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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

  • Top 10 highest-paid CEOs
    NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2014, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay data firm:
    Associated Press
  • Audit: Areva overbilled TVA for Bellefonte work
    The primary contractor hired by the Tennessee Valley Authority three years ago to help assess the Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant overbilled TVA by more than $1.2 million before the project was halted, according to a new audit of the work.
  • Trucking shortage nearing 40,000 nationwide
    The country right now is smack in the middle of a major driver shortage nearing 40,000 empty seats, according to the American Trucking Associations.
  • Charter may buy Time Warner in $55B deal
    LOS ANGELES — Charter Communications is poised to scoop up Time Warner Cable in a $55 billion deal that would make it the largest pay-TV provider in Southern California.
  • 2K-plus TN workers offered to apply for buyouts
    NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's administration is offering more than 2,000 state workers to apply for buyouts.
    The Associated Press
  • Charter, Time Warner Cable close to deal
    Charter is reportedly close to a $55.1 billion deal for Time Warner Cable, one month after Comcast walked away from its $45 billion bid.
  • Moonshine changing tourism in Gatlinburg
    Is embracing the moonshine tradition a help or hindrance for family-friendly Gatlinburg tourism?
  • HonorAir to benefit from 2016 air show
    Planning is underway to get the 2016 Smoky Mountain Air Show off the ground, and organizers say HonorAir Knoxville, which flies veterans to war memorials in the nation’s capital, will be the beneficiary of extra proceeds raised from the show.
  • Dilapidated sites make way for renewal
    WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — Inside a 1920s-era warehouse in the heart of a once-bustling coalfields hub, Brandon Blankenship saws through 8-foot boards pulled up from the building's floor, looking each one up and down for "a face that's not splintered — smooth with no breaks — and an intact tongue and groove." Portions that pass […]
  • Distilleries, not state, require liquor training
    GATLINBURG — Go to any restaurant that serves liquor in Gatlinburg and the employee serving must have an Alcohol Beverage Commission card, as required by state law.

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