Stories From Home

East Tennessee is home to many unique customs, famous people and landmark events. It’s the stories we tell our children and grandchildren at family gatherings and around the water cooler at work. We learn about it in school, around the kitchen table and through local media. But most of all it’s what makes East Tennessee a special place in our hearts and “homehomehome” to us. It’s woven into our fabric from birth and is carried with us throughout our lives. One of East Tennessee’s most revered voices, Channing Smith, has created a new series that tells our story as only a master story-teller can do.

WIVK is proud to air “Stories from Home”.


Thomas Rhett & Wife Lauren Welcome Third Child

Thomas Rhett & Wife Lauren Welcome Third Child

Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren Akins welcomed their third child on Feb. 10—a baby girl named Lennon Love Akins, who weighed 9 lbs., 2oz. Lauren shared the news via Instagram, along with a number of pics, saying: “Our early Valentine baby was born yesterday, February 10th and her sisters couldn’t be happier to finally get…


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