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What East Tennessee schools are delayed or closed on Wednesday


Created: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 02:27:12 +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.

       

More details: 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.

       

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


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.

       

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


Big Ears adds Patti Smith to its star-studded lineup featuring John Paul Jones, Kim Gordon


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:50:52 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

Big Ears promises another year of talented artists coming to Knoxville, including John Paul Jones, Thundercat, Kim Gordon and Devendra Banhart.

       

More details: Big Ears adds Patti Smith to its star-studded lineup featuring John Paul Jones, Kim Gordon


What to know about REAL ID and why you might need one soon


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 19:20:20 +0000

Author: Joel Ebert, Nashville Tennessean

Thanks in part to a looming federal mandate, Tennesseans are flocking to driver's license facilities to obtain what is called a REAL ID.

       

More details: What to know about REAL ID and why you might need one soon


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.

       

More details: First snow comes early in Knoxville this season


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.

       

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


Here's why some KnoxNews stories are labeled 'For Subscribers'


Created: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:50:19 +0000

Author: Joel Christopher, Knoxville News Sentinel

We want to acknowledge readers' support more meaningfully, so we're making a significant amount of our work available to subscribers only.

       

More details: Here's why some KnoxNews stories are labeled 'For Subscribers'


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.

       

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


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.

       

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


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.

       

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


Here are the 11 slowest places to get your Tennessee driver's license


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:56:23 +0000

Author: Joel Ebert, Nashville Tennessean

Tennesseans continue to flock to facilities in droves given next year's deadline for obtaining a REAL ID.

       

More details: Here are the 11 slowest places to get your Tennessee driver's license


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.

       

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


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.

       

More details: Next Big Thing: ORNL offers new tech to private business


Restaurant inspections: 18 local eateries earn perfect health scores


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:00:15 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Health Department recently evaluated the following restaurants. Restaurant scores may change with follow-up visits.

       

More details: Restaurant inspections: 18 local eateries earn perfect health scores


Tennessee urges county clerks to step up, help ease REAL ID crunch and offer driver's license services


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 04:31:11 +0000

Author: Joel Ebert, Nashville Tennessean

Tennessee says it has been able to convince 42 of the state's 95 county clerks to take on driver's license services.

       

More details: Tennessee urges county clerks to step up, help ease REAL ID crunch and offer driver's license services


Knoxville Veterans Day Parade on Gay St.


Created: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:41:00 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

The 2019 Knoxville Veterans Day Parade.

       

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$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.

       

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


Tennessee education department prepares its budget for education savings account rollout


Created: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 11:00:41 +0000

Author: Jason Gonzales, Nashville Tennessean

Tennessee's education savings account proposal is taking shape as Commissioner Penny Schwinn presented a $109 million proposed budget increase.

       

More details: Tennessee education department prepares its budget for education savings account rollout


Capitol Notebook: What does former Gov. Bill Haslam think of the TennCare block grant plan?


Created: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 11:00:20 +0000

Author: Joel Ebert, Natalie Allison and Duane W. Gang, Nashville Tennessean

The latest political news from the USA TODAY Network - Tennessee.

       

More details: Capitol Notebook: What does former Gov. Bill Haslam think of the TennCare block grant plan?


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.

       

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


University of Tennessee through the years


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

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

A look back on the University of Tennessee through the years

       

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How the University of Tennessee has changed over the past 225 years


Created: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 03:00:10 +0000

Author: Angela M. Gosnell, Knoxville News Sentinel

From its start in one private house, the University of Tennessee's campus has grown to include 294 buildings on 910 acres, according to the university.

       

More details: How the University of Tennessee has changed over the past 225 years


Built to last: UT campus moves from fitful growth to planned and unitary look


Created: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 03:00:14 +0000

Author: Jim Gaines, Knoxville News Sentinel

UT's campus has grown piecemeal in a confined space, but now planners look to tie it all together.

       

More details: Built to last: UT campus moves from fitful growth to planned and unitary look


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.

       

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


Knoxville Brewer's Jam celebrated 23 years with more than 35 breweries and one great time


Created: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 01:18:24 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville Brewers Jam attendees went home with designated drivers and the festival went home with proceeds for social, economic and environmental justice.

