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Zoo Lights at Zoo Knoxville will Feature a Pop-Up Crafter’s Market Saturday

Zoo Lights at Zoo Knoxville will Feature a Pop-Up Crafter’s Market Saturday

Zoo Lights presented by Chick-fil-A will be featuring a pop-up Crafter’s Market on Saturday, December 10.  In addition to beautiful animal lanterns, lighting, and festive food and drinks, guests can shop for unique holiday gifts and support local businesses.  Zoo Lights is open each Wednesday through Sunday until January 8, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. until…MORE

A Woman is Convicted of Shooting and Killing Her Boyfriend Following Break-Up

A Woman is Convicted of Shooting and Killing Her Boyfriend Following Break-Up

A woman is convicted of shooting and killing her boyfriend when he broke up with her. Knox County District Attorney Charme Allen says 44 year-old Shanida Holland was convicted of first-degree murder, tampering with evidence and false reporting and sentenced to life in prison after a shooting investigated by Knoxville Police at the Southside Flats…MORE

Shania Twain Bringing Her Queen of Me Tour to Knoxville in 2023

Shania Twain Bringing Her Queen of Me Tour to Knoxville in 2023

Country music superstar Shania Twain bringing the second leg of her 2023 Queen of Me Tour to Thompson Boling Arena. The show will be October 16 in Knoxville and tickets for the newly added dates go on sale starting December 16th at LiveNation.com. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning next Tuesday (12/13)…MORE

Knox County Has a New Maternity Policy Which They Hope will Attract New Employees

Knox County Has a New Maternity Policy Which They Hope will Attract New Employees

At the November Commission meetings, Knox County’s Human Resources Department introduced a new employment policy they hope will help recruit and retain talented workers. Under the new policy, which applies to both births and adoptions/placements, those eligible for Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) will be compensated for up to eight weeks at their full, regular…MORE

An East Tennessee Baker in Quarterfinals of the Greatest Baker Competition

An East Tennessee Baker in Quarterfinals of the Greatest Baker Competition

An East Tennessee baker advancing into the quarterfinals of the Greatest Baker competition. Emily Cooke, owner and baker at Buttercup Bakehouse in Maynardville, has made it through five heated rounds. Cooke specializes in banana pudding cookies and danishes as well as a German Pastry, the recipe from her grandmother who immigrated from Germany. Winning the…MORE

Morristown Police Need Help to Find Missing Man

Morristown Police Need Help to Find Missing Man

Morristown Police Department investigators are searching for Doyel Cockrell, who has not been seen or heard from since November 7. Cockrell was last seen at New Buds Bar in White Pine. Police say Cockrell is not wanted for a crime, police and his family just want to confirm that he is safe. He is 6…MORE

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The 12 Days of Textmas with The Phil Show

The 12 Days of Textmas with The Phil Show

Beginning on Thursday, Dec. 1st through Friday, Dec. 16th it’s NewsTalk 98.7’s 12 Days of Textmas! Just listen to The Phil Show for the “Holiday Keyword” to text to 865-686-8255 daily. One winner will be selected for each day and you could win great prizes.

The Home Depot Fantasy of Prizes!

The Home Depot Fantasy of Prizes!

UPDATE: The Grand Prize winner for The Home Depot Fantasy of Prizes is Jeff West! Jeff won the Festive Nutcracker LED Pre-lit Wreath, The 9 Foot Giant LED Blow Up Inflatable Santa, and the Nexgrill 30Q Turkey Fryer Package! Congratulations Jeff and thanks to all of those who were qualified, and don’t forget to check out East Tennessee Children’s Hospital’s Fantasy of Trees “Christmas in the Pines” this year at the Knoxville Convention Center from Nov. 23rd through 27th!

NewsTalk 98.7’s Titans Suite Experience

NewsTalk 98.7’s Titans Suite Experience

Update: Congratulations to Arturo Cano! He is the Grand Prize winner of the Titans Suite Experience! Arturo won 4 suite tickets to the Titans VS Jaguars game on Dec. 11th plus a parking pass and a $100 Visa card.

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!