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Loudon County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Juvenile Shooting

Loudon County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Juvenile Shooting

Police investigating a shooting involving two juveniles. The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office says one juvenile is “seriously injured” and another juvenile suspect is taken into custody after the shooting yesterday (Thursday) afternoon on Clear Branch Road. Deputies found a 17 year old male had been shot numerous times and they immediately gave aid, another male…MORE

KPD Searching for a Missing Anderson County Man Believed to be in Knoxville Area

KPD Searching for a Missing Anderson County Man Believed to be in Knoxville Area

The Knoxville Police Department is searching for a missing 32-year-old man, who has not been seen since Sunday. Chadwick William Carr of Clinton frequents Knoxville and was reportedly seen near N. Central Street and Morelia Avenue on Monday. Carr is described as a Black man standing five-feet-nine-inches tall and weighs around 230 pounds. He has…MORE

Knox County Grand Jury Indicts Man on Murder Charges in West Knoxville Shooting

Knox County Grand Jury Indicts Man on Murder Charges in West Knoxville Shooting

A Knox County Grand Jury indicts a 25-year-old man in connection to a fatal West Knoxville shooting. WVLT reporting the Knox County Grand Jury indicted 25-year-old Raiquan Stapleton on Wednesday for Felony Murder, First Degree Murder, Employing a Firearm During a Dangerous Felony, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. Stapleton was taken into custody after…MORE

Great Smoky Mountain National Park Officials Announcing Two Temporary Trail Closures

Great Smoky Mountain National Park Officials Announcing Two Temporary Trail Closures

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials will implement a temporary, weekday closure of Rainbow Falls Trail for two weeks to accommodate the replacement of a foot-log bridge approximately two miles from the trailhead. The area will be closed weekly on Monday through Thursday from May 10 through May 20. The trail will be fully open…MORE

TBI Investigation Leads to Indictment of East Tennessee Woman on Theft Charges from Former College Employer

TBI Investigation Leads to Indictment of East Tennessee Woman on Theft Charges from Former College Employer

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the office of the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has resulted in the indictment of an Elizabethton woman on theft charges. In November 2020, at the request of 1st District Attorney General Ken Baldwin, TBI agents began investigating financial discrepancies involving refunds to student accounts…MORE

Knoxville Police Officer to be Removed from Knox County Schools

Knoxville Police Officer to be Removed from Knox County Schools

Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon and Knoxville Police Chief Eve Thomas sent a joint memo to the Knox County Schools Board of Education, Knox Co. leadership and Knox County law enforcement saying KPD officers would be withdrawn from Knox County Schools on June 12. Board members shared the memo and their reactions to it during a…MORE

A Suspected Arsonist is Arrested for a Greeneville Apartment Fire in 2019

A Suspected Arsonist is Arrested for a Greeneville Apartment Fire in 2019

A suspected arsonist is arrested and charged with two counts of Aggravated Arson. 51 year-old Brian Wesley Manuel arrested Monday following a joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Greeneville Police and Fire Departments, and the Greeneville Fire Department investigating a fire authorities believe had been set at an apartment building located in…MORE

TWRA Officials Euthanize Bear Found Near Human Remains of Missing Walland Man

TWRA Officials Euthanize Bear Found Near Human Remains of Missing Walland Man

A bear is euthanized after it is found near the remains of a missing Blount County man. 46-year-old Spence Andrew Webb in Walland was reported missing April 12. TWRA spokesman Matt Cameron says the bear did not cause the man’s death. However, a bear that has scavenged human remains may be a future danger to…MORE

Country News

Jon Pardi’s “Tequila Little Time” Music Video – Out Now

Jon Pardi’s “Tequila Little Time” Music Video – Out Now

Jon Pardi‘s climbing the country airplay chart with his new one, “Tequila Little Time.” When it comes to a fun, summer, party time song — Jon thinks this one is good for any and everywhere, “I feel like this goes great on a boat, a lake or pool and just any kind of atmosphere of…

Thomas Rhett Bringing “Country Again” to The Tonight Show

Thomas Rhett Bringing “Country Again” to The Tonight Show

Did you catch Thomas Rhett‘s recent appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon? Thomas was on there singing the title track to his new album Country Again – Side A…check out the performance right here… Photo Courtesy of Valory Music Co

Old Dominion Announce The Band Behind The Curtain Dates

Old Dominion Announce The Band Behind The Curtain Dates

Old Dominion has announced dates that will get them in from of fans again! The band posted, “You’ve wondered and you’ve waited patiently. We couldn’t be more excited to finally announce our Band Behind the Curtain shows for 2021.” Old Dominion lead singer Matthew Ramsey never takes fans showing up to their concerts for granted,…

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