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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

Dolly Parton To Co-Host Miley Cyrus’ New Year’s Eve Special

Dolly Parton To Co-Host Miley Cyrus’ New Year’s Eve Special

Dolly Parton is set to co-host Miley Cyrus’ New Year’s Eve Special, which will air live on NBC from Miami on Saturday, December 31. The event will also stream live on Peacock. Parton replaces last year’s co-host Pete Davidson to ring in the New Year. The show, which is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, will…

Sam Hunt Shares Nostalgic New Single ‘Start Nowhere’

Sam Hunt Shares Nostalgic New Single ‘Start Nowhere’

Country singer-songwriter Sam Hunt recently shared a nostalgic new single, “Start Nowhere.” The track was co-written by Hunt, Josh Osborne, Shane McAnally and Zach Crowell. “I’m packin’ it up, movin’ along / Headed for dirt the stars fell on / Heavenly pines, holier ground / You probably ain’t ever heard of the town / Life…

Miranda Lambert To Release New Cookbook ‘Y’all Eat Yet?’

Miranda Lambert To Release New Cookbook ‘Y’all Eat Yet?’

Miranda Lambert recently took to social media to announce that she will release a new cookbook, “Y’all Eat Yet? Welcome to the Pretty B*tchin’ Kitchen,” on April 25, 2023 via Dey Street Books. The book, Lambert’s first, will feature some of her favorite recipes, including a few she enjoyed the most during her childhood in…

ZZ Top, Bryan Adams, Tyler Childers & More To Play Stagecoach Palomino Stage

ZZ Top, Bryan Adams, Tyler Childers & More To Play Stagecoach Palomino Stage

The 15th Stagecoach Festival has announced its Palomino Stage lineup for 2023, which includes ZZ Top, Bryan Adams, Tyler Childers and more. The Stagecoach festival will take place from April 28-30 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, following two weekends of Coachella on the same grounds. Ian Munsick, Melissa Etheridge, Keb’ Mo’, Valerie…

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