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Fourth of July events in East Tennessee

Here are all the July 4th events in East Tennessee in 2019.

Bullying forced student to leave Farragut High; parents say Knox County Schools did nothing to help him  Knoxville News Sentinel

The bullying didn't begin with fellow students shoving him into walls and pelting him with food, but it also didn't end there. It didn't even end after he eventually ...

Where to find 4th of July fireworks, events in Knoxville, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, beyond  Knoxville News Sentinel

July 4th is approaching quickly, so get ready for a plethora of events in Knoxville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Oak Ridge and beyond.

Advance Financial Awards Scholarships

NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville-based Advance Financial awarded scholarships to 10 outstanding Tennessee students at a banquet at Little Italy Maggiano's on ...

Shopper News blog: Nature’s Crossing offers healing herbs and CBD  Knoxville News Sentinel

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A for achievement: 3 area schools win STEM designation

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — Three area schools have scored the coveted designation as a Tennessee STEM School. The state Department of Education ...

U.S. News & World Report: Here's how high schools rank by metro area in Tennessee  Knoxville News Sentinel

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the top high schools by metro area, including Knoxville, Nashville and others.

Bearden, Caleb Wilkins hand Farragut first loss of high school football season  Knoxville News Sentinel

Caleb Wilkins rushed for 147 yards on 17 carries to lead Bearden to a 17-13 win over previously undefeated Farragut.

Hazmat suit for school? Knox County student decides he doesn't want the flu  Knoxville News Sentinel

As the number of flu cases in Knox County climb, some students are taking matters into their own hands. Brody Cox, a senior at Gibbs High School, wore a ...

Lawsuit: Farragut High teacher ignored warning sign in journal of student who later killed himself  Knoxville News Sentinel

The parents of a student who committed suicide last year have filed a lawsuit claiming Farragut High School officials ignored warning signs. Angela M Gosnell ...

Summer Camps Guide 2019: How to keep kids busy in Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

Complete list of Summer Camps in Knoxville, Tennessee for 2019.

Knoxville real estate: See inside a $5 million Farragut mansion for sale  Knoxville News Sentinel

"It basically has everything that we ever wanted in the house and then some.”

U.S News & World Report ranks top high schools in Tennessee and in nation  Knoxville News Sentinel

Central Magnet School in Murfreesboro, Hume Fogg Magnet High School in Nashville and Merrol Hyde Magnet School in Hendersonville have been named the ...

Knox County Schools using technology to open access to AP courses

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — On Thursday, students at West High School got to video conference into an AP Computer Science Principles course at Farragut High ...

3 Farragut High students commit suicide this semester; Knox County Schools sets Thursday meeting  Knoxville News Sentinel

Three Farragut High School students have committed suicide this semester, including two within the past month, prompting Knox County Schools officials to ...

Baseball, softball, soccer district tournament schedule, results for Knoxville area  Knoxville News Sentinel

District Tournament schedules can be emailed to The schedule will be updated throughout the district tournaments.

Military teachers are the highest paid educators in Knox County Schools. Why?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Of the more than 4,000 teachers in Knox County Schools' classrooms, a cluster of those teaching Junior Reserve Officer's Training Corps rank as the highest ...

Why 15 Knox County high school students will perform a free concert in Market Square  Knoxville News Sentinel

Fifteen Knox County High School students have been working for weeks to prepare for their upcoming time to shine at CTE Goes Live on Friday.

Local teams win big at national dance competition  WVLT.TV

Congratulate two local teams, Bearden High School and Farragut High School, on their wins at the UDA National Dance Competition in Florida.

Farragut band steps off full speed ahead under new director Kenneth Carrico  Knoxville News Sentinel

It's been a whirlwind of activity for new Farragut High School Director of Bands Kenneth Carrico. Since assuming the top position earlier this year, he's quickly ...

All-PrepXtra girls and boys wrestling teams for 2019  Knoxville News Sentinel

The first eight members of the Knox News All-PrepXtra girls wrestling team are nominees for the girls wrestler of the Year. The winner will be announced May 29 ...

Shopper News blog: Halls High to induct three into Hall of Fame  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Knox County Schools: What's the cost of being a student?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Parents open their wallets a lot during the first weeks of Knox County schools resuming after the break. Here's a rundown of some of the expenses.

Farragut High School senior who drowned in Fort Loudoun Lake identified  Knoxville News Sentinel

An 18-year-old Farragut High School senior whose body was pulled from Fort Loudoun Lake after he fell overboard from a boat Wednesday has been identified.

Farragut High School coping with three student suicides  WATE 6 On Your Side

In the last few months three Farragut High school students have taken their own lives.

