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Tennessee National Guard soldiers based in Knoxville returning from Poland

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — More than 100 Tennessee National Guard soldiers are returning home. The guard says about 110 soldiers with the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment have been deployed for nine months as part of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland. The 278th leadership transferred responsibility for the mission to the Army’s 3rd Squadron, 2nd… Keep Reading

Tennessee lawmaker pushing to make insulin more affordable

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT/WTVF) — Nearly 65,000 Tennesseans are currently living with diabetes making the state 45th in the nation. Reports stated an estimated 250,000 people have diabetes but are undiagnosed. A Memphis senator aims to make insulin more affordable for the thousands of Tennesseeans who live with diabetes, WTVF reported. Sen. Katrina Robinson (D-Memphis) introduced a bill… Keep Reading

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‘Family’ defines Rosser era at Central High

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Bryson Rosser was out of town celebrating his 30th birthday when he received a phone call that would change his life. Central High School was on the other end with an offer for Rosser to be the new head football coach of the Bobcats. “I got the call and I was… Keep Reading

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Davis Hits Go-Ahead 3, No. 23 Tennessee Women Beat Alabama

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Rennia Davis sank a long go-ahead 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left and No. 23 Tennessee beat Alabama 65-63 on Monday night to snap a five-game losing streak in the series. Tennessee was ahead for most of the game until Alabama took its first lead since the opening minutes at 59-58 on Jordan… Keep Reading

Knoxville One of the Top Markets for CFP National Championship

Even though Tennessee wasn’t in the College Football Playoff, Vol fans and college football fans in general in Knoxville were one of the biggest audiences for this year’s National Championship Game. According to data released from ESPN, Knoxville was the fourth-biggest market for this year’s College Football National Championship Game pitting LSU against Clemson. The Knoxville… Keep Reading

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

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