in News

Plane makes emergency landing on interstate in Knoxville, Tennessee

A small plane made an emergency landing on Interstate 40 in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Saturday, managing not to strike any vehicles in the process, according to the Knoxville Police Department. The pilot was not harmed and there were no significant injuries, said Mark Nagi, community relations officer for the Tennessee Department of Transportation. There were no… Keep Reading

in News

Knoxville highway bypass proposal to alleviate traffic gaining support

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Knox County Commission has passed a resolution to encourage the Tennessee Department of Transportation to consider constructing a highway bypass around Knoxville to help reduce traffic congestion. Commissioner Larsen Jay worked with Tennessee State Senator Becky Duncan Massey to prepare the resolution, which gained unanimous support at the commission meeting Tuesday night.   Continue reading… Keep Reading

in News

Knoxville family works to restore solar power battery

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Another family is having issues with their solar power system installed by a Knoxville-based company. The Better Business Bureau has issued an alert on Solar Titan USA because it has a pattern of customer service issues and other complaints. WATE’s Don Dare contacted the company after he visited the couple when their solar battery was… Keep Reading

in News

Commissioners Propose Knoxville Highway Bypass

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) — Knox County commissioners are proposing a new highway bypass around Knoxville. Knox County Commissioner Larsen Jay stated that the highway would help alleviate the continually increasing traffic in the area. The Commission of Knox County created a resolution encouraging the Tennessee Department of Transportation and state legislators to consider a new… Keep Reading

in News

$640,000 lottery ticket sold in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A lucky lottery player in Knoxville hit it big on Friday the 13th, winning a $640,000 jackpot. The winning ticket was purchased at the Gulf Mart convenience store at 238 Andrew Johnson Highway.     Continue reading on WATE Keep Reading

in News

Knoxville facility named to 2023 Best Nursing Home list by Newsweek

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A Knoxville nursing home has been recognized in Tennessee according to the Newsweek Best Nursing Homes 2023 list. According to a news release, this is the fourth straight year the facility received this national recognition. Beverly Park Place, one of three Hillcrest Healthcare communities in Knoxville, has been listed as No. 5. The 271-bed… Keep Reading

in News

Public attends MLK Youth Symposium at Austin-East

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Austin-East High School hosted this year’s MLK Symposium with the theme “Moving Toward Freedom, Justice and Equality.” The symposium was created to help enhance students’ knowledge of social justice, civic engagement and personal development in Knox County and the surrounding counties.     Continue reading on WATE Keep Reading

in News

Okotoks swimmer Knox wins in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Finlay Knox of Okotoks continued to make a name for himself, this time in his namesake city. The High Performance Centre — Ontario swimmer, who turned 22 last week, won the men’s 200-metre individual medley on the final night of the Pro Swim Series Knoxville on Saturday in a time of 1:59.27.… Keep Reading

Go to Top
Skip to content