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Regular brush pickup resumes in the city

Regular brush pickup resumes in the city

With spring just around the bend, City of Knoxville Public Service crews will return to regular biweekly brush collection schedules beginning this week.  This means the biweekly leaf collections that began in October are complete, and regular two-week brush collection is now available to City residents. 

UT installs bright idea to boost energy-efficiency

UT installs bright idea to boost energy-efficiency

Phrases such as "the lights are on but nobody is home" or "not the brightest bulb in the box" are generally used to mock someone for being unintelligent. Right now a bright idea at the University of Tennessee is working to ensure those phrases are not applicable to the use of electricity on campus.

Electric car charging stations open on UT campus

Electric car charging stations open on UT campus

UT has opened a dozen electric car charging stations on campus. It's part of the university's overall goal to reduce its carbon footprint.

About half of the charging stations are on the UT agriculture campus. These spaces will be open to the campus community and the public.

"This is part of regional effort in the Knoxville area to get chargers out all over the place. So that won't be a barrier to people buying electric cars," said Mark Hairr of UT Parking and Transit Services.

For the first few months, the chargers will be free to use.

Mayor Rogero Announces Hire of City's First Urban Forester

Mayor Rogero Announces Hire of City's First Urban Forester

From the City of Knoxville

Mayor Rogero to Speak at Brown Bag Green Book Series

Mayor Rogero to Speak at Brown Bag Green Book Series

Join City of Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero as she reviews Emerald Cities: Urban Sustainability and Economic Development by Joan Fitzgerald in Knox County Public Library's Brown Bag, Green Book program at noon on Wednesday, October 17 in the East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street. 

"Get out & Play with Dr. Bob" at Tyson Park

"Get out & Play with Dr. Bob" at Tyson Park

(Information provided by Kathleen Gibi)

Residing near the University of Tennessee's campus in Downtown-West Knoxville, Tyson Park provides a wide array of recreational opportunities to Knoxvillians. Third Creek Greenway, which connects to Neyland and Bearden Greenways, is a popular place to run, walk, and bike.

Register to Vote!

Register to Vote!

You can register to vote now thru Monday, October 8.

If you are not registered by Oct. 8 you will not be able to vote for the Presidential and State General Election scheduled for November 6.

Early Voting starts Octoctober 17 and ends November 1.

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