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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

KPD Investigating the Shooting Death of a 15 Year-old Girl in East Knoxville

KPD Investigating the Shooting Death of a 15 Year-old Girl in East Knoxville

Knoxville Police investigating a fatal shooting in East Knoxville. The shooting happened last (Tuesday) night at 2561 Selma Avenue near Cherry Street. When police arrived they found a 15-year-old girl and Austin-East Magnet High School student, suffering from at least one gunshot. Officers rendered aid until EMS personnel arrived and transported her to the hospital…MORE

Two Children Believed to be in Hamblen County House Fire Found Safe

Two Children Believed to be in Hamblen County House Fire Found Safe

Hamblen County officials are on the scene of a house fire. The Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office say the fire was reported at a home near West Industrial Park on Buell Street around 5:30 a.m. this (Tuesday) morning. Hamblen County Sheriff Esco Jarnagin, originally reported two children unaccounted for but in a Facebook post, he says…MORE

Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies Investigating Fatal Shooting

Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies Investigating Fatal Shooting

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting. Officers responding to the 9000 block of Gulf Park Drive late last (Sunday) night. They found two people with gunshot wounds. One person was pronounced dead after attempts of revival, the other person has been taken to University of Tennessee Medical Center. According to KCSO,…MORE

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Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic

Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic

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.

Dogwood Arts Festival

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Game On Against Cancer

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Game On Against Cancer takes place June 25th, 2021 at The Wakefield Corporation. This benefit event features celebrity matches on a variety of home gaming equipment, a silent auction & more!