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A Former Monroe County Fire and Codes Inspector is Arrested and Charged with Arson

A Former Monroe County Fire and Codes Inspector is Arrested and Charged with Arson

A former Monroe County Fire and Codes Inspector is arrested and charged with arson. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of 43 year-old Sara Alicia Vanlandingham of Vonore. TBI fire investigators looking into a structural fire that occurred on August 30th in the 200 block of Main Street in Madisonville found…MORE

Knoxville Police and the FBI are Looking for a Bank Robber

Knoxville Police and the FBI are Looking for a Bank Robber

Knoxville Police and the FBI are looking for a bank robber. It happened yesterday morning (Wednesday) at the Regions Bank on Essary Drive. Police say a man entered the bank, approached a teller and displayed a firearm while demanding money. The teller complied and the suspect fled from the bank in a vehicle. The suspect…MORE

East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers Asking for Help to Find a Missing Woman

East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers Asking for Help to Find a Missing Woman

East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers asking for your help to find a missing woman. 49-year-old Holly Harvard was last seen on North Peters Road near Cedar Bluff on September 30th, she lives in Oak Ridge. Her family says Harvard suffers from medical issues and may have left the state. Anyone with information is asked to…MORE

Knox County BOE Continue Asking for Exemptions For Mask Mandate

Knox County BOE Continue Asking for Exemptions For Mask Mandate

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Knox County school officials are asking a federal judge to loosen exemptions surrounding a recently implemented school mask mandate. School officials say they need more flexibility in determining who needs a mask. Last month, U.S. District Judge J. Ronnie Greer ruled that Knox County Schools must adopt a mask mandate to…MORE

FBI and Morristown Police Looking for a Suspected Bank Robber

FBI and Morristown Police Looking for a Suspected Bank Robber

FBI special agents along with Morristown Police are searching for the suspect responsible for a robbery at Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union at 5327 Winners Circle Road. It happened yesterday morning when the suspect approached the tellers, handed them a note, and demanded money. Police believe the suspect fled in a newer-model, small Ford SUV.…MORE

Tennessee Announces New License Plate

Tennessee Announces New License Plate

After a statewide online vote, the state of Tennessee has selected a new license plate. Governor Bill Lee made the announcement in a social media video. The new license plate can be viewed below.MORE

KCS Using Six-Phase Disciplinary Action for Teachers Not Complying With Mask Mandate

KCS Using Six-Phase Disciplinary Action for Teachers Not Complying With Mask Mandate

Newstalk 98.7’s television partner, WVLT, originally obtained a statement from a Knox County Schools spokesperson saying that the school district will use its progressive discipline plan for teachers who do not comply with the district wide mask mandate instituted by a federal judge. The steps are outlined in the KCS employee handbook: 1. Oral Discussion/Verbal…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.