breakfast Connects Local Businesses with Opportunities

    Posted: 05/09/2024

    Local business owners who want to learn about purchases the City of Knoxville will make over the next 12 to 18 months are invited to the 15th annual Business Opportunities Breakfast on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 7:30-11 a.m. at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. Read More

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    Lakeshore Park's Newest Playground Opens May 8, 2024

    Posted: 05/07/2024

    The Lakeshore Park Conservancy and the City of Knoxville will celebrate the grand opening of Lakeshore Park’s newest playground in the woods on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at 3 p.m. Read More

  • News item

    100 Block of Gay Street Goes Car-Free for May First Friday

    Posted: 05/02/2024

    Gay Street between Jackson and Vine avenues will be open to pedestrians only on Friday, May 3, 2024, between 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. for a First Friday celebration hosted by Arts and Culture Alliance. Read More

  • KAT Reimagined Network Approved by Knoxville Transportation Authority Board

    KAT Reimagined Network Approved by Knoxville Transportation Authority Board

    Posted: 05/01/2024

    The Knoxville Transportation Authority (KTA) Board officially approved the final detailed routes and timetables for the KAT Reimagined new bus network at its meeting on April 25, 2024. Read More

  • First Creek at Austin Earns Neighborhood Stabilization Award

    First Creek at Austin Earns Neighborhood Stabilization Award

    Posted: 04/30/2024

    Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation’s (KCDC) First Creek at Austin redevelopment has earned a 2024 Tennessee’s Best award from Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) in the neighborhood stabilization category. Read More

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    Mayor Kincannon's Proposed Budget Invests in Public Safety, Housing, Infrastructure

    Posted: 04/26/2024

    Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon today proposed her $461.6 million net budget with a pledge to see transformational projects through to the finish line. Read More

  • News item

    PARC Meeting Set for April 25, 2024

    Posted: 04/22/2024

    The City of Knoxville Police Advisory & Review Committee (PARC) will meet Thursday, April 25, 2024, 6 p.m. in the Small Assembly Room of the City County Building.  Read More

  • News item

    Housing Input Sought at Two Public Meetings This Week

    Posted: 04/22/2024

    The City’s Housing and Neighborhood Development team is hosting two public meetings this week (April 23, 2024, and April 27, 2024). Residents will have the opportunity to provide feedback on community priorities regarding federal funding for local programs and the creation of a fair housing equity plan. Read More

  • News item

    City, Partners Mark Youth Violence Prevention Week with Events, Engagement

    Posted: 04/18/2024

    The City of Knoxville and community organizations will mark National Youth Violence Prevention Week, April 22-26, 2024, with multiple local activities and programs that draw attention to the causes and potential solutions to youth violence. Read More

  • News item

    KPD Recognizes Six at 2023 Employee Luncheon

    Posted: 04/18/2024

    The Knoxville Police Department recognized five employees and one volunteer for exceptional service to the Knoxville community during its annual Employee Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, April 18, 2024.  Read More

  • News item

    State of the City: April 26 at WFP Amphitheater

    Posted: 04/12/2024

    Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon will deliver her State of the City Address and present her proposed 2024-25 budget to City Council members and the public at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2024, at the Tennessee Amphitheater at World’s Fair Park. Read More

  • News item

    African American Equity Task Force Announces Grant Opportunity

    Posted: 04/12/2024

    The African American Equity Restoration Task Force has announced a grant funding program for non-profit and community-based organizations that meet its key goals for reinvestment in the East Knoxville community. Read More

  • News item

    City Marks 50 Years of Federal Grant Program

    Posted: 04/02/2024

    This week, April 1-5, 2024, the City of Knoxville Housing and Neighborhood Development Department joins communities across the country celebrating National Community Development Week and the 50th anniversary of the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Read More

  • News item

    VMC Ends Operation of Low Barrier Shelter as Partners Seek New Provider

    Posted: 04/01/2024

    The Joint Office of Housing Stability (OHS) is actively seeking a service provider who is able to take over operations of The Foyer, the low-barrier shelter for unhoused residents.  Read More

