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Welcome to the City Blog! Here you will find news and notes about City of Knoxville services, updates on ongoing projects, links to community events, and much more. If you have questions or comments about the Blog, please email citywebmaster@knoxvilletn.gov. If you would like to peruse our Blog Archives please click here.


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1. What is the proper way to recycle empty plastic bags or plastic films (like sandwich bags and plastic wraps)? A. Plastic bags/films are not recyclable. - INCORRECT. Plastic bags/films can be ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Nov 14, 2018 at 9:47 AM
  
As kids from the Environmental Club of West View Elementary erected new trees around their playground, one student got a chuckle out of the adults when he exclaimed, “Whoa! This club is FUN!” O ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Nov 09, 2018 at 5:31 PM
  
Knoxville’s pedestrian network continues to grow with several projects recently completed, totaling at 3,700 linear feet of new sidewalk. The three projects, which combined represent more than $1M ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Nov 08, 2018 at 4:47 PM
  
The pedestrian bridge spanning over Cumberland Avenue offered a nice vantage point for the UT Homecoming Parade route held on Friday, Nov. 2, the, but the big crowds were huddled along sidewalks b ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Nov 08, 2018 at 4:33 PM
  
At the Nov. 6, 2018, City Council meeting, Mayor Madeline Rogero recognized and congratulated City of Knoxville staff and partners for winning two statewide awards for redevelopment projects in the Ol ... more» 
Posted by fmcanally  On Nov 07, 2018 at 3:08 PM
  
The City's resurfacing contractor will begin work as early as Monday, Nov. 5, to resurface along the following sections in the Old City and Downtown North neighborhoods. The work on Broadway will i ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Nov 05, 2018 at 4:47 PM
  
Late summer saw the departure of two employees with over five years of experience each at the City of Knoxville Law Department – they actually started with the City on the same day! Devin Lyon left to ... more» 
Posted by fmcanally  On Nov 05, 2018 at 12:32 PM
  
The Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment period began today (Nov. 1) and remains open for sign-ups through Dec.15, 2018. Enrollees are signing up for 2019 health benefits, ... more» 
Posted by fmcanally  On Nov 02, 2018 at 4:19 PM
  
What: University of Tennessee Homecoming Parade Where: Along Cumberland Avenue, Volunteer Boulevard, and Circle Park When: Friday, Nov. 2, beginning at 4 p.m. Who: All members of the Knoxville ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Oct 31, 2018 at 3:07 PM
  
Upon her induction as Knoxville’s Poet Laureate, Marilyn Kallet hit the ground running.  Just a week after her induction, the recently retired University of Tennessee Professor and Director of Crea ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Oct 31, 2018 at 10:04 AM
  
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