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Tennessee National Guard rescues hiker on Appalachian Trail near Gatlinburg

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A medical flight crew from the Tennessee National Guard rescued a hiker having a medical emergency along the Appalachian Trail near Gatlinburg Tuesday.

Shortly after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday the Tennessee Military Department and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency say they were notified of a 56-year-old hiker suffering cardiac distress.

 

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Knoxville neighborhood adopts new Tennessee mascot

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – A Knoxville neighborhood adopted Tennessee Tom The End Zone Gnome as their mascot and good luck charm. Tennessee Tom is a supersized gnome with the same color orange as the Vols. He is about 4 feet high with a big power ‘T’ on his head.

Tennessee Tom’s owner, Charles Cunningham, is a longtime Vol fan. He saw his head sticking out at a store and said he knew he had to buy the orange gnome. He added the power T and several accessories. You might see Tom in his yard, driving around campus, or on campus tailgating on a Saturday.

 

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KCDC opens wellness center for Northgate Terrace community, providing care for elderly residents

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Residents at the Northgate Terrace community have a new wellness center, which will provide care for disabled and elderly residents in the neighborhood.

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation and Matter Health celebrated the new center on Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Northgate Terrace is located in North Knoxville and is run by KCDC for residents 62 years old or older.

 

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East TN woman warning others after losing $21,000 in fake Facebook auction

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — An East Tennessee woman, who lost over $20,000 on a pontoon boat that was supposed to be delivered nearly three months ago, is telling people to beware of fake online auction sites.

For over a year, Kelly searched websites looking for a pontoon boat she and her family could enjoy on the lake. She asked not to use her last name.

 

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Pet of the week: Rose

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – We have the perfect new addition to your family.

Our Pet of the Week with the Humane Society of Tennessee Valley stopped in and gave us some love. Rose is about 1 year old and makes the perfect pet for any household. She does well in car rides, around children, and on hikes.

 

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Coffman to meet with fans at multiple locations Wednesday

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Hayden Coffman is coming to town before he comes to town.

Coffman – an up-and-coming Knoxville musician whose making a big impact on TikTok and the iTunes charts – is playing at the green at the top of Fulton-Hill Park, following the Parks and Recreation Fall Fest which will be down at the Fulton-Hill Park Colonnades on from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1.

 

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