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Sixth Tennessee Flood Death Confirmed With More Potential Flooding This Week

Sixth Tennessee Flood Death Confirmed With More Potential Flooding This Week

From the Associated Press:   Tennessee emergency officials say a sixth person died in flash flooding over the weekend, and four of the six deaths involved cars. A vehicle driven by Donna Adams was swept into Big Creek in Hawkins County on Sunday afternoon. More than 250 miles to the west, a man died after…MORE

Knox County Commission Votes to Strip Board of Health of Decision Making Power

Knox County Commission Votes to Strip Board of Health of Decision Making Power

The Knox County Commission votes to strip the Board of Health of its power. Commissioners voted 8 – 3 during last night’s meeting to move the Board to an advisory role with Health Department Director Dr. Martha Buchanan acting as decision maker. Dr. Buchanan will now have the regulatory power to make decisions regarding mask…MORE

KPD Warning Residents About Stolen Mail After Suspect Caught on Camera

KPD Warning Residents About Stolen Mail After Suspect Caught on Camera

The Knoxville Police Department issuing a warning to residents after a suspect is caught on camera stealing mail. The incident happened in the Glenwood area. In the video, the suspect can be seen knocking on the door to the home. Quickly after knocking the woman is seen looking through the mailbox and grabbing the mail…MORE

Knoxville Police Need Your Help to Find a Fugitive Wanted on Outstanding Felony Warrants

Knoxville Police Need Your Help to Find a Fugitive Wanted on Outstanding Felony Warrants

Knoxville Police Department asking for help to find a fugitive. 19-year-old Joe McCaleb of Knoxville is wanted on numerous outstanding felony warrants out of Knox County, including four counts of attempted first degree murder from a shooting that occurred in February on Cityview Avenue. McCaleb is accused of firing multiple shots into a vehicle occupied…MORE

Severe Weather Advisories in Effect for East Tennessee

Severe Weather Advisories in Effect for East Tennessee

Storms likely today with severe storms possible around 4 and lasting until 2 a.m. tomorrow. Hail and the possibility of tornadoes with these afternoon, evening and overnight storms. High Wind Advisories and a Flash Flood Watch in effect for most of East Tennessee through the overnight hours.MORE

Remains and Items Found in Morgan County Belong to Man Missing Since 2017

Remains and Items Found in Morgan County Belong to Man Missing Since 2017

A human skull is discovered downstream from clothing, a gun and a pocket knife in an area where crews have searched for a missing man since 2017. Officials say the items found near a waterfall have been identified as belongings of Kevin Hamby. Hamby was last seen on November 14, 2017, leaving his home on…MORE

Sixteen East Tennessee Counties, Including Knox, Will Begin Giving COVID-19 Vaccines to Residents 16 and Older

Sixteen East Tennessee Counties, Including Knox, Will Begin Giving COVID-19 Vaccines to Residents 16 and Older

Sixteen counties across East Tennessee, including Knox, will begin giving COVID-19 vaccines to residents 16 and older. Knox County residents can schedule appointments online through the Knox County Health Department. Individuals must first register for a vaccine appointment. The Tennessee Department of Health announced those 16 and older can book an appointment online in the following counties: Anderson…MORE

15 East Tennessee Counties Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccines to Residents 16 and Older

15 East Tennessee Counties Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccines to Residents 16 and Older

Fifteen counties across East Tennessee will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to residents 16 and older. Individuals must first register for a vaccine appointment. The Tennessee Department of Health says those 16 and older can book an appointment online in the following counties: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Sevier,…MORE

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Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic

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The Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic takes place Friday, April 23rd, 2021 at Avalon Golf & Country Club to benefit Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley.

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