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Black Friday hours: Here's when Knoxville's big retailers open for Thanksgiving weekend shopping


Created: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:00:29 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

What time does Black Friday start? Depends on where you're shopping in Knoxville. Here are hours for Target, Kohl's, Walmart, Best Buy and more.

       

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Get your mushy 'thanks' elsewhere: Here's what irritates me | David Moon


Created: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:00:19 +0000

Author: David Moon, Knoxville News Sentinel

There's plenty of gratitude to go around during Thanksgiving week, so here's a serving of something else.

       

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Salt & Pepper boutique moves from Southern Market, opens Fountain City storefront


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 21:33:19 +0000

Author: Ali James, Shopper News

After hosting countless trunk shows at people's houses and participating in community fundraisers, Howell knew she had a good support base for a store in Fountain City.

       

Read more: Salt & Pepper boutique moves from Southern Market, opens Fountain City storefront


How hundreds of 'volunteers' used their hands to build a foundation for Neyland Stadium


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 21:07:49 +0000

Author: John Shearer, Special to the News Sentinel

From it's humble beginning in 1921, this playing field grew into one of the largest and most recognizable college football stadiums in the country.

       

Read more: How hundreds of 'volunteers' used their hands to build a foundation for Neyland Stadium


Rocky Goode, longtime SEC football official from Knoxville, dies at 66


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:52:06 +0000

Author: Phil Kaplan, Knoxville News Sentinel

Rocky Goode, who was a respected SEC football official, has died. He was 66.

       

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Georgiana on her new book, 'East Tennessee Newsmakers: Where Are They Now?'


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 13:58:50 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Georgiana on her new book, "East Tennessee Newsmakers: Where Are They Now?"

       

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'Where Are They Now?' Longtime political writer's book catches up with East Tennessee luminaries


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:13:42 +0000

Author: Kristi L. Nelson, Knoxville News Sentinel

Longtime News Sentinel political writer Georgiana Vines has a new book profiling notable East Tennessean newsmakers who slid out of the spotlight.

       

Read more: 'Where Are They Now?' Longtime political writer's book catches up with East Tennessee luminaries


Garth Brooks: Playing historic Neyland Stadium was like 'Christmas morning'


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 21:03:07 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Here's what Garth Brooks told "Good Morning America" about his historic Neyland Stadium concert and his stop in Knoxville.

       

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Knox County Sheriff's Office looking for missing Halls man


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 13:11:20 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Sheriff's Office is searching for Jackie Harrison, 77. Harrison was last seen at the Halls Walmart on Nov. 17, 2019.

       

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UT's first athletic field, Wait Field, commemorated


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 10:00:09 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

UT commemorated the 100th anniversary of UT's first athletic field, Wait Field with a historical marker dedication ceremony.

       

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Sevierville foot doctor's medical license suspended after board finds he shared pills


Created: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 21:52:12 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

Severiville's Michael Webb had a pill-sharing agreement with patients and took opioids while performing surgery, among other things, a report states.

       

Read more: Sevierville foot doctor's medical license suspended after board finds he shared pills


Sevier Co. official who went on homophobic rant greeted by advocates for love, not hate


Created: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:40:22 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Hundreds of people turned out for the first Sevier County Commission meeting since one of its members went on a homophobic, racist rant last month.

       

Read more: Sevier Co. official who went on homophobic rant greeted by advocates for love, not hate


Raw video: Protesters chant 'Nazis go home' outside Sevier County meeting


Created: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:16:13 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee

Dozens gathered outside the Sevier County Courthouse to protest Commissioner Warren Hurts's anti-LGBTQ slur.

       

Read more: Raw video: Protesters chant 'Nazis go home' outside Sevier County meeting


Smokies ranger blazed trails, bears and all, becoming first African American park naturalist in 1967


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:19:41 +0000

Author: Georgiana Vines, Knoxville News Sentinel

Retired college president Joseph A. Lee remembers his stint as park naturalist for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as a highlight of his life.

