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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

  • Hundreds snowbound on highway March 5, 2015
    Florida resident Sue Ellen Kilgallon knew the storm was coming and tried to get out of northern Kentucky. Instead, she got stuck in the snow on Interstate 65 for more than 14 hours.
  • Timeline of the bombings, manhunt and aftermath March 5, 2015
    Two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, killing three people and injuring more than 250 others. A fourth person, an MIT police officer, was killed three days later during the manhunt for the bombing suspects.
  • 'Everybody was screaming for help' March 5, 2015
    She knew something awful had happened. It was smoky and all she could hear were muffled screams. Her foot was turned sideways and her legs wouldn't work right. And her good friend, Krystle Campbell, was just lying there on the ground.
  • Plane skids off runway at LaGuardia March 5, 2015
    An Delta flight skidded off a runway late Thursday morning at New York's LaGuardia airport.
  • Elephants in Ringling Bros. circus March 5, 2015

  • Tile plant may bring 180 jobs to Maury County
    An $80 million porcelain tile manufacturing facility is headed to Maury County and could bring 180 new jobs, according to an announcement from Tennessee economic development officials.
  • Miller Industries sales, profits up
    With its profits up nearly 60 percent last year, Miller Industries, Inc. announced today it is raising its quarterly dividend by a penny per share to 16 cents per share, payable March 23 to shareholders of record on March 16.
  • Amazon to hire 400 more workers in Chattanooga
    Marissa Johnson had worked for Amazon before, and she's looking at rejoining the online retailing giant as the company bolsters its Chattanooga workforce by at least 400 more people.
  • More details emerge on HBO streaming service
    HBO's subscription streaming service may see an April launch. The service will reportedly cost $15 a month and will likely be available on Apple TV.
  • RMX technology reduces carbon fiber costs
    RMX Technologies is positioning itself to be a key player in reducing the cost of manufacturing carbon fiber, a lightweight material that automakers have targeted to improve fuel economy.
  • Woman gets jail, house arrest for embezzlement
    A federal judge on Tuesday ordered a woman who stole more than $350,000 from a family-owned Knoxville firm to spend six months behind bars and another six months on house arrest.
  • Credit union mum on CEO's abrupt departure
    OAK RIDGE — There’s been a shake-up in the uppermost echelon of one of Tennessee’s bigger credit unions, but officials there are tight-lipped about the changes.
  • Aldis changes name to GRIDSMART
    Knoxville company Aldis Inc. has changed its name to GRIDSMART Technologies, a move the company says better reflects its identify and products.
  • CHS offloads 4 hospitals, buys stakes in 5
    Community Health Systems' roster of hospitals is in flux as the company completes deals for four and purchases additional stakes in five facilities in Oklahoma.
  • Shareholder seeks records from Miller Energy
    A shareholder of Miller Energy Resources is asking a Knox County chancellor to force the company to turn over documents, he says, will determine whether company executives misused and wasted corporate assets.

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