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The City of Knoxville Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the 1982 World’s Fair on Saturday

The City of Knoxville Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the 1982 World’s Fair on Saturday

More than 11 million people came to Knoxville to experience the hospitality of East Tennessee and cultures from around the world at the 1982 World’s Fair. Today, Knoxville still draws visitors with history, music, food, culture and festivals that reflect many of the countries represented here years ago.  The 40th year celebration kicks off with international…MORE

Anderson County Commissioners Approve Changes at the Anderson County Animal Shelter After Allegations of Abuse by the Shelter’s Director

Anderson County Commissioners Approve Changes at the Anderson County Animal Shelter After Allegations of Abuse by the Shelter’s Director

Cameras and more oversight will be added to the Anderson County Animal Shelter following allegations of abuse by the shelter’s director, Brian Porter. County commission approved the changes which include a veterinarian to oversee euthanasia’s at the shelter. Porter is accused of inhumane euthanasia’s and performing them unnecessarily. Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank says she…MORE

Scott County Officials Need Help to Find a Man Missing for Over a Week

Scott County Officials Need Help to Find a Man Missing for Over a Week

Authorities in Scott County are asking for your help to find a 40-year-old man who has been missing over a week ago. Justin Lowe was last seen on May 5th near a home in the Widows Lane area of Pioneer. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, brown shorts and tennis shoes. He may…MORE

Knoxville Police Identify Pedestrian Hit and Killed on I-40 in West Knoxville

Knoxville Police Identify Pedestrian Hit and Killed on I-40 in West Knoxville

Updated story: Knoxville Police have identified the pedestrian hit and killed on interstate 40 East in West Knoxville. Police are still investigating the death of 49 year-old Edward Abrams who was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer Friday afternoon. The preliminary investigation revealed that Abrams ran into the road for reasons that remain unknown at…MORE

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Knoxville Police are Investigating a Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Knoxville Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash. It happened yesterday (Sunday) evening on Bruhin Road near Breda Drive. Officers were called to investigate the crash involving a sedan and a motorcycle. Preliminary reports show the sedan was traveling north on Bruhin when it crossed into the other lane, striking a motorcycle. The motorcyclist was…MORE

Real ID Licenses Set to Go Into Effect Next Year

Real ID Licenses Set to Go Into Effect Next Year

In less than a year, Real ID licenses will be required to access certain Federal buildings, entering nuclear facilities and boarding commercial flights within the United States, beginning May 3rd of next year it will be required. Many people may have forgotten all about the REAL ID Act of 2005. It establishes minimum security standards…MORE

There’s New Information About an “UFO” Seen in the East Tennessee Sky

There’s New Information About an “UFO” Seen in the East Tennessee Sky

We’re learning more about an UFO seen in the sky in East Tennessee. The object appeared to be a circle of lights and FlightAware, a company that tracks domestic and international flights, says the object was an Alphabet Loon balloon. Alphabet says the object was not a Loon Balloon. But FlightAware says the object was…MORE

Two Suspects who Intentionally Hit Two KCSO Cruisers During a Chase are Arrested

Two Suspects who Intentionally Hit Two KCSO Cruisers During a Chase are Arrested

Two suspects intentionally hit two Knox County Sheriff’s Office cruisers during a chase. It happened yesterday (Thursday) morning near Harbison’s Crossroads in North Knox County and both cruisers had officers in the car at the time. Officers reportedly tried to stop two people in a stolen Jeep Cherokee when they refused to stop. After hitting…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.…