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Free Flu Shot Saturday is here to protect you - and benefit our Empty Stocking Fund


Created: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 14:04:02 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley and Tee Willis, Knoxville News Sentinel

Shots will be administered in drive-thrus at seven locations.

      

More details: Free Flu Shot Saturday is here to protect you - and benefit our Empty Stocking Fund


Parents, do you have questions about school this year? Join our reporter live


Created: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 19:41:14 +0000

Author: Isabel Lohman and Kelli Krebs, Knoxville News Sentinel

From the search for a new superintendent to COVID-19 protocols, join children's issues reporter Isabel Lohman at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

      

More details: Parents, do you have questions about school this year? Join our reporter live


Police identify 19-year-old who died in a shooting in Knoxville's Morningside neighborhood


Created: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:11:35 +0000

Author: Tee Willis, Knoxville News Sentinel

A man was shot in the 1700 block of Hazen Street, the Knoxville Police Department reports.

      

More details: Police identify 19-year-old who died in a shooting in Knoxville's Morningside neighborhood


Knox County COVID-19 case counts and vaccine numbers


Created: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 18:42:30 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley and Tee Willis, Knoxville News Sentinel

A look at the latest coronavirus numbers, including positive tests, isolations and hospitalizations.

      

More details: Knox County COVID-19 case counts and vaccine numbers


Tennessee schools chief: 'We're in a really difficult time in public education'


Created: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 11:00:53 +0000

Author: Meghan Mangrum, Nashville Tennessean

Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn called it "a really difficult time in public education" during a speech in Lebanon on Tuesday.

      

More details: Tennessee schools chief: 'We're in a really difficult time in public education'


Tennessee recommends vaccinated residents lose access to monoclonal antibody treatment


Created: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 20:18:09 +0000

Author: Brett Kelman, Nashville Tennessean

Tennessee health officials recommend medical providers no longer provide monoclonal antibodies to vaccinated residents to preserve supply for the unvaccinated.

      

More details: Tennessee recommends vaccinated residents lose access to monoclonal antibody treatment


Gov. Bill Lee joins 25 GOP governors to request meeting with Biden to discuss surge in border crossings


Created: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 20:03:41 +0000

Author: Yue Stella Yu, Nashville Tennessean

The Republican leaders, who hope to meet with Biden within 15 days, are calling for federal actions to control crossings along the southern border.

      

More details: Gov. Bill Lee joins 25 GOP governors to request meeting with Biden to discuss surge in border crossings


REPLAY: Join our next virtual Storytellers Project show and help No Kid Hungry


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:25:04 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

We've hand-picked incredible storytellers and inspiring people to bring you a show about the meaning of Home.

      

More details: REPLAY: Join our next virtual Storytellers Project show and help No Kid Hungry


How the News Sentinel scrambled to bring news to street corners hours after 9/11 attacks


Created: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 09:00:37 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knoxville News Sentinel worked hard to provide the latest details to readers, even hawking an extra edition downtown hours after the 9/11 attacks.

      

More details: How the News Sentinel scrambled to bring news to street corners hours after 9/11 attacks


Tracking the number of COVID-19 vaccinations in Knoxville and East Tennessee


Created: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 16:16:51 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

COVID-19 vaccine inoculations began last month to the most at-risk groups and those on the front lines. How long before it's available to everyone?

      

More details: Tracking the number of COVID-19 vaccinations in Knoxville and East Tennessee


Downtown Knoxville streets are closed because of 'structural concerns' at Pryor Brown Garage


Created: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 19:42:16 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

The Pryor Brown Garage is considered one of America's oldest garage buildings.

      

More details: Downtown Knoxville streets are closed because of 'structural concerns' at Pryor Brown Garage


Where are new Knoxville residents coming from?


Created: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 02:00:08 +0000

Author: Brenna McDermott, Knoxville News Sentinel

You've heard the anecdotes. Turns out, people really are moving from California to Knoxville, according to one report.

      

More details: Where are new Knoxville residents coming from?


Family demands justice in fatal hit-and-run crash involving former sheriff's office employee


Created: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 02:00:35 +0000

Author: Angela Dennis, Knoxville News Sentinel

"We would like to see manslaughter or vehicular homicide on the table. We don't want to see a slap on the wrist," said Dwight Woods' sister.

      

More details: Family demands justice in fatal hit-and-run crash involving former sheriff's office employee


Knoxville cops skip civil service hearing after receiving subpoenas to testify


Created: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 21:20:20 +0000

Author: Tyler Whetstone, Knoxville News Sentinel

The civil service case is conducted by a hearing officer who will ultimately determine whether he agrees with KPD's ruling.

      

More details: Knoxville cops skip civil service hearing after receiving subpoenas to testify


News Sentinel's Free Flu Shot Saturday protects the community and raises over $10,000 for charity


Created: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 19:08:58 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

This was our 30th year helping vaccinate the community. Thank you to everyone who donated to Empty Stocking Fund!

