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Bearden High School student paddles home in canoe after flooding rains  Knoxville News Sentinel

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High school basketball district tournament schedule, results for Knoxville area teams  Knoxville News Sentinel

Watch Maryville beat Bearden, 63-51, in the District 4-AAA tournament championship game Aaron Torres, Knoxville News Sentinel.

Knoxville high school student builds working ‘Iron Man’ costume for class project  WATE 6 On Your Side

When an East Tennessee high school student reached out to tell WATE 6 On Your Side he was building a working Iron Man costume for his senior project, we ...

Belk store foots prom bill for Knoxville high school seniors  Atlanta Journal Constitution

High school seniors at an eastern Tennessee high school received the ultimate gift for their senior...

Christian Academy of Knoxville High School remains closed for flood damage  WATE 6 On Your Side

The Christian Academy of Knoxville had to cancel Thursday classes for the high school for the fourth day in a row because of flooding. The road is closed ...

Top 10 football prospects from the Class of 2020 in the Knoxville area  Knoxville News Sentinel

Editor's note: A name listed in a previous version of this story was removed after it was determined an erroneous recruiting profile had been created on national ...

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 ...

Miss your old school days? Find them inside the Knox County Education Museum  Knoxville News Sentinel

Filled with old yearbooks, school records, band uniforms, varsity jackets, and an assortment of other curios, the museum is a monument to nostalgia.

Knoxville area high school football rankings  Knoxville News Sentinel

Here are the top high school football teams in the Knoxville area entering the final week of the regular season. 1.Alcoa (9-0) — The Tornadoes enter their final ...

Knoxville-area Class 3A high school football preview  Knoxville News Sentinel

Who are the top teams and the top players in Knoxville high school football this season in Class 3A? Here's a look at some of the key 2018 storylines.

Looking back: Knoxville vs. Central football rivalry brought 20,000 fans to Shields-Watkins Field  Knoxville News Sentinel

The high school football rivalry lasted 45 years and was so popular the game had to be played at Shields-Watkins Field to accommodate 20-30K fans.

Tennessee basketball: Carter High alum Jordan Bowden has a special bond with his school  Knoxville News Sentinel

Jordan Bowden, a junior guard for the Vols, regularly goes back to his Knoxville high school to help the basketball team and special education students.

2018 Knoxville-area high school football schedules  Knoxville News Sentinel

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

85-year-old becomes first Knoxville High graduate to live in her old high school  Knoxville News Sentinel

On Monday, Jo Ann Humphrey, a 1950 graduate of Knoxville High, returned to her alma mater to live.

Top Knoxville area high school football games for Week 9  Knoxville News Sentinel

It's rivalry week in Knoxville with Farragut playing at Bearden on Thursday in the game of the week.

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 ...

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.

Powell football must forfeit six wins due to ineligible player  Knoxville News Sentinel

Powell football has to forfeit its six wins so far this season due to an ineligible player, according to a ruling from the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic ...

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.

Plan to add 28 parking spaces to front of historic Knoxville High draws concern

Developer Rick Dover wants to add 28 parking spaces at the school which is now a residential center for seniors.

Hidden History: Austin-East dance program celebrates West African heritage  WATE 6 On Your Side

Preserving African dance and culture is a vital part of one Knoxville high school. The Austin-East Magnet High School has an impressive dance program that ...

Remembering South High School  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee fullback Steve Chancey is pictured in May 1972. The South High School graduate was inducted into the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame.

Downtown Knoxville development: Airbnb-style hotel, apartments one step closer to reality  Knoxville News Sentinel

After over two years of changing plans amid a shifting landscape for downtown real estate, Knoxville developer Rick Dover is a step closer to building on the ...

360 degree tour: Historic Knoxville High School transforms into senior living facility  WBIR-TV

It's been 67 years since the last graduating class at Historic Knoxville High and now the doors will soon reopen with a new purpose.

Knoxville High Independent Senior Living hosts tour for school alumni  Knoxville News Sentinel

Alumni of the former Knoxville High toured the facility, which is now an independent senior living center, Tuesday afternoon.

City of Knoxville continues focus on affordable senior housing with new development  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knoxville City Council has approved $1.2 million in funding to help prop up a 53-unit affordable senior housing development in the West Haven ...

Revamped, 'authentic' Knoxville High Independent Senior Living opening this week  Knoxville News Sentinel

The 80-unit Knoxville High Independent Senior Living building grand opening is Tuesday.

Tennessee Super 25 high school football poll  Knoxville News Sentinel

The USA Today Network - Tennessee ranks the top 25 teams in the state each week. Maryville is currently No. 1.

Elijah Howard — with offers from UT Vols, others — leads Webb football to first win  Knoxville News Sentinel

Elijah Howard, a sophomore being recruited by the Tennessee Vols and others, leads Webb to a win over Grace Christian.

Knoxville High alumni tour historic school, now a senior living center  WATE 6 On Your Side

Historic Knoxville High School has a new lease on life with the opening of a senior living facility and KHS alum got the chance to walk their halls, one last time.

Alcoa upsets Maryville 34-28 to end seven-game losing streak to rival Rebels  Knoxville News Sentinel

MARYVILLE — The Alcoa Tornadoes took a victory lap Friday night that was eight years in the making. Well it was a half lap anyway. Engulfed by family, friends ...

Associated Press Tennessee statewide high school football rankings  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in Division II financial aid classification as ...

Tennessee high school football preseason all-state team for 2018  Knoxville News Sentinel

Here is the USA Today Network - Tennessee's preseason all-state high school football team.

