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We've proven ourselves a match for any common enemy — including coronavirus


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:57:17 +0000

Author: Mike Strange, Shopper News columnist

The Covid-19 virus. The invisible enemy. If only it could be whipped in a 30-minute battle.

       

Read more: We've proven ourselves a match for any common enemy — including coronavirus


Here's a list of the Knoxville restaurants that are open during the coronavirus crisis


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:34:33 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

This is an ever-changing list, but here are the restaurants, bars and food businesses that are still open.

       

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Knoxville restaurants closing temporarily during coronavirus pandemic


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:55:40 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

While some restaurants are trying to tough it out by emphasizing delivery or takeout, others have made the decision to close until further notice.

       

Read more: Knoxville restaurants closing temporarily during coronavirus pandemic


Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon: People are not taking this seriously


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:40:14 +0000

Author: Angela M. Gosnell, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon has issued a stronger Safer at Home order that adds the "ability to take corrective action" against those violating the rules.

       

Read more: Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon: People are not taking this seriously


GOP state Sen. Richard Briggs — a surgeon — says lives matter now more than freedoms


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 14:15:53 +0000

Author: Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The state senator from Knoxville said that, as a doctor, he wishes Tennessee would have moved faster on coronavirus safety orders.

       

Read more: GOP state Sen. Richard Briggs — a surgeon — says lives matter now more than freedoms


'National Lampoon's' Family Truckster replica brings joy to Knoxvillians stuck home during coronavirus outbreak


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:00:17 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Dave "Coach" Moore is driving a green station wagon, identical to the one in "National Lampoon's Vacation," to neighborhoods in Knoxville and beyond.

       

Read more: 'National Lampoon's' Family Truckster replica brings joy to Knoxvillians stuck home during coronavirus outbreak


"Coach" Moore drives Truckster around to spread joy


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:00:15 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

"Coach" Moore drives Truckster around to spread joy

       

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"Coach" Moore's Truckster brings joy to people while still social distancing


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:00:15 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Dave "Coach" Moore is driving his Truckster around neighborhoods while blasting tunes and occasionally hopping out to dance with residents.

       

Read more: "Coach" Moore's Truckster brings joy to people while still social distancing


University of Tennessee Medical Center through the years


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:04:12 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

News Sentinel archive pictures of the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville

       

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Knoxville Catholic High School extends online learning through May 1 because of COVID-10


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 20:07:45 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville Catholic High School has an online learning schedule in place, which it has extended through May 1. Most East Tennessee schools are closed through April 24.

       

Read more: Knoxville Catholic High School extends online learning through May 1 because of COVID-10


Health Dept: Playground closures will protect the community


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:36:03 +0000

Author: Knox County Health Department, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Health Department director of communicable and environmental disease talks about Gov. Lee's shelter in place order in response to COVID-19.

       

Read more: Health Dept: Playground closures will protect the community


Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs delivers trees to Zoo Knoxville


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:56:01 +0000

Author: Zoo Knoxville, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs along with Knox County Engineering and Public Works crews delivered maple trees to Zoo Knoxville.

       

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REPLAY: Knox County Health Department's daily update on COVID-19


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:48:21 +0000

Author: Angela M. Gosnell, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Health Department is giving an update on COVID-19 every weekday at 12:30 p.m.

       

Read more: REPLAY: Knox County Health Department's daily update on COVID-19


Reader's Eye 2020: Knoxville area photographers share their photos


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 12:59:12 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Reader's Eye 2020: Knoxville area photographers share their photos

       

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Gov. Lee issues statewide safer at home order: 'We need you to stay home'


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 10:33:27 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Gov. Bill Lee on Monday issued a two-week statewide order closing non-essential businesses and telling Tennesseans to stay home.

       

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Knox County sheriff: 22 inmates are in quarantine, but none tested for coronavirus


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:09:06 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

No Knox County inmates or jail staffers have been tested for the coronavirus yet, but they are in isolation.

       

Read more: Knox County sheriff: 22 inmates are in quarantine, but none tested for coronavirus


Knoxville makes adjustments as coronavirus hits East Tennessee in pictures


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 20:34:48 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, Saul Young, Calvin Mattheis, Caitie McMekin and Caitlyn Jordan, Knoxville News Sentinel

Photos: UT students move out of dorms, events cancelled, fans not allowed to attend game due to coronavirus entering Knox County.

       

Read more: Knoxville makes adjustments as coronavirus hits East Tennessee in pictures


Knox judges issue 'extraordinary' book-and-release order amid coronavirus outbreak


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:06:59 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County's judges issued an order Monday to try to stop the flow of inmates into the county's jails amid the coronavirus pandemic.

       

Read more: Knox judges issue 'extraordinary' book-and-release order amid coronavirus outbreak


Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs 'hopes' businesses open before Trump's April 30 guidelines


Created: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 21:46:57 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

On Sunday, President Trump announced federal guidelines for social distancing would extend until April 30. Glenn Jacobs will make the call locally.

       

Read more: Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs 'hopes' businesses open before Trump's April 30 guidelines


First COVID-19 death reported in Knox County


Created: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:58:47 +0000

Author: Angela M. Gosnell, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County has reported its first coronavirus-related death.

       

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Looking for a job? These businesses are hiring.


Created: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 13:52:51 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

Expect swift hiring as manufacturing and grocery industries look to hire up.

       

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'Out in the dark': Coronavirus highlights internet access inequality in Tennessee


Created: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 13:40:09 +0000

Author: Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans are living without internet while being urged to work from home, receive health care online and stay indoors.

       

Read more: 'Out in the dark': Coronavirus highlights internet access inequality in Tennessee


Knoxville churches find new ways to connect while practicing social distance


Created: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 10:49:29 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville area churches get creative by connecting with congregation through live streaming Sunday school, youth group, prayer during Covid-19

       

Read more: Knoxville churches find new ways to connect while practicing social distance


Cliff Rodgers steered 24 elections, and he'll be missed in November


Created: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 14:28:49 +0000

Author: Victor Ashe, Shopper News columnist

Elections administrator steps down, forgoing another "highly polarized" presidential vote

       

Read more: Cliff Rodgers steered 24 elections, and he'll be missed in November


An operative, a snitch and a trap help Tennessee lawman take down international fraud plot


Created: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:00:32 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Federal prosecutors say the scheme targeted the elderly and poor by offering bogus tech support services.

       

Read more: An operative, a snitch and a trap help Tennessee lawman take down international fraud plot


University of Tennessee announces new grading scale to help 'overwhelmed' students


Created: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 19:20:02 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

The University of Tennessee changed semester grades after thousands of students signed a petition, asking for a pass/fail scale.

       

Read more: University of Tennessee announces new grading scale to help 'overwhelmed' students


Tennessee AD Phillip Fulmer, Vols football players urge 'do your part, stay apart'


Created: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 16:45:51 +0000

Author: Will Backus, Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee athletic director encourages Tennesseans to 'do your part, stay apart' in Twitter video.

       

Read more: Tennessee AD Phillip Fulmer, Vols football players urge 'do your part, stay apart'


Here's the latest searchable salary database for the University of Tennessee


Created: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 10:00:12 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

The University of Tennessee Salary Database has been updated for 2019-2020.

       

Read more: Here's the latest searchable salary database for the University of Tennessee


Fewer tourists visit Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge amid coronavirus pandemic


Created: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 21:41:01 +0000

Author: Caitie McMekin and Calvin Mattheis, Knoxville News Sentinel

Pictures of tourists in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge despite the Covid-19 pandemic

       

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Meet Maury Hanks: Detroit Pistons scout hospitalized in Knoxville area battling COVID-19


Created: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 20:25:08 +0000

Author: Dana Gauruder, Special to Detroit Free Press

Detroit Pistons scout Maury Hanks, known throughout basketball circles, remains in a Tennessee hospital ICU with coronavirus.

       

Read more: Meet Maury Hanks: Detroit Pistons scout hospitalized in Knoxville area battling COVID-19


Tennessee health officials refuse to release a count of COVID-19 deaths by county


Created: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 20:28:46 +0000

Author: Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

At least 14 other states publicly release COVID-19 deaths by the county.

       

Read more: Tennessee health officials refuse to release a count of COVID-19 deaths by county


Grow Oak Ridge Winter Farmers' Market offers curbside pick-up


Created: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 19:22:37 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Grow Oak Ridge Winter Farmers' Market offers curbside pick-up

       

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Sevier County officials to would-be visitors: Stay away during coronavirus pandemic


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 23:14:19 +0000

Author: Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Tourists have continued to travel to places like Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park despite the coronavirus pandemic.

       

Read more: Sevier County officials to would-be visitors: Stay away during coronavirus pandemic


Randy Boyd is approved as the president of the University of Tennessee System through 2025


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 20:59:34 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

Boyd has been interim president since November 2018, originally agreeing to stay in the role for 1-2 years. He will now be president through 2025.

       

Read more: Randy Boyd is approved as the president of the University of Tennessee System through 2025


Sen. Lamar Alexander confirms his daughter has tested positive for COVID-19 in NY


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 19:33:11 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The senator's office also confirmed that his 9-year-old grandson tested negative for the virus.

       

Read more: Sen. Lamar Alexander confirms his daughter has tested positive for COVID-19 in NY


Body of Knoxville woman, 73, recovered from Norris Lake after boating accident


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 19:14:41 +0000

Author: USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee, Knoxville News Sentinel

Around noon Friday, authorities recovered the body of Barbara Morgan from Norris Lake in Claiborne County.

       

Read more: Body of Knoxville woman, 73, recovered from Norris Lake after boating accident


Health Dept. on recent suicides: If you're struggling, help is out there


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:35:39 +0000

Author: Angela M. Gosnell, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Health Director Martha Buchanan discusses the eight suicides within the past 48 hours, emphasizing hope throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

       

Read more: Health Dept. on recent suicides: If you're struggling, help is out there


Former Knoxville police lieutenant gets EEOC green light for retaliation lawsuit


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:32:40 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

Depending who you ask, former Knoxville police Lt. Travis Brasfield is either a whistleblower hero or a pariah.

       

Read more: Former Knoxville police lieutenant gets EEOC green light for retaliation lawsuit


What to know about Knox County Schools' distance learning plan under coronavirus


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:49:33 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

With kids stuck at home, Knox County Schools has put together a way to promote learning during the coronavirus outbreak. Here's where to get access.

       

Read more: What to know about Knox County Schools' distance learning plan under coronavirus


UT and Pellissippi State put 3D printers to use to churn out needed medical supplies


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:44:14 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

The schools joined a statewide effort to 3D print headbands for personal protective equipment. The goal is to have Tennessee make 10,000 parts.

       

Read more: UT and Pellissippi State put 3D printers to use to churn out needed medical supplies


In need of a drink? Get a margarita delivered to your door.


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:48:53 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

"If we can't do anything else, let's have a drink and forget about it for a minute."

       

Read more: In need of a drink? Get a margarita delivered to your door.


What does the absence of sports mean for Knoxville? 'Psychological disorientation'


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 12:59:42 +0000

Author: Blake Toppmeyer, Knoxville News Sentinel

Not having sports can affect the psyche of people in sports-crazed communities like Knoxville. "I am worried about sports fans," Paul Finebaum said.

       

Read more: What does the absence of sports mean for Knoxville? 'Psychological disorientation'


Passover, Easter and Ramadan: How the coronavirus crisis could disrupt religious holidays


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 12:57:04 +0000

Author: Holly Meyer and Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Social distancing guidelines and state and local lock could extend through Passover, Easter and Ramadan.

       

Read more: Passover, Easter and Ramadan: How the coronavirus crisis could disrupt religious holidays


Knox County Safer at Home order: 'We need everyone to do this'


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 12:38:42 +0000

Author: Angela M. Gosnell, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Health Department director Martha Buchanan addresses the latest updates on COVID-19 on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

       

Read more: Knox County Safer at Home order: 'We need everyone to do this'


'I'm taking you to die': Accused shooter's fiancée talks about bizarre double homicide


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 20:05:01 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Double homicide suspect Ronnie Johnson's fiancée says she has no idea what set him off. In the end, a West Knox County couple was shot to death.

       

Read more: 'I'm taking you to die': Accused shooter's fiancée talks about bizarre double homicide


Wrestling legend Dr. Tom Prichard brings school to Knoxville


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:00:36 +0000

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

WWE wrestling legend Dr. Tom Prichard is training the next generation of wrestlers at Jacobs-Prichard Wrestling Academy in Knoxville.

       

Read more: Wrestling legend Dr. Tom Prichard brings school to Knoxville


Molding the next wrestling superstar in Knoxville


Created: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:00:36 +0000

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

Legendary wrestler Dr. Tom Prichard is training the next generation of wrestling talent at JWPA in Knoxville.

       

Read more: Molding the next wrestling superstar in Knoxville

 
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