      

More details: News Sentinel's Free Flu Shot Saturday protects the community and raises over $10,000 for charity


30th Annual Free Flu Shot Saturday


Created: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 16:49:11 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Flu shots were given out at the 30th Annual Free Flu Shot Saturday at area schools on Saturday, September 25, 2021.

      

More details: 30th Annual Free Flu Shot Saturday


What we know about the Collierville Kroger shooting: 10 employees, 5 customers shot


Created: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 03:19:23 +0000

Author: Memphis Commercial Appeal

One person was killed in a mass shooting at a Kroger in Collierville TN and 15 were injured. The gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

      

More details: What we know about the Collierville Kroger shooting: 10 employees, 5 customers shot


A candy wonderland awaits in Market Square! Rocket Fizz has funky, retro and global treats


Created: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 02:00:17 +0000

Author: Ryan Wilusz, Knoxville News Sentinel

Thousands of types of new and nostalgic candy and sodas are available in a shop that's all "about making people happy."

      

More details: A candy wonderland awaits in Market Square! Rocket Fizz has funky, retro and global treats


Rocket Fizz candy shop now open in Market Square


Created: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 02:00:15 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Rocket Fizz soda pop and candy shop recently opened between Oliver Royale and Soccer Taco in downtown Knoxville's Market Square

      

More details: Rocket Fizz candy shop now open in Market Square


Take a look inside Rocket Fizz candy shop now open in Market Square


Created: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 02:00:14 +0000

Author: Brianna Paciorka, Knoxville News Sentinel

Take a look inside Rocket Fizz soda pop and candy shop now open in downtown Knoxville's Market Square

      

More details: Take a look inside Rocket Fizz candy shop now open in Market Square


Frustrated over lack of action in her case, community sets out to find Desheena Kyle


Created: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 02:00:08 +0000

Author: Angela Dennis, Knoxville News Sentinel

Desheena Kyle was reported missing June 28. Knoxville police named a suspect in the case this week but have not charged him in her disappearance.

      

More details: Frustrated over lack of action in her case, community sets out to find Desheena Kyle


Federal judge orders Knox County Schools to implement mask policy with no opt-out


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 22:20:43 +0000

Author: Isabel Lohman, Knoxville News Sentinel

A judge ordering a Knox County Schools mask mandate also blocked Gov. Bill Lee's executive order allowing parents to opt out of the mask mandate.

      

More details: Federal judge orders Knox County Schools to implement mask policy with no opt-out


COVID-19 boosters and third doses: What the difference is, where to find one in Nashville


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 20:29:22 +0000

Author: Rachel Wegner, Nashville Tennessean

Millions now qualify for third shots of Pfizer and Moderna and COVID vaccine boosters. Here's who qualifies and where you can get a shot in Nashville.

      

More details: COVID-19 boosters and third doses: What the difference is, where to find one in Nashville


Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee: No decision yet on renewing school mask opt-out order, set to expire Oct. 5


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 19:46:45 +0000

Author: Yue Stella Yu, Nashville Tennessean

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's remarks come as federal judges blocked the opt-out order in both Shelby and Knox counties from going into effect.

      

More details: Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee: No decision yet on renewing school mask opt-out order, set to expire Oct. 5


Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine boosters are available for Knox County residents who qualify


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:54:27 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

How to get your booster shot in Knoxville: This week, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel recommended Pfizer boosters.

      

More details: Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine boosters are available for Knox County residents who qualify


What we know on COVID-19 booster shot guidelines: CDC's Pfizer approval, who can get it


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:51:47 +0000

Author: Molly Weisner, Nashville Tennessean

Here's what we know about who can get booster shots, CDC approval and how they work as the delta variant threatens hospitals and cases nationwide.

      

More details: What we know on COVID-19 booster shot guidelines: CDC's Pfizer approval, who can get it


Tennessee judicial community mourns death of state Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:11:12 +0000

Author: Mariah Timms, Nashville Tennessean

The Tennessee Supreme Court announced Justice Cornelia Clark's death Friday morning at the age of 71. Clark served on the court for 16 years.

      

More details: Tennessee judicial community mourns death of state Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark


Happy birthday, Smokey! The University of Tennessee mascot is 68 years old.


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:11:56 +0000

Author: Becca Wright, Knoxville News Sentinel

Here are some fun facts about Smokey, who was picked on Sept. 26, 1953, as the official mascot of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

      

More details: Happy birthday, Smokey! The University of Tennessee mascot is 68 years old.


Knoxville teen who was shot earlier this month has died and the suspect turned himself in


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:26:45 +0000

Author: Sarah Riley, Knoxville News Sentinel

On the day of the shooting, police said early information showed the suspect and victim knew each other.

      

More details: Knoxville teen who was shot earlier this month has died and the suspect turned himself in


Community searches for Desheena Kyle


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 13:02:07 +0000

Author: Knoxville News Sentinel

Community searches for Desheena Kyle

      

More details: Community searches for Desheena Kyle

 
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