  • News item

    Cody Gentry Named City's Vision Zero Coordinator

    Posted: 03/27/2024

    Mayor Indya Kincannon has named Transportation Engineering Specialist Cody Gentry as the City’s new Vision Zero Coordinator.  Read More

  • News item

    City Offices Closed March 29 for Good Friday Holiday

    Posted: 03/26/2024

    City of Knoxville offices will be closed Friday, March 29, 2024, for the Good Friday holiday. Read More

  • Ijams Nature Center Issues Health Advisory for Mead’s Quarry Lake Due to Temporary Algal Bloom

    Ijams Nature Center Issues Health Advisory for Mead’s Quarry Lake

    Posted: 03/21/2024

    Mead’s Quarry Lake at Ijams Nature Center is experiencing a temporary bloom of Planktothrix rubescens, a cyanobacterium that produces microcystin, a metabolite that can be toxic to people and pets when in large enough concentration. Read More

  • News item

    Council Approves Opportunity Youth, Violence Prevention Funding

    Posted: 03/20/2024

    On Tuesday, March 19, 2024, Knoxville City Council approved two funding requests from the Office of Community Safety and Empowerment for a total of $247,942 to support community organizations serving opportunity youth (young people at highest risk for violence) and bringing attention to youth violence and prevention methods.  Read More

  • Construction Begins on New Sunsphere Welcome Center

    Construction Begins on New Sunsphere Welcome Center

    Posted: 03/20/2024

    Visit Knoxville announced on March 20, 2024, that construction will begin on the Sunsphere Welcome Center at the end of March, as part of Phase II of the plan to update and enhance the iconic structure. Read More

  • News item

    City Infrastructure Preceded OnCore Investment

    Posted: 03/20/2024

    Knoxville City Council on Tuesday (March 19, 2024) gave its go-ahead to a nine-year tax incentive requested by Mayor Indya Kincannon that will allow Knox OnCore to invest more than $30 million and transform an abandoned North Knoxville industrial site into a golf-themed family entertainment amenity. Read More

  • News item

    City Hosts Job Fair April 3, 2024

    Posted: 03/19/2024

    Job seekers and the career-curious are invited to the City of Knoxville Job Fair and Career Expo on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 2-6 p.m. at the Public Works Service Center, 3131 Morris Avenue. Read More

  • News item

    Save the Dates for Free City Events

    Posted: 03/18/2024

    With the official start of spring just a day away, Knoxville residents may be looking forward for ways to get outside and have fun in the coming months of 2024. Read More

  • News item

    Kick Off Implementation of Urban Forest Master Plan March 21

    Posted: 03/14/2024

    Join Trees Knoxville, the City of Knoxville, Keep Knoxville Beautiful, KUB and other partners in celebrating the completion of the Urban Forest Master Plan at a public event at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2024, at Dr. Walter Hardy Park, 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.  Read More

  • News item

    City Pools Seek Lifeguards for Summer Season

    Posted: 03/14/2024

    The City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation Department seeks lifeguards to work at the City’s two outdoor pools for the 2024 summer season. Read More

  • City Receives $42.6M from Feds to Reconnect Communities

    City Receives $42.6M from Feds to Reconnect Communities

    Posted: 03/13/2024

    The City of Knoxville and Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) have been awarded a $42.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to implement a civic infrastructure plan intended to begin the restoration of cultural and economic opportunity to communities impacted by urban renewal initiatives. The seven-phase project will create nearly 10 miles of connectivity improvements to link East Knoxville residents to economic, cultural and recreational amenities. Read More

  • News item

    Knox St. Patrick's Day Parade Marches Downtown March 16, 2024

    Posted: 03/12/2024

    You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy the 2024 Knox St. Patrick’s Day Parade when it marches down Gay Street through downtown Knoxville on Saturday, March 16, 2024.  Read More