Hardin Valley Academy, Farragut High slated for school rezoning  Knoxville News Sentinel

A portion of the Hardin Valley Academy school zone will likely be redrawn to send more students to Farragut High School next fall, a move that could help ...

Farragut High School makes change after 3 suicides this semester  WATE 6 On Your Side

Farragut High School decided to make some changes after a third student died by suicide this semester. Parents and students attended a meeting Thursday ...

WVLT names East Tennessee native as Chief Meteorologist  WVLT.TV

WVLT-TV announced Friday that East Tennessee native Heather Haley has been named chief meteorologist of its stations.

One student arrested for bomb threat at Farragut High School

The Knox County Sheriff's Office believes an 11-year-old was responsible for a bomb threat earlier this week at Hardin Valley Elementary School.

WVLT-TV Channel 8 names new chief meteorologist, and she's from Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

Heather Haley is a graduate of Farragut High School and the University of Tennessee.

Tough running of Kyle Carter leads Farragut past Oak Ridge  Knoxville News Sentinel

Farragut fullback Kyle Carter had a big 53-yard run to help the Admirals beat Oak Ridge.

Former Farragut High School coach, wife found dead in DeKalb County lake  The Tennessean

Lendon Welch was a beloved former coach at Farragut High School. A street in front of the school bears his name.

Former Farragut standout Jaiden McCoy joins Lady Vols  WVLT.TV

Knoxville native and Northwest Florida State College standout Jaiden McCoy began summer classes at the University of Tennessee on Thursday .

Knox Co. hosting $10 rabies vaccination clinics on May 4 & 11

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — If your pets have not been vaccinated against rabies, mark your calendars to take them to one of these low-cost clinics sponsored by the ...

Knox Schools budget includes 3.5% teacher raise, 3 new schools; heads to commission for vote  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Board of Education on Wednesday approved a $506 million fiscal year 2020 budget for Knox County Schools, including 3.5% teacher raises, ...

Farragut High School’s Jake Lowe wins national championship with Tennessee Soccer Club  WATE 6 On Your Side

For the third year in a row, a team from the Tennessee Soccer Club has claimed a national championship, and this year's group included Farragut sophomore ...

Free Flu Shot Saturday on Oct. 13 to have regular and 'high-dose' flu vaccine available  Knoxville News Sentinel

A more powerful “high-dose” flu vaccine is for older adults. This year, it will be available at Free Flu Shot Saturday, Oct. 13 at six area schools.

Drowning victim was to graduate Saturday from Farragut High  Knoxville News Sentinel

Farragut High School students are again grieving the loss of a classmate as the drowning of a graduating senior Wednesday marked the fourth death among ...

Back to school 2018: Meet the new Knox County school principals  Knoxville News Sentinel

Find out who is new and who has transferred for the 2018-19 school year.

Knoxville-area high school girls soccer players to watch this season  Knoxville News Sentinel

The girls soccer season is underway. Here are some players to keep an eye on as it progresses.

2018 Knoxville-area high school football schedules  Knoxville News Sentinel

All the regular-season schedules for Knoxville area football teams.

Knox County parents, students share views on school security, welcome improvements  Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Schools parents, students say school safety improvements are needed and share their views on security as students get ready to return Aug. 8.

TBI director David Rausch to speak at leadership series created by Farragut student  Knoxville News Sentinel

Rebecca Fisher created the Farragut Leadership Series. Mayor Madeline Rogero and former UT chancellor Beverly Davenport were 2017 speakers.

Get a free flu shot this weekend

Flu cases are already being reported in East Tennessee, so this is the perfect time to protect yourself.

Farragut girls basketball player keeps the game in perspective  WVLT.TV

'Without that passion it's hard to succeed,' said Morgan Carbaugh, who plays for Farragut High School's girls basketball team and is Olivia's teammate.

Victor Ashe: Mayor Glenn Jacobs' aide brings new energy to Knox County mayor's office  Knoxville News Sentinel

Bryan Hair of Farragut is the new chief of staff for Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs. Hair, 34, was born and raised in Farragut, graduated from Farragut High ...

10 About Town: April 25 - 28, 2019

Dogwood Arts Festival, wine at the zoo, and Volapalooza.

Senzel collects first MLB hit in debut with Reds

CINCINNATI — Farragut High School graduate Nick Senzel made his highly anticipated big league debut Friday night for the Cincinnati Reds at Great American ...

Farragut H.S. teacher has a personal reason behind her class' Gingerbread design

Farragut High School students have created an amazing Gingerbread display. Lead by their teacher, Lynsey Flatford, there's a personal reason for their designs ...

Farragut High School honors two seniors during graduation  WBIR-TV

More than 400 students graduated from Farragut High School Saturday night, but the absence of two seniors and brought the crowd at Thompson Boling Arena ...


