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    Outreach

    Volunteer Heart: Angel wing memory gowns

    Volunteer Heart: Angel wing memory gownsVolunteers across the country transform wedding dresses into angel gowns for babies who never make it home from the hospital. 10-23-14
    • Outreach
    • 14 hours, 31 minutes ago
    Education

    Knox BOE could vote next week on K-2 test's future

    Knox BOE could vote next week on K-2 test's futureSome feel it's too arduous for the system's youngest students
    • Education
    • 16 hours, 42 minutes ago
    Positively Schwall

    Positively Schwall: Engineering day

    Positively Schwall: Engineering dayOnly 6 percent of American high school students say they're considering a career in engineering or science. So college educators are doing all they can to increase that number. 10-23-14
    • Positively Schwall
    • 16 hours, 58 minutes ago
    Prep

    Alcoa High School installs new Jumbotron

    Alcoa High School installs new JumbotronThe school's new $480-thousand dollar Jumbotron screen will make its debut at Friday night's game.
    • Prep
    • 17 hours ago
    Politics

    More than 220,000 have cast early ballots in Tenn.

    More than 220,000 have cast early ballots in Tenn.Early voting runs from Oct. 15 to Oct. 30
    • Politics
    • 17 hours, 59 minutes ago
    Crime

    Police ID man fatally shot after dispute between neighbors

    Police ID man fatally shot after dispute between neighborsPolice in Loudon County are investigating after they say a man was shot and killed in his mobile home.
    • Crime
    • 18 hours, 5 minutes ago
    Profiles of Courage

    Fountain City Lake filled with fresh water again

    Fountain City Lake filled with fresh water againThe fish were removed and water was drained in September to make repairs to the lake, which had turned green and gloomy.
    • Profiles of Courage
    • 18 hours, 28 minutes ago
    Downtown - UT

    Vote: Big dreams for small downtown green space

    Vote: Big dreams for small downtown green spaceLocal artists & architects are looking at options for redeveloping the park area at the intersection of Summit Hill Drive and Gay Street.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 19 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Life

    Fall colors nearing peak in the Great Smoky Mountains

    Fall colors nearing peak in the Great Smoky MountainsParts of the Great Smoky Mountains are starting to put on their annual fall color display.
    • Life
    • 19 hours, 20 minutes ago
    Vols

    UT vs. Alabama: What you need to know

    UT vs. Alabama: What you need to knowThe game against the Crimson Tide is set to kick off at 7:36 p.m. ESPN-2 will televise the game
    • Vols
    • 19 hours, 32 minutes ago
    Downtown - UT

    Power T to represent more than athletics at UT

    Power T to represent more than athletics at UTThe Power T will represent all UT Knoxville colleges, departments, centers, institutes, and administrative offices.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 20 hours, 28 minutes ago
    McMinn - Monroe

    Poo prank shuts down Athens recycling center

    Poo prank shuts down Athens recycling centerThe Athens Recylcing Center is shut down after someone intentionally recycled bags of human feces
    • McMinn - Monroe
    • 20 hours, 37 minutes ago
    Local

    Once reviled by UT fans, Mike Hamilton helps in Africa

    Once reviled by UT fans, Mike Hamilton helps in AfricaMike Hamilton, former University of Tennessee athletics director, had become involved in Nashville's Blood: Water mission, which battles AIDS and clean water shortages in Africa.
    • Local
    • 22 hours, 11 minutes ago
    News

    Students jump at chance for free college tuition

    Students jump at chance for free college tuitionWith the Nov. 1 application deadline, the number of students embarking down the path toward free tuition at a Tennessee community college or college of applied technology is closer to 45,000
    • News
    • 22 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Life

    'See Rock City' barns vanishing from landscape

    'See Rock City' barns vanishing from landscapeBy 1998, there were only about 200 See Rock City barns left, and that number has decreased to only about 100 today.
    • Life
    • 1 day ago
    Local

    Pay Lane Kiffin's $14 haircut debt to help charity

    Pay Lane Kiffin's $14 haircut debt to help charitySeveral people have offered to pay Lane Kiffin's $14 haircut debt, so we've made #14forgiving a positive for charity.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 2 hours ago
    Downtown - UT

    Development near downtown paying off for new businesses

    Development near downtown paying off for new businessesDevelopment near Downtown Knoxville is bringing more traffic to the area.
    • Downtown - UT
    • 1 day, 9 hours ago
    Local

    Vehicle owners with defective airbags urged to act

    Vehicle owners with defective airbags urged to actThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging owners of certain makes and models of cars to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective Takata airbags.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
    Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

    Morristown approves beer rule exception for Food City

    Morristown approves beer rule exception for Food CityThe Morristown City Council took its first steps to change the city's beer laws for a new grocery store.
    • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
    Local

    9-year-old pinned between car, house

    9-year-old pinned between car, houseA 9-year-old girl was pinned between a car and a house after a car rolled Wednesday evening.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
    Maryville - Blount

    8-year-old killed in single-vehicle crash

    8-year-old killed in single-vehicle crash(WBIR) An 8-year-old boy was killed Wednesday afternoon after an SUV ran off the road and hit several trees in Blount County.
    • Maryville - Blount
    • 1 day, 11 hours ago
    Military

    70 years after death, Tennessee soldier buried at Arlington

    70 years after death, Tennessee soldier buried at ArlingtonAlmost 70 years after he died battling German troops in northeastern France, Army Pvt. 1st Class Cecil Harris of Shelbyville was buried Wednesday with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.
    • Military
    • 1 day, 11 hours ago
    People

    Alcoa historian George Williams passes away

    Alcoa historian George Williams passes awayA man who served the people of Alcoa and appreciated its rich history has passed away. George Williams died at UT Medical Center following a battle with cancer.
    • People
    • 1 day, 12 hours ago
    Local

    Rescued pit bulls receiving medical care

    Rescued pit bulls receiving medical careFifty pit bulls seized in a Sevier County rescue operation are now recovering and getting medical attention.
    • Local
    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
    Maryville - Blount

    Toddler climbs into toy machine, gets stuck

    Toddler climbs into toy machine, gets stuckA toddler is safe after getting stuck in a toy machine in Maryville.
    • Maryville - Blount
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Crime

    KPD: Man's phone contained hundreds of photos of child sexual abuse

    KPD: Man's phone contained hundreds of photos of child sexual abuseA Knoxville man is facing dozens of charges after an investigation found hundreds of photos and videos of children being sexually abused on his cell phone.
    • Crime
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
    Sevierville - Sevier

    WBIR gets sneak peek of Dollywood's new resort

    WBIR gets sneak peek of Dollywood's new resortOn Wednesday, Dollywood allowed the media to get a sneak peek of the DreamMore Resort located near the theme park.
    • Sevierville - Sevier
    • 1 day, 14 hours ago