  • News item

    Celebrate City Service Innovation on 311 Day

    Posted: 03/11/2024

    The City of Knoxville invites residents to celebrate March 11 as 311 Day and take this opportunity to share the valuable, free service known as Knoxville’s phone number.  Read More

  • News item

    KPD to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint on March 22, 2024

    Posted: 03/08/2024

    The Knoxville Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on the night of Friday, March 22, 2024. Read More

  • News item

    Chief Noel Announces Seven Promotions, Powell Promoted to Assistant Chief

    Posted: 03/08/2024

    Seven Knoxville Police Department officers have been selected for promotion, which includes the promotion of David Powell to Assistant Chief, Chief Paul Noel announced during a promotional ceremony held on March 8, 2024. Read More

  • News item

    Fair Housing Equity Plan Meeting Set for March 12, 2024

    Posted: 03/07/2024

    City of Knoxville Housing and Neighborhood Development invites residents to a public meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at 6 p.m. to learn about and provide feedback on the City’s process of creating a Fair Housing Equity Plan. The meeting will be held at the Cansler Family YMCA at 616 Jessamine Street.  Read More

  • News item

    Mayor Appoints Vasu Primlani as Sustainability Director

    Posted: 03/04/2024

    Mayor Indya Kincannon has appointed Metro Nashville Decarbonization Manager Vasu Primlani as Knoxville’s next Director of Sustainability. Read More

  • KAT Provides Easy Voting Access with Fare-Free Rides on Election Day

    KAT Provides Easy Voting Access with Fare-Free Rides on Election Day

    Posted: 03/04/2024

    In an ongoing effort to facilitate voter participation in Knoxville, KAT is pleased to announce fare-free rides all day on Election Day, Tuesday, March 5, 2024. Read More

  • News item

    Augusta Quarry to Close Temporarily for Major Upgrades

    Posted: 02/29/2024

    Beginning Monday, March 4, 2024, Augusta Quarry at Fort Dickerson Park will be closed as Southern Constructors Inc. crews begin a nine-month project to add first-ever restrooms, an expanded overlook, an improved pedestrian path to the water, and new floating beach and swim platforms. Read More

  • News item

    Downtown Roads Close Temporarily for Mardi Growl Parade Saturday

    Posted: 02/29/2024

    Young-Williams Animal Center’s 17th annual Mardi Growl pet parade and festival will be held in downtown Knoxville on Saturday, March 2, 2024, requiring the temporary closure of some roads and on-street parking between the Old City and World’s Fair Park.  Read More

  • News item

    Public Service Begins Brush Pickup March 4, 2024

    Posted: 02/28/2024

    During brush season, which begins Monday, March 4, 2024, Public Service crews will collect brush to support residents in their routine yard maintenance efforts.  Read More

  • Knoxville Transportation Authority (KTA) approves KAT service increases

    Knoxville Transportation Authority (KTA) Approves KAT Service Increases

    Posted: 02/28/2024

    The Knoxville Transportation Authority (KTA) approved a proposal by Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) staff to return some service to pre-Covid levels, thanks to workforce increases.  Read More

  • News item

    City Releases Strategy to Meet Housing Challenges

    Posted: 02/23/2024

    On Thursday, Feb. 11, 2024, Housing and Neighborhood Development Director Kevin DuBose led a presentation to City Council about the state of housing in Knoxville and the City’s strategy to utilize multiple tools to support the development of 6,000 to 8,000 new housing units by 2029. Read More

  • KUB to Host Expo & Job Fair March 21, 2024

    KUB to Host Expo & Job Fair March 21, 2024

    Posted: 02/22/2024

    Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) will host an expo to provide customers with an opportunity to talk with KUB employees about a variety of topics. Read More

  • Knoxville Area Transit’s Leap Day Promotion

    Knoxville Area Transit’s Leap Day Promotion

    Posted: 02/21/2024

    Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) is thrilled to announce its special Leap Day promotion, inviting Knoxvillians to embrace the future of transit with mobile tickets.  Read More

  • News item

    Overnight Warming Centers Open Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024

