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TBI and Gatlinburg Police are Searching for a Man Suspected of Criminal Homicide

TBI and Gatlinburg Police are Searching for a Man Suspected of Criminal Homicide

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Gatlinburg Police are searching for the man suspected of criminal homicide. Gatlinburg Police found man dead at 331 Reagan Drive last Wednesday. They suspect 22 year-old Rosmel Rubi in connection to this case. Anyone with information is asked to contact TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND or Gatlinburg Police. A reward of…MORE

Knoxville Police Arrest a Man for Public Indecency in Downtown Knoxville

Knoxville Police Arrest a Man for Public Indecency in Downtown Knoxville

A Knoxville man is arrested after stripping naked on top of a parking garage. The incident happened yesterday (Thursday) on the Walnut Street Garage. Reports say the man, identified as William Elliott, had stripped naked and was swinging his pants over his head, when PBA security arrived, Elliott began to chase them around the upper…MORE

First Lady, Jill Biden, is coming to Knoxville

First Lady, Jill Biden, is coming to Knoxville

First Lady Jill Biden, along with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, is visiting Knoxville on education tour.

White House officials said the first lady’s first stop on the Road to Success Back To School Bus Tour will be in Knoxville on Sept. 12, to showcase the many ways school communities are helping students recover and thrive.

Cardona said this year will be one of the most important ever, as we not only work to catch students up, but put them in a position to do even better than where they were before March 2020.
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Medic Regional Blood Center with Two Important Events this Month

Medic Regional Blood Center with Two Important Events this Month

It’s football time in Tennessee, and Medic is continuing its tradition of fall festivities with the annual Eddie Check on September 15th and 16th and the competition against LifeSouth Blood Center from the 19th – 23rd. Eddie check is where male donors will receive a free PSA test at any MEDIC donor center or mobile…MORE

Brothers Lost Hiking in Cherokee National Forest Found After Three Days

Brothers Lost Hiking in Cherokee National Forest Found After Three Days

Brothers lost while hiking in the Cherokee National Forest are found after three days. Ryan and Ronald McClain were only supposed to spend a few hours inside the Forest but that all changed after they lost track of a trail Sunday. They went days without water, food and no way to call for help. Their…MORE

Cocke County Sheriff’s Office is Searching for an Escaped Convict

Cocke County Sheriff’s Office is Searching for an Escaped Convict

The Cocke County Sheriff’s office is searching for an escaped convict. Two inmates escaped on September 2nd, one inmate has been found. Eric Ballard remains at large after telling officers he needed to use the restroom while on a work crew on Industrial Road off of SR 25 East and fled the scene. The inmate,…MORE

Knoxville Based Company Recalling Beef Jerky Products over Listeria Contamination Concerns

Knoxville Based Company Recalling Beef Jerky Products over Listeria Contamination Concerns

The United States Department of Agriculture says Knoxville based, Magnolia Provision Company, Inc. has issued a recall regarding its beef jerky products, due to possible contamination of listeria. The ready-to-eat beef jerky items were produced on August 25, 2022. The following products are subject to recall:     2-oz. packages of “BEEF JERKY EXPERIENCE CHOP…MORE

The Tennessee Valley Fair Implementing a New Minor Policy this Year

The Tennessee Valley Fair Implementing a New Minor Policy this Year

The Tennessee Valley Fair is implementing a new minor policy for this year’s event. All attendees under 18 attending after 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over 21. You’ll have to show your ID at the gate. For each parent or guardian, six minors can enter the…MORE

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Lumberjack Feud to Host First-Annual Rib Fest

Lumberjack Feud to Host First-Annual Rib Fest

October 1st and 2nd, 2022 Lumberjack Feud is hosting its first-annual Rib Fest presented by Sugarlands Distilling Co. The weekend-long festival will be fun for the whole family with fresh ribs from local vendors, games, inflatables, live music, and an authentic lumberjack competition.

XHunger Tour 2022

XHunger Tour 2022

Are you a High School or College Student that needs service hours? Know someone who is? Join or start an XHunger club today and check out the list of events this season!