Free Health Expo

A free health expo will take place on Sunday, March 10, 2013, from 1:30 – 5 p.m. at the Knoxville Center Mall, 3001 Knoxville Center Dr,Knoxville. Participants will receive free health screenings, see live demonstrations, receive free chair massages and more.  Medical and lifestyle professionals will be present to provide free consultations.  The expo is free and open […]

elevator rescue

The 911 Center was inundated with calls shortly after 10:00 p.m. when an overloaded elevator delivering passengers to the Club LeConte on the twenty-sixth floor of the Plaza Tower became stuck somewhere between the lobby and the eighteenth floor. The Knoxville Fire Department’s Rescue Unit was dispatched to the scene, and found approximately 25 individuals […]

Home Invasion

On 022213 about 2121, officers with the Knoxville Police Department responded to a home invasion with shots fired at 3000 block of E. Fifth avenue.   Upon arrival, officers located 4 females and 2 males who advised that they had been robbed.   The victims stated that 3 masked males had entered the unlocked front door and […]


On 022313 at 0037 hrs. officers responded to a report of a shooting at Toot’s Little Honkey Tonk located at 114 E. Anderson Ave.  Upon arrival Officers found the victim, a white male, behind the business.  Victim had sustained gunshot wounds about the body and was transported to UT by rural metro.  Investigation is continuing   Sgt. […]

Gov. Bill Haslam, two Former Governors Headline Public Forum on Civility & Effective Governance

Gov.Bill Haslam will be joined by former governors Phil Bredesen and Don Sundquist to headline a public forum on civility and effective governance Feb. 21 in Knoxville. The event, sponsored by the Tennessee Bar Association, the University of Tennessee Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, the University of Tennessee College of Law and […]

Vote For VFL Coordinator Antone Davis

Vols fans have a chance to show their support for Vol For Life Coordinator and former Tennessee All-American Antone Davis by voting for him in a new SUBWAY promotion. Davis has a chance to be in a new commercial with Jared Fogle. • VOTE FOR ANTONE NOW In 2013, Jared will celebrate 15 years of staying fit […]

KARM Dragon Boat Festival early registration now open….

Since its beginning in 2002, the festival has raised over $600,000 for KARM – we couldn’t have accomplished this without you! We hope you will join us for the 11th Annual KARM Dragon Boat Festival. The festival will take place on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at The Cove at Concord Park. NEW THIS YEAR: Registration, sponsorships and fundraising information can be […]

An interview with the bodyguards of bullriding

Jason Gibbs is not a bull rider. He is a bullfighter. Someone who places his life on the line as a bodyguard… who protects bull riders when all goes right or wrong in a power packed eight seconds that riders and fighters alike maintain lasts a lifetime.  For Joey Hackett, a 19 year veteran of the […]