At the Tennessee Mountain Writers' 31st annual conference in Oak Ridge over the weekend, several area writers came up winners in various categories.

Small school, big honor: Elk Valley receives STEM designation

Elk Valley Elementary is rural with minimal resources and only 115 students. It's also one of only 26 schools to receive STEM designation in Tennessee.

Best of East Tennessee students' art showing at Knoxville Museum of Art  Knoxville News Sentinel

The best of East Tennessee student art is in the 13th East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition opening Nov. 23 at the Knoxville Museum of Art.

UT Medical Center places restrictions on visitors as flu cases increase  Knoxville News Sentinel

The hospital announced Friday that it is placing restrictions on visitors as the number of flu cases increase throughout the region.

Knoxville native Jaiden McCoy commits to Lady Vols  247Sports

Jaiden McCoy took a circuitous route, but she ended up where she started in basketball in her hometown of Knoxville. The landing spot this time was "The ...

Farragut High School student killed in head-on crash

An 18-year-old Farragut High School student died in a two-vehicle crash on John Sevier Highway on Saturday morning.

High School boys basketball region tournament games postponed  WATE 6 On Your Side

The majority of Saturday's boys basketball region tournament showdowns have been pushed to Sunday to due flooding in the Greater Knoxville area.

Karns High students petition to stop elimination of Latin classes  Knoxville News Sentinel

An online petition urging Karns High School to continue offering Latin classes next year has generated more than 140 signatures of support toward its goal of ...

Week 8 high school football schedule – Oct. 5, 2018  WATE 6 On Your Side

The Friday Night Hits Tailgate will make a pit-stop at Farragut on Friday as the undefeated Admirals host Dobyns-Bennett. Farragut enters Friday as one of the ...

Shopper News blog: Brew pubs, nature projects build South Knox profile in 2018  Knoxville News Sentinel

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In West Knoxville, money and people pour in, but it wasn't always that way  Knoxville News Sentinel

How did West Knoxville turn into a commercial and residential powerhouse, and why? A look back and ahead.

Shopper News blog: Author recalls early history of Lawnville community  Knoxville News Sentinel

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New Farragut Band Director leading summer camp  GoVolsXtra

First year director Kenneth Carrico leads the Farragut High School band camp Wednesday, July 18, 2018 on a parking lot at the high school. Michael ...

All-PrepXtra girls soccer team for 2018  Knoxville News Sentinel

The first eight members of the Knox News All-PrepXtra girls soccer first team are nominees for the girls soccer player of the year. The winner will be announced ...

TSSAA Spring Fling: High school state tournament scoreboard  The Tennessean

See the schedule and results from the TSSAA's Spring Fling.

Ex-Karns High student in custody on trespass charge; lockdown lifted  Knoxville News Sentinel

Daniel Bell is in custody on a trespassing charge after Karns High School was put on lockdown Monday morning.

Knox school system wants to offer early retirement to employees

Knoxville — Nearly 700 Knox County Schools employees, including teachers and administrators, are eligible to apply for an early-retirement incentive being ...

Knox County election: Republicans win several House seats; Democrat Johnson takes District 13  Knoxville News Sentinel

One Knox County State House race came down to less than 800 votes. "We were nervous until the very end."

The top Knoxville-area high school football receivers to watch in the 2018 season  Knoxville News Sentinel

Preston Bowman, Campbell County, Sr.: Bowman is expected to be the pass-heavy Cougars' No. 1 receiver with the graduation of Shawn Marcum. Last season ...

Blount County Schools will no longer name valedictorian, salutatorian after class of 2021  Knoxville News Sentinel

The schools will use the Latin honors system for students graduating in the class of 2022 and beyond.

Shopper News blog: The Heart of Halls: Center loves seniors and community  Knoxville News Sentinel

Shopper News brings you the latest happenings in your community.

Loudon aims high in historical season  WATE 6 On Your Side

A store front just down the road from Loudon High School boasts the sign: "Redskin Proud. 19-0."

Flu season is finally over in East Tennessee — later than the rest of the state  Knoxville News Sentinel

University of Tennessee Medical Center reported four adult flu deaths for the 2018-2019 season.

Behind the Badge: School Resource Officer works for children’s best interest, trust  WATE 6 On Your Side

WEST KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) - In the wake of numerous school shootings as well as the thwarted shooting plot at a Cumberland County school earlier ...

Shopper News blog: Norwood will miss pharmacist's personal touch  Knoxville News Sentinel

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The top Knoxville-area high school football running backs to watch in the 2018 season  Knoxville News Sentinel

DJ Cox, Bearden, Sr.: Cox is working his way back from an injury but is still hoping to have an impact for the Bulldogs. He ended the season with 871 yards on ...

