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First Lady coming to Knoxville to kick off back-to-school bus tour

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — First Lady Jill Biden is coming to Knoxville to kick off the Road to Success Back to School Bus Tour. On September 12, Jill Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona kick off the tour in Knoxville. The bus tour is meant to showcase ways school communities can help students recover and thrive, including… Keep Reading

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Smoky Mountain Air Show: What travelers should know

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Smoky Mountain Air Show is returning to McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville after a six-year hiatus. As thousands of people come to watch the amazing aerial performances, Airport Authority officials had a warning for travelers. Continue Reading on WATE Keep Reading

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Knoxville Urban League receives $250k from TVA for business development

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Urban League announced on Wednesday that the Tennessee Valley Authority has awarded its affiliates with a $3 million grant. This grant is meant to support and grow statewide business development programs for people of color over the next three years. The money will fund the affiliates’ workforce readiness training centers, information technology… Keep Reading

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Tennessee Valley Fair announces minor attendance policy

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — On Friday and Saturdays only, all Tennessee Valley Fair attendees under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, 21 or older, after 7 p.m. Proof of age and valid identification cards will be required at the gate. Parents or legal guardians must remain on-site with attending minors. Continue… Keep Reading

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USPS promoting Tennessee job opportunities

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – The United States Postal Service is set to host several job fairs in East Tennessee to promote opportunities in the state. Those interested can attend one of the listed job fairs, no experience necessary. “We have indoor and outdoor positions, part-time and full-time, something for everyone. Salary ranges from $17.32 –… Keep Reading

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Vols gear up for first road game of the 2022-23 season

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – The Tennessee Vols opened their 2022 campaign with a dominant 59-10 win over Ball State. Next, the Vols hit the road and travel east to Pittsburgh. No. 17 Pittsburgh has also started their season in the win column after downing West Virginia 38-31. Continue Reading on WVLT Keep Reading

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East Tennessee to see economic boost during air show weekend

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – The Smoky Mountain Air Show will take place on Sept. 10 through 11, which will likely bring a boost to both Knoxville and Blount County’s economy. “It was a huge success last time, and I think this time it’ll be even better,” president of Visit Knoxville Kim Bumpas said. Continue Reading… Keep Reading

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