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Tennessee’s Grow Your Own Initiative Hopes to Add More Teachers to the State’s Education System Which is Losing over 10,000 Teachers Each Year

Tennessee’s Grow Your Own Initiative Hopes to Add More Teachers to the State’s Education System Which is Losing over 10,000 Teachers Each Year

The Tennessee Department of Education announcing additional registered teacher occupation programs are now available for aspiring educators through Tennessee’s Grow Your Own initiative – https://www.tn.gov/education/grow-your-own.html —immediately expanding opportunity to train future teachers and strengthening the teacher pipeline in Tennessee. To further strengthen the state’s educator pipeline, two additional educator preparation providers (EPPs) – the University of Memphis and…MORE

Knoxville City Councils Approves Ban on Unsupervised Dogs Chained Up Outdoors

Knoxville City Councils Approves Ban on Unsupervised Dogs Chained Up Outdoors

Knoxville city council members approve a total ban of leaving dogs chained up outside unsupervised. Following nearly two hours of discussion and amendments last night (Tuesday). The new ordinance included an amendment for the chain to be at least five times the length of the pet’s body. City council also making an age requirement stating…MORE

Knoxville Leaders to Consider Ban on Tethering Dogs Unsupervised

Knoxville Leaders to Consider Ban on Tethering Dogs Unsupervised

Knoxville city council members will discuss a total ban of leaving dogs chained up outside unsupervised Tuesday night. The current city ordinance allows it, but the Knoxville Animal Welfare Alliance wants to change that, and brought the issue up to city leaders. The co-founder of the group, Julia Roy, said they followed the guidelines of…MORE

Stevie Nicks Coming to Thompson Boling Arena

Stevie Nicks Coming to Thompson Boling Arena

Legendary singer, songwriter and storytelling Stevie Nicks is coming to Knoxville. She’ll be performing at Thompson Boling Arena on Tuesday, May 16th. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. on https://www.livenation.com/.MORE

Knoxville Police Chief Paul Noel Recaps His First Seven Months on the Job

Knoxville Police Chief Paul Noel Recaps His First Seven Months on the Job

Knoxville Police Chief Paul Noel recapped his first seven months on the job Thursday. Paul Noel was announced as the new chief at the end of April 2022. He is a 25-year veteran of the New Orleans Police Department and replaced former-Chief Eve Thomas. In a press briefing, Noel recapped the changes he made and the initiatives…MORE

TBI Investigation Leads to Indictment of Jacksboro Woman in Connection to Her Husband’s Death

TBI Investigation Leads to Indictment of Jacksboro Woman in Connection to Her Husband’s Death

A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the indictment of a Jacksboro woman on murder charges in connection to an overdose death.  On April 2, 2021, special agents with the TBI Drug Investigation Division joined investigators with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office in investigating…MORE

Knoxville Police Charge Teens with Attempted Second-Degree Murder in East Knoxville Incident

Knoxville Police Charge Teens with Attempted Second-Degree Murder in East Knoxville Incident

Knoxville Police are investigating a shooting in East Knoxville that results in attempted second-degree murder charges for two juveniles. It happened yesterday (Tuesday) morning on E. Magnolia Avenue. Both boys were captured following a vehicle and foot pursuit after KPD officers responded to an apartment complex for a call that the two were breaking into…MORE

Some Locations of the Knox County Public Library and Imagination Library Hosting Story Time Celebrations in Honor of Dolly Parton’s Birthday

Some Locations of the Knox County Public Library and Imagination Library Hosting Story Time Celebrations in Honor of Dolly Parton’s Birthday

On Thursday, January 19, Knox County Public Library and Imagination Library will host five story time celebrations in honor of Dolly Parton’s 77th birthday. Each party begins at 10:30 and includes stories, activities, crafts, and cupcakes. Participants are invited to create a personal birthday message to Dolly, which will be delivered to her following the…MORE

Knoxville Lottery Player Wins $640,000 Dollars

Knoxville Lottery Player Wins $640,000 Dollars

Friday the 13th wasn’t unlucky for one Knoxville lottery player who scored hundreds of thousands of dollars off the state’s newest drawing-style game. The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation says the winner played Daily Tennessee Jackpot, a Tennessee-only game with drawings every day. Lottery officials say tickets cost $1, and players have the opportunity to win…MORE

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