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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

Tennessee Sees Decrease in “Distressed Counties” Economically

Tennessee Sees Decrease in “Distressed Counties” Economically

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Tennessee has reduced the state’s number of distressed counties to an all-time low. Distressed counties rank among the 10 percent most economically distressed counties in the nation. In the past four years, Tennessee has cut the number of distressed counties in half from 19 in 2018 to nine today.MORE

Indictment in the Murder of Desheena Kyle

Indictment in the Murder of Desheena Kyle

John Bassett, 29 of Knoxville, Tennessee, has been indicted by a Knox County Grand Jury for the murder of Desheena Kyle, and is now facing charges of first degree murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. Bassett, who was in a relationship with Desheena, has been in custody since July 7, when he…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.