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2 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Student section named 'Rocky Top Rowdies'

Student section named 'Rocky Top Rowdies' The University of Tennessee announced the student section will be called the Rocky Top Rowdies.


9 hrs ago | Chattanooga Times Free Press

Live coverage: Tennessee Vols vs. Utah State

Patrick Brown has been the University of Tennessee beat writer since January 2011.


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9 hrs ago |

Haslam Announces David Purkey As TEMA Director

Governor Bill Haslam on Friday announced the appointment of David W. Purkey as a deputy commissioner of the Military Department where he will direct the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency .


Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Tennessee, Hamblen County, TN, East Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University

9 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Sunday kickoff means first-ever tailgate for Jewish groupsSunday...

An East Tennessee group is extra thankful for the Vols kicking off the season on a Sunday because it means they can take part in all the Sunday kickoff means first-ever tailgate for Jewish groups An East Tennessee group is extra thankful for the Vols kicking off the season on a Sunday because it means they can take part in all the Check out this ... (more)


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Vol Shop opens in University Commons shopping center

The anticipation ahead of Sunday's season opener for the Vols could be felt at the newest official store for Tennessee gear.


Knoxville News Sentinel

Rain forecast for BoomsDay - UT football opener

National Weather Service meteorologists are forecasting separate weather systems will dump rain on Knoxville Saturday evening and throughout Sunday.


Related Topix: Weather, Morristown, TN, Sports

Crooks and Liars

Another 'Red' State Admits They Were WRONG About Obamacare, Quietly Accepts Medicaid Expansion

Remember earlier this year, around the time news of the ACA roll-out's success were starting to trickle in, when Republicans finally started revealing their true fears about it? Rand Paul summed it up nicely: "People get assumed and accustomed to receiving things, particularly things that they get for free."


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Liberal Political News

The Daily News

I Choose Memphis: Amy Simpson

Life history: I spent my childhood in Memphis and am a proud product of Memphis City Schools, from Grahamwood Elementary to White Station High School.


Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England, Midtown, TN, Christian Brothers University

Macon County Times

Jones promoted to major in Air Force

Brent N. Jones, a native of Lafayette, TN and 1999 graduate of Macon County High School, was promoted to the rank of Major in the United States Air Force effective September 1, 2014.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Langley Air Force Base, US News, Lafayette, TN, Samford University

Kennewick Man 'might have been Asian'

The mysterious Kennewick Man, who died 9 000 years ago in the Columbia River Valley, was a seal hunter who rambled far and wide with a projectile point lodged in his hip, five broken ribs that never healed properly, two small dents in his skull and a bum shoulder from the repetitive stress of throwing spears.


Related Topix: Kennewick, WA, Texas A&M University

Big South Fork National River And Rec...

Astronomy Program at Bandy Creek on Saturday, August 30

Paul Lewis from the University of Tennessee will be at Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area on Saturday, August 30, for our always popular dark skies astronomy program.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, US National Parks, Big South Fork National River And Recreation Area

The Jackson Sun

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons CenterNew nursing wing...

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons Center Student Jessica Brownyard has a lot to say about the UT Martin Parsons Center.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Country singer Kenny Chesney performs two-hour free show at Georgia Theatre

Country singer Kenny Chesney took the Georgia Theatre stage at 8 p.m. sharp Friday for a free two-hour concert that was filmed for a new CMT show called "Instant Jam".


Related Topix: Kenny Chesney, Country, Student Society, Phi Mu, Sororities, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA


Local high schoolers look at college choices

Representatives from ETSU, The University of Tennessee, Northeast State and others were there to talk with students about the options that are out there.


Young America's Foundation

YAF Chapters Gear Up For Fall Semester

With various activism initiatives planned for the semester--such as the 9/11: Never Forget Project , No More Che Day , and FreedomWeek --YAF chapters have begun to hold their first meetings of the school year, recruiting students to the Conservative Movement and energizing their campuses on behalf of the cause of freedom.


Related Topix: Activism

Knoxville News Sentinel

Lawyers pay tribute to retiring Knox judge Scores of lawyers, judge...

A courtroom full of judges, defense attorneys and prosecutors greeted Mary Beth Leibowitz on Friday in Knox County Criminal Court.


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Knoxville News Sentinel

Big Kahuna Wings restaurant opens in Farragut For the last six years, ...

Big Kahuna Wings opened following the success of BKW Seasonings seen in this August 2014 photo.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Sports

Agri Marketing

NAMA's Agri-Business Educational Foundation ABEF Receives Legacy Gift

NAMA'S AGRI-BUSINESS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION ABEF RECEIVES LEGACY GIFT Aug. 29, 2014 National Agri-Marketing Association reports: The ABEF recently received a legacy gift from Dr. John Riley, former advisor at University of Tennessee - Knoxville.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

KAT staff reviewing staffing needs Management neeeds under review,...

University of Tennessee Basketball coach Donnie Tyndall, left, talks with Russ Jensen, center, and Dawn Distler, right, before the start of the Annual United Way of Knoxville kickoff at the Tennessee Theatre Thursday, Aug., 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

Roaches found at Powell diner; several restaurants get perfect scores

This restaurant passed its health inspection, but there were a number of critical violations that caught the inspectors attention, problems that could potentially make customers sick if not corrected.


Related Topix: Powell, TN, Knox County, TN