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Two Morgan Co. Men Charged with Dumping at Mt. Roosevelt WMA

Two Morgan Co. Men Charged with Dumping at Mt. Roosevelt WMA

Two Morgan County men are facing littering charges accused of dumping garbage at a Wildlife Management Area. The dump was found in June at the Mt. Roosevelt WMA in Cumberland County. Official with the TWRA say after a month-long investigation they men admitted to dumping two trailers worth of junk. The men haven’t been identified,…MORE

Arrest Made in Monday’s Baxter Avenue Shooting

Arrest Made in Monday’s Baxter Avenue Shooting

A man is in custody after a shooting on Baxter Avenue Monday night. The victim was found suffering from gunshot wounds at 11:05 p.m. 58-year-old Keith Kimbrell was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault. The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. Kimbrell is being held on a $15,000 bond.MORE

Loudon County Authorities Searching for Owners of Stolen Items

Loudon County Authorities Searching for Owners of Stolen Items

Authorities in Loudon County want to know if you’re missing any items from your lawn. Officers recovered property believed to have been stolen from homes in the Cordova Road area last week. They’ve located some of the owners, but still have a several items unaccounted for. The items include gazing balls, gnomes, solar lights, a…MORE

Johnson City PD Seeking Hit-and-Run Suspect from BLM Protest

Johnson City PD Seeking Hit-and-Run Suspect from BLM Protest

Police in Johnson City are looking for the driver involved in a hit-and-run during a Black Lives Matter protest over the weekend. Officials say a white Ford Expedition with North Carolina tags hit the pedestrian and fled the scene Saturday night. Police say multiple videos were provided by witnesses and from surrounding businesses and traffic…MORE

Hazardous Chemical Given Out at Fish Hospitality Pantry this Week

Hazardous Chemical Given Out at Fish Hospitality Pantry this Week

If you went to the Fish Hospitality Pantry on West Scott Avenue Tuesday, authorities are asking you to check your pantry for a highly concentrated Hydrogen Peroxide. It’s a white gallon jug marked with a hazardous symbol. The mixture contains 50% hydrogen peroxide which is not intended for residential use and can actually cause second-degree…MORE

UT’s Smokey Won’t be on the Field This Season as SEC Announces More Restrictions

UT’s Smokey Won’t be on the Field This Season as SEC Announces More Restrictions

The Southeastern Conference announces even more game day restrictions in an effort to fight the spread of COVID-19. Our TV News Partner, WVLT says the latest rules including banning on-field performances by school bands and spirit squads. Bands will also not be allowed to travel to opposing stadiums that have limited fan attendance. All live…MORE

UT Moving Students Out of Massey Hall to Create Isolation Housing for Potential COVID-19 Cases

UT Moving Students Out of Massey Hall to Create Isolation Housing for Potential COVID-19 Cases

UT announcing a big change to one dormitory. Over the coming days, current Massey Hall residents will begin moving into available spaces in other residence halls in order to create additional isolation housing for campus residents as COVID-19 cases increase on campus. Massey residents received information this (Wednesday) morning with additional details about housing refunds…MORE

Morristown PD Asking for Help Identifying Suspects

Morristown PD Asking for Help Identifying Suspects

Police in Morristown are asking for help identifying two men in a robbery and assault over the holiday weekend. Officers were called to the Shell gas station on South Cumberland Street around 4:30 Monday morning. Employees say two men entered the business and demanded money from the register. When the clerk refused they knocked her…MORE

Two Charged with Attempted Murder in July 1st Shooting

Two Charged with Attempted Murder in July 1st Shooting

A Knoxville man and a 15-year-old teen are in custody for a shooting in July. KPD officers were called to the 3300 block of Divide Street July 1st. The three victims, all underage, say they were meeting the suspects to make a sale. Investigators say 18-year-old Damarcus Dunaway and the juvenile suspect had a gun…MORE

Missing 16-Year-Old Knoxville Teen

Missing 16-Year-Old Knoxville Teen

A 16-year-old Knoxville teen is missing. Miles Brock was last seen at her home Monday afternoon. Investigators say they’ve followed several leads but have been unable to locate the girl. She’s described as 5’5″, 230 pounds and was last wearing a black t-shirt, gray shorts and white flip flops If you see Miles, you’re urged…MORE

Country News

Dan + Shay Win ACM Award for Duo of the Year

Dan + Shay Win ACM Award for Duo of the Year

Dan + Shay won their second consecutive ACM Award for Duo of the Year on Sept. 16. “Now more than ever, everyone in country music, every touring artist ever, I think we feel that thankfulness that we get to do this as a job and as living,” said the duo’s Shay Mooney backstage. “And I…

Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country” Named Single of the Year at ACM Awards

Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country” Named Single of the Year at ACM Awards

Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country” was named Single of the Year at the ACM Awards. Blake scored his 26th No. 1 single with the tune in July 2019. Penned by Michael Hardy, Jordan Schmidt and Devin Dawson, “God’s Country” is Blake’s first win in the ACM Single of the Year category. “Thank you to the fans…

Luke Combs Wins ACM Awards for Album of the Year and Male Artist of the Year

Luke Combs Wins ACM Awards for Album of the Year and Male Artist of the Year

Luke Combs won ACM Awards for Male Artist of the Year and Album of the Year (What You See Is What You Get), marking the first time he has copped awards in the aforementioned categories. Luke’s 2019 sophomore album features four No. 1 hits: “Beer Never Broke My Heart,” “Even Though I’m Leaving,” “Does to…

Maren Morris Wins ACM Award for Female Artist of the Year

Maren Morris Wins ACM Award for Female Artist of the Year

Maren Morris won Female Artist of the Year at the 55th ACM Awards, marking the first time she has taken home the coveted trophy. Maren was also part of the ensemble that won Music Event of the Year. “I am so inspired by every single woman in that category,” said Maren backstage. “I’m friends with…

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