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Education

Educator of the Week 11/24 - Cheri Duncan

Educator of the Week 11/24 - Cheri DuncanThe educator of the week for 11/24 is Cheri Duncan
  • Education
  • 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
Local

Former Knox Co. 'ghost employee' won't be sentenced until February

Former Knox Co. 'ghost employee' won't be sentenced until FebruaryThe so-called ghost-employee, who worked under ex-longtime Knox County Trustee Mike Lowe won't be sentenced until February.
  • Local
  • 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
Contests

Sister Act: Sister & Me Photo Contest

Sister Act: Sister & Me Photo ContestEnter now for your chance to win 4tickets to see Broadway's Sister Act at the Tennessee Theatre
  • Contests
  • 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
Local

Marion Barry in East TN

Marion Barry in East TNThe death of a well-known but controversial mayor and long-time civil rights activist has East Tennesseeans reflecting on his ties to Knoxville.
  • Local
  • 10 hours, 49 minutes ago
Education

New assessment chosen for public schools

New assessment chosen for public schoolsTennessee is choosing a new test to replace TCAPs in English and math for students
  • Education
  • 10 hours, 51 minutes ago
Local

Vol fans still excited about bowl possibility

Vol fans still excited about bowl possibilityDespite a loss to Missouri on Saturday, Vol fans are still confident the team can beat Vanderbilt to become bowl eligible for the first time in four years.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 58 minutes ago
Local

Calhoun mayor in jail on burglary charges

Calhoun mayor in jail on burglary chargesThe mayor of Calhoun, a small McMinn County town, is in jail on burglary charges.
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  • 22 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local

Sheriff: Man killed crossing Clinton Highway

Sheriff: Man killed crossing Clinton HighwayA 68-year-old man died Saturday night after he was hit by a van while crossing Clinton Highway.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local Forecast

Rainy day with very high winds

Rainy day with very high windsRainy day with very high winds
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

Local letter carrier marks 50 years, 2 million miles

Local letter carrier marks 50 years, 2 million miles70-year-old Oak Ridge letter carrier Arkie McKinney walks more than 10 miles a day. He's marking 50 years of service.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Local

Red kettle donations go high tech

Red kettle donations go high techThe Salvation Army of Knoxville is making it easier for people to donate this year.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Local

KPD: Man hurt in drive-by shooting in east Knoxville

KPD: Man hurt in drive-by shooting in east KnoxvilleThe victim told police he was walking on Castle Street when someone fired four shots at him.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Local

22 recruits graduate from Blount training academy

22 recruits graduate from Blount training academy22 recruits graduated from the Blount County Sheriff's Office training academy on Saturday.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Local

Maryville man killed in early morning crash

Maryville man killed in early morning crashThe Blount County Sheriff's Office said a man in his 30s died after a single car crash overnight.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Kingston - Harriman - Roane

Ash spill cleanup workers appeal dismissed lawsuit

Ash spill cleanup workers appeal dismissed lawsuitA group of people who helped cleanup the TVA ash spill have appealed the dismissal of a lawsuit against their employer.
  • Kingston - Harriman - Roane
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Local

Middle TN firefighters make unusual rescue

Middle TN firefighters make unusual rescuePorter, who has resuscitated plenty of cats, dogs — and even a deer once hit by a car — admits the rescue was a first even for him.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Weather

Mild temperatures and scattered showers

Mild temperatures and scattered showersMild temperatures and scattered showers
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  • 2 days ago
Local

Monroe County man dies after being thrown from car

Monroe County man dies after being thrown from carA Monroe County man died Saturday morning after hitting two trees near Rocky Springs Church.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Vols

Vols vs. Mizzou: What you need to know

Vols vs. Mizzou: What you need to knowThere's a lot of stake for both teams as Tennessee and Mizzou face off in Neyland Stadium
  • Vols
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Local

Campbell Co. Animal Shelter sees solution after confusing week

Campbell Co. Animal Shelter sees solution after confusing weekAnimal advocates and county leaders are pushing for changes at an East Tennessee shelter in turmoil.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
West - Knoxville - Farragut

Casual Pint opens in Farragut

Casual Pint opens in FarragutThe seventh location of a local chain specializing in craft beer opened Friday in Farragut.
  • West - Knoxville - Farragut
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Education

High school students learn forensics in new program

High school students learn forensics in new programFuture forensic experts are learning a thing or two, thanks to a first-of-its kind partnership with the University of Tennessee.
  • Education
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Local

Randy White again ruled ineligible for office

Randy White again ruled ineligible for officeThe man elected sheriff of Monroe County who was ruled ineligible for office was again denied his POST certification Friday, according to his attorney
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Knox Co. needs help with Wreaths Across America

Knox Co. needs help with Wreaths Across AmericaKnox County Mayor Tim Burchett is teaming up with Wreaths Across America in an effort to raise money to place live wreaths on the graves of veterans buried in Knox County.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Education

Shannondale Elementary celebrates expansion

Shannondale Elementary celebrates expansionThe year-long project has added 12 new classrooms, new restrooms, teacher work areas and a bigger cafeteria.
  • Education
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Local

Canned food used to build holiday sculpture exhibit

Canned food used to build holiday sculpture exhibitSeveral local architects and engineers put their talents to the test as they got in the holiday spirit Friday.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Crime

If you found human remains, what would you do?

If you found human remains, what would you do?Cold cases are a big problem nationwide. There's a new effort to help solve them in Knox County.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago