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Tennessee Covid-19 Numbers: Tuesday, June 2

Tennessee Covid-19 Numbers: Tuesday, June 2

Tennessee’s new statewide COVID-19 numbers show an increase of 821 in the number of cases, that pushes the total to 24,375. There have been 15,916 recoveries and 381 deaths, 14 new, associated with COVID-19.   County By County Breakdown  MORE

No Tax Increases in Mayor Jacobs’ 2020-2021 Budget

No Tax Increases in Mayor Jacobs’ 2020-2021 Budget

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs says there are no tax increases in next year’s budget. They mayor today presented his 2020-2021 Budget to the Knox County Commission. The budget includes a $849 million spending plan, $4 million less then this year’s budget with no property tax increase. Jacobs says, this was a difficult budget to…MORE

Bill Lee Talks About the Death of George Floyd

Bill Lee Talks About the Death of George Floyd

Governor Bill Lee appeared on the Paul Finebaum Show Friday afternoon to talk about a multitude of topics including bringing sports back to Tennessee and the state’s progress in testing for Covid-19.   At the tail end of the interview, Finebaum gave Lee the floor to talk about the death of George Floyd.   “What…MORE

Knox County Home Connected to Roane County Child Abuse Case

Knox County Home Connected to Roane County Child Abuse Case

Authorities are back on the scene of a North Knoxville home that’s connected to the Roane County couple charged with abusing and burying their daughter. The home is on Cedarbreeze road in the Halls community, neighbors say the Roane County couple once lived there but moved out about three years ago. Records show the home…MORE

KPD Searching Victor Ashe Park for Missing Woman

KPD Searching Victor Ashe Park for Missing Woman

KPD is asking for help finding a missing Knoxville woman. 43-year-old Michelle Fields’ vehicle was found Tuesday night near the pond at Victor Ashe Park. Crews including a bloodhound were able to track her down to the pond, so divers were brought in. The search resumed Wednesday morning. Officials say at this point foul play…MORE

University of Tennessee Lays Out Revised Fall Semester

University of Tennessee Lays Out Revised Fall Semester

The University of Tennessee announced changes to the fall semester schedule.   The fall semester is scheduled to start on-time on August 19th. The final day of classes will be November 24th with final exams being held online after Thanksgiving.   In order to adjust for the semester being cut short, the University is removing…MORE

Tennessee Covid-19 Numbers: Tuesday, May 26

Tennessee Covid-19 Numbers: Tuesday, May 26

Tennessee’s new statewide COVID-19 numbers show an increase of 358 in the number of cases, that pushes the total to 20,965. There have been 13,344 recoveries and 343 deaths, and increase of 5 from Sunday, associated with COVID.   County By County Breakdown:  MORE

KPD: Serial Rapist in Custody

KPD: Serial Rapist in Custody

Knoxville Police say a serial rapist with crimes dating back to last summer is in custody. 37-year-old Aaron Gray is suspected in multiple sexual assaults against several victims in the Mission District of Knoxville. Following extensive investigation by the Violent Crimes Unit, the Criminal Investigation Division and Homeless Outreach officers, Gray has been charged with nine…MORE

Oklahoma Girl Missing in Blount County

Oklahoma Girl Missing in Blount County

A girl from Oklahoma is believed to be missing in Blount County. 13-year-old Selena Reeanna Nicole Bivens was visiting her grandmother’s house when she went missing. It’s possible she is a runaway. If you have any information on her whereabouts you’re asked to call the Blount County Sheriff’s Office Investigations during normal business hours at…MORE

Tennessee Covid-19 Numbers: Thursday, May 21

Tennessee Covid-19 Numbers: Thursday, May 21

Tennessee’s new statewide COVID-19 numbers show an increase of 429 in the number of cases, that pushes the total to 18,961. There have been 12,191 recoveries and 313 deaths, and increase of 4 from yesterday, associated with COVID.   County By County Breakdown:  MORE

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Get an UPDATE on what’s ahead The 2020 Breakfast Speaker Series is back ONLINE. Literally. Get an update THIS Friday, May 29, 8-9AM on the most current issues & concerns of local businesses from our panel of elected officials, while NewsTalk 98.7’s Hallerin Hilton Hill moderates Q&A and discussion of the new “Outlook on East Tennessee.” Panelists for this online event…

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NewsTalk 98.7’s Summer Home Makeover

NewsTalk 98.7 wants to give you a $4,500 summer home makeover of your dreams from some of East Tennessee’s best home improvement services! Find out how you can win here.

Cumulus Knoxville COVID-19 Resource Center

Cumulus Knoxville COVID-19 Resource Center

Listen to Hallerin Hilton Hill discuss with official resources as he provides you with important information regarding the COVID-19 crisis, and how you can get relief through local & federal resources. Find all the information you need to know about COVID-19 testing, relief, & resources, with web links and more here.

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Cumulus Knoxville loves the local community. We want to show some local love by encouraging you to shop at East Tennessee businesses. 

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Cumulus Media thanks all of the Heroes of Health in our community, from first responders to health care workers, who have been on the frontlines during the COVID-19 crisis. View a list of local health heroes here.