    Posted: 02/16/2024

    Overnight warming centers coordinated by the Joint Office of Housing Stability will open the evening of Saturday, Feb. 17, and close the morning of Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024, to accommodate people who would otherwise sleep outside.  Read More

  • News item

    City Departments Participate in Diversity Business Expo

    Posted: 02/14/2024

    City of Knoxville departments that purchase millions of dollars of supplies and services annually will attend the East Tennessee Purchasing Association's (ETPA) 5th Annual Diversity Business Expo on Thursday, March 7, 8-11:30 a.m. at Bridgewater Event Center, 205 Bridgewater Road. Read More

  • News item

    City Spends $1 M in Snowstorm Response

    Posted: 02/08/2024

    The City of Knoxville spent well over $1 million battling the mid-January historic snowstorm. Read More

  • KAT Proposes Return of Some Pre-COVID Service Levels

    KAT Proposes Return of Some Pre-COVID Service Levels

    Posted: 02/01/2024

    With the continued increasing workforce levels, Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) is proposing a return to previous service levels, in particular on Sundays and later in the evening on some routes.  Read More

  • News item

    Grant Funding Available for Programs Serving Youth at Highest Risk for Violence

    Posted: 01/31/2024

    The City of Knoxville invites non-profit and community-based organizations to apply for grant funds available to support high-quality programming and/or employment to Knoxville youth most at risk for experiencing violence. Applications are due Feb. 23, 2024, and an informational meeting will be held via Zoom on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024, at noon. Read More

  • News item

    Knoxville Teens Invited to Engage, Activate at Youth Summit

    Posted: 01/31/2024

    Teenagers in Knoxville who want to increase their engagement with City government and local issues are invited to attend the Empower Knox Youth Summit on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, at The Change Center, 203 Harriet Tubman Street.  Read More

  • News item

    African American Equity Restoration Task Force Workshop Jan. 31, 2024

    Posted: 01/30/2024

    On January 31, 2024, a representative from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Community and Economic Development Program, a Community Affairs Officer from the U.S. Treasury Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and members of the African American Equity Restoration Task Force will participate in a financial workshop. Read More

  • Ijams Nature Center Announces Campus Master Plan

    Ijams Nature Center Announces Campus Master Plan

    Posted: 01/30/2024

    What was once a small, quiet nature center with approximately 100,000 visitors a year is now one of the Southeast’s premier destinations for nature lovers, engaging 620,000 visitors annually from East Tennessee and around the world. Read More

  • News item

    Violence Reduction Leadership Team Meeting Feb. 1, 2024

    Posted: 01/30/2024

    The City’s Violence Reduction Leadership Team meeting will host Violence Reduction Center founder Thomas Abt, Thursday, February 1, 2024 at the Knoxville Area Urban League (1514 E. 5th Ave.) from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Read More

  • TDOT Launches Pothole Repair after Winter Storm

    TDOT Launches Pothole Repair after Winter Storm

    Posted: 01/24/2024

    Last week’s winter storm has created an abundance of potholes along interstates and state routes. TDOT is launching a statewide effort using all available resources to repair the damaged areas as quickly as possible. Read More

  • News item

    City Accepting Applications for Community Agency, Opioid Grants

    Posted: 01/23/2024

    The City of Knoxville is now accepting applications for funding from two grant programs being facilitated by Mayor Kincannon’s office: Community Agency Grants and Opioid Abatement Grants for the 2024-2025 fiscal year.  Read More

  • News item

    By the Numbers: How the City Battled a Record Snowstorm

    Posted: 01/23/2024

    As Knoxville digs out from a record snowstorm, City crews are continuing today to remove snow and ice from residential streets, downtown sidewalks and the entrances and parking lots of City facilities. Read More

  • News item

    Police Advisory and Review Board Meets Jan. 25, 2024

    Posted: 01/22/2024

    The City of Knoxville Police Advisory & Review Committee (PARC) will meet Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024, 6 p.m. in the Small Assembly Room of the City County Building, to present information on cases received by KPD’s Internal Affairs Unit between July and December 2023. Read More

