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What East Tennessee schools are delayed or closed on Wednesday


Created: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 02:14:57 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Brrrrrr. A deep cold has settled into East Tennessee. We'll update this list as we hear from schools that have a delayed start or are closed.

       

Read more: What East Tennessee schools are delayed or closed on Wednesday


Man found dead after roommate threatened him with sword, police say


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 22:42:58 +0000

Author: USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee, Knoxville News Sentinel

A Knoxville man faces a first-degree murder charge after police found his roommate dead behind a basement door that had been nailed shut.

       

Read more: Man found dead after roommate threatened him with sword, police say


Guy Fieri's 'Chicken Guy!' restaurant coming to Knoxville, Gatlinburg, Johnson City


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 18:42:24 +0000

Author: Lizzy Alfs, Knoxville News Sentinel

The celebrity chef will open Chicken Guy! restaurants across Tennessee, starting with Nashville. It serves chicken tenders, skewers and sandwiches.

       

Read more: Guy Fieri's 'Chicken Guy!' restaurant coming to Knoxville, Gatlinburg, Johnson City


First snow comes early in Knoxville this season


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:26:06 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Photos of Knoxville's first snowfall comes early this year on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.

       

Read more: First snow comes early in Knoxville this season


Is your school opening late or not at all? Find out here


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 14:16:34 +0000

Author: News Sentinel, Knoxville News Sentinel

Here are schools closed for winter weather.

       

Read more: Is your school opening late or not at all? Find out here


Make your holiday season more rewarding by volunteering with our Empty Stocking Fund


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:00:17 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

Hundreds of caring Knoxvillians make the entire program happen, from setting up tables to sorting toys and handing out meals.

       

Read more: Make your holiday season more rewarding by volunteering with our Empty Stocking Fund


Next Big Thing: ORNL offers new tech to private business


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:30:05 +0000

Author: Jim Gaines, Knoxville News Sentinel

Oak Ridge National Laboratory offers eight new technologies that businesses can license.

       

Read more: Next Big Thing: ORNL offers new tech to private business


From Knoxville Center Mall to Topgolf, here's the retail news you missed in October


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:00:07 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

It seemed like the craziest month EVER for retail news in Knoxville. Here's what you missed.

       

Read more: From Knoxville Center Mall to Topgolf, here's the retail news you missed in October


Roane County lawsuit asserts TVA and its contractor ran coal ash 'disinformation campaign'


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:00:03 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Tennessee Valley Authority and its prime contractor are accused in a new proposed class action lawsuit on behalf of Roane County citizens of running a "disinformation campaign" for decades about the dangers of coal ash.

       

Read more: Roane County lawsuit asserts TVA and its contractor ran coal ash 'disinformation campaign'


What if it snows? Knox County Schools tries to decide by 5 a.m. whether to cancel


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:45:21 +0000

Author: Kristi L. Nelson, Knoxville News Sentinel

What happens when Knox County Schools has to decide whether to close for snow? Here's the process and how you'll be notified.

       

Read more: What if it snows? Knox County Schools tries to decide by 5 a.m. whether to cancel


$2.25 million in 24 hours: UT-Knoxville aims to set new fundraising record


Created: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 17:24:10 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

Big Orange Give, the annual 24-hour fundraising push, will be on Wednesday starting at 12:01 a.m.

       

Read more: $2.25 million in 24 hours: UT-Knoxville aims to set new fundraising record


Kincannon's mayoral win shows the power of old-fashioned campaigning


Created: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 10:30:03 +0000

Author: Victor Ashe, Shopper News columnist

Money matters, but only so far, city election shows.

       

Read more: Kincannon's mayoral win shows the power of old-fashioned campaigning


UT's planned Oak Ridge Institute is designed to 'answer some really hard questions'


Created: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 03:00:09 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

The institute will create more partnerships between UT and ORNL and create more research opportunities for UT graduate students.

       

Read more: UT's planned Oak Ridge Institute is designed to 'answer some really hard questions'


Knoxville could see snow and single digit temps as early as Tuesday


Created: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 17:25:24 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

A meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Morristown says East Tennessee could see snow, single-digit wind chill temps this week.

       

Read more: Knoxville could see snow and single digit temps as early as Tuesday


TSSAA football playoffs: Grainger at Anderson County in pictures


Created: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 15:46:53 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Anderson County takes on Grainger County in the TSSAA playoffs on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.

       

Read more: TSSAA football playoffs: Grainger at Anderson County in pictures


PrepXtra: David Crockett vs. Knoxville Central football in pictures


Created: Sat, 09 Nov 2019 04:14:49 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Central takes on David Crocket in the TSSAA playoffs on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.