       

Read more: Smokies ranger blazed trails, bears and all, becoming first African American park naturalist in 1967


A Tennessean's guide to the Donald Trump impeachment hearings


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:25:02 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

A rundown of Tennesseans who could have a role in impeachment hearings.

       

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Incoming Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon will inherit Caswell Park controversy


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 13:57:04 +0000

Author: Victor Ashe, Shopper News columnist

Current Mayor Madeline Rogero had strongly pushed to make the land transfer a reality, but the current council pushed the issue to January 2020.

       

Read more: Incoming Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon will inherit Caswell Park controversy


Activists honor Kingston coal ash cleanup workers and announce upcoming protest against Jacobs


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 03:00:03 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Activists also are organizing a protest of a global government contractor accused of failing to protect hundreds of workers on the coal ash cleanup.

       

Read more: Activists honor Kingston coal ash cleanup workers and announce upcoming protest against Jacobs


One killed, three wounded in rollover crash in Alcoa, police say


Created: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 15:46:23 +0000

Author: USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee, Knoxville News Sentinel

A vehicle was traveling south on Alcoa Highway shortly after 3 a.m. when it rolled over and ejected all four occupants at Buick Drive.

       

Read more: One killed, three wounded in rollover crash in Alcoa, police say


University of Tennessee expects big rankings boost by uniting Knoxville campus, ag school


Created: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:00:11 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

The new combined school would be ranked 55th in one national measure of science research programs in the United States.

       

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Garth Brooks performs Neyland Stadium concert in photos


Created: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 04:07:30 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Photos of Garth Brooks performing at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019.

       

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Garth Brooks holds press conference ahead of Neyland Stadium concert


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:54:00 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Garth Brooks holds press conference ahead of Neyland Stadium concert

       

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Garth Brooks explains how he comes up with the vision of his concerts


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:52:08 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Garth Brooks explains how he comes up with the vision of his concerts

       

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Duluth Trading Co. opens in Knoxville


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:43:54 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Duluth Trading Co. opens its newest store in West Knoxville on Friday, November 15, 2019.

       

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Take a look inside Duluth Trading Company's newest store in Knoxville


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:43:54 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Take a look inside Duluth Trading Company's newest store in Knoxville

       

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Knox.biz 20 Under 20 class of 2019 honored at celebration


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:19:49 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

These under-20 individuals have gotten a lot accomplished in less than two decades.

       

Read more: Knox.biz 20 Under 20 class of 2019 honored at celebration


I-40 West will be closed at the North Carolina border and the detour is massive


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:01:37 +0000

Author: Elizabeth Anne Brown, Knoxville News Sentinel

The highway could remain closed for up to 5 days, according to N.C. Department of Transportation. Repairs will be to rapidly deteriorating concrete.

       

Read more: I-40 West will be closed at the North Carolina border and the detour is massive


Dale Akins' new mobile commercial kitchen


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:02:37 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

The mobile commissary kitchen Dale Akins has worked on for months is ready for food entrepreneurs to rent.

       

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Look inside Dale Akins' mobile commercial kitchen


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:02:31 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Take a look inside Dale Akins' new mobile commercial kitchen in West Knoxville

       

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Bearden Middle students use Design Thinking to solve problems


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:00:17 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Bearden Middle students use Design Thinking to solve problems

       

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Bearden Middle students use design thinking in class


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:00:17 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

'Design thinking' incorporates problem solving and modeling with STEM concepts. Bearden Middle School teacher Emily Butterfield says it helps her students get engaged with what they're learning about: "When there's a problem in the world, they're on it."

       

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'Why don't we just fix that?' How your student's design thinking class may save the world


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:00:18 +0000

Author: Kristi L. Nelson, Knoxville News Sentinel

A hands-on, STEM-based approach to teaching science gives students a problem to solve — and their ideas have been innovative.

