Women's March to be held in Knoxville Saturday

On Saturday, tens of thousands of people are expected to march in Knoxville as part of the Women's March. It is the third year marchers will hit the streets in Knoxville, and the movement has been growing every year...


Dollywood announces early season job fairs 2019

With its largest addition in its history ready to open in 2019, Dollywood is hosting a job fair to fill positions for the upcoming season. Job fairs are slated for Saturday, February 9 and Saturday, February 23 at Sevier County High School. Additional job fairs are scheduled for Saturday, March 23 at Seymour Heights Christian Church and Saturday, April 6 at Arrowhead Church in Morristown. Times for all Saturday job fairs are 9 a.m. – 3 p.m...


Governor-elect Bill Lee chooses cabinet ahead of inauguration

Governor-elect Bill Lee has now announced a full cabinet ahead of his inauguration. There will be many new faces at the Tennessee State Capitol with some returning to their positions....


City of Knoxville inadvertently revealed employees' personal information last year

The City of Knoxville sent notification letters to employees hired as of Feb. 1, 2018 telling them some of their personal information, such as social security numbers and more, was "inadvertently posted on a procurement website" last year. 1,470 employees were affected by the inadvertent posting of personal data.....


Rep. Roe pictured with known Holocaust-denier, claims he was 'not aware'

A photo of Tennessee U.S. Representative Dr. Phil Roe with Chuck Johnson, a known Holocaust denier and far-right political activist, was posted on Twitter. Rep. Roe says he was not aware of Johnson's beliefs....


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    Martin Luther King Day events and closures around Knoxville

    It's time to celebrate the life of civil rights pioneer, Martin Luther King Jr. Several events will take place honoring King throughout the weekend, capped off by the annual MLK Jr. Day parade Monday morning beginning at 8:30 at Chilhowee Park. A memorial service will be held immediately following the parade at Overcoming Believers Church at 211 Harriet Tubman Street...


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    The Top Reasons Young People Drop Out of Church

    Slightly fewer young adults are dropping out of church after high school, but those who do have more serious reasons for leaving than a decade ago.In a 2017 LifeWay Research survey released today, 66 percent of Americans between 23 and 30 years old said they stopped attending church on a regular basis for at least a year after turning 18, compared to 70 percent in 2007...


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    How Exercise Reprograms the Brain

    For an hour a day, five days a week, mice in Hiroshi Maejima’s physiology lab at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan, hit the treadmill. The researcher’s goal in having the animals follow the exercise routine isn’t to measure their muscle mass or endurance. He wants to know how exercise affects their brains...

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    Don't forget that Instagram is creepy, too

    With Facebook in the news for all the wrong reasons this week, it may be tempting to overlook the social media giant's photo-oriented sibling, Instagram. That would be unwise. Instagram, which you should absolutely never forget is owned by Facebook, has around 800 million monthly active users — and it exploits their data for ad targeting much like its scandal-prone big brother. This should worry you...