       

Read more: PrepXtra: David Crockett vs. Knoxville Central football in pictures


University of Tennessee System votes to move its offices to TVA's East Tower


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 20:53:19 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

The move, which has been discussed for the last year, was approved by Trustees on Friday. TVA's East Tower is about one mile off of campus.

       

Read more: University of Tennessee System votes to move its offices to TVA's East Tower


Congrats to the Halls High School band, the favorite in our reader poll


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 20:40:30 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

After three weeks and more than 165,000 votes, Halls High School band won best band in Knoxville. Read more about the band here

       

Read more: Congrats to the Halls High School band, the favorite in our reader poll


Traps have been set to find bear shot outside Gatlinburg motel


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 19:30:03 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

A man shot a black bear on the second floor of a Gatlinburg motel on Thursday night, according to a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency spokesman.

       

Read more: Traps have been set to find bear shot outside Gatlinburg motel


Judge nixes new trial bid by Lemaricus Davidson in torture slayings of Knox couple


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 16:24:01 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

A judge on Friday shot down a bid for a new trial by the convicted ringleader in the January 2007 torture slayings of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom.

       

Read more: Judge nixes new trial bid by Lemaricus Davidson in torture slayings of Knox couple


After losing their son to suicide, Farragut family tries to break down stigma


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:35:05 +0000

Author: Margie Hagen, Shopper News

Suicides are now at the highest rate since the World War II era.

       

Read more: After losing their son to suicide, Farragut family tries to break down stigma


Gatlinburg mom blamed herself for her son's hot-car death. Here's why a judge granted her mercy.


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 12:49:26 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

A judge has granted probation to a Gatlinburg mother whose husband forgot to get their toddler son from the car, leading to his death by heat stroke.

       

Read more: Gatlinburg mom blamed herself for her son's hot-car death. Here's why a judge granted her mercy.


20 Under 20: Zoey Carver balances baking business, Brazilian jiu-jitsu


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 12:00:15 +0000

Author: Maggie Jones, Knoxville News Sentinel

Baking cakes and Brazilian jiu-jitsu go hand in hand for 16-year-old Zoey Carver, who has her own business, Zoey's Kickin Cakes.

       

Read more: 20 Under 20: Zoey Carver balances baking business, Brazilian jiu-jitsu


20 Under 20: Farragut High School's Yune Kim started her online store with apparel, art


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 12:00:07 +0000

Author: Maggie Jones, Knoxville News Sentinel

Yune Kim's business may have started on a whim, but now it's grown into an online store with shirts, hats and other items that showcase her art.

       

Read more: 20 Under 20: Farragut High School's Yune Kim started her online store with apparel, art


High school days provide lasting lessons in leadership for former Knoxville police chief


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 11:30:06 +0000

Author: David Rausch, Knox.biz columnist

While my path did not lead into manufacturing, the experience provided me lessons in leadership – lessons that built the foundation of my journey.

       

Read more: High school days provide lasting lessons in leadership for former Knoxville police chief


Knoxville police officer was justified in killing Channara 'Philly' Pheap, prosecutors say


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 16:58:00 +0000

Author: Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Channara Tom "Philly" Pheap died in an Aug. 26 shooting at an apartment complex's parking lot in Knoxville. He was shot by officer Dylan Williams.

       

Read more: Knoxville police officer was justified in killing Channara 'Philly' Pheap, prosecutors say


Woman charged with murder in Cocke County shooting


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 02:15:18 +0000

Author: USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee, Knoxville News Sentinel

Martha Styles, 45, was arrested in the shooting death of Adena Parton, 58, according to a news release from the Cocke County Sheriff's Office.

       

Read more: Woman charged with murder in Cocke County shooting


Knox County DA: Fatal shooting of Channara "Philly" Pheap was justifiable


Created: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 21:18:50 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County prosecutors said Knoxville Police Department Officer Dylan Williams was justified in the fatal shooting of Channara "Philly" Pheap.

       

Read more: Knox County DA: Fatal shooting of Channara "Philly" Pheap was justifiable


Knox County DA holds press conference on fatal shooting of Pheap


Created: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 21:10:57 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen held a press conference announcing the office's decision on the fatal shooting of Channara Tom "Philly" Pheap in August

       

Read more: Knox County DA holds press conference on fatal shooting of Pheap


Family of Channara 'Philly' Pheap, man fatally shot by Knoxville officer, issues statement


Created: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 17:17:09 +0000

Author: USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee, Knoxville News Sentinel

The family of Pheap, who was fatally shot by a Knoxville police officer at an apartment complex on Monday, released a statement to Knox News.

