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Colin Powell has died of COVID-19 complications, family says

Colin Powell has died of COVID-19 complications, family says

Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation was forever stained when he went before the U.N. and made faulty claims to justify the U.S. war in Iraq, has died of COVID-19 complications. He was 84. (Photo by Getty Images)MORE

Mötley Crüe Singer Vince Neil Breaks Ribs Falling Off Stage in Pigeon Forge

Mötley Crüe Singer Vince Neil Breaks Ribs Falling Off Stage in Pigeon Forge

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (AP) – Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil has broken ribs during a fall off the stage at a concert in Tennessee. In video footage from the performance Friday, Neil can be seen clapping at the edge of the stage with his guitar strapped around him before his fall. Neil’s guitarist later told…MORE

55 Tennessee Mayors Write Letter to State Leadership Regarding Medical Freedom

55 Tennessee Mayors Write Letter to State Leadership Regarding Medical Freedom

Fifty-five Tennessee mayors, including Knox County mayor Glenn Jacobs have signed a letter to Governor Bill Lee, lieutenant governor Randy McNally, State Speaker Cameron Sexton and Tennessee attorney general Herbert Slatery expressing concerns about President Biden’s potential overreach with vaccine mandates. The letter calls on state wide leaders to protect the rights of Tennesseeans to…MORE

UT Chancellor Releases Statement Regarding Fans Throwing Objects on the Field

UT Chancellor Releases Statement Regarding Fans Throwing Objects on the Field

UT Chancellor Donde Plowman has released a statement condemning the actions of some fans at Tennessee’s football game Saturday night. The statement reads: There was a lot to celebrate in Neyland Stadium for the Ole Miss game. The atmosphere was electric. A sold-out crowd made a checkerboard that looked amazing, and our fans made Neyland…MORE

New Covid Cases Down Over 80% In Tennessee

New Covid Cases Down Over 80% In Tennessee

Federal health agencies say Tennessee could be passing a critical point in regards to the decreasing COVID-19 virus, as the holiday season approaches. Since mid September, the average new cases in Tennessee is down roughly 80 percent. Since late September, average new deaths are down more than half.MORE

Two Firefighter’s Hurt After East Knox Co. Fire

Two Firefighter’s Hurt After East Knox Co. Fire

Firefighter responding to a house fire on McCarty Road in East Knox County overnight. Departments were reportedly called to the scene around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. One firefighter was injured and one was treated for smoke and heat related illness. No other injuries were reported.MORE

Silver Alert Issued Out of Blount County

Silver Alert Issued Out of Blount County

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a silver alert for Gary Long. The 80-year-old is missing from Blount County. He’s 5’11”, 210 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes and may be traveling in a blue Ford Escape with TN tag 8V8-0D8. Spot Gary? Call 1-800-TBI-FINDMORE

Early Voting For Knoxville Elections Begins

Early Voting For Knoxville Elections Begins

Early voting for the Knoxville city council elections began Wednesday. Elections for city council seats in districts 1,2,3,4 and 6 are being held. Early voting runs through October 28th with election day on November 2nd. There are six early voting locations: The City-County Building Downtown West Knoxville Expo Center New Harvest Park Meridian Baptist Church…MORE

Former Police Officer Indicted on 14 Separate Charges Including Rape

Former Police Officer Indicted on 14 Separate Charges Including Rape

A former police officer is indicted on 14 separate charges including rape. KPD Special Crimes Unit investigators were made aware of an incident involving 36 year-old Cassen Jackson-Garrison and a juvenile victim last month. Investigators were able to link Jackson-Garrison to at least two separate juvenile victims. A Knox County Grand Jury indicted Jackson-Garrison on…MORE

Knoxville Police Asking for Help to Find a Fraud Suspect

Knoxville Police Asking for Help to Find a Fraud Suspect

Knoxville Police are looking for a fraud suspect who used a victim’s identity to cash a counterfeit check valued at over $5,000 at the Fifth Third Bank on Kingston Pike. If you have any information, you are asked to call East Tennessee Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.MORE

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Community Change Foundation Golf Tournament

Community Change Foundation Golf Tournament

Community Change Foundation,
previously Community Change Tennessee, will be hosting their annual golf tournament fundraiser on Saturday, October 30th, 2021 with tee off starting at 9:00 AM. The tournament will take place at Three Ridges Golf Course, located at 6101 Wise Springs Road.

Community Change Foundation Golf Tournament

Community Change Foundation Golf Tournament

Community Change Foundation,
previously Community Change Tennessee, will be hosting their annual golf tournament fundraiser on Saturday, October 30th, 2021 with tee off starting at 9:00 AM. The tournament will take place at Three Ridges Golf Course, located at 6101 Wise Springs Road.

COATS FOR THE COLD

COATS FOR THE COLD

It’s time to gather your gently used or new coats and donate them during the Coats for the Cold campaign for Knox Area Rescue Ministries! Drop off the coats at any KARM location or Prestige Cleaners location! Please help our friends in need by donating a gently used or new coat during the Coats for…

Dogwood Arts Bazillion Blooms

Dogwood Arts Bazillion Blooms

It’s planting time in Tennessee! Dogwood Arts is on a mission to Keep Knoxville Blooming by selling dogwood trees through their annual Bazillion Blooms program.