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Governor Bill Lee and Other Lawmakers to Accelerate the Hiring Process to Add Twenty-Five Forensic Lab Positions at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Governor Bill Lee and Other Lawmakers to Accelerate the Hiring Process to Add Twenty-Five Forensic Lab Positions at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally and Speaker Cameron Sexton announced a decisive step to accelerate the hiring process for 25 additional forensic lab positions at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI). Taking this action ahead of the regular budget process will expedite the TBI’s efforts to expand testing capacity and reduce the turnaround…MORE

The University of Tennessee Dismisses a Cheerleader Involved in an Abuse Scandal

The University of Tennessee Dismisses a Cheerleader Involved in an Abuse Scandal

A University of Tennessee Cheerleader is off the team after being named in a Tennessee lawsuit in the ongoing national athlete abuse scandal surrounding Memphis-based Varsity Spirit. Tennessee-based Premier Athletics and athlete and coach Dominick Frizzell, the UT cheerleader, named in the suit which alleges that inappropriate behavior, such as the sending of messages and…MORE

Governor Lee Authorizes Deployment of Soldiers from Tennessee National Guard to Help in Florida

Governor Lee Authorizes Deployment of Soldiers from Tennessee National Guard to Help in Florida

Governor Bill Lee has authorized the deployment of roughly 1,200 Soldiers and Airmen from the Tennessee National Guard tosupport response and recovery efforts for Hurricane Ian, which is expected to make landfall in Florida tomorrow (Wednesday). Guardsmen throughout the state are currently being notified through their respective commands and will be preparing to assist the…MORE

Two Arrested after Police See Man Watch Porn on his Phone and Then Pull Out Drug Pipe

Two Arrested after Police See Man Watch Porn on his Phone and Then Pull Out Drug Pipe

Two people were arrested Wednesday after a man was spotted by an officer watching pornography on his phone and using a glass pipe. Our news partner WVLT reports the two, identified as Lucas Williams and Brittney McGill, were reportedly at the Tazewell Weigel’s when an officer saw Williams watching pornography on his cell phone in…MORE

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Lumberjack Feud to Host First-Annual Rib Fest

Lumberjack Feud to Host First-Annual Rib Fest

October 1st and 2nd, 2022 Lumberjack Feud is hosting its first-annual Rib Fest presented by Sugarlands Distilling Co. The weekend-long festival will be fun for the whole family with fresh ribs from local vendors, games, inflatables, live music, and an authentic lumberjack competition.

XHunger Tour 2022

XHunger Tour 2022

Are you a High School or College Student that needs service hours? Know someone who is? Join or start an XHunger club today and check out the list of events this season!

Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief with Mission of Hope

Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief with Mission of Hope

Over the last few weeks Eastern Kentucky has experienced record flooding causing destruction and tragedy. Mission of Hope has connected with Alice Lloyd College to help support flood victims and those in need. From us here at WIVK 107.7, 99.1 The Sports Animal, and Newstalk 98.7 we kindly ask that you consider donating to Mission…