Seymour apartment building destroyed in overnight fire

An apartment building in Seymour is a total loss after a fire early Wednesday morning, according to the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department.The 9-unit building at 547 S. Old Sevierville Pike had flames coming from the roof when the first fire crews arrived on scene. Residents from that building and the two nearby buildings were evacuated...


Morristown neighborhood evacuated as wind fuels brush fire

The Morristown Police Department, Hamblen County Sheriff's Office, Morristown Fire Department, and four volunteer fire department units responded to a brush fire Wednesday night that was called in "about the size of a football field," according to the Morristown Police Department...


East Tenn. holiday events and activities

If you're looking for things to do during the holidays, take a look at some of the events and festivities that are happening around Knoxville for the entire month of December...


East Tennessee cities ranks in top 5 for longest commute times

Critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell kicked off his residency Dec. 5 at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum.The first of three intimate performances hosted in the museum’s CMA Theater featured Americana star and Isbell’s wife, Amanda Shires. Isbell will continue his sold-out residency 7 p.m. Dec. 12 and 19 with unique performances...


Tiny coffee house bringing big business in Seymour

After just one month in business and only open three days a week, owners of 434 Coffee said business is headed in the right direction.If you drive too fast down Chilhowee School Road, you might miss the tiny building that practically sits in the front yard of neighbors. The 8-by-16-foot building sits on a plot of land that Jason Russell has dreamed about for 16 years...


Tickets Moving Fast for Adventure Science Center’s Adults-Only Science of Beer

Beer lovers and science enthusiasts will unite for a cause as Adventure Science Center and Lipman Brothers present the ninth annual Science of Beer Dec. 14 at Adventure Science Center.Guests will enjoy another extraordinary night benefitting the Science Center’s exhibitions and educational programming while sailing away to parts unknown as this year’s theme – Around the World in 80 Brews – brings the largest selection of international craft brews in the event’s history...


‘Tis the Peppermint Season in Knoxville

Sweet dreams and Scout Elves will bring locals and visitors to the Peppermint Village through Jan. 7 in Downtown Knoxville.Holidays on Ice presented by Home Federal Bank welcomes adults and children to skate day and night, every day, at the open-air ice rink nestled under twinkling lights in the middle of Market Square...



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    The Scriptural Teaching of Predestination

    Much discussion of predestination centers around the question of individual salvation and damnation. People holding to a belief in what is called “double predestination” assert that before the universe began God surveyed a list of everyone who would ever live and distributed their names between one of two lists...


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    Music and the Brain: The Fascinating Ways That Music Affects Your Mood and Mind

    The field of music and neuroscience is signaling many favorable ways music can engage and change the brain and is considerably enlarging. Let’s discuss how music impacts the brain and mood by engaging memory, emotion, learning and neuroplasticity, and attention. In taking a look at the many ways that the brain engages, we can begin to understand how creating a musical program that is consistent can target and accentuate specific brain functions...


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