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Tennessee’s Jordan Bowden has jersey retired at Carter HS

Carter High School retired Bowden’s jersey on Thursday night, honoring a young man who has represented the school with pride during his college career at Tennessee. School administrators said the jersey retirement was a chance to, “Show appreciation, and for our school and community to recognize Jordan for his accomplishments and achievements.” Bowden played at… Keep Reading

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The delicate water lily: A rose by another name?

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A new study published in Nature reports the 409-megabase genome sequence of the blue-petal water lily (Nymphaea colorata). The conclusion of the 47 coauthors is that although a rose is a rose, most flowering plants may owe their success, including employing floral scent for attracting pollinators, in part to the genetic innovations observed in… Keep Reading

Looking back at a decade of craft beer booming in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — You can find local beer at nearly every corner of Knoxville, with even more options planned for 2020. Brewery owners and beer lovers say the more beer the better and think the craft beer craze has become part of Knoxville’s identity. There are 23 local breweries and taprooms on the official Knoxville Ale… Keep Reading

Get HIV, hepatitis B/C tests, Knoxville dentist tells patients

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — Dr. Clarence ‘Buzz’ Nabers sent a letter to patients, encouraging them to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and C, following a reported “failure to use proper sterilization methods.” Knoxville dentist encourages patients to have tests for HIV, hepatitis B & C performed. / Source: (WVLT) A patient WVLT News spoke with arrived… Keep Reading

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Knoxville ceremony honors life of East Tennessee Army veteran

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Corporal Alan Richeson wasn’t laid to rest alone when people he had never met in life came to honor his life and family. On Monday, a group of fellow veterans and supporters honored the life of the Army veteran. Richeson’s visitors were from the Patriot Guard Riders, a nonprofit group that ensures… Keep Reading

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Jeremy Pruitt updates Brandon Kennedy’s status for Gator Bowl

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee has kicked off bowl practices in preparation for its Jan. 2 TaxSlayer Gator Bowl matchup against Indiana. With post-season practices underway, second-year Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt discussed redshirt senior offensive lineman Brandon Kennedy’s status for the contest. Continue Reading on Volswire Keep Reading

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