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Two Children Injured in Drag Racing Crash Which Killed Their Grandfather are Recovering at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

Two Children Injured in Drag Racing Crash Which Killed Their Grandfather are Recovering at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

We have an update on the two children critically injured in a crash over a week ago on Magnolia Avenue that killed their grandfather and involved two suspects who have been charged for drag racing and other charges. Eleven-year-old Gage and his 6-year-old sister Hadley are in East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. Gage could be released…MORE

Lottery for $10 Tickets for Hamilton at the Tennessee Theatre Announced

Lottery for $10 Tickets for Hamilton at the Tennessee Theatre Announced

Producer Jeffrey Seller and the Tennessee Theatre announce a digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance (February 7) in Knoxville at the Tennessee Theatre. A limited number of tickets will be available for every performance for $10 each. The lottery will first open at 10:00 AM Friday, January…MORE

Tennessee’s Grow Your Own Initiative Hopes to Add More Teachers to the State’s Education System Which is Losing over 10,000 Teachers Each Year

Tennessee’s Grow Your Own Initiative Hopes to Add More Teachers to the State’s Education System Which is Losing over 10,000 Teachers Each Year

The Tennessee Department of Education announcing additional registered teacher occupation programs are now available for aspiring educators through Tennessee’s Grow Your Own initiative – https://www.tn.gov/education/grow-your-own.html —immediately expanding opportunity to train future teachers and strengthening the teacher pipeline in Tennessee. To further strengthen the state’s educator pipeline, two additional educator preparation providers (EPPs) – the University of Memphis and…MORE

Knoxville Fire Department is Investigating an East Knoxville House Fire

Knoxville Fire Department is Investigating an East Knoxville House Fire

Officials with Knoxville Fire Department are investigating how an early morning fire in East Knoxville started. Crews called to the 1500 block of North Fourth Avenue after a 9-1-1 caller advised that a neighboring vacant house was engulfed in flames. The building sustained very heavy fire damage. No injuries have been reported.MORE

Charges Announced for Man Accused of Robbing a Blount County Bank

Charges Announced for Man Accused of Robbing a Blount County Bank

Charges announced for the suspect in a Blount County bank robbery. CBBC Bank on Topside Road was robbed Tuesday afternoon, Richard Hines, Jr., was arrested by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the incident. He is facing charges of bank robbery and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. The…MORE

Knoxville City Councils Approves Ban on Unsupervised Dogs Chained Up Outdoors

Knoxville City Councils Approves Ban on Unsupervised Dogs Chained Up Outdoors

Knoxville city council members approve a total ban of leaving dogs chained up outside unsupervised. Following nearly two hours of discussion and amendments last night (Tuesday). The new ordinance included an amendment for the chain to be at least five times the length of the pet’s body. City council also making an age requirement stating…MORE

Another Pediatric Flu Death Reported in Tennessee

Another Pediatric Flu Death Reported in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health is confirming a third pediatric flu related death in Tennessee. TDH says the child’s death happened in East Region of our state. Additionally, 17 of Tennessee’s 95 counties have had one or more influenza-positive result in the past 6 weeks. TDH considers an flu like illness to be a fever…MORE

Authorities Investigating a Bank Robbery and False Report Call in Blount County

Authorities Investigating a Bank Robbery and False Report Call in Blount County

Authorities are investigating a bank robbery and false call report in Blount County. The Alcoa Police Department says a suspect is in custody after a robbery at CBBC Bank on Topside Road yesterday (Tuesday). The suspect wrecked their motorcycle fleeing and was taken into custody by U.S. Marshal’s. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and APD…MORE

Knoxville Man Takes Police in Two Counties on a Chase

Knoxville Man Takes Police in Two Counties on a Chase

A Knoxville man takes police from multiple counties on a chase which started in Loudon County. That chase ended when 25-year-old Jamal Huley was caught by Knox County Deputies after racking up multiple charges. It started when he was found going a 100 mph on Interstate 75 in Loudon County. Huley was transported to the…MORE

Country News

Mitchell Tenpenny Shares ‘We Got History’ Video

Mitchell Tenpenny Shares ‘We Got History’ Video

Country pop singer-songwriter Mitchell Tenpenny recently shared a music video for “We Got History.” The video was filmed near Cocoa Beach, Florida, and was directed by Brenton Giesey. In the clip, two people get connected romantically after meeting each other at a bar. The track is the new radio single from Tenpenny’s This Is The…

Zach Bryan Announces 2023 ‘Burn, Burn, Burn Tour’

Zach Bryan Announces 2023 ‘Burn, Burn, Burn Tour’

Rising country superstar Zach Bryan plans to embark on a North American tour in 2023. The “Burn, Burn, Burn Tour” kicks off on May 10 at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Virginia, and concludes at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Missouri, on August 30. The trek will also include several festival appearances. “I’ve tried…

Morgan Wallen Teases Reflective New Song ‘I Wrote The Book’

Morgan Wallen Teases Reflective New Song ‘I Wrote The Book’

Morgan Wallen recently took to social media to tease a reflective new song, “I Wrote The Book.” “Figured I’d let y’all hear another one real quick before we all get to head banging to Hardy’s new album tonight,” Wallen captioned the clip on Instagram, referencing HARDY’s new album, the mockingbird & THE CROW. Hardy’s album,…

Dolly Parton Shares New Song ‘Don’t Make Me Have To Come Down There’

Dolly Parton Shares New Song ‘Don’t Make Me Have To Come Down There’

Legendary country singer Dolly Parton recently shared a new song, “Don’t Make Me Have to Come Down There.” “I got up, I started writing this song over a period of weeks, months,” Parton said in an Instagram video announcing the song’s release. “I finished it as things would come to me, and I just felt…

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