       

More details: Knoxville Brewer's Jam celebrated 23 years with more than 35 breweries and one great time


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.

       

More details: Knoxville could see snow and single digit temps as early as Tuesday


Hacker may have private information on nearly 44,000 TennCare members after Magellan data breach


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 23:02:38 +0000

Author: Brett Kelman, Nashville Tennessean

Private data was potentially compromised includes names, social security numbers and member IDs after a security breach that TennCare has known about for months.

       

More details: Hacker may have private information on nearly 44,000 TennCare members after Magellan data breach


Rhythm N' Blooms has been postponed indefinitely over a legal battle


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 21:36:11 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

A statement from Dogwood Arts confirmed what seemed to be a possibility amidst a legal battle: Rhythm N' Blooms will be put on hold.

       

More details: Rhythm N' Blooms has been postponed indefinitely over a legal battle


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.

       

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


'Jeopardy!' had another clue about Knoxville. Can you answer these other ones?


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 20:40:35 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville has a history of being included in "Jeopardy!" trivia questions, including on Wednesday night. How many can you answer?

       

More details: 'Jeopardy!' had another clue about Knoxville. Can you answer these other ones?


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

       

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


Vaping lung disease: Illnesses linked to vitamin E acetate, U.S. health officials say


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 19:49:25 +0000

Author: Mike Stobbe, The Associated Press

The outbreak of vaping illnesses in the U.S. was linked to vitamin E acetate, U.S. health officials reported Friday in a breakthrough for investigators

       

More details: Vaping lung disease: Illnesses linked to vitamin E acetate, U.S. health officials say


Kentucky could be the superior school over Tennessee — change my mind


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 19:42:29 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

Could Wild Turkey help the Wildcats? Getting blitzed in bourbon country is a Kentucky tradition that gives UK and advantage over the Vols.

       

More details: Kentucky could be the superior school over Tennessee — change my mind


New Jersey retirement community terrorized by 'aggressive' wild turkeys


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 17:58:57 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

It may sound like a D-list Thanksgiving horror movie, but it's not. New Jersey residents are being attacked by wild turkeys.

       

More details: New Jersey retirement community terrorized by 'aggressive' wild turkeys


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.

       

More details: Traps have been set to find bear shot outside Gatlinburg motel


Thieves steal trailers filled with $60K worth of supplies from Christian camp for underprivileged kids


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 16:26:04 +0000

Author: Amy McRary, Knoxville News Sentinel

Thieves steal trailers filled with minstry's supplies to hold camps for poor children.

       

More details: Thieves steal trailers filled with $60K worth of supplies from Christian camp for underprivileged kids


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.

       

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


Top Tennessee Republicans open to bolstering state's campaign finance laws


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 16:21:45 +0000

Author: Joel Ebert, Nashville Tennessean

There have been no wholesale changes made in decades to strengthen Tennessee's campaign finance laws.

       

More details: Top Tennessee Republicans open to bolstering state's campaign finance laws


Day-care worker may have let a child suck on a vape pen, so the state is investigating


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 16:31:50 +0000

Author: Kristi L. Nelson, Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee departments of human services and children's services are investigating whether a Roane County day-care worker gave a toddler her Juul.

       

More details: Day-care worker may have let a child suck on a vape pen, so the state is investigating


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.

       

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


White South Carolina restaurant manager who enslaved disabled black man gets 10 year prison sentence


Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 13:02:34 +0000

Author: The Associated Press, Nashville Tennessean

South Carolina cafeteria manager Bobby Paul Edwards was sentenced to 10 years in prison for forcing a disabled man to work without pay for 18 hours a day.

       

More details: White South Carolina restaurant manager who enslaved disabled black man gets 10 year prison sentence


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.

       

More details: 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.

       

More details: 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.

       

More details: 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.

       

More details: 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.

       

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


School shooter sentencing: South Carolina teen killed one student, plotted to kill dozens


Created: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 01:37:13 +0000

Author: Nikie Mayo, The Greenville News

Investigators claimed Jesse Osborne attempted to escape from jail and plotted to kill more than 50 students in 2016.

       

More details: School shooter sentencing: South Carolina teen killed one student, plotted to kill dozens

 
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