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You Might Have Money Owed to You Sitting in Tennessee’s Treasury Department as They Have Over One Billion Dollars in Unclaimed Property

You Might Have Money Owed to You Sitting in Tennessee’s Treasury Department as They Have Over One Billion Dollars in Unclaimed Property

News outlets reporting than $1 billion is owed to Tennesseans who may have no idea the money is ready and waiting. Tennesseans are unknowingly sitting on more unclaimed property than ever before. Unclaimed property isn’t property at all, it’s money. Shelli King with the Tennessee Department of Treasury says it’s money from businesses that can’t…MORE

Knoxville Requiring Masks at City-Owned Facilities

Knoxville Requiring Masks at City-Owned Facilities

The city of Knoxville announced Monday night it would be requiring masks to be worn inside all city-owned facilities. The new order is Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon’s response to new guidance from the CDC.   Based on recent CDC recommendations, masks are now required in City-owned buildings. Visit https://t.co/pslmLOP2Bw for updated data, including a chart…MORE

I-40 Bridge Over Mississippi River Back Open

I-40 Bridge Over Mississippi River Back Open

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities on Saturday night reopened the Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee that had been closed ever since a crack was discovered in the span in May.   The Hernando DeSoto Bridge reopened to the public for eastbound traffic on Saturday. The I-40 bridge over the Mississippi River was shut…MORE

Death Investigation Underway after Two Found Shot and Killed in Jefferson County Home

Death Investigation Underway after Two Found Shot and Killed in Jefferson County Home

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of two people. Deputies responded to a home on Shields Ridge Road in New Market around early this (Monday) morning and found two people dead from gunshot wounds. Investigators say preliminary evidence leads to one of the two victims as the possible shooter, however the investigation…MORE

Dine Out or Shop for Food Items Without Paying Sales Tax in Tennessee

Dine Out or Shop for Food Items Without Paying Sales Tax in Tennessee

Tennessee is offering people an opportunity to eat out at a restaurant without paying sales tax during it’s tax free holiday on food, food ingredients and prepared food which includes qualified sales of prepared food by restaurants, food trucks, caterers and grocery stores. This event runs through Thursday, August 5.  Alcohol is not included during…MORE

Construction Crews Severe Fiber Optic Strands and Cause Several Spectrum Customers to be Without Services

Construction Crews Severe Fiber Optic Strands and Cause Several Spectrum Customers to be Without Services

Wondering why you don’t have internet or other services from if you’re a Spectrum customer? Several East Tennessee counties were experiencing an outage due to damaged cables. A construction crew in Maryville severed more than 500 fiber strands on two large fiber-optic cable bundles yesterday. (Thursday) The damage impacted all services to Sevierville, Gatlinburg, parts…MORE

Residents Suing Tennessee Governor Bill Lee for Ending Federal Unemployment Benefits

Residents Suing Tennessee Governor Bill Lee for Ending Federal Unemployment Benefits

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Seven unemployed Tennessee residents have filed a lawsuit over Gov. Bill Lee’s decision to opt out of the federal unemployment benefits programs earlier this year.   The plaintiffs say in a federal complaint filed this week against Lee and Department of Labor Commissioner Jeff McCord that they struggle to survive on…MORE

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Dog Daze at Village Green

Dog Daze at Village Green

D​OG DAZE V@ Village Green. The festivities will take place in the Village Green Shopping Center parking lot, just south of Planet Fitness, Friday August 13 through Sunday the 15th.

Register to win tickets to Loco Drive-In!

Register to win tickets to Loco Drive-In!

Located right off Exit 72 on I-75 (Loudon), The LoCo Drive-In will feature the latest LED technology video board with day and night viewing capabilities. We plan to present movies, sporting events, concerts and more, catering to all ages and demographics, and connecting our local communities.