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Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Searching for 14-year-old Girl

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Searching for 14-year-old Girl

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help looking for a 14-year-old girl. ┬áSavannah Leigh Pruitt was last seen at her home in Madisonville on Jan. 13. She’s described as a white female, blonde hair, blue eyes, weighing 110 pounds and is 5-foot-three-inches tall. Pruitt may be traveling to the Corbin, Ky…MORE

Gatlinburg Bar Named Best Small-Town Bar in State

Gatlinburg Bar Named Best Small-Town Bar in State

To find one of the best bars in the state all you got to do is make the drive up to Gatlinburg. Hogg’s Upstairs Taverne ranked number one Best Small Town Bar in Tennessee by the website Thrillist. With a sprawling balcony overlooking the main drag, the site says Hogg’s is a rowdy sports bar…MORE

GSMPN Stops Service Amid Partial Gov Shutdown

GSMPN Stops Service Amid Partial Gov Shutdown

The Great Smoky Mountain National Park has closed all of their facilities as the Federal Government is still in the partial shutdown. A private group is no longer funding the basic services for the park, which means bathrooms are closed and no trash is being picked up. The Great Smoky Mountains Association’s funding stopped yesterday.…MORE

Lawsuit alleges discrimination in “Candy Crush” sting

Lawsuit alleges discrimination in “Candy Crush” sting

A lawsuit says authorities targeted Tennessee stores with owners of Egyptian heritage in the “Operation Candy Crush” sting focusing on candy and other products containing cannabidiol. In February, 23 Rutherford County stores were padlocked and 21 people were indicted in connection with selling products infused with illegal controlled substances. All charges were later dropped when…MORE

Cocke County Burglary Suspect

Cocke County Burglary Suspect

The Cocke County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying the suspect in a string of burglaries. Officials say the man has victimized several residents. Anyone with information is ask to call authorities.MORE

KPD Investigating a Pair of Shootings Sunday Morning

KPD Investigating a Pair of Shootings Sunday Morning

Police are investigating a pair of shootings over the weekend. Both happened early Sunday morning. The first was shortly after midnight, Police got a shots fired call to the 700 block of Greensboro Way. Investigators say 23-year-old Brittany Miracle was inside a car when she was shot. Then around 2:00 a.m., officers heard shots fired…MORE

Sausage recalled, may contain metal

Sausage recalled, may contain metal

CTI Foods LLC, based out of Owingsville, Ky., is recalling over 29,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat pork and poultry sausages that may be contaminated with pieces of metal. Items being recalled include Jimmy Dean HEAT ‘n SERVE Original Sausage Links Made with Pork & Turkey, with a use-by date of Jan. 31, 2019. The recall…MORE

Win a chance to meet Dolly

Have you ever wanted to meet Dolly Parton? Now’s your chance! Charitable organization Omaze is hosting a contest to meet Dolly and be her VIP guest at Dollywood’s season opening. The winner will meet Dolly and have their picture taken with her. They will get to stay in Dolly’s Suite, a luxurious penthouse. Complimentary meals,…MORE

Sevierville mayor hospitalized

Sevierville mayor hospitalized

The Sevierville Police Department is asking for prayers as Mayor Bryan Atchley was admitted to the hospital Monday. Mayor Atchley has been receiving chemotherapy treatment, but at his last appointment his white blood cell count was extremely low. The mayor was admitted to UT Medical Center and officials say doctors are working to improve his…MORE

CDC advising against consuming romaine lettuce

CDC advising against consuming romaine lettuce

Avoid romaine lettuce, no matter where you see it! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an alert advising people not to eat any romaine lettuce, no matter where it is from, after another recent outbreak of E.coli. The CDC says consumers should not eat any romaine lettuce and stores and restaurants should…MORE

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Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

The 2019 Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show takes place February 1st – February 3rd, 2019 at the Knoxville Convention Center in downtown Knoxville!

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

WOKI is excited to partner with Knoxville Symphony Orchestra to give away tickets to shows throughout this year’s season of concerts!

Children’s Hospital Radiothon

Children’s Hospital Radiothon

Become a Champion for Children today by donating $20 or more on a credit card each month and get 2 tickets to Dollywood’s Splash Country!