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Young Williams Receives Some of the Beagles Rescued from a Virginia Breeding Facility that Intended to Sell the Dogs to Labs for Research

Young Williams Receives Some of the Beagles Rescued from a Virginia Breeding Facility that Intended to Sell the Dogs to Labs for Research

Young-Williams Animal Center welcoming 20 beagles that were rescued from a mass-breeding facility in Virginia that intended to sell the dogs to laboratories for experimentation. These dogs were just a portion of the more than 4,000 beagles being rescued from the Envigo facility as part of a historic Humane Society rescue operation. The dogs received…MORE

A School Bus Catches on Fire on I-40 in West Knoxville

A School Bus Catches on Fire on I-40 in West Knoxville

No children were on board a school bus that caught fire on Interstate 40 as authorities continue their investigation into why the bus caught fire. WVLT reporting the Morgan County school bus caught fire on I-40 East yesterday (Monday) afternoon. Rural Metro and Loudon County crews all responded to the call near Watt Road exit…MORE

A Gatlinburg Hotel is Kicking Out Customers who Feed or Try to Pet Bears

A Gatlinburg Hotel is Kicking Out Customers who Feed or Try to Pet Bears

Guest are being thrown out of a Gatlinburg hotel for petting bears. At least 10 to 15 guests have been kicked out of the Quality Inn Creekside hotel in downtown Gatlinburg this year alone because they continually got too close to bears. Two people were seen actually walking up to a bear and petting it…MORE

Knoxville Police No Longer Responding to Certain Non-Injury Accidents

Knoxville Police No Longer Responding to Certain Non-Injury Accidents

Beginning today, Knoxville Police Department officers will no longer respond to certain non-injury crashes.   Much like the Severe Weather Plan and the steps that were taken during the COVID-19 pandemic to comply with social distancing guidelines, KPD officers will no longer respond to minor, non-injury crashes unless a car is disabled in the roadway…MORE

Election Day is This Week, What you Need to Know

Election Day is This Week, What you Need to Know

Early voting has ended and Election day is Thursday. This if for the Federal / State Primary, Knox County General Election and the town of Farragut Municipal Election. You must vote at your designated location and present a valid photo ID. Polls open at 8 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. You can go to…MORE

Country News

A Wrong Shipment to Craig Morgan Meant Extra CD Sales for Adele

A Wrong Shipment to Craig Morgan Meant Extra CD Sales for Adele

If you were at the Craig Morgan concert in Aberdeen, South Dakota this week you had the chance to head to the merch table to buy…Adele‘s CD. Confused? Craig explains… The deluxe edition of Craig’s album God, Family, Country arrives on November 11th – and it includes his current single “How You Make A Man.”…

Luke Bryan Spotlights People Who “Country On” in His New Music Video

Luke Bryan Spotlights People Who “Country On” in His New Music Video

Luke Bryan‘s current single at country radio is “Country On.” Talking about the song, Luke says, “When you hear, ‘Hey Farm Boy…’ I mean that certainly spoke to me right off the bat, and the fact that we were able to put so many different aspects of the way, the country American way of life…

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