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Cades Cove Scheduled Prescribed Burn for Thursday

Cades Cove Scheduled Prescribed Burn for Thursday

From the Great Smokey Mountains National Park:   Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Appalachian-Piedmont-Coastal Zone fire management staff plan to burn 428 acres of fields in Cades Cove on Thursday, February 25. Weather permitting, this acreage includes the 90-acre Rowans Branch unit along Sparks Lane and the 338-acre Primitive Baptist Church unit along…MORE

KPD Investigating a Shooting at a South Knoxville Apartment

KPD Investigating a Shooting at a South Knoxville Apartment

Knoxville Police investigating a shooting at Southside Flats. Police responding to Fort Stanley Way yesterday (Tuesday) and found a male victim was located in the breezeway of an apartment suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the UT Medical Center with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. Police questioned two…MORE

Missing Claiborne County Man Found Dead in Tazewell

Missing Claiborne County Man Found Dead in Tazewell

The body of a man missing from Claiborne County is found. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a resident found Aaron Massengill’s body late Monday afternoon along Ferguson Ridge Road in Tazewell. TBI agents along with Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office and Tazewell Police Department say they don’t know how he died. His body will be…MORE

Governor Bill Lee Joins GOP Governors Calling for President Biden to Withdraw Executive Order

Governor Bill Lee Joins GOP Governors Calling for President Biden to Withdraw Executive Order

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has joined with 16 other GOP governors in calling for President Joe Biden to withdraw executive order 14008.   The Republican Governor’s Association calls the executive order an “extreme order (that) kills good-paying jobs across the country and threatens America’s energy independence and national security.”   According to the RGA, her…MORE

Police Need Help to Find Missing Claiborne County Man

Police Need Help to Find Missing Claiborne County Man

The Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office asking for help to find a missing man. 28 year-old Aaron Massengill was last seen in Tazewell on February 16. He was last known to be driving a black 1991 Nissan pickup. He is 5′5″ with blue eyes and brown hair. Family members and concerned neighbors are also searching for…MORE

TEMA Reporting Six People Have Died in the State Due to Recent Inclement Weather

TEMA Reporting Six People Have Died in the State Due to Recent Inclement Weather

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency reporting six people have died across the state due to the weather. There have been two fatalities in Shelby County, one in Maury, Williamson, Dickson and Overton Counties. In Brentwood, a 9-year-old boy died during a sledding accident and a 10-year-old boy died near Millington while trying to rescue his…MORE

Mayor Jacobs Statement on Recent Wave of East Knoxville Shootings

Mayor Jacobs Statement on Recent Wave of East Knoxville Shootings

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs issues the following statement on the recent shootings in East Knoxville.   “My heart grieves for the Austin-East community and I struggle to find the words to express my sorrow. At times like this, we must remember what happens in any part of Knox County, including the City of…MORE

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Knoxville Home & Garden Show

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