Built on Biblical principles: Why Chick-fil-A is closed on Sundays

For years, McDonald's, Burger King and Wendy's were the top names in fast food, but a new survey has changed all of that. Welcome to the family, Chick-fil-A. Long lines can be seen both inside and outside of restaurants across the country on all days of the week — except Sundays. ..


Sen. Corker: Pres. Trump made U.S. 'look like a pushover'

Republicans and Democrats alike blasted President Donald Trump after his press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, CBS News reported. President Trump accepted a World Cup soccer ball from Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday as he side-stepped questions about Russian interference in the 2016 election...


Collegedale & Signal Mountain are some of safest towns in Tennessee

How safe are you in your community? The latest figures show that two of the safest cities in Tennessee are in Hamilton county. Tennessee’s largest cities also have some of the highest crime rates. But the state has many communities that can boast about their quality of life. Based on the number of reported violent crimes per 1000 people, an on-line safety resource called “Safewise” has named the 20 safest cities in the state...


GOP governor's debate cancelled after several candidates drop out

A spokesperson for the Tennessee Republican party announced today the debate between the Republican governor candidates for Sunday has been cancelled. The announcement comes after three of the four candidates — Diane Black, Randy Boyd and Beth Harwell — announced plans to drop out of the debate. The fourth candidate, Bill Lee, still plans to be in attendance...


Cannabidiol products grow in popularity in East TN

A form of cannabis is growing in popularity in East Tennessee. Cannabidiol, or CBD, comes from the cannabis plant. But it doesn't get you high. Stores are popping up, including one in Lenoir City that just opened Saturday. The owner of Pure Wellness, Crystal Earls, says the grand opening was a big success...


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    Big Ears fest now getting props for film fare

    Everyone knows Big Ears offers cool music. Now the annual avant garde Knoxville festival is getting props for its film content. MovieMaker Magazine this week put Big Ears on its list of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World, 2018...


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    It is a Literal Miracle Every Time I Sing

    Charity Tillemann-Dick is a chart-topping opera singer. What makes her accomplishments even more amazing is she's singing with someone else's lungs. Through faith, she overcame major medical obstacles to once again lift her voice in song.Opera singers need very strong lungs. So imagine how hard it would be to bounce back after a double lung transplant...not once, but twice...


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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...