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Lane Shift: West Sullivan Street

In order to complete waterline & roadway repairs, a section of the westbound lane of West Sullivan Street between Wanola Avenue and Hammond Avenue will be shifted to the center lane.  This traffic pattern will remain in effect until Monday, January 25.  Eastbound traffic thru this area will not be affected. Motorists are urged to […]

Water Outage and Lane Closure: 400 block of West Sullivan Street

City crews will be making waterline repairs along the 400 block of West Sullivan Street on Tuesday, January 19 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. During this time, customers at the following locations will experience a temporary disruption in their water service:  410-450 West Sullivan Street & 201 Hammond Avenue.   During […]

The 21st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Virtual Holiday Parade

Tennessee/Virginia Fellowship Against Racism and East Tennessee District Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship presents the 21st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday VIRTUAL Parade. This year’s parade commemorating MLK Jr. Day will be a virtual event beginning at noon on Monday, January 18, 2021. Kickoff with Media: 12 p.m. Video Launches: 12:10 – […]

Road Closure: Borden Street at Willow Street

City work crews will be completing needed wastewater system repairs along Borden Street, at the intersection with Willow Street, beginning Wednesday, January 13 and lasting two to three days, if not delayed by weather. During this time, Borden Street will be closed from East Sevier Avenue to Lamont Street with detours in effect and Willow […]

Lane Closure: N. John B. Dennis Highway

UPDATE 1/11/2021: City work crews will continue to make ditch line repairs along N. John B. Dennis Highway, at Armstrong Drive, starting on Monday, Jan. 11 – Friday, Jan. 15 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.   1/4/2021: City work crews will be making ditch line repairs along N. John B Dennis Highway, at Armstrong […]

Phipps Named Interim Police Chief

The city is beginning the formal hiring process to replace Police Chief David Quillin, who retired late last year after 35 years of service. In the meantime, Dale Phipps has been named Interim Police Chief. Phipps has nearly 33 years of service himself with almost half that time as Deputy Chief overseeing administration and operations. […]