       

Read more: 'Why don't we just fix that?' How your student's design thinking class may save the world


Patricia Neal through the years


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:00:14 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Patricia Neal through the years

       

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River & Rail Theatre to open Old City Performing Arts Center in Knoxville


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:00:10 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

River & Rail Theatre Company is opening Old City Performing Arts Center on State Street in Knoxville

       

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River & Rail Theatre's Joshua Peterson talks about the Old City Performing Arts Center


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:00:10 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

River & Rail Theatre's Joshua Peterson talks about the Old City Performing Arts Center

       

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


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 02:28:33 +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


Two died in a Knoxville duplex of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 02:24:48 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

Firefighters entered with heavy protection and their tests showed an abnormally high level of carbon monoxide.

       

Read more: Two died in a Knoxville duplex of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning


University of Tennessee Spirit Team mishandled money under former coordinator Joy Postell-Gee


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 00:52:55 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

At least $1,580 was not turned in to the UT Athletics' Business Office from cheer tryouts and a clinic in 2017 and 2018.

       

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University of Tennessee sets new fundraising record with $2.55 million raised in 24 hours


Created: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:54:47 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

Dr. Richardi, a Knoxville oncologist, adn his wife, Mary, and The Regal Foundation provided a $1 million challenge gift that was met.

       

Read more: University of Tennessee sets new fundraising record with $2.55 million raised in 24 hours


Oak Ridge leaders join fight against new coal ash dump at TVA's Bull Run plant


Created: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:55:27 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

TVA bought land to build a coal ash dump and filed a permit in 2015, but hasn't said what it will do with its coal ash once the Bull Run plant closes.

       

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Dip your toes into Wake Foot Sanctuary, now open in the Embassy Suites Downtown


Created: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:42:38 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

What is a foot sanctuary, you ask? Wake Foot Sanctuary owner Ami Patel hopes the concept retains a little bit of its mystery.

       

Read more: Dip your toes into Wake Foot Sanctuary, now open in the Embassy Suites Downtown


Battlefield K9s and handlers step off to support Sharp's Ridge War Dog memorial


Created: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:44:33 +0000

Author: Nancy Anderson, Shopper News

Park's focus on veterans will include animals who gave their all

       

Read more: Battlefield K9s and handlers step off to support Sharp's Ridge War Dog memorial


Knoxville restaurant openings and closings you missed in October


Created: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:11:51 +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.

       

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Flashback to the times Michael Jackson, Johnny Cash, Kenny Chesney played Neyland Stadium


Created: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:28:00 +0000

Author: Maggie Jones, Knoxville News Sentinel

We took a look back in the New Sentinel archives to see what it was like when Johnny Cash, the Jacksons and Kenny Chesney played at Neyland Stadium.

       

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Mother will face trial after her infant died in a hot car at a Knoxville grocery store


Created: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 16:43:16 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Chantae Monique Cabrera appeared at an arraignment on charges including first-degree murder, felony murder and aggravated child neglect.

       

Read more: Mother will face trial after her infant died in a hot car at a Knoxville grocery store


Sevier County Commission has no plan to rebuke Warren Hurst for homophobic rant


Created: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:44:36 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Warren Hurst wasn't at Tuesday night's meeting of commissioners who gathered to finalize next week's agenda — and neither were his critics.

       

Read more: Sevier County Commission has no plan to rebuke Warren Hurst for homophobic rant


Amidst the swirl of impeachment, Burchett gets first bill through the House


Created: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 20:54:49 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

The bill supports small businesses that employ National Guard members and reservists. He worked with Democrat Andy Kim on the bill.

       

Read more: Amidst the swirl of impeachment, Burchett gets first bill through the House


See Gatlinburg's SkyBridge turned into a stunning winter span worthy of the North Pole


Created: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 19:47:54 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

Watch the camera turn from the SkyBridge for a stunning aerial view of downtown Gatlinburg as flakes continued to blanket the mountain town.

       

Read more: See Gatlinburg's SkyBridge turned into a stunning winter span worthy of the North Pole

 
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