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Big Give Knox will make it super easy for you to contribute to our community


Created: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 18:17:40 +0000

Author: Amy McRary, Knoxville News Sentinel

Here's how Big Give Knox works: people go to www.biggiveknox.org on Dec. 3, browse the lists of nonprofits, then use a credit or debit card to donate.

       

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Empty Stocking Fund 2019: What you need to know to donate and volunteer


Created: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 17:46:55 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

If you're interested in donating money, volunteering your time or receiving a food box, this will get you started.

       

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Have you seen this man? Search enters fifth day for elderly Knox resident with dementia


Created: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 14:58:19 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Authorities are asking Halls residents with home security cameras to check their own footage for a possible sighting of 77-year-old Jackie Harrsion.

       

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Vision for the new Knoxville Science Museum takes shape east of downtown


Created: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 13:14:22 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

Nothing is being built yet, but the renderings mean things are getting serious for the project east of downtown Knonxville.

       

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


Created: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 12:30:31 +0000

Author: John Shearer, Special to the News Sentinel

From its 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


Knoxville Science Museum design proposals


Created: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 11:05:25 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Multimillionaire Jim Clayton is funding a new museum just east of downtown Knoxville.

       

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Come for the fresh roasted coffee, stay for a professional tattoo


Created: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:30:03 +0000

Author: Al Lesar, Shopper News

Patrick Cameron's loyal customers persuaded him to keep working part-time on tattoos while he converted a 1970 Olson Kurbmaster into a coffee truck.

       

Read more: Come for the fresh roasted coffee, stay for a professional tattoo


Welcome back, Elton John! Take a look back at the Rocket Man's past Knoxville shows


Created: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:00:13 +0000

Author: Amy McRary, Knoxville News Sentinel

It's been awhile, Elton. But before he was Sir Elton and ever thought about saying farewell, the singer rocked Knoxville over four decades.

       

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Dr. Tom Kim's legacy of free medical care


Created: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 03:13:28 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Dr. Tom Kim retired Nov. 1, 2019, but his Free Medical Clinic of America will continue, with the same mission to serve the "working poor."

       

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Evacuation order lifted after fire at Holliston Mills factory in Hawkins County


Created: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:29:55 +0000

Author: Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The blaze was reported inside Holliston Mills, off U.S. Highway 11 in Church Hill, shortly before 12:30 p.m., according to an emergency dispatcher.

       

Read more: Evacuation order lifted after fire at Holliston Mills factory in Hawkins County


Knoxville woman killed in head-on crash in Anderson County


Created: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:13:24 +0000

Author: USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee, Knoxville News Sentinel

A Knoxville woman was killed and two others were wounded in a head-on crash in Anderson County on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

       

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Lady Vols freshman guard Jordan Horston cited for shoplifting at Sevier outlet mall


Created: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 23:41:25 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee Lady Vols freshman standout Jordan Horston reached a deal Thursday with prosecutors on a charge of shoplifting from a Sevierville outlet store.

       

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I-40 West back open at Tennessee-North Carolina border after massive detour


Created: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:26:19 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Interstate 40 West into Tennessee has reopened to traffic following emergency bridge repairs in North Carolina.

       

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


Created: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:27:36 +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.

       

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


Created: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:14:47 +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.

       

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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.

       

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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.

       

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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.

       

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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.

       

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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.

       

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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.

       

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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.

       

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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

 
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