Fans celebrate Dolly Parton’s 74th Birthday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — It’s been a busy day across East Tennessee for Dolly Parton’s 74th birthday! Fans were able to celebrate the queen of country music in a number ways in Knoxville including a Dolly themed birthday brunch at Ruby Sunshine, an ice cream celebration at Cruze Farm and a special screening of “9 to… Keep Reading

Bee license plates being delivered

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — If you ordered a bee license plate in Tennessee you’ll be glad to know they’re finally being delivered. Production could not begin on the plates until 1,000 were sold. The organization posted on Facebook saying they reached that goal on March 25, 2019. On August 24, 2019, Honeybee Tennessee posted on Facebook… Keep Reading

Get to Know Local Series – Allegro Knoxville Music Studio

This series focuses on getting to know the people behind Knoxville area businesses! Let’s get to know the people behind Allegro Knoxville Music Studio, 3025 Sanders Drive, 37918 in the Fountain City area: Susan Hammett-rhea is the owner and has taught music for 36 years. Two of her adult children are also teachers at the studio, having… Keep Reading

UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at McGhee Tyson air base

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — UPDATE: Officials at McGhee Tyson air base have cleared the scene and the lockdown was lifted around 2:45 p.m. A full statement was released around 5:25 p.m. Wednesday from the 134th Air Refueling Wing at the McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, confirming that “all is clear at this time” and that the… Keep Reading

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Joe Osovet set to hit recruiting trail for Tennessee

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee running backs coach David Johsnon left UT to take a job in the same capacity at Florida State. The Vols still have an on-field position coach opening for Jeremy Pruitt’s staff that has yet to be filled following Johnson’s departure. Continue Reading on Vols Wire Keep Reading

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$14.5 million Knoxville mansion up for auction

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- The largest home in Knoxville is headed to auction. The Villa Collina on Lyons View Pike is listed at $14.5 million. The home’s owner, Eric Barton, told WVLT News they want to see what type of buzz an auction can create. “If we get the right price, we will sell it. If it… Keep Reading

How UT Knoxville is stopping the spread of germs

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Germs are easy to spread and when hundreds of students returned to University of Tennessee Knoxville after winter break, the school was making every effort to kill germs in their track. The Center for Disease Control is already reporting higher instances of flu cases in Tennessee. While it’s up to each individual… Keep Reading

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