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Welcome to Knoxville Tennessee!

Knoxville is in the fine state  of Tennessee, and is the county seat of Knox County.  Published in the 2010 census, the city had a population of 178,874, making it the state’s third largest city.   As of 2011, the city had an estimated population of 180,761.

Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, and in 2012 had an estimated population of 848,350. The KMSA is in turn the central component of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette Combined Statistical Area, which in 2000 had a population of 1,029,155.

The best asset Knoxville has to offer is it’s friendly people.  East Tennessee is know for warm hospitality.  With the Smoky Mountains just minutes away, many visitors to the mountains have fallen in love with the area and stayed.

Whether you are looking for a good place to set up business, raise a family or retire, Knoxville is for you!



CNN National News

  • 2nd security incident at White House in 2 days September 21, 2014
    In the second security incident at the White House in as many days, an individual failed to stop at the entrance to the White House complex while driving his vehicle, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.
  • Man accused in death of Adrian Peterson's son free on bail September 21, 2014
    Beleaguered by felony child abuse charges over the spanking of his toddler son, NFL star Adrian Peterson may now be facing anguish from a past tragedy.
  • Did Pennsylvania ambush suspect slip away from cops? September 21, 2014
    Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper -- hours after authorities appeared to be closing in on the self-taught survivalist and bursts of gunfire were heard near the man's home in the Poconos Mountains.
  • Lawsuit: Student 'bait' was raped September 21, 2014
    It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher's aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student.
  • Lawsuit: Student 'bait' was raped September 21, 2014
    It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher's aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student.

  • Mike West: Educating investors should come first
    Last week I had breakfast with a friend at a small diner in Crested Butte, Colo. David has successfully run a small retail on the main street in town, for 25 years. He has survived downturns and thrived during good times.
  • Wealth manager Jeff Hall pens book for doctors
    Over the years Jeff Hall has been written about in books and articles due to his successful career as the kicker for the University of Tennessee football team during its 1998 national championship season.
  • Andrew Huck: How to make best use of hedge funds
    George Soros, renowned for an unemotional brand of contrarian investing, recently turned 84. His Quantum Fund, with annualized returns of approximately 20 percent per year, is probably most famous for "breaking" the Bank of England.
  • David Moon: Don't be afraid to be different
    Almost thirty years ago I stepped onto an empty elevator on the top floor of Knoxville's 27-story Plaza Tower. Inspired by Alan Funt's Candid Camera television show, I turned and faced the rear of the car.
  • People and honors
    Knoxville-area promotions, new hires and professional recognition
  • Miller Energy eyes MLP strategy
    Drilling a well thousands of feet into the rock below an Alaskan inlet is a challenging feat of engineering.
  • Janet Hayes: NFL cheerleaders sue over pay
    Historic rivalries have always been the hallmark of the National Football League. Nothing captures public interest like a good battle between strong adversaries. This year, however, traditional team battles may be eclipsed by the current off-field clash between women's groups and the league itself.
  • Back in the Day: Knoxville's wandering bookstore
    This week, let's look at the case of the wandering bookstore — displaced in the name of progress.
  • Pryor Brown garage demolition on hold
    A demolition of the Pryor Brown Garage? Maybe not.
  • Tim Cook to Alabama fan: "War Eagle!"
    Apple customers waiting in line for the new iPhone 6 got a surprise from CEO Tim Cook, who walked through the line of people, Macworld reported today. As Cook made his way through the crowd, one tried to get his attention in a special manner 

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