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Former Tennessee State Representative Jim Coley has Died

Former Tennessee State Representative Jim Coley has Died

Former Tennessee State Representative Jim Coley has died. Coley’s son said in a Facebook post that his father died Sunday. A cause of death was not revealed. Coley, a republican, represented District 97 in the House from 2006 until he retired in 2020. Coley has been praised for his work protecting victims of rape and…MORE

Knox County Mayor Speaks Out Against School Mask Mandates

Knox County Mayor Speaks Out Against School Mask Mandates

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs releasing a statement Monday about the Knox County Schools mask mandate instituted by a federal judge. Jacobs says that even though his office does not have jurisdiction to overturn the mandate, he will speak out on behalf of his constituents opposed to the mandate. Jacobs says the mask mandate actually…MORE

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Warning of a Possible Scam Involving Arrest Warrants

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Warning of a Possible Scam Involving Arrest Warrants

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office warning of a possible scam involving arrest warrants. KCSO says they have received multiple reports of people getting phone calls that they have warrants for their arrest. The caller attempts to collect funds and says someone would meet or come to their residence to collect the payment. Investigators say the…MORE

TBI Issues an Endangered Child Alert for a 10 Year-Old Girl

TBI Issues an Endangered Child Alert for a 10 Year-Old Girl

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issuing an Endangered Child Alert for 10-year-old Trisha Luttrell out of Bedford County. Trisha is 4’5”, 64 lbs. with blonde hair & hazel eyes. She was last seen Sunday in Shelbyville wearing a black shirt, jeans & slide sandals with pink & silver mermaid sequins. She has a known medical…MORE

Medic Has a Critical Need for O Positive and Negative Blood Types

Medic Has a Critical Need for O Positive and Negative Blood Types

Medic Regional Blood Center has a critical need for O negative and positive blood types. Currently, Medic has less than a two-day supply in inventory. Medic is the primary blood product provider for 24 area hospitals. Donors will receive a MEDIC t-shirt and Texas Roadhouse coupon. Please go to medicblood.org for information on donation times…MORE

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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.