TN Election: Smith concedes to Johnson in District 13 race  Knoxville News Sentinel

TN Election: Smith concedes to Johnson in District 13 race.

Knox School Board approves early retirement incentive plan  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Board of Education unanimously approved an early retirement incentive plan that could potentially save Knox County Schools millions of ...

Knox County bands hit all the right notes  Knoxville News Sentinel

It was a marching band lover's dream come true as all 13 Knox County high school marching bands performed in full dress on Bill Clabo field at Farragut High ...

Why around 200 Knox County students produced a free Market Square concert  Knoxville News Sentinel

A Friday night concert in Market Square was the culmination of a school year's work for many Knox County students and staff.

Feasting, fun and fine tequilas at Farragut festivals this spring  Knoxville News Sentinel

Farragut has a slew of festivals to enjoy while supporting good causes including Southern Tequila and Taco Fest, Taste of Farragut, and Fido Fest.

Former Tennessee guard Jon Higgins hired as Farragut boys basketball coach  Knoxville News Sentinel

Farragut High School hired former Tennessee guard Jon Higgins as its new boys basketball coach on Thursday.

Knoxville football: Who were the Week 2 top performers?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Grace Christian's Luke Kirby, Halls' Ty Humphrey and Midway's Jason Taylor were among the standout performances this week.

A season of promise, frustration, tragedy for Farragut girls basketball  Knoxville News Sentinel

An unpredictable regular season that has been spattered with great promise, filled with frustration and was marked with tragedy before it even got started just got ...

Several Knox County Schools principals retiring, transferring this year

Several Knox County Schools principals are retiring this year. Long-time Central High School Principal Michael Reynolds is one of them. Reynolds began his ...

How a Haitian earthquake survivor ended up playing soccer in Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

Rivaldo Hill was left in an orphanage after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. He ended up playing soccer in Knoxville at Farragut High School.

10 About Town: February 28 - March 3, 2019

Dogs in costumes, a winter beer fest and Broadway plays. Here's your things-to-do guide to the weekend.

Farragut-Knox County partnership to create community center at former Faith Lutheran Church  Knoxville News Sentinel

Good news for residents as the Town of Farragut prepares to complete the purchase of property slated to house a town community center and new West Knox ...

New park opening in Bearden salutes home-grown hit makers the Everly Brothers  Knoxville News Sentinel

It did not take too long for the Everly Brothers to start becoming a hit-making rock 'n' roll duo after moving to Nashville from Knoxville in the mid-1950s.

The King's Academy's Regan Weekly named Gatorade Tennessee softball player of the year  Knoxville News Sentinel

Regan Weekly, a second baseman at The King's Academy, was named the Gatorade Tennessee softball player of the year. Weekly is a Dartmouth signee.

Six Vols, several local players selected in MLB Draft

Four Vols were picked on day two of the MLB Draft and several more were taken on day three, along with players from other local colleges and high schools.

2017 All-PrepXtra golf teams  Knoxville News Sentinel

(All first-team members are nominees for Girls Golfer of the Year). Lexanne Halama. Farragut, Fr. Why chosen: Halama tied for fifth in the Large Class state ...

TN teens hold climate change march as part of global movement  WATE 6 On Your Side

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - You may have seen them marching around Downtown Knoxville Friday - a group of teens taking a stand in hopes of raising ...

Remembering Why: Murder of 23-year-old Lee Standifer

Knoxville — When David Miller died in the electric chair in Nashville on Thursday night, the family of his victim was not there. The surviving relatives of Lee ...

Area high school football teams set for jamborees  WATE 6 On Your Side

While the NFL Preseason is officially underway, East Tennessee has its own high school version to prepare for the regular season. At least 31 area programs ...

The top Knoxville-area high school football quarterbacks to watch in the 2018 season  Knoxville News Sentinel

Cade Ballard, Greeneville, Sr.: Ballard is the defending Class 4A Mr. Football. He led the Greene Devils to an undefeated season and state title with 3,148 ...

Oliver Springs, Claiborne game ends early with multiple personal fouls  Knoxville News Sentinel

Oliver Springs improves to 4-1 with 62-28 win when game stopped late in fourth quarter due to too many personal fouls.

East Tennessee High School Football: Week 10 roundup  Knoxville News Sentinel

TSSAA high school football game updates from across East Tennessee and Knoxville.

Ride KAT to UT football games; parking also available at city-owned garages  The knoxville focus

In order to make the first home University of Tennessee football game as stress-free as possible, the City of Knoxville is offering some highlights and tips to help ...

Tennessee midterm election: GOP's Justin Lafferty wins District 89, besting Martinez  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee election 2018: TN Election: GOP's Justin Lafferty wins State House District 89, according to unofficial early voting returns.

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