This was a hard-fought battle that was finally won thanks to a group of dedicated folks at http://www.scenicknoxville.org/
There is currently a 6 month moratorium on digital billboards as well in Knox County. See more discussion here - http://www.knoxviews.com/node/10840
Keep fighting! Once people realize how intrusive they are, it will make it easier to rally neighborhoods.
Sunday, March 29, 2009
At a time when spirits on the opposition side of Nashville's light emitting diode billboard battle may be flagging, one of Enclave's Knoxville commenters reminds us that the ban on LEDs and electronic messaging centers in that city was not instant or inevitable without a protracted fight: