UT Executive faces child pornography charges

Bruce Downsbrough the chief operating officer and executive vice president of the University of Tennessee Foundation will face federal child porn charges. He has been accused of downloading and possessing illegal material on a Dell Ultrabook laptop. The foundation oversees fundraising for the University. He was taken into federal custody on Tuesday morning and has […]

Summer transfer window opens May 28 for students

The Knox County Schools summer transfer window will begin on Tuesday, May 28 at 8 a.m. and conclude Friday, July 12, 2013 at 4 p.m. The summer transfer window is an opportunity for parents and/or legal guardians of students that meet the following criteria: 2013-14 kindergarten students Students new to the Knox County Schools (i.e. coming from […]

Knoxville Police Department reports car vs motorcycle

This morning at approximately 9:02 a.m., officers responded to a vehicle vs. a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Washington Pike and Greenway Drive.  According to the preliminary investigation, a Honda Accord was travelling west on Washington Pike when the driver turned in front of an east bound Honda motorcycle causing a collision.  The motorcyclist […]


Knox Farragut, guilty of four errors on defense, bowed to Clarksville 6-2 in the TSSAA Class AAA state baseball championship game Friday night. The Admirals (35-9) outhit the Dragons six to three but gave up three unearned runs and another run on a wild pitch. The loss foiled Farragut’s bid for a ninth state championship. […]

Happy 100th Birthday Gibbs High School!

Last night was a historic day in the Gibbs community.  The high school celebrated a milestone. Gibbs High School turned 100 years old! A celebration was held and hundreds of alumni attended and joined in the festivities.  Happy Birthday Gibbs!

No Comment! Literally…

  Yesterday the City of Knoxville held an open forum for the community to comment and give input. Nobody came to the event. Literally, not one citizen took the opportunity to sign up or speak.

The Latest on the Henley Project

Barrier rail construction continues on the north approach.  On the river, Pier #5 cap construction has begun.  Pier #3 reconstruction continues, and at Pier #4 concrete forms are ready to be set. Barrier rail has been poured on the east side of the south approach, and the west side concrete pour is forthcoming.  Neyland Drive will continue […]