Category Archives: Local News Reel 2

National Park Crews Working to Clear Rockslide Near Norton Creek in Smokies

National Park Crews Working to Clear Rockslide Near Norton Creek in Smokies

Update:   The National Park Service is working to clear a rockslide in the Smokies. The slide happened on the Southbound Spur between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg near Norton Creek. The Right lane is closed. Officials urging everyone to slow down and use caution in the area. Original story:  There is a rockslide on Southbound Spur…MORE

Billiards and Brews Loses Their Beer License for at Least 75 Days

Billiards and Brews Loses Their Beer License for at Least 75 Days

The Knoxville Beer board makes the decision to suspend Billiards and Brews beer license for at least 75 days. The suspension will continue until the owner agrees to comply with all guidelines. The bar has received 18 citations since the curfew was initially imposed and will be fined for each citation along with costs for…MORE

The Burglary Suspect in an Officer-Involved Shooting is Identified

The Burglary Suspect in an Officer-Involved Shooting is Identified

The suspect shot by a Knox County Sheriff’s office deputy is identified. 23-year-old Solyman Murray was shot by the deputy during a burglary call on the 6700-block of Central Avenue Pike. Agents with the TBI say one of the three suspects ran into the business’ bathroom, and another ran out the door. Deputies ordered Murray…MORE

A Knoxville Business Which Had it’s Beer License Suspended Goes BYOB

A Knoxville Business Which Had it’s Beer License Suspended Goes BYOB

A Knoxville Bar, which had it’s Beer permit revoked for 60 days, is now asking customers to ”BYOB”. A flyer posted on the door of the business states, “In lieu of having our beer permit suspended we will now be a BRING OUR OWN BEER venue.” The business announcing it will still sell food, soft…MORE

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Set to Deliver His Third Annual State of the State Address

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Set to Deliver His Third Annual State of the State Address

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee will deliver his third annual State of the State address to lawmakers today. This afternoon, the Governor released a video as a lead up to his speech.     The Republican had previously called for a special legislative session earlier this year, which focused on education proposals that addressed challenges brought…MORE

Former Knox County Court Clerk Makes Plea Deal in Theft Charges

Former Knox County Court Clerk Makes Plea Deal in Theft Charges

38 year-old Steven Harmon, a former Knox County court clerk is accused of stealing more than $6,500 while on the job in 2019. He is also accused of making false entries in the accounting system and sometimes making criminal defendants pay more than they were supposed to. He will spend a year on unsupervised probation…MORE

Burchett votes against budget resolution, calls it a stunt

Burchett votes against budget resolution, calls it a stunt

From the office of Representative Tim Burchett:   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 4, 2021) – Last night, U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) voted against House Democrats fiscal year 2021 budget resolution. This shell resolution lays the groundwork for President Biden and Democrats in Congress to enact massive federal spending and far-left policy priorities.   “Progressives couldn’t get rid of…MORE

A Knoxville Bar Has It’s Beer License Revoked

A Knoxville Bar Has It’s Beer License Revoked

The city of Knoxville is suspending a bar’s beer permit for 60 days after a hearing concluded it “flagrantly” disobeyed health orders regarding Covid-19. Paul’s Oasis was cited by Knoxville police officers multiple times over the past few months for violating a 10 p.m. alcohol curfew put in place by the Knox County Board of…MORE

Marsha Blackburn Proposes New Meaning for GOP

Marsha Blackburn Proposes New Meaning for GOP

Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn appeared on Fox News Wednesday afternoon.   During her interview, Blackburn was asked about the future of the Republican Party. She said the republican’s first step needs to be changing the meaning of GOP.   “For four years, I’ve been saying we need to change GOP from standing for Grand Old…MORE

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Fatal Shooting

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Fatal Shooting

Knoxville Police are investigating a fatal shooting. The shooting occurred before 8 o’clock this (Wednesday) morning at McCampbell Wells Way and Laurel Creek Way. Officers found an unresponsive male victim in the road suffering from at least one gunshot wound who was pronounced dead at the scene.  Police detained one person for questioning. The Violent…MORE

There is no custom code to display.

What's happening

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

Dogwood Arts Festival

Join us April 23-25 for the Dogwood Arts Festival at World’s Fair Park! Featuring 75 art vendors, live music, food vendors, and take-home art activities for kids. Reserve your ticket today!

Game On Against Cancer

Game On Against Cancer

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!