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Tennessee Basketball John Fulkerson Announces Return

Tennessee Basketball John Fulkerson Announces Return

Tennessee basektaball’s John Fulkerson announces he will be returning to the Vols for a sixth season. Fulkerson is able to return after the NCAA extended eligibility for athletes due to the Covid-19 pandemic.   Fulkerson made the announcement in a twitter video.   Vol for Life 🧡 pic.twitter.com/TVZnCw4Fq8 — John Fulkerson (@fulkerson_john) April 16, 2021…MORE

A Man is Indicted on Murder Charges in Connection to an Overdose Death in LaFollette

A Man is Indicted on Murder Charges in Connection to an Overdose Death in LaFollette

A man is indicted on murder charges in connection to an overdose death following a joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the LaFollette Police Department. 31 year-old John Michael Storey is charged with one count of Second Degree Murder, one count of Sale of a Schedule II Controlled Substance, and one count…MORE

Rural Metro Fire Fighter Injured Battling House Fire

Rural Metro Fire Fighter Injured Battling House Fire

A firefighter with Knox County Rural Metro is injured battling a house fire. Fire crews and deputies responding to a house fire in the 7300 block of Asheville Highway yesterday afternoon (Thursday). According to Rural Metro, one of its firefighters suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to UT Medical Center for treatment. Wind complicated…MORE

Knoxville Police Chief Eve Thomas Want Police Officer Body Camera Footage Released

Knoxville Police Chief Eve Thomas Want Police Officer Body Camera Footage Released

Knoxville Police Chief Eve Thomas is calling for the release of body camera video of the deadly officer-involved shooting at Austin-East Magnate High School. Thomas says our officers want to see the video released and the community deserves it as well. TBI officials confirmed 17-year-old Anthony Thompson Jr. was killed during Monday’s incident. Knox County…MORE

Maryville City Schools Relaxing Mask Regulations in Schools

Maryville City Schools Relaxing Mask Regulations in Schools

Maryville City Schools has announced a relaxation of mask mandates inside schools.   Starting Friday April 16th, elementary staff members will be allowed to make their own personal decision whether or not to wear a mask.   A decrease in active Covid-19 cases and an increase in Covid-19 vaccinations led to the decision according to…MORE

Knox County District Attorney Will Not Release Police Body Camera Footage from Officer-Involved Shooting at Austin East at This Time

Knox County District Attorney Will Not Release Police Body Camera Footage from Officer-Involved Shooting at Austin East at This Time

Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen says the public will see the police body camera footage of an officer-involved shooting that killed 17 year-old student Anthony Thompson Jr. at Austin East Magnate High School on Monday, but only after the criminal investigation is complete. Allen says she understands that the community want to see…MORE

Knox County District Attorney to Hold Press Conference to Discuss the Officer-Involved Shooting at Austin-East

Knox County District Attorney to Hold Press Conference to Discuss the Officer-Involved Shooting at Austin-East

Knox County District Attorney Charme Allen will be holding a press conference today to discuss the case of the officer-involved shooting at Austin-East Magnate High School Student and answer questions according to our TV News Partner, WVLT. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigating looking into the incident and confirm the student’s identity. They say 17-year-old Anthony…MORE

Ancient Lore Village Now Open in South Knoxville

Ancient Lore Village Now Open in South Knoxville

Ancient Lore Village officially opens in South Knoxville. The fantasy world is located on a man-made ledge on the hillside of 7107 Sevierville Pike overlooking the Great Smoky Mountains. The 70-acre South Knoxville location has been billed as a themed event center and resort that features “luxury accommodations, miles of hiking trails, meeting and conference…MORE

KPD Releasing Names of Officers Involved in Monday’s Officer-Involved Shooting at Austin East

KPD Releasing Names of Officers Involved in Monday’s Officer-Involved Shooting at Austin East

The Knoxville Police Department has identified the officers involved in the officer-involved shooting incident at Austin-East Magnet High School on Monday. KPD says Officer Adam Willson, Lieutenant Stanley Cash, Officer Jonathon Clabough and Officer Brian Baldwin were on the scene. Willson is continuing to recover from his injuries at the UT Medical Center. Per departmental…MORE

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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!