Smoky Mountain Forecast Aug. 29, 2023
Smoky Mountain Forecast for Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023.
Passenger rail is always in the conversation here in Tennessee with little movement to match its support. Last week, a Tennessee congressman renewed another call to bring it back. Plus, a key new mayor is willing to play ball. State capitol reporter Chris O'Brien brings us inside.
A man of true distinction passed away Monday. Dr. Robert H. Kirk, a Michigan native, put down roots in Tennessee after graduating from Fisk University and the University of Indiana with five degrees. He leaves a lasting legacy not only at the University of Tennessee but also as a community leader. WATE's Dominic Webster reports.
The Tennessee Department of Health has joined forces with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to combat the spread of rabies. Starting this October, the department will be dispersing rabies vaccine packets from the air along Tennessee’s borders with North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and Alabama.