  • News item

    Snow Crews Made More Progress Today

    Posted: 01/22/2024

    City Public Service Department crews today – aided by temperatures near or above freezing for just the second time in a week – turned the winter tide. Read More

  • News item

    City Offices Opening at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2024

    Posted: 01/21/2024

    Daily weather update: City offices opening at 10 a.m. Monday, snow teams continuing to clear streets, KAT on Severe Snow Routes, City Court to resume. Read More

  • News item

    City Offices Closed Jan. 19, 2024

    Posted: 01/19/2024

    Due to overnight snow and ice, all City offices and facilities will be closed today (Friday, Jan. 19, 2024). Read More

  • KAT Suspends Service for Today, Jan. 19, 2024

    KAT Suspends Service for Today, Jan. 19, 2024

    Posted: 01/19/2024

    Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) is suspending service today, Friday, January 19, 2024, due to the dangerous road conditions.  Read More

  • News item

    Weather Update: Crews Clearing Streets 24/7

    Posted: 01/19/2024

    City Public Service Department crews have been working overnight and throughout the day today, prioritizing Level 1 and 2 streets – the City’s main thoroughfares and connector roads – as well as assuring safe access to hospitals. Read More

  • News item

    Winter Weather Update Jan. 18, 2024

    Posted: 01/18/2024

    Public Service Department crews that have been brining, plowing and salting snow-packed roads 24/7 since last weekend finally caught a break today: Temperatures crept above the freezing mark. Read More

  •  KUB Power Supply Returns to Normal

    KUB Power Supply Returns to Normal

    Posted: 01/17/2024

    KUB is returning to normal operations following a period of increased electricity demand caused by extremely cold temperatures. Read More

  • KAT Severe Weather Service Update

    KAT Severe Weather Service Update

    Posted: 01/17/2024

    KAT will operate Severe Snow Routes on Thursday, January 18 starting with the 11:15 a.m. line-up. The final line-up of the night will be at 8:15 p.m. Read More

  • News item

    City County Building to Reopen Jan. 18, 2024

    Posted: 01/17/2024

    With all main streets plowed and temperatures forecast to be above freezing, City offices in the City County Building will reopen at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024. Read More

  • TVA Asks KUB Customers to Reduce Power Use

    TVA Asks KUB Customers to Reduce Power Use

    Posted: 01/16/2024

    The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has alerted KUB that its power supply is experiencing an increased demand caused by extremely cold temperatures. Read More

  • News item

    City County Building, Recreation Facilities, City Court to Remain Closed Jan. 17, 2024

    Posted: 01/16/2024

    With overnight temperatures plunging into sub-zero degrees and many back roads still snow-covered and impassable, City offices and recreation facilities, including the City County Building and City Court, will be closed again on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024. Read More

  • News item

    City Operations Continuing But Offices Closed

    Posted: 01/15/2024

    Hundreds of City employees have been working 24/7 throughout this snowy holiday weekend, and will continue to provide public-safety and core support services this week as the snowstorm worsens. Read More

  • TDOT Asking Motorists to Not Drive in the Dangerous Conditions

    TDOT Asking Motorists to Not Drive in the Dangerous Conditions

    Posted: 01/15/2024

    The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) continues to strongly urge motorists to stay home. Read More

  • TDOT Ready for Winter Weather

    TDOT Ready for Winter Weather

    Posted: 01/11/2024

    The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) can assure motorists it is stocked and ready to clear roadways of ice and snow. Read More

  • News item

    City Services MLK Holiday Schedule

    Posted: 01/08/2024

    City of Knoxville offices, including 311, will be closed Monday, January 15, 2024 to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Read More

  • KUB’s Project Help Spreads Warmth During Cold Winter Months

    KUB’s Project Help Spreads Warmth During Cold Winter Months

    Posted: 01/03/2024

    During the winter months when utility costs rise due to cold weather, the need for emergency heating assistance increases. Read More