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Symphony of change: Tennessee Theatre’s journey from segregation to integration

In the 1960s, Knoxville’s downtown Gay Street was bustling, adorned with vibrant lights and lively entertainment, painting a scene of a thriving arts district. But amidst the historic Tennessee Theatre’s resounding shows, a stark reality prevailed; African-Americans were barred from entering the venue. Nestled in the heart of Knoxville, the theater symbolized cultural richness, yet,… Keep Reading

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of East TN fills need for mentors in schools

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee is filling a growing need for mentoring in our local schools. BoldPath is a new mentoring initiative meeting young people where they’re at and creating strong connections. “More than a friend, I’m a resource that I didn’t have. I think it’s very important and very awesome that these… Keep Reading

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The Price is Right Live coming to Knoxville

Have you ever wanted to be on a game show? The Price Is Right Live is coming to the Tennessee Theatre in Knoxville, and those who have purchased tickets can register to potentially become contestants on the show. The game show will feature classic games for contestants to compete in, such as Plinko™, Cliffhangers™, The… Keep Reading

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Semi-Safe: A look at East Tennessee highway safety

 East Tennessee is home to three interstates, I-75, I-40, and I-81. In downtown Knoxville alone, the Tennessee Department of Transportation said more than 100,000 vehicles travel along the interstate, with nearly 16,000 being semi-trucks. “When I finish a drive I’m exhausted, I’m mentally exhausted,” said Laural Powell, a driver along I-40.   Continue reading on… Keep Reading

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Lady Vols drop third SEC road game in loss to Alabama

For the third time in six SEC road games, Tennessee wasn’t able to get it done away from Knoxville. This time, the loss came in Tuscaloosa to Alabama in the form of a 72-56 defeat. The Tide (19-6, 6-4 SEC) used a strong third quarter to create separation. They outscored the Lady Vols (14-8, 7-3) by 14 in the… Keep Reading

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