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President Bush to Speak in Pigeon Forge

President Bush to Speak in Pigeon Forge

Former President George W. Bush is coming to East Tennessee later this month. According to the North Alabama Ministries the 43rd President is speaking at their annual conference in Pigeon Forge Wednesday October 24th. The Celebrators conference is for active mature adults to experience spiritual fulfillment. You can register for the event online at www.Celebrators.org.MORE

Car Pinned on I-40E Monday, Several Sent to the Hospital

Car Pinned on I-40E Monday, Several Sent to the Hospital

Several people were sent to the hospital from a crash on I-40 East Monday night. It happened around 5:30 p.m. near Alcoa Highway. Three vehicles were involved including a tractor trailer. One car got pinned up against the median wall by the semi. While several were taken to the hospital, only one had serious injuries.…MORE

TBI Investigating Fatal ORPD Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Investigating Fatal ORPD Officer-Involved Shooting

The suspect in an officer-involved shooting in Oak Ridge Monday night has died. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is involved in the case. Officers were attempting to pull over the man who had outstanding warrants. However he didn’t stop and police gave chase. The pursuit ended on Emory Valley Road in the parking lot outside…MORE

Missing Blount County Man

Missing Blount County Man

A Blount County man hasn’t been heard from for nearly two-weeks, and the family is asking for help finding him. 19-year-old Michael “Heath” Stephens is homeless and family hasn’t had contact with him since September 21st. They’ve reached out but haven’t been able to reach him. His employer says Stephens hasn’t picked up his last…MORE

Missing West TN Teen

Missing West TN Teen

The TBI is asking for help finding a teen missing from West Tennessee. 16-year-old Kaleigh Shyanne Mutter is missing from Dyer Tennessee, north of Jackson. Officials say they have reason to believe that Kaleigh is in danger and they’ve issued an endangered child alert for her. Mutter is 5’4″, 130 pounds with brown hair and…MORE

President Trump MAGA Rally in Johnson City

President Trump MAGA Rally in Johnson City

President Donald Trump is returning to Tennessee for a public rally and a fundraiser for Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s Senate bid. Trump will be in Johnson City for the events Monday in support of Blackburn in her tight race against Democratic ex-Gov. Phil Bredesen. The Make America Great Again rally will be Monday evening…MORE

No Charges in Fatal Sandusky Rd Shooting

No Charges in Fatal Sandusky Rd Shooting

KPD is investigating after an argument led to a fatal shooting on Sandusky Road Saturday afternoon. Officials say an argument between 56-year-old Christian Rucker and another man escalated to a shooting. The shooter called 911 and was waiting for officers when they arrived. Rucker was taken to UT Medical where he later died. The other…MORE

Driver Charged with Vehicular Homicide

Driver Charged with Vehicular Homicide

The driver in a fatal crash Sunday night is facing vehicular homicide charges. Officials say 32-year-old Zachari Moore had drugs on him and was charged with DUI. Investigators say Moore was headed south on I-275 when he drove off the interstate and crashed into another vehicle on Woodland Avenue. The victim 65-year-old Franklin Bates was…MORE

Search Continues for Missing Ohio Woman in GSMNP

Search Continues for Missing Ohio Woman in GSMNP

The search continues for an Ohio mother who went missing hiking in the Smokies 53-year-old Mitzie “Susan” Clements. Rangers say she was with her daughter Tuesday afternoon on a trail near Clingman’s Dome when the two separated. Susan’s not been seen since. As of Saturday, around 125 trained searchers and logistical support personnel from more…MORE

President Trump Headed to Johnson City

President Trump Headed to Johnson City

President Trump will be in Tennessee Monday, headlining another fundraiser for Republican Marsha Blackburn’s Senate bid. He’ll be stumping in Johnson City. It’s a private fundraiser with tickets going for $10,000 per couple. The President was in Nashville in May supporting Blackburn and Vice President Mike Pence was in Knoxville Friday. Blackburn is facing former…MORE

Blogs

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Tenille Townes

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Tenille Townes

You know you’re doing something right when Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town handpick you as the opener for their Bandwagon Tour, right? Well, that is exactly what happened to Tenille Townes this summer. When it comes to Tenille’s talents, I was actually a little slow to the party. Not anymore, thanks in part to…

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Jessie Chris

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Jessie Chris

There are many different paths to success in the ever-changing country music industry—and Jessie Chris is forging her own. Jessie is making moves WITHOUT a traditional record contract, and it has been really impressive to watch the 21-year-old release new music, headline her own tour and acquire sponsorship deals with brands like Durango Boots. It’s…

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