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Additional Charges are Filed Against a McMinn County Woman Already Facing Numerous Charges Related to Sexual Encounters with Minors

Additional Charges are Filed Against a McMinn County Woman Already Facing Numerous Charges Related to Sexual Encounters with Minors

Additional charges are filed against a woman in McMinn County already facing numerous charges related to sexual encounters with minors. McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy says 38 year-old Melissa Blair has now been indicted on additional charges which were added as nine new victims are identified. That brings the total to 18 victims. The McMinn…MORE

Snake Bites are Being Reported in East Tennessee and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says There are Two Types of Venomous Snakes to be Concerned with in Our Area

Snake Bites are Being Reported in East Tennessee and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says There are Two Types of Venomous Snakes to be Concerned with in Our Area

A man in Sweetwater is bitten by a copperhead at his house. It happened over the weekend and it’s not the first Copperhead bite we’ve heard about so far this year. Earlier this month, a Morgan County family said their 3-year-old daughter was in recovery after also being bitten by a copperhead snake twice on…MORE

TWRA Says Bear Involved in Attack of Elderly Woman has Been Euthanized

TWRA Says Bear Involved in Attack of Elderly Woman has Been Euthanized

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is investigating an incident involving a black bear that scratched a woman sitting on her porch in Sevierville. It happened yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon when a bear, with her three cubs in tow, approached a 90-year-old woman who was sitting on a porch swing on Atwood Road. The woman began shaking…MORE

Heat Advisory for Most of East Tennessee and TVA Request to Help Conserve Energy

Heat Advisory for Most of East Tennessee and TVA Request to Help Conserve Energy

There is a heat advisory in effect until 8 p.m. for most of East Tennessee. Heat index values expected between 105 and 110. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. Some signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke include headache, dizziness and confusion, loss of appetite, fast breathing or pulse,…MORE

Narcan Administered to Unconscious Man in Fast Food Drive Thru Line

Narcan Administered to Unconscious Man in Fast Food Drive Thru Line

The Knoxville Fire Department administers Narcan to a man found unconscious in a Taco Bell drive-thru. Knoxville Police responding to the Taco Bell on Clinton Highway after a customer called to report a man in a red van was unconscious in the drive-thru lane. When the officer arrived, firefighters and an ambulance were already there…MORE

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Alan Jackson Remembers When He Had an Unforgettable 4th of July

Alan Jackson Remembers When He Had an Unforgettable 4th of July

Alan Jackson is out playing shows on his Last Call: One More For Road tour. While AJ is out there creating lasting memories for his fans – going into this 4th of July weekend, Alan recalls a very special time he had celebrating America’s birthday in New York. Jackson says, “Well, this one is hard…

In Case You Missed It – Jimmie Allen Performed “Down Home” on The Late Show

In Case You Missed It – Jimmie Allen Performed “Down Home” on The Late Show

Jimmie Allen‘s new album Tulip Drive arrived for fans to check out this past Friday. This week Jimmie stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to sing his current single “Down Home” – which is one of 18-tracks from Tulip Drive. Watch his performance here… Photo Courtesy of Jimmie Allen/The Late Show with Stephen…

Ingrid Andress Recalls Her First Concert as She Gets Ready to Get Back to the Road

Ingrid Andress Recalls Her First Concert as She Gets Ready to Get Back to the Road

Ingrid Andress announced that her sophomore project will arrive August 26th. The album, Good Person, will feature 12 tracks, including Ingrid’s new single “Pain.” Ingrid will be playing these tracks – along with her other fan favorites – on Keith Urban’s The Speed Of Now tour when it continues next week in Toronto. When it comes to her first…

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