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City of 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

  • City wins $25K to help entrepreneurs succeed
    The city of Knoxville has won a $25,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to support the region’s entrepreneurs, Mayor Madeline Rogero said Thursday.
  • Air base names dorm in honor of former leader
    Military training programs are standardized and sent out ready for the instructors now, but in the early days, it has to be done a little differently, as retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. George A. Vitzthum told a group of well-wishers at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base on Thursday.
  • MPC approves project near John Sevier home
    Despite neighborhood opposition on both issues, on Thursday the Metropolitan Planning Commission approved a 30-unit residential development across from the historic John Sevier home in South Knoxville, and a 36-unit development on Northshore Drive.
  • Oliver Hotel to add restaurant to offerings
    The Oliver Royale will soon take over the spot formerly occupied by Shonos in City at 5 Market Square, which is on the first floor of the same building that houses the Oliver and Tupelo Honey.
  • Ruby Tuesday misses earnings expectations
    Ruby Tuesday on Thursday reported a first quarter loss of $4.2 million despite a continued focus on updating its brand and attracting more families to its restaurants.
  • ORNL workers ratifiy 5-year contract
    Hourly workers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have ratified a new five-year contract that provides them with annual pay raises and a $1,000 signing bonus.
  • VW's US CEO apologizes for emissions scandal
    Volkswagen's top U.S. executive apologized Thursday as the emissions-rigging scandal engulfing the world's largest automaker deepened and members of Congress said the company violated the public's trust.
  • Gannett buying News Sentinel and sister papers
    Gannett Co. Inc. said Wednesday it plans to buy Journal Media Group — the parent company of the Knoxville News Sentinel and newspapers in 13 other U.S. markets — in a cash deal worth approximately $280 million, subject to the approval of federal regulators and Journal Media Group shareholders.
  • Haslam visits VW plant to encourage workers
    Gov. Bill Haslam said he visited Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant on Wednesday to let its workers know the state is on their side amid an emissions cheating scandal involving the German automaker that he says has nothing to do with them.
  • Jewelry TV to hire 400 for the holidays
    Knoxville-based Jewelry Television announced today it plans to hire 400 extra sales employees for the holiday season.

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