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Knoxville creating a tree mitigation bank

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The City of Knoxville is creating what’s called a tree mitigation bank. The city has a new ordinance that assures every property development, even a downtown high-rise, will green up the surrounding neighborhood. It was passed during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. The city had required developers to plant or preserve… Keep Reading

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Alcoa Highway greenway adds link from Knoxville to Smokies

On the map It may be just 0.6 mile, but Charles Blalock & Sons construction crews just completed a key stretch of the Knox-Blount Greenway. It is a piece of the puzzle that is a 45-mile long-term project designed to ultimately take pedestrians and cyclists from Knoxville to the Great Smoky Mountains. “Work on the… Keep Reading

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Tennessee DB Shawn Shamburger enters transfer portal

KNOXVILLE, Tenn — Fourth year Tennessee defensive back Shawn Shamburger has entered the transfer portal, a Tennessee spokesperson confirmed to 10News on Tuesday. Shamburger played in just three games this season, racking up nine tackles in the process. Jeremy Pruitt said earlier in the season Shamburger was stepping away for the season to focus on… Keep Reading

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Medal of Honor convention returns to Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — One of the most exclusive groups of American heroes will make a return trip to Knoxville in September 2022. “It’s going to be big, bigger, and better than it was last time,” said 2022 convention chair Joe Thompson said in an interview with 10News. Knoxville hosted the same convention in 2014 for… Keep Reading

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Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley: Pet of the weekend

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — All across East Tennessee there are animals looking for their forever homes; Cera Smith with the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley spoke with WATE along with one of the many pets they have up for adoption. For more information on the Humane Society and all of the animals, they have… Keep Reading

A Crisis of Civility & Civics, Not Politics and Presidents

Submitted by Contributing Author, Jeff McElroy, President and Cofounder of Forever Families, Inc., a non-profit organization) As the historic events of January 6th, 2021 unfolded, I not only watched in horror the video at the Capitol, I listened in heartbreak to the pundits who were perpetuating the issues even as they were trying to report… Keep Reading

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Schools across East Tenn. close due to upcoming inclement weather

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Schools across East Tennessee have announced closures due to upcoming inclement weather. WVLT’s Chief Meteorologist Heather Haley said rain showers will begin Thursday evening and transition to sleet and snow overnight. Stay up to date with the latest here. The following schools are among a handful that announced closures on Friday, and an updated list… Keep Reading

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