Saturday Jun 15
28 graduating firefighters represent Blount County, Maryville, Townsend, and Friendsville
Photo by COURTESY OF THE BLOUNT COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT Firefighters representing the recent graduating class participate in a live burn exercise June 8 at the Alcoa Fire Department training facility located on Universal Street in Alcoa.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Illinois man found facedown in Little River, airlifted to UT Medical Center
An Illinois man vacationing with family in Townsend is being treated at the University of Tennessee Medical Center after he was pulled from the Little River earlier this afternoon, officials said.
Authorities cite 11 in alcohol compliance check
Authorities cited or charged individuals from 11 Blount County businesses with selling alcohol to a person 21 as part of an alcohol compliance check held June 10 and 11. a Susan Gill, 45, Black Mash Hollow Road, Townsend, of Danny K's Riverside Restaurant, 7613 Old Highway 73, Townsend a Rohitkumar K. Patel, 28, unknown address, of Ian's Market #2, ... (more)
Rocky Top Talk
100 Days of Vols: #79 - The Backdrop
Rivals may say bad things about Knoxville, but those fans have never spent much time in the East Tennessee hills.
1,000 expected at Native American flute festival in Townsend
Photo by submitted North American Flute Foundation board member and Knoxville resident Randy McGinnis, whose flute recordings have earned national honors.
Bean Station pharmacist laid to rest
The Knox County Commission voted to reprimand one of their own Tuesday after his arrest for having oral sex with another man at a public park in North Knoxville.
Crash injures four, including 5-year-old flown from Townsend wreck
A three-vehicle accident on East Lamar Alexander Parkway in Townsend Tuesday afternoon injured four people, including a 5-year-old boy who was flown to University of Tennessee Medical Center.
Gov. Haslam names interim chief of Finance and Admin. department
The Knox County Sheriff's Office helicopter helped track down a lost hiker in the mountains of Greene County Tuesday morning.
Gatlinburg pastor arraigned on felony theft charge
A Gatlinburg pastor accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his own church made his first appearance Tuesday in a Sevier County court.
Townsend firefighter killed in tractor accident
Photo by Photo courtesy of the Townsend Volunteer Fire Department Steve Webb, a longtime firefighter with the Townsend Fire Department, was found dead Monday evening by fellow firefighters at his Townsend home after a tractor accidentally ran over him.