       

Read more: Family of Channara 'Philly' Pheap, man fatally shot by Knoxville officer, issues statement


Standard Knitting Mill through the years


Created: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:09:20 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Standard Knitting Mill through the years

       

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20 Under 20: Tyler Larrabee founded a music festival for young bands


Created: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 12:00:16 +0000

Author: Kristi L. Nelson, Knoxville News Sentinel

"I realized how little I really knew about being a performing musician and how much could be shared with other musicians my age."

       

Read more: 20 Under 20: Tyler Larrabee founded a music festival for young bands


Burning issue: Is capitalism the cause of California's wildfires? | David Moon


Created: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 11:00:25 +0000

Author: David Moon, Knoxville News Sentinel

Gas and electric company PG&E is getting heat for California's wildfires, when state regulations may actually be the problem.

       

Read more: Burning issue: Is capitalism the cause of California's wildfires? | David Moon


Check out Knoxville restaurant openings and closings you missed in October


Created: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:14:15 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

Can we interest you in a boozy milkshake, perhaps? Here's a roundup of the food news you need to know.

       

Read more: Check out Knoxville restaurant openings and closings you missed in October


Dollywood employees transform the park from its Harvest Festival to Christmas


Created: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 10:40:51 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Dollywood employees transform the park from its Harvest Festival to Christmas

       

Read more: Dollywood employees transform the park from its Harvest Festival to Christmas


Watch as Dollywood employees transform the park for the Christmas season


Created: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 10:41:37 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Watch as Dollywood employees transform the park for the Christmas season

       

Read more: Watch as Dollywood employees transform the park for the Christmas season


UT celebrates Chancellor Donde Plowman at investiture


Created: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 22:33:04 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

UT celebrates Chancellor Donde Plowman at investiture

       

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UT Chancellor Donde Plowman speaks at the investiture


Created: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 22:33:03 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

UT Chancellor Donde Plowman speaks at the investiture

       

Read more: UT Chancellor Donde Plowman speaks at the investiture


UT celebrated Chancellor Donde Plowman on Wednesday afternoon. Here's how she recapped her first few months


Created: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 22:33:05 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

UT held an investiture ceremony for Donde Plowman on Wednesday afternoon, where she spoke on the need to continue working with faculty and students.

       

Read more: UT celebrated Chancellor Donde Plowman on Wednesday afternoon. Here's how she recapped her first few months


Women rule: Knoxville elects first women-majority city council


Created: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:26:43 +0000

Author: Travis Dorman and Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

These are the four candidates who won seats on the Knoxville City Council.

       

Read more: Women rule: Knoxville elects first women-majority city council


Indya Kincannon is the new Knoxville mayor. Here are 4 takeaways from Election Day.


Created: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:25:35 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knoxville mayoral campaign was clean and so was the victory for Kincannon. Here's what you need to know.

       

Read more: Indya Kincannon is the new Knoxville mayor. Here are 4 takeaways from Election Day.


Teen who played a role in Zach Munday's death wants out of jail but a judge isn't having it


Created: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 16:29:37 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

A Knox County judge on Wednesday rejected an appeal to set free a teenager he only days earlier sent to jail for her role in the death of a 15-year-old Gibbs High School classmate.

       

Read more: Teen who played a role in Zach Munday's death wants out of jail but a judge isn't having it


Chelsea Hopson denied house arrest appeal


Created: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 15:08:45 +0000

Author: Calvin Mattheis, calvin.mattheis@knoxnews.com

Chelsea Hopson denied house arrest appeal

       

Read more: Chelsea Hopson denied house arrest appeal


South-Doyle football team honors South Knox heritage with throwback jerseys


Created: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 15:00:33 +0000

Author: Ali James, Shopper News

Young High, South High, Doyle High and South-Young High schools were honored at South-Doyle game with special jerseys and T-shirts.

       

Read more: South-Doyle football team honors South Knox heritage with throwback jerseys


Convict-turned-CEO sold his Knoxville business to help change prisoners' lives. Here's why.


Created: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 13:00:40 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Master Service CEO Josh Smith has sold his successful Knoxville business to launch 4th Purpose Foundation. It will help inmates get back into society.

       

Read more: Convict-turned-CEO sold his Knoxville business to help change prisoners' lives. Here's why.


Mexican favorites with unique twists highlight Parrilla's, now in new Farragut location


Created: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 12:30:11 +0000

Author: Margie Hagen, Shopper News

Parrilla's Cantina, formerly La Parrilla's, moves from Turkey Creek location and customers follow.

       

Read more: Mexican favorites with unique twists highlight Parrilla's, now in new Farragut location


20 Under 20: Marlee Arden is writing and singing her way to the Grand Ole Opry


Created: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 12:00:10 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

"What I enjoy most about singing is being able to brighten people's day and make them happy but also making myself happy by doing what I love most."

       

Read more: 20 Under 20: Marlee Arden is writing and singing her way to the Grand Ole Opry

 
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