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Area McDonald’s launches all day breakfast menu

Area McDonald’s launches all day breakfast menu

News, State News October 6, 2015 at 7:49 pm 0 comments

Answering consumer demand and making breakfast history again by offering All Day Breakfast KNOXVILLE (press release)—Beginning October 6, McDonald’s located in East and Northeast Tennessee invite customers to experience McDonald’s breakfast all day. All Day Breakfast is the number one request from customers; in fact, more than 120,000 people tweetedRead More

The Journey Home Project makes $50,000 donation to veterans

The Journey Home Project makes $50,000 donation to veterans

Entertainment, News, State News October 6, 2015 at 7:29 pm 0 comments

By Amanda French Clark The Journey Home Project, co-founded by Charlie Daniels, has committed $50,000 to help equip the new Veterans and Military Family Center at Middle Tennessee State University set to open Nov. 5. The contribution comes from funds raised at the 40th Anniversary Volunteer Jam, which took placeRead More

Hank Williams: The lost notebook

Hank Williams: The lost notebook

Entertainment, News September 18, 2015 at 2:47 am 0 comments

NASHVILLE (press release)—”The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams” project began with the idea of finding a well-known artist, one who felt Hank’s inspiration and influence, to record an album’s worth of the unheard songs. After veteran music industry manager/A&R executive Mary Martin approached Bob Dylan, a natural first choice forRead More

Free book helps readers save “momma’s home”

Free book helps readers save “momma’s home”

Arts & Culture, News September 15, 2015 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

Elder law attorney dispels myths, answers questions about nursing home Medicaid By Natalie Bailey As individuals and families plan long-term care for loved ones, the process can spark a number of questions. Certified elder law attorney Monica Franklin has answers in the newly released second edition of her free book,Read More

Police officers protect and serve our communities

Police officers protect and serve our communities

News September 15, 2015 at 4:08 pm 0 comments

By William C. Killian, United States Attorney, Eastern District of Tennessee U.S. residents enjoy a security system like no other country in the world. The system is based on being able to call the police whenever we need them. Help or protection is never too far away. We know thatRead More

Empowering wounded heroes, one home at a time

Empowering wounded heroes, one home at a time

News September 13, 2015 at 3:39 am 0 comments

By Julie Reliford What do entertainer Lee Greenwood, home make-over TV host Ty Pennington, U.S. Senators Rob Portman and Rand Paul, former Presidents George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush, retired Army General Tommy Franks and baseball Hall-of-Famer Craig Biggio have in common? All have proudly joined with the HelpingRead More

Missing: Ellen Beth Greenberg (Wruble)

Missing: Ellen Beth Greenberg (Wruble)

National News, News August 30, 2015 at 3:47 am 0 comments

Ellen Beth Greenberg was last seen on June 25, 2015, in Lower Nazareth Township, Pennsylvania, at Northampton Community College and at Life Church, formerly known as Carpenters Community Church. She lives in Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. Greenberg was last seen wearing a Hard Rock Cafe t-shirt, jeans and black sneakers. GreenbergRead More

Road closure and waterfront information for final Boomsday weekend

Road closure and waterfront information for final Boomsday weekend

Entertainment, Local News, News August 30, 2015 at 3:34 am 0 comments

KNOXVILLE (press release)—The Labor Day weekend is the final Boomsday Weekend. Due to the large crowd expected for the final event, information about road closures and boating restrictions will help with some of the crowd problems. Some expected congestion is in part because of the Knoxville Powerboat Classic being heldRead More

Increased funding needed for National Parks improvements

Increased funding needed for National Parks improvements

National News, News, Science & Environment August 7, 2015 at 3:11 am 0 comments

WASHINGTON (press release)—Local roads, bridges and other transit are integral parts of the national park experience. However, parks and their transportation infrastructure are facing a mounting financial challenge, say experts. Under the current law, the National Park Service is guaranteed $240 million per year for transportation projects through the FederalRead More

Titanic violin and Bible now on display in Pigeon Forge for limited time

Titanic violin and Bible now on display in Pigeon Forge for limited time

History, Local News, News, State News July 28, 2015 at 6:46 pm 0 comments

By Michael Williams The violin played by bandmaster Wallace Hartley as the Titanic slipped into its watery grave is now on display at the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge. Along with the violin, in a separate display, is a Bible that belonged to a Knoxville minister who perished with almostRead More