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Mask Required in Great Smoky Mountain National Park Buildings

Mask Required in Great Smoky Mountain National Park Buildings

High COVID-19 community levels have put the Great Smoky Mountains National Park under a strict mask mandate once again. This is Consistent with CDC guidance, visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask inside all park buildings.MORE

Two Jefferson County Men Charged with Production of Child Pornography

Two Jefferson County Men Charged with Production of Child Pornography

Two Jefferson County men are sentenced to at least 15 years each in federal prison following charges of production of child pornography. The United States Attorney’s Office says 27 year-old Alan Malott and 25 year-old Christopher Thurman were sentenced after both pled guilty as part of their plea agreements, for the 2019 rape of a…MORE

TBI is Investigating a Fire in Jefferson County that Leaves One Person Dead

TBI is Investigating a Fire in Jefferson County that Leaves One Person Dead

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Jefferson County officials are investigating a fire that leaves one person dead. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responding to the fire Saturday night on State Route 92. A woman reportedly told authorities that her husband was still inside of the home. Firefighters found a body inside the home. The…MORE

There Are a Few Upsets as Election Results are Released

There Are a Few Upsets as Election Results are Released

A new mayor and sheriff will be taking office in two East Tennessee counties after both incumbents are voted out. The current Campbell County Mayor E.L. Morton will be replaced by Jack Lynch. The sheriff will also be changing. Eddy Wayne Barton II received more votes than incumbent Robbie Goins, who faced recent controversy on…MORE

Knoxville Police Have Identified the Victim of an East Knoxville Shooting

Knoxville Police Have Identified the Victim of an East Knoxville Shooting

The investigation into a fatal stabbing is on-going and police have identified the victim. Knoxville Police say 53 year-old William Burris lived in the apartment where yesterday’s stabbing and assault occurred on North Bertrand Street. No suspects have been arrested or charged at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact East Tennessee Valley…MORE

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Fatal Stabbing in East Knoxville

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Fatal Stabbing in East Knoxville

Knoxville Police are investigating a fatal stabbing. Officers responding to an apartment on North Bertrand Street on an assault and stabbing call. They found the victim inside of a second-floor apartment. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 865-215-7165. Tipsters can…MORE

A Woman Dies after Reportedly Falling from the Chairlift at Anakeesta

A Woman Dies after Reportedly Falling from the Chairlift at Anakeesta

A woman reportedly falls of the chair lift at Anakeesta and dies. Seth Butler with the City of Gatlinburg says Gatlinburg Fire and Rescue responders found a woman dead under the lift last night (Thursday). Anakeesta’s attractions sit atop a mountain in Gatlinburg and use a chairlift ride to transport visitors. A witness told police…MORE

A Dispute with a Neighbor Leaves a 78 year-old Widow in Dandridge Taking out an Order of Protection for Signs with Profanity Directed at her Property

A Dispute with a Neighbor Leaves a 78 year-old Widow in Dandridge Taking out an Order of Protection for Signs with Profanity Directed at her Property

Having a good neighbor can be a huge benefit, but having a neighbor that you disagree with can prove to be a scary situation. That’s the reality for a 78-year-old widow in Dandridge. Over the last several months the woman, who didn’t want to be identified to protect herself, said she’s had several signs riddled…MORE

Country News

Lauren Alaina Reveals Engagement To Cam Arnold At Grand Ole Opry

Lauren Alaina Reveals Engagement To Cam Arnold At Grand Ole Opry

Country singer and Grand Ole Opry member Lauren Alaina recently revealed her engagement to Cameron Arnold. “BRIDE be dang’d, y’all,” Alaina, wrote on Instagram on Sunday. “My best friend, @arnold.cam, asked me to marry him, and I announced it at my favorite place in the world, @opry.” Alaina introduced her fiancé during her Saturday night,…

Kenny Chesney Announces 21-Date “I Go Back 2023 Tour”

Kenny Chesney Announces 21-Date “I Go Back 2023 Tour”

Country superstar Kenny Chesney has announced a 21-date “I Go Back 2023 Tour.” The 8-time Entertainer of the Year is set to kick off the tour at State College, Pennsylvania’s Bryce Jordan Center on March 25. In the middle of the tour, Chesney is scheduled to headline the Hy-Vee Indy Race in Des Moines, Iowa,…

Taylor Swift’s ‘Anti-Hero’ Earns Fourth Week Atop Billboard Hot 100

Taylor Swift’s ‘Anti-Hero’ Earns Fourth Week Atop Billboard Hot 100

Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero” has topped the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart for the fourth consecutive week. “Anti-Hero” tallied 27.3 million streams, 58.6 million radio airplay audience impressions, and 29,000 sold In the November 11-17 tracking week, according to Luminate. The lead single from Swift’s tenth studio album, Midnights, was released via Republic Records on October…

Dierks Bentley Teams Up With Billy Strings On ‘High Note’

Dierks Bentley Teams Up With Billy Strings On ‘High Note’

Dierks Bentley and Billy Strings have teamed up on “High Note,” a song from Bentley’s upcoming tenth album, due out next year. “I’ll be holed up in the basement with two very special guests/A big ol’ stack of Flatt & Scruggs and a bag of Willie’s best,” Bentley sings. In the chorus, Strings adds high…

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