Mayor of Sevierville dies following battle with cancer

City of Sevierville Mayor Bryan Atchley passed away early this morning, while at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. The Sevierville Police Department is asking for thoughts and prayers for the family of Bryan Atchley, the long-serving Mayor of Sevierville...


THP rolls out low-profile 'ghost stripe' vehicles

THP is joining a number of other states in using 'ghost cruisers' on the roads to patrol and enforce aggressive driving by keeping a low-profile. Some Tennesseans might not see the trooper coming until the lights are behind them the next time they get a speeding ticket. The Tennessee Highway Patrol announced it has rolled out 'ghost stripe' cruisers which are significantly more difficult to pick out on the highway from other vehicles....


Dolly Parton shares 'Chicken and Dumplin' recipe for movie premiere

You can't watch 'Dumplin' without Dolly's 'Chicken and Dumplins' recipe! As you gather the blankets and popcorn to watch Dolly Parton's new Netflix movie -- Dolly is looking out for you and sharing her 'Chicken and Dumplins' recipe...


Dollywood sponsoring national cornbread contest

Willing to bet your cornbread recipe is a national winner? Here's your chance to test that theory. The champion will receive a $15,000 cash prize and a 30-inch stainless steel gas range from FiveStar Professional Cooking Equipment and special gifts from Martha White and Lodge Cast Iron...


2.3 magnitude earthquake reported in Seymour

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake was was felt in Seymour,2.7 magnitude earthquake in Roane County...


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    Festival of Photons in Oak Ridge

    Children and their parents can play with laser lights, dance under a disco ball and learn about photons at a unique new winter festival in Oak Ridge. The American Museum of Science and Energy is hosting the festival at its new location at Main Street Oak Ridge. Museum educators have designed a special room where people can experiment with light, pointing lasers on the wall and learning the properties of light...


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    Bible is written in code that predicts future events

    Searching for patterns is how we make sense of the world. We look for meaning in the often-overwhelming chaos by making connections between symbols and events. Some times these are meaningful discoveries, resulting in good science and breakthrough insights. Other times, these patterns may lead nowhere but still help us focus energies on what's important...


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    Christian Alternatives To Facebook

    Many Christians have gotten a little fed up with Facebook. Whether they are finding that their posts mysteriously disappear, or are not shared with all of their friends due to Facebook’s decision to censor religious speech, (Facebook, Apple, Google censoring religious speech?) or they are tired of posts that use inappropriate pictures or language, or they just want a place where they can go to get uplifted and encouraged, Christians have been looking for alternatives to Facebook...

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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...