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Happy 75th Birthday Dolly!!!

Happy 75th Birthday Dolly!!!

Dolly Parton turns 75 today. Dolly was born in Sevierville, the fourth child out of the 12 kids. Dolly credits her Uncle Bill Owens for helping her get started in the music business. He took her to audition for Cas Walker, which landed her on the Cas Walker Farm and Home Hour TV and radio…MORE

Police Investigating Knoxville Mayor India Kincannon’s Home Vandalism

Police Investigating Knoxville Mayor India Kincannon’s Home Vandalism

Knoxville Mayor India Kincannon’s home is vandalized. KPD officials say officers responded to a reported vandalism at the residence of Mayor Kincannon last night (Sunday). Officers observed ‘death’ spray painted in black on the back side of the home’s garage. A witness told police he was walking his dog with his family when a man…MORE

Tennessee’s House Expected to Approve a Plan to Overhaul the State’s Medicaid Program

Tennessee’s House Expected to Approve a Plan to Overhaul the State’s Medicaid Program

Tennessee’s GOP-dominant Legislature is poised to approve a contentious plan today (Friday) for a drastic overhaul of the state’s Medicaid program. The House is expected to follow the Senate’s vote yesterday (Thursday), a quick turnaround in hopes of making it difficult for the incoming President-elect Joe Biden’s administration to overturn the deal. The plan would…MORE

KCHD Gives Data on Covid-19 Vaccination

KCHD Gives Data on Covid-19 Vaccination

The Knox County Health Department continues vaccinating people for Covid-19. KCHD had 975 appointments available for January 22 for health care workers, first responders, those 75 and older and others that fall within the first priority groups. All appointments for the Knox County Health Department’s COVID-19 vaccine next week were filled within an hour of…MORE

Some Area Businesses Could Lose Their Beer License

Some Area Businesses Could Lose Their Beer License

Knoxville bar owners who violated a 10:00 p.m. curfew could lose their beer licences when they go before the city’s beer board today (Thursday). Billiards and Brews racked up more than a dozen citations and Paul’s Oasis received its 8th citation last weekend. Even if the bars lose their beer licence they can still stay…MORE

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Domestic Related Shooting

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Domestic Related Shooting

Knoxville Police are investigating a domestic shooting. Police responding to a shooting call on the 1100 block of Harvey Street this morning (Wednesday). When officers arrived a woman alleged her son, 19-year-old Jamarcus McBee, had shot her husband following an altercation inside the home and then left the scene. The victim was struck in the…MORE

KCHD: Vaccine Demand is Outpacing Supply

KCHD: Vaccine Demand is Outpacing Supply

From the Knox County Health Department:   Knoxville, Tenn. – Demand for the COVID-19 vaccine in Knox County is significantly outpacing supply. With just 4,700 vaccines in hand—most of which went to health care workers and first responders—the Knox County Health Department must rely on the State and vaccine distributors with regard to how quickly it…MORE

KPD Asking For Help Finding Shooting Suspect

KPD Asking For Help Finding Shooting Suspect

The suspect from the fatal shooting that occurred in the early hours of December 27, 2020 at 8705 Unicorn Drive has been identified.   KPD Violent Crimes Unit investigators have obtained a warrant for the arrest of Landon Hank Black, 25, of Knoxville, Tennessee, for first degree murder for the shooting that resulted in the…MORE

Tennessee is Topping a List for States Most People are Moving

Tennessee is Topping a List for States Most People are Moving

Tennessee is seeing an increase in movers. New data from U-Hauls hows that far more trucks left California and moved to Tennessee. Knoxville is number 7 on the list for U.S. growth cities and the Johnson City – Kingsport area are at number 12. U-Haul says California remains in lockdown during the pandemic and Americans…MORE

Knox County Sheriff’s Vehicles Getting a New Logo for the First Time in Decades

Knox County Sheriff’s Vehicles Getting a New Logo for the First Time in Decades

Knox County Sheriff’s vehicles will have a new look for the first time in twenty years. Sheriff Tom Spangler says the new logo is meant to unite law enforcement and the community as well as bring in the flag.  The new logos won’t cost tax payers anything because only new vehicles will be receiving the new…MORE

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