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The CDC Issues Warning Against Ticks This Summer

The CDC Issues Warning Against Ticks This Summer

The CDC is issuing a new warning against ticks this summer season. They say the number of cases in the last 10 years has doubled and if you don’t catch a tick bite in time, it could potentially turn deadly. Scientists say that ticks are spreading more than ever before and even migrating northward. Tick…MORE

A Knoxville Police Officer Placed on Administrative Leave Following Misdemeanor Charge

A Knoxville Police Officer Placed on Administrative Leave Following Misdemeanor Charge

The Knoxville Police Department places an officer on administrative leave following a misdemeanor charge. KPD spokesperson Scott Erland says Officer Charles Roach was arrested this (Wednesday) morning after Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a “domestic matter” at his home. At this time, Officer Roach remains on administrative leave with his police powers suspended.…MORE

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is Asking for Help to Identify a Theft Suspect

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is Asking for Help to Identify a Theft Suspect

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help to identifying a theft suspect. Officials say the person stole a 16-foot trailer on Piney Road in the Strawberry Plains area of Jefferson County. Pictured is the SUV the suspect reportedly used to steal the trailer. Those with information are urged to contact Detective Sergeant Richard…MORE

Investigators in Roane County Believe a Double Homicide Occurred on Buck Creek Road

Investigators in Roane County Believe a Double Homicide Occurred on Buck Creek Road

Investigators in Roane County still looking for answers after two people are found dead in a home. Officials say they are treating this as a double homicide. The incident happened at 662 Buck Creek Road in East Roane County Monday. Police say the victims are 67 year-old Steve Groover and 62 year-old Cindy Scruggs. Investigators…MORE

Kingsport Police Asking for Help to Find a Missing 12 Year-Old Boy

Kingsport Police Asking for Help to Find a Missing 12 Year-Old Boy

Kingsport Police asking for your help to find a missing 12 year old boy. Brandon Robert Schools was last seen on May 16th in the 1000 block of Yadkin Street in Kingsport. Officials don’t suspect foul play at this time, they are concerned for his safety. School may be wearing a grey sweatshirt and sweatpants.…MORE

An Investigation is Underway in Roane County after Two Dead Bodies Found in Home

An Investigation is Underway in Roane County after Two Dead Bodies Found in Home

Police in Roane County are investigating after deputies find two people dead. Officials have identified the two victims as Steve Groover and Cindy Scruggs. Officers were dispatched to a home at 662 Buck Creek Road yesterday (Monday) morning. Investigators say they are treating this as a double homicide. Both bodies have been sent for an…MORE

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KARM Dragon Boat Festival

KARM Dragon Boat Festival

It’s the 18th Year of Racing to Help End Homelessness! TAKE THE PLUNGE TODAY – help raise funds to feed, shelter and provide life changing programs! Join us for a fun experience! The KARM Dragon Boat Festival is the ultimate unifying team sport for 21 of your co-workers or closest friends. Each team sits two-by-two in a 40-foot long boat…

Join us for Game On Against Cancer!

Join us for Game On Against Cancer!

Join us for the 10th annual Game On Against Cancer Friday, June 17th at the Wakefield Corporation! Challenge local celebrities and media personalities in games such as billiards, blackjack, and shuffleboard. Plus, enjoy music, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. Event proceeds benefit the patients of Thompson Cancer Survival Center, a member of Covenant Health.…