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Knox County Sheriff’s Office Arrest a Man in Fatal West Knoxville Shooting

Knox County Sheriff’s Office Arrest a Man in Fatal West Knoxville Shooting

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office arrest a man who is suspected in a deadly shooting that killed one man and severely injured another. 25-year-old Raiquan Stapleton is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. He’s accused of fatally shooting Kevin Roberts and injuring Jonquel Brown. The…MORE

How Tennessee Representatives Voted on Impeachment

How Tennessee Representatives Voted on Impeachment

Here is how Tennessee representatives in the House of Representatives voted on Wednesday’s measure to impeach President Donald Trump.   Nay TN 1st   R Harshbarger, Diana Nay TN 2nd   R Burchett, Tim Nay TN 3rd   R Fleischmann, Chuck Nay TN 4th   R DesJarlais, Scott Yea TN 5th   D Cooper, Jim…MORE

Man Charged with Second-Degree Murder in Overdose Death

Man Charged with Second-Degree Murder in Overdose Death

Man charged with murder in overdose death. According to our TV News Partner, WVLT Johnson City Police Department have charged 29-year-old Micah Bradley with second-degree murder in the overdose death of a 22-year-old Austin Britton. Investigators say Britton’s death in August of last year was caused by fentanyl toxicity which Bradley allegedly gave to him before…MORE

Proposed Bill Would Add Dolly Parton Statue to State Capitol

Proposed Bill Would Add Dolly Parton Statue to State Capitol

Representative John Mark Windle (D-Livingston) introduced a bill to the Tennessee state house that would add a statue of Dolly Parton to the Capitol Grounds in Nashville.   House Bill 135 states “the state capitol commission, at regularly scheduled meetings, shall develop and implement a plan for the commissioning of a statue of Dolly Parton,…MORE

Tennessee Lawmakers Set to Re-Elect Some Positions and Pick a New Comptroller

Tennessee Lawmakers Set to Re-Elect Some Positions and Pick a New Comptroller

Tennessee lawmakers are set to re-elect the secretary of state and treasurer and pick a new comptroller. The vote is expected today (Wednesday) a day after the House and Senate Republican supermajorities nominated Jason Mumpower to become comptroller and Secretary of State Tre Hargett and Treasurer David Lillard to keep their positions. Mumpower is the…MORE

Silver Alert for Missing Middle Tennessee Woman Could be Heading to Knoxville

Silver Alert for Missing Middle Tennessee Woman Could be Heading to Knoxville

Franklin, Tennessee Police have issued a *SILVER ALERT* for 88 – year old Billie Suitt Wellons. Wellons is missing from outside Nashville and say she may be headed to Knoxville to visit family. She may be driving a gray 2005 Honda Civic TN Tag P7671L. If you see Ms. Wellons or have information on her…MORE

Two Knox County Elementary Schools Move Online

Two Knox County Elementary Schools Move Online

Knox County Schools announced that Mooreland Heights Elementary and Sterchi Elementary will move to online learning beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 12.   Mooreland Heights Elementary and Sterchi Elementary will move to online learning beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 12. pic.twitter.com/rgsCHmqiSZ — Knox County Schools (@KnoxSchools) January 11, 2021   “This is expected to last for a…MORE

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Acknowledging President-Elect Joe Biden

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Acknowledging President-Elect Joe Biden

Tennessee Republican Governor Bill Lee says his administration has begun working with Democratic President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team, making his first public acknowledgement that Biden will be the next president. Lee says he spoke with members of the team about Tennessee’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor was among many Republicans nationwide who refused…MORE

Morristown Police Searching for Missing Man

Morristown Police Searching for Missing Man

Release from MPD: Morristown Police Department investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating missing 46-year-old man, Myron Moran. He has not been seen nor heard from by his family since last August.   Myron Moran is a Black male, 6’0” tall, weighs approximately 185 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He has…MORE

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TN Job Fair – Are You Hiring

TN Job Fair – Are You Hiring

TENNESEE VIRTUAL JOB FAIR February 1st – February 28th Are you hiring? We’re hosting a virtual job fair and can help you fill positions with qualified candidates.

Project Shine

Project Shine

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Hal & Phil Off The Record 7 (with Bob!)

Hal & Phil Off The Record 7 (with Bob!)

Due to circumstances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be unable to host our annual Off The Record event at the Bijou Theatre in 2020. We have a new date scheduled for April 20, 2021.