Leaders meet to talk flood resilience

Leaders held a roundtable to talk about how to handle flooding in East Tennessee areas.

Barn cats looking for employment in East TN

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Looking for a natural and eco-friendly solution for vermin control on your property? Feral Feline Friends, a nonprofit organization based in East Tennessee, says they have “cats looking for employment.”

Jingle Bell Run helping find a cure for arthritis

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Runners will brave the cold for the Arthritis Foundation of Tennessee’s annual Jingle Bell Run on Saturday, December 9, at World’s Fair Park.

LCSO trustees help prepare ‘Toys of Tots’

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The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office has been collecting toys for the Toys for Tots organization, which they support yearly. This year, they had some unique helpers – two of the office’s Trustees.

Knoxville compost project expanding

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The Knoxville Compost Project is once again expanding with another drop-off location added in the city.

Expensive tools stolen from TVA property

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On Tuesday, Hancock County detectives joined the efforts of the Grainger County Sheriff’s Office to recover thousands of dollars worth of tools that were stolen from a Tennessee Valley Authority property, according to a release from the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.

KY forges federal judge’s signature

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A Kentucky woman has been sentenced to two years in prison for forging the signature of a U.S. District Judge in an attempt to extort an elderly, bedridden Tennessee man, according to a release by the Department of Justice.

Knoxville assisted living residents told to find …

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A West Knoxville assisted living and memory care facility is shutting its doors for good in January. Residents and their families found out through a letter on Wednesday. WATE's Dominic Webster reports.

Southern Skies Music and Whiskey Festival line up …

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The lineup for the 2024 Southern Skies Music & Whiskey Festival has been announced. Dogwoods Arts said that this year's event is a "true celebration of Tennessee talent — with every act living and making music in the Volunteer State."

Effort create a uniform recall process in TN

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In Tennessee, there’s a recall process for county officials to be removed from office but the process for cities and towns is left up to each local government. Soon, that could be changing. State capitol reporter Chris O'Brien brings us inside a new effort set to create a true recall process.

One of Knoxville’s oldest fire stations reopens after …

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One of Knoxville’s oldest fire stations reopened on Friday after it had to close back in the spring because it was in such bad shape. WATE's Kristen Gallant was at the reopening where city leaders announced their plan for a new station in Burlington.

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