Chris Blue to play Maryville show this summer

The Shed Smokehouse & Juke Joint at Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson in Maryville announced it would be hosting Chris Blue, presented by United Way, on July 27, 2018...


Ripley's Aquarium announces names for 3 baby penguins

The folks over at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies celebrated the birth of three baby penguins by holding a naming contest. The names of the new Ripley's family members were announced Tuesday...


KCSO: From Detroit to Knoxville, I-75's the drug pipeline

What's fueling the opioid crisis in East Tennessee? To the Knox County Sheriff's Office, the answer's simple -- a highway winding from North to South.Narcotics investigators dubbed I-75 the "pipeline" responsible for shifting pills from dealers of the Great Lakes into the veins of people near the Great Smoky Mountains...


Body found inside car in Roane County's Poplar Creek

The Roane County Sheriff’s Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol and other rescue crews found a body Tuesday afternoon in a car near Poplar Creek Road...


Blount Co. woman qualifies for Boston Marathon after battle against infection

Weeks before her journey to run in the Boston Marathon, Jennifer Boling opened a fortune cookie reading, "Don't look at how far you have to go. Instead, look at how far you've gotten." It's now printed on the tank top she'll be wearing April 16...


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    Discovery Center Seeking Submissions for New Exhibit

    The Discovery Center will open We Are Tennessee, an exhibit exploring concepts of Tennessee’s cultural identity, opening 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28. Artists of all ages and mediums from Tennessee are invited to submit their work by March 23...



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    Facebook’s ‘Secret’ File on You Is Bigger Than You Think — Here’s How to View It

    Facebook’s user data gathering prowess has been common knowledge for some time now, but one journalist’s impromptu experiment suggests it is even more ubiquitous and pervasive than previously believed. Nick Whigham, a reporter for the New Zealand Herald, decided to test out a feature on Facebook that allows users to download a ‘secret’ file showing how much personal history the company has gathered about them...