Local News

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Cocke County, its sheriff’s department and a number of jailers are named in a new a federal class-action civil rights lawsuit filed in US District Court.

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The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) is warning Tennessee taxpayers about a new wave of COVID-19-related scams as the agency delivers the second round of Economic Impact Payments.

Local Sports

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JEFFERSON CITY– Carson-Newman (2-4, 2-4 South Atlantic Conference) held No. 15/12 Queens (7-2, 6-2 SAC) to its lowest scoring output in more than a year but had two chances in the final 10 seconds fall by the wayside in a 63-62 loss to the Royals Wednesday evening in Holt Fieldhouse.


Brianna Walker and Dustin Fingleman Jr., of Bean Station, announce the birth of a daughter, Oaklynn Fingleman, born Nov. 20, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. She weighed 5 lbs., 1 oz. Oaklynn is the granddaughter of Patricia Rose, Dustin Fingleman, Amy Sauceman and Joey Walker.



Arts & Entertainment

PIGEON FORGE – Dollywood is gearing up for its 2021 season by casting talent ready to shine in the park’s beloved shows. Due to social distancing protocol, interested performers should note this year’s open-call auditions are by appointment only.

The University of Tennessee Department of Theatre presents Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory,” read by Carol Mayo Jenkins, recorded on location at the Mabry Hazen House, and directed by John Sipes. The free, streaming recording is available NOW through Dec. 25. In conjunction with the read…

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Knoxville – Zoo Knoxville is excited to announce the opening of Zoo Lights presented by Chick-fil-A Knoxville, an all-new light extravaganza featuring colorful animal lanterns, tree lights, and festive food and drinks. Zoo Lights opens on Friday, Nov. 27 and continues through Jan. 3, 2021 fr…