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Downtown - UT

Vols fans plug in early to prime parking spots

Vols fans plug in early to prime parking spotsThis weekend, Tennessee takes on the Gators at Neyland Stadium. Thousands will tailgate before the game on Saturday, but some have already started.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 4 hours, 45 minutes ago
Local

Knox BOE set to select new chair

Knox BOE set to select new chairWednesday night, the Knox County Board of Education is expected to re-organize after a somewhat contentious attempt to select a new chair last month.
  • Local
  • 9 hours, 54 minutes ago
Positively Schwall

Positively Schwall: This and that

Positively Schwall: This and thatSituated along the Old Thunder Road in Maynardville is a store that defies a simple description. The owner has narrowed it down to two words. 9-30-14
  • Positively Schwall
  • 10 hours, 29 minutes ago
Money

Audit: Knox school PPU fund needs better accounting

Audit: Knox school PPU fund needs better accountingNo waste or fraud discovered
  • Money
  • 11 hours, 4 minutes ago
Live at 5 at 4

Checker Neyland: What to wear

Checker Neyland: What to wearIt's important to make sure you're wearing the right color to help "Checker Neyland".
  • Live at 5 at 4
  • 12 hours, 24 minutes ago
Vols

Could Lil Jon follow 3rd Down for What hype to Neyland Stadium?

Could Lil Jon follow 3rd Down for What hype to Neyland Stadium?Rapper Lil Jon tweeted a message to @Vol_Football on Saturday, saying simply "Holla @ me."
  • Vols
  • 12 hours, 25 minutes ago
Money

Yamaha expansion will bring dozens of new jobs to Vonore

Yamaha expansion will bring dozens of new jobs to VonoreYamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing in Vonore plans to add dozens of new positions to keep up with increased production.
  • Money
  • 12 hours, 57 minutes ago
East Knoxville

Knox County plans first mosquito spraying of 2014

Knox County plans first mosquito spraying of 2014Health officials say they've typically already sprayed for mosquitoes at least once by this point of the year
  • East Knoxville
  • 13 hours, 2 minutes ago
Crime

THP: Driver intentionally sped through work zone

THP: Driver intentionally sped through work zoneA THP trooper said the driver accelerated hard and fast through the work zone, causing workers to run and jump out of the way
  • Crime
  • 13 hours, 27 minutes ago
News

Hiring our Heroes job fair will be Wednesday in Knoxville

Hiring our Heroes job fair will be Wednesday in KnoxvilleA special job fair Wednesday in Knoxville is designed to help veterans find a job after their military careers are over.
  • News
  • 13 hours, 47 minutes ago
Tech

Lenoir City school goes from textbooks to Chromebooks

Lenoir City school goes from textbooks to ChromebooksA pilot program that started last year is working to get more chromebooks in the hands of Lenoir City middle schoolers.
  • Tech
  • 13 hours, 54 minutes ago
Local

1 killed in morning crash on I-40

1 killed in morning crash on I-40According to the Knox County Sheriff's Office, a 2002 Mitsubishi Mirage crashed into the back of a flatbed tractor trailer.
  • Local
  • 16 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local

Knox Co. needs a name for its new high school

Knox Co. needs a name for its new high schoolThe Career Magnet Academy at Pellissippi State opened in August, offering about 100 local students a brand new education opportunity.
  • Local
  • 16 hours, 32 minutes ago
Life

Facebook names Gatlinburg as top honeymoon destination

Facebook names Gatlinburg as top honeymoon destinationFacebook crunched the numbers on its users who post that they've married in 2014 and then checked in at venues away from home.
  • Life
  • 16 hours, 41 minutes ago
Local

Airport back open after mechanical problem shut down runway

Airport back open after mechanical problem shut down runwayFlights had to be postponed after a plane had a mechanical problem on the only runway in operation.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 22 minutes ago
Live at 5 at 4

WBIR Junior Anchor

WBIR Junior AnchorEvery week we'll pick a new Junior Anchor to join the WBIR team to help us report a Weather, Sports or News segment!
  • Live at 5 at 4
  • 17 hours, 28 minutes ago
Money

Gov. Haslam tells Tenn. agencies to plan for cuts

Gov. Haslam tells Tenn. agencies to plan for cutsRepublican Gov. Bill Haslam is calling on all state agencies to plan for up to 7 percent spending cuts in the upcoming budget year.
  • Money
  • 17 hours, 31 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

UT awarded $1.2M for traffic safety project

UT awarded $1.2M for traffic safety projectA new project being done at the University of Tennessee aims to improve the safety of drivers and passengers who are in vehicles after dark.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 17 hours, 34 minutes ago
Scott - Campbell - Morgan

Weekend crash on I-75 kills 1, injures 3

Weekend crash on I-75 kills 1, injures 3A single car crash on I-75 in Campbell County leaves one person dead, three people injured.
  • Scott - Campbell - Morgan
  • 22 hours, 31 minutes ago
Downtown - UT

New development company buys historic Farragut building

New development company buys historic Farragut buildingThe company specializes in buying historic buildings and making them into senior housing, according to its website.
  • Downtown - UT
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Elections

U.S. Senate candidate Gordon Ball accused of plagiarism

U.S. Senate candidate Gordon Ball accused of plagiarismThe campaign for a U.S. Senate seat in Tennessee is heating up and Republicans are calling for a high profile concession. A Buzzfeed report showed many of the statements on stances on Senate candidate Gordon Ball's website came from other politicians
  • Elections
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Education

Students consider TN Promise before November 1 deadline

Students consider TN Promise before November 1 deadlineAn important deadline for Tennessee high school seniors interested in two years of free college is approaching.
  • Education
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Students consider TN Promise before November 1 deadline

Students consider TN Promise before November 1 deadlineAn important deadline for high school seniors interested in two years of free college is approaching.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Permits clear way for Greene Co. pipeline

Permits clear way for Greene Co. pipelineGreeneville and the Greene County industrial development board will own the pipeline and US Nitrogen will foot the bill.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Football

Former Vols/Gators coach Doug Dickey visits Knoxville

Former Vols/Gators coach Doug Dickey visits KnoxvilleThe former Vols coach is credited with coming up with the famous Neyland Stadium endzone pattern
  • Football
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Oak Ridge - Anderson

Oak Ridge city council approves loan for mall redevelopment

Oak Ridge city council approves loan for mall redevelopmentThe city approved a $13 million loan using tax increment financing. The city hopes to pay it off in 18 years.
  • Oak Ridge - Anderson
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Local

KPD: Man stabbed after dispute over suspect's girlfriend

KPD: Man stabbed after dispute over suspect's girlfriendA confrontation between two men escalated to a stabbing Monday night that sent one of them to the hospital
  • Local
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago