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'The Bachelor': Controversial contestant makes a return and the other women aren't happy


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 03:04:17 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

Alayah Benavidez returned to the show after being kicked off last week, and one contestant's ex-boyfriend makes a return.

       

Read more: 'The Bachelor': Controversial contestant makes a return and the other women aren't happy


Knox County unanimously approves TVA Tower swap, gives legislative victory to Mayor Jacobs


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 01:39:42 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

The deal would move the Knox County School System employees into the Tennessee Valley Authority East Tower, pending a few more tweaks. Monday's vote was the biggest.

       

Read more: Knox County unanimously approves TVA Tower swap, gives legislative victory to Mayor Jacobs


2020 Knox-area Interscholastic Swim League championships


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:45:38 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Photos from Knox-area Interscholastic Swim League championships at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center in Knoxville.

       

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park adds 1 million visitors in 2019 to top previous records


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:37:14 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

The park in Tennessee and North Carolina is already the most-visited in the US, and a section of the Foothills Parkway has skyrocketed in popularity.

       

Read more: Great Smoky Mountains National Park adds 1 million visitors in 2019 to top previous records


Former Knoxville police chiefs named to national law enforcement review panel


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:00:12 +0000

Author: Victor Ashe, Shopper News columnist

Victor Ashe: Clearly, this will be a high-profile undertaking and could have a lasting, positive impact on law enforcement for the future.

       

Read more: Former Knoxville police chiefs named to national law enforcement review panel


Michael Bloomberg's partner Diana Taylor visits Knoxville's FISH Hospitality Pantry


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:00:15 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Diana Taylor, partner of Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg, visits Knoxville's FISH Hospitality Pantry

       

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Diana Taylor, partner of Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg, visits Knoxville's FISH Hospitality Pantry


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:00:15 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Diana Taylor, partner of Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg, visits Knoxville's FISH Hospitality Pantry on Friday, January 24, 2020.

       

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Knoxville Center Mall, AKA East Towne Mall, through the years


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 03:10:26 +0000

Author: Ruth White, Shopper News

A look at Knoxville Center Mall, AKA East Towne Mall, and how it's changed through the years.

       

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Knoxville drugstore asked for black market painkillers and got them - plus millions more, records show


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:36:33 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

The details about how drug distributors flooded Tennessee with opioids were revealed after Knox News won a court order to make the records public.

       

Read more: Knoxville drugstore asked for black market painkillers and got them - plus millions more, records show


This drug is made for drug-addicted pregnant women. One pharmacy sold 300,000 doses


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:03:27 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Johnson City pharmacy "appears to have been the largest retail purchaser in the U.S.," according to an investigator.

       

Read more: This drug is made for drug-addicted pregnant women. One pharmacy sold 300,000 doses


A boozy place is coming to town — but not beer, wine or liquor. Have you heard of mead?


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:58:37 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

Smoky Mountain Meadery near downtown Knoxville will make mead and a drink that is "the marriage of mankind's two oldest fermented beverages."

       

Read more: A boozy place is coming to town — but not beer, wine or liquor. Have you heard of mead?


Former Vols in NBA and other VFLs react to Kobe Bryant's death


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:13:28 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Former Tennessee basketball players reacted on social media to the death of Kobe Bryant on Sunday.

       

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Former Halls High School, Tennessee Tech football player arrested for DUI, killing one


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 16:17:57 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

Riley Patton was arrested in South Carolina for a DUI hit-and-run. Patton played for Halls High School, Tennessee Tech and Coastal Carolina University.

       

Read more: Former Halls High School, Tennessee Tech football player arrested for DUI, killing one


Victim of fatal South Knoxville shooting identified as Detroit man


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 21:55:07 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The victim was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds inside an apartment early Friday.

       

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Knox County Sheriff's Office doubles down on charging for records inspection


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 21:47:24 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

A 2008 state comptroller's report says there is to be no charge to inspect documents from a public records request.

       

Read more: Knox County Sheriff's Office doubles down on charging for records inspection


Walgreens and Food City were opioid profiteers, Tennessee attorney general says


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:48:04 +0000

Author: Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

The details about how drug distributors flooded Tennessee with opioids were revealed after Knox News won a court order to make the records public.

       

Read more: Walgreens and Food City were opioid profiteers, Tennessee attorney general says


Sheriff's office testified it has a solid records policy. We tested it. It doesn't work.


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:09:10 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox News has learned the 30-day deletion policy is not as structurally sound as officials made it appear in court and may not exist at all.

       

Read more: Sheriff's office testified it has a solid records policy. We tested it. It doesn't work.


Possible Tennessee coronavirus case is being tested at CDC. Here's what we know


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:51:34 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Health officials still are awaiting the results of a Tennessee Tech University student being tested for possible coronavirus infection.

       

Read more: Possible Tennessee coronavirus case is being tested at CDC. Here's what we know


15 years of Temple goth and steampunk dance nights


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:00:12 +0000

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

Temple, Knoxville's longest running goth, steampunk and industrial dance nights, is celebrating its 15th year.

       

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Temple celebrates 15 years of goth, steampunk dance nights


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:00:12 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Temple celebrates 15 years of goth, steampunk dance nights

       

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Repairs made to Bote Mountain Tunnel in Smokies


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:00:09 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Take a look inside at the work that has required the closure of a busy road inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

       

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Bote Mountain Tunnel under repair


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:33:02 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Bote Mountain Tunnel leading into Cades Cove is closed for repairs in the national Park, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020.

       

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Take a look inside an old Smoky Mountains tunnel as it's being repaired


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:00:08 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Bote Mountain Tunnel, on one of the most traveled roads in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is unrecognizable with a wall of Tyvek.

       

Read more: Take a look inside an old Smoky Mountains tunnel as it's being repaired


Breaking the stigma: The only female dirt track race car driver at Volunteer Speedway


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 06:17:03 +0000

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

Sarah Canning, the only female dirt track race car driver at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, is breaking the stigma of women in race car driving.

       

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Tennessee named one of worst states for baby boomers


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 18:23:08 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

While "OK, Boomer," a meme marking the end of genial generational relations, trends online, new studies reveal a struggling generation in the U.S.

       

Read more: Tennessee named one of worst states for baby boomers


5 things to know before H&M comes to West Town Mall in Knoxville


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 18:19:37 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

All your questions about shopping at Knoxville's newest store, H&M in West Town Mall answered

       

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Jimmy Haslam through the years


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 17:44:03 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Jimmy Haslam through the years

       

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UT announces leave policy for employees who donate organs, bone marrow, inspired by two Vols


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:35:30 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

UT employees who donate an organ will now have up to six weeks of paid time off, and employees who donate bone marrow will have up to a week of paid time.

       

Read more: UT announces leave policy for employees who donate organs, bone marrow, inspired by two Vols


Pilot Flying J is bringing all its brands under a single corporate name


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 17:40:49 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

Pilot Flying J and its related brands will move forward under a new corporate name, Pilot Company, the Haslam family announced Thursday.

       

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The Haslam family talks about the future of Pilot


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:00:11 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Whitney Haslam Johnson, Jim Haslam and Jimmy Haslam talk about the future of Pilot

       

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Airplane Filling Station, Brown Cemetery among historic places researched by Powell scouts


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 10:30:03 +0000

Author: Al Lesar, Shopper News

The troop covered all corners of the area — from the Airplane Filling Station on Clinton Highway to Brown Cemetery — to learn Powell's history.

       

Read more: Airplane Filling Station, Brown Cemetery among historic places researched by Powell scouts


What are these investors smoking? | David Moon


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 10:00:03 +0000

Author: David Moon, Knoxville News Sentinel

If you think an marijuana investment will make you rich, you might be living a pipe dream.

       

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Tennessee earthquakes: Third tremor in three days recorded in Campbell County


Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 23:38:55 +0000

Author: Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The third East Tennessee earthquake in as many days has been recorded at the same spot near Fincastle, in Campbell County.

       

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H&M will open a Knoxville location this fall


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 18:32:04 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

You've asked for it for years: H&M is coming.

       

Read more: H&M will open a Knoxville location this fall


Knoxville's West Town Mall's Forever 21 closes unexpectedly


Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:58:27 +0000

Author: Allie Clouse, Knoxville News Sentinel

On Wednesday, the fast-fashion clothing and accessories store was nearly empty with only a handful of employees working.

       

Read more: Knoxville's West Town Mall's Forever 21 closes unexpectedly


Inside West Town Mall's closed Forever 21


Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 18:35:41 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Forever 21 inside Knoxville's West Town Mall unexpectedly closed this week. The store is selling shoes, accessories, racks, displays and more.

       

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Injured puppy found under a Knoxville overpass will meet her foster family soon


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 21:24:41 +0000

Author: Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

"Good Sam Dog" has been released from the University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center and is being placed with a foster family immediately.

       

Read more: Injured puppy found under a Knoxville overpass will meet her foster family soon


Kanye West brings his Sunday Service Choir to Pigeon Forge


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 13:53:49 +0000

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

Kanye West and his 100-member Sunday Service Choir perform at the Strength to Stand Youth Conference in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020.

       

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Knoxville, Maryville, Oak Ridge rattled by 3.8 magnitude Campbell County earthquake


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:51:02 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

The earthquake was reported around 2:12 p.m.

       

Read more: Knoxville, Maryville, Oak Ridge rattled by 3.8 magnitude Campbell County earthquake


Holston Building through the years


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:33:48 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Holston Building through the years

       

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Tell us what you'll miss about Knoxville Center Mall


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:51:40 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

What store do you really, really miss?

       

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Democrat's visit draws bipartisan crowd of 'Bloomberg curious'


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:30:08 +0000

Author: Victor Ashe, Shopper News columnist

More than 300 enthusiastic people turned out for Bloomberg's visit. Most were Democrats, but several were independents, and Republicans.

       

Read more: Democrat's visit draws bipartisan crowd of 'Bloomberg curious'


Restaurant, cocktail lounge to open in downtown Knoxville's Holston Building


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:00:20 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Jim and Lori Klonaris will open Vida, a Pan Latin concept, and The Vault, a retro cocktail lounge, in downtown Knoxville's Holston Building

       

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Cafe 4 owners plan restaurant and retro cocktail lounge in historic Gay Street building


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:36:52 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

"It will be very leathery, blacks, golds, swanky, very sexy. Nothing like anything in Knoxville."

       

Read more: Cafe 4 owners plan restaurant and retro cocktail lounge in historic Gay Street building


Jim Klonaris walks through his interior design vision for new restaurant concept VIDA in the Holston Building


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:00:19 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

Jim Klonaris walks through his interior design vision for new restaurant concept VIDA in the Holston Building

       

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'The Bachelor': The journey ends for one Knoxville woman, while another squashes drama


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 03:08:40 +0000

Author: Monica Kast, Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville contestant Hannah Ann Sluss worked through the remaining drama from "champagne-gate," while Peter Weber was conflicted about another contestant.

       

Read more: 'The Bachelor': The journey ends for one Knoxville woman, while another squashes drama


Mr. Basketball is nothing short of flashy — from his rings to his tape-covered car


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 03:00:06 +0000

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

Nearly everything is blue on Kenneth Barkley's customized 1992 Cadillac Brougham d'Elegance, which is turning heads across Knoxville.

       

Read more: Mr. Basketball is nothing short of flashy — from his rings to his tape-covered car

 
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