Pigeon Forge, TN

5 arrested after KCSO finds 312 grams of suspected meth during drug bust, report says

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Five people were arrested after Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a drug raid on a home on Tazewell Pike, an incident report obtained by WVLT News said. Michael James Aubry, Matthew Lee Garcia, Chelsea Reagan Boughman, Ronald Luther Johnson and Logan Anderson Moore were...
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Man hospitalized after Pellissippi Parkway hit-and-run, report says

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A man was hospitalized Monday evening after a hit-and-run on Pellissippi Parkway near Northshore Drive, an incident report obtained by WVLT News said. Officers reportedly responded to the scene to find a black SUV with severe back-end damage. The victim told officers that he was exiting...
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'Conn's x Belk' Store-Within-Store Pilots in 5 Locations

The first store-within-a-store pilot locations from a partnership between Belk and Conn’s have opened in five Belk locations, a press release said. Called Conn’s x Belk, the locations will give Belk customers access to Conn’s home product categories and other things like next-day deliveries. The five locations include: Knoxville, Tennessee; Raleigh, North Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; Ridgeland, Mississippi; Charleston, South Carolina.

You Can Find a Fairy House Hidden in the Tennessee Forest Near Gatlinburg

Now, this would definitely be a fun place to hike to!. Let's be honest, the Gatlinburg area is the perfect place to vacation. My husband and I have spent a few vacations in the Gatlinburg area, and it's even where we got engaged. It's perfect because you can enjoy the fun, touristy things like the main strip that's lined with restaurants, attractions, distilleries, and plenty to do.

COMMENTARY: Paying attention to the lynchpins.

It doesn’t matter if you are doing a gigantic, multimillion-dollar project or a relatively small event, neglecting the details of planning can be costly and even result in critical failure. What may seem to be a small cog in the big machine of an operation may just be the lynchpin to the entire project.

East Tennessee facility asks community to help adopt rescued beagles

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — It is a story that has made national headlines, the Humane Society of the United States shut down a massive breeding operation in Virginia. Thousands of dogs were removed from the facility that bred dogs to be sold to laboratories for animal experimentation. The facility received multiple violations over the years. Now those dogs are getting a new chance at life.

Anthony Thompson Jr.'s family zeroes in on those they say are responsible for his death

The family of Anthony Thompson Jr. is no longer suing Knox County or the Knox County Board of Education after amending its far-reaching federal lawsuit. The civil rights lawsuit is now entirely focused on the actions of the city and the four officers involved in the shooting of Thompson, a 17-year-old Austin-East Magnet High School student killed by police in one of the school's bathrooms.
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Check Out the New Rollercoaster Headed to Dollywood in Spring 2023

Dolly Parton is a busy lady. She's making music, writing books, creating perfumes, and of course, finding all kinds of ways to give back to those in need. But in case you forgot, she also owns the ever popular Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, theme park that bears her name, Dollywood. And Ms. Parton is always keeping things fresh at Dollywood.

Tennessee Moving Up In ESPN’s Preseason Bracketology

Tennessee’s men’s basketball team has followed up its strong 2021-22 season with a strong offseason. The Vols lost star point guard Kennedy Chandler but return upperclassmen Santiago Vescovi and Josiah-Jordan James after breakout junior seasons. Pair that with a four-player prep signing class including five-star Julian Phillips and...

East Tennessee celebrates National Farmers Market Week

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — National Farmers Market Week is celebrated August 7-13, 2022. In honor of the celebration, Nourish Knoxville is hosting multiple events throughout the week to highlight the impact local farmers markets have in communities. Additionally, throughout the month of August, community members can vote in the...