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Austin East Magnet High School Students Will Have New Security Measures Including Metal Detector Wands When They Return to In-Person Classes

Austin East Magnet High School Students Will Have New Security Measures Including Metal Detector Wands When They Return to In-Person Classes

Austin-East Magnet High School will begin searching students and using metal detector wands when students return to in-person classes. Classes are on-line only today but changes going forward.   The school says learning would take place “asynchronously” so students have an opportunity to participate in grade-level class meetings with their advisory classes.  Austin-East’s principal says students…MORE

Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival Begins This Friday and Brings Celebrations of Spring to East Tennessee

Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival Begins This Friday and Brings Celebrations of Spring to East Tennessee

Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival presented by Covenant Health begins this Friday (4/23) and runs through June 7. You can enjoy more than half-a-million blooming flowers, a new dining pass that provides an unforgettable culinary journey, and a warm spring atmosphere filled with the sounds of inspirational music emanating from stages throughout the Pigeon Forge…MORE

NAACP is Joining Knoxville’s Mayor and Others Calling for Body Camera Footage of Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting at Austin East Magnate High School

NAACP is Joining Knoxville’s Mayor and Others Calling for Body Camera Footage of Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting at Austin East Magnate High School

The NAACP is calling for the release of body camera video of the deadly officer-involved shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School on April 12. The Knoxville branch of the organization held a news conference outside Austin-East Magnet High School this (Tuesday) morning. Reverend Sam Brown, president of NAACP in Knoxville says they are saddened by…MORE

Knoxville Police are Asking for Help to Find a Missing Man

Knoxville Police are Asking for Help to Find a Missing Man

The Knoxville Police Department is asking for help to locate a missing man. 49-year-old Robert Milka was last seen on Thursday, April 15 at Bell Walker’s Crossing Apartments near Gallaher View. He was last seen wearing a red fire department sweatshirt. If you see Robert, you are urged to call 9-1-1.MORE

A Fatal Motorcycle Accident in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

A Fatal Motorcycle Accident in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

A fatal motorcycle crash in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Rangers responding to a report of a motorcycle wreck on Clingmans Dome Road Sunday afternoon say 20 year-old Maynoy Alexander Ardon of Guatemala was traveling down Clingmans Dome Road when he lost control of his motorcycle near Collins Gap. He veered off the roadway…MORE

Seven People are Arrested for Disrupting a Knox County Commission Meeting

Seven People are Arrested for Disrupting a Knox County Commission Meeting

Seven people are arrested for disrupting a Knox County Commission meeting. Those protests were regarding the ongoing desire and demand to see the body camera footage in the shooting at Austin-East Magnate high school which killed 17 year old Anthony Thompson Jr. and injured Officer Adam Willson. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says those who…MORE

KPD Searching for Shooting Suspect from Victor Ashe Park

KPD Searching for Shooting Suspect from Victor Ashe Park

Knoxville Police are looking for a shooting suspect. KPD officers responding to Victor Ashe Park for a shooting investigation last night. The shooting occurred following a dispute over a financial matter between two people which turned physical. The male suspect, identified as 22-year-old Devon Farris, fired several rounds at the victims’ vehicle, which was occupied…MORE

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Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic

Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic

The Phillip Fulmer Golf Classic takes place Friday, April 23rd, 2021 at Avalon Golf & Country Club to benefit Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley.

Dogwood Arts Festival

Dogwood Arts Festival

Join us April 23-25 for the Dogwood Arts Festival at World’s Fair Park! Featuring 75 art vendors, live music, food vendors, and take-home art activities for kids. Reserve your ticket today!

Game On Against Cancer

Game On Against Cancer

Game On Against Cancer takes place June 25th, 2021 at The Wakefield Corporation. This benefit event features celebrity matches on a variety of home gaming equipment, a silent auction & more!