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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

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

The Better Business Bureau Warning of a Smishing Scam involving Text Messages

The Better Business Bureau Warning of a Smishing Scam involving Text Messages

Some people in East Tennessee are seeing an increase in text scams. Some people are receiving text messages from someone not in their contacts. Most messages refer to a package at the post office which can’t be delivered because the address is wrong and they need to update their information, and ask you to please…MORE

Tax Free Weekend in Tennessee Set to Begin Friday

Tax Free Weekend in Tennessee Set to Begin Friday

Parents looking for bargains while back to school shopping for their kids can take advantage of saving a little cash this weekend. Tax Free Weekend in Tennessee starts tomorrow (Friday) and ends Sunday. Clothing and school supplies that cost under $100 and Computers $1,500 or less are all qualifying items. Governor Bill Lee says he…MORE

Design Changes Proposed to New Multi-Use Stadium in Downtown Knoxville due to Rising Materials and Labor Costs

Design Changes Proposed to New Multi-Use Stadium in Downtown Knoxville due to Rising Materials and Labor Costs

Knoxville Sports Authority officials proposing some design changes for Knoxville’s upcoming multi-use stadium at a meeting Tuesday morning. Rising materials and labor costs have inspired the stadium changes. Among those are removing a second story of offices and retail space, downsizing the stadium’s club area, and reorganizing some field-level constructs. These changes won’t affect the…MORE

Knoxville’s Mayor Expected to Ask City Council for a Property Tax Increase

Knoxville’s Mayor Expected to Ask City Council for a Property Tax Increase

Knoxville City Council is set to vote on a property tax increase during tonight’s meeting. Tonight, Mayor Indya Kincannon is asking the City Council to adjust the current tax rate from $2.9638 per $100 assessed valuation to a new rate of $2.1556, the lowest since 1974. This comes after, in April, Mayor Kincannon proposed a…MORE

Knoxville Police are Investigating after a Man Wanted for Question Evades Officers

Knoxville Police are Investigating after a Man Wanted for Question Evades Officers

Knoxville Police are investigating after a man is taken into custody after evading police and hiding in a Western Heights apartment. Knoxville Police tried to stop a car yesterday (Thursday) afternoon with a man, who is wanted for questioning in an ongoing investigation, on I-40 West near I-275. The car did not stop then officers…MORE

A Former Knox County Schools Employee Indicted on Child Sex Charges

A Former Knox County Schools Employee Indicted on Child Sex Charges

A former assistant track coach and behavior liaison for Knox County Schools is indicted for child sex charges following inappropriate contact with at least five different children. 33 year-old Samuel Anderson, an assistant track coach at Austin East Magnet High School and a behavior liaison at Sarah Moore Green Magnet Academy before resigning in May…MORE

TBI Adds Morgan County Man Wanted for Second Degree Murder to Most Wanted List

TBI Adds Morgan County Man Wanted for Second Degree Murder to Most Wanted List

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added a Morgan county man to their Most Wanted list. 41 year-old Christopher Falls is wanted by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and TBI for Second Degree Murder, officials say he should be considered armed and dangerous. He is 5’6″, weighs 150 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.…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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