Tennessee All-American and Knoxville high school legend Buddy Cruze dies at 84  Knoxville News Sentinel

Buddy Cruze, a 1956 All-American wide receiver at the University of Tennessee and a legendary multi-sport prep athlete from Knoxville, died Saturday.

Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor program at Knoxville high school one of 44 in nation  Knoxville News Sentinel

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee is working with South-Doyle High School students in a nationwide program that pairs mentors from various ...

East Tenn. Marching Band Heads to National Stage  WVLT.TV

It's a once in a lifetime opportunity for one Knoxville high school. The West High School Rebels Marching Band is preparing to take the national stage December ...

Knoxville High School opening its doors for tours  WBIR-TV

Renovations are underway to convert the former Knoxville High School into 80 apartments for senior citizens.

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.

Is downtown Knoxville's hotel industry hitting its cap? Plans for old Supreme Court change  Knoxville News Sentinel

The influx of hotels has caused hoteliers to hit pause on Knoxville downtown projects. The old Supreme Court site's plans are changing as a result.

Clinton coach Randy McKamey responds to suspension after postgame altercation  Knoxville News Sentinel

Clinton coach Randy McKamey says the officials' report of a comment he made about an injured player was "grossly misrepresented."

Why Grace Christian tight end could turn down Big Ten football to play in Ivy League  Knoxville News Sentinel

Grace Christian tight end Eli Nordhorn has an offer to play Big Ten football, but may decide to play in the Ivy League.

Everly Brothers' mother, 99, recalls Bearden, Cas Walker and the ducktails  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Everly Brothers were known for their harmony as early rock 'n' roll singers.

Unique downtown 'hospitality project' moves forward

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — An agreement that clears the way for construction of a unique "hospitality project" on the site of the old State Supreme Court Building ...

Dr. Davis, OB/GYN and co-founder of Florence Crittenton Home and Park West Hospital, dies at 96  Knoxville News Sentinel

Dr. Davis' reach extended beyond a 35-year career bringing babies in the world.

March in East Tennessee: Ole Red Gatlinburg opening, Dollywood, 'Peter Pan,' Big Ears  Knoxville News Sentinel

Whether you love sports, Blake Shelton music, theme parks, ballet or physical fitness, East Tennessee has something for you during March.

King's Academy football coach Les Greer resigns  Knoxville News Sentinel

Les Greer resigned midway through first season as football coach at King's Academy.

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 ...

Historic Cal Johnson building to get facelift after City Council approves PILOT  Knoxville News Sentinel

The projects include the Cal Johnson Building downtown and a lot across from the Old Knoxville High School on East Fifth Avenue in the Old City.

Knoxville area high school football scoreboard  Knoxville News Sentinel

The high school football playoff scoreboard from across Knoxville and Tennessee.

Suspended Carter football coach faces allegations of hazing incident  Knoxville News Sentinel

Carter football and track coach Derek Witt is suspended with pay after allegations of a hazing incident.

Group with charter school credentials sole proposal for Rule High School

The sole proposal for a defunct Knoxville high school came from a group with charter school credentials.

Kay's Ice Cream nostalgia served up to South High grads at Scotts  Knoxville News Sentinel

South High School class of 1965 held unofficial reunions at Kay's Ice Cream until closing in December. Now they reunite at the former location.

'American Idol': 8 things to know about East Tennessee contestant Drake McCain  Knoxville News Sentinel

East Tennessee's Drake McCain won over "American Idol" judges with his audition and will soon compete in the show's next phase: Hollywood Week.

Knoxville high school spring football: 5 linemen to watch  Knoxville News Sentinel

Spring football in under way, so we're looking at players to keep an eye on in the fall. Part four: linemen; series continues the rest of the week.

Hunt for History: The lost films of Granville Hunt

A box of lost-and-found film was nearly trashed. Now it is a treasure of incredible home movies from the 1930s shot by a historic photographer. We hunt for the ...

A.J. Davis' 'walking highlight reel' shows as No. 2 Maryville tops No. 1 Oakland  Knoxville News Sentinel

A.J. Davis, a junior receiver, threw a 52-yard pass as Maryville football beat No. 1 Oakland in a TSSAA Class 6A showdown.

WW1: Men went to fight, women went to work, and the devil appeared on Gay Street  Knoxville News Sentinel

In Knoxville, beating the Huns in World War I wasn't just the soldiers' duty. Those on the homefront had to help.

Matt Lowe returns home as Powell's new football coach  Knoxville News Sentinel

Powell announced Tuesday its hiring of Matt Lowe as the new football coach. Lowe coached Powell from 2006-11.

New quarterback Herbert Booker keeps winning for Oak Ridge  Knoxville News Sentinel

New starting quarterback Herbert Booker led Oak Ridge to its second straight win to start the season 41-12 over Dobyns-Bennett.

Knoxville developer Rick Dover's projects in East Tennessee  Knoxville News Sentinel

Since his return in 1992 to Knoxville, developer Rick Dover has earned awards and prestige for renovating old structures.

Hunt for History Part 3: Photojournalism Prodigy

Granville Hunt was one of the first newspaper photographers in Knoxville history before joining TVA in 1933. His professional skill shines in stunning ...

John Ward, Voice of the Vols, touched down many places  Knoxville News Sentinel

John Ward crisscrossed a lot of territory in Knoxville on his way to success as the 'Voice of the Vols.'

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Football success a big part of Knoxville High's legacy  The knoxville focus

By Steve Williams. Her last students walked through her halls over 60 years ago, and her facade now reads “Historic Knoxville High School.” But she is more ...

Fulton football player killed in gang shooting was 'success story'  WATE 6 On Your Side

WATE 6 On Your Side staff - KNOXVILLE (WATE) - On Friday Knoxville Police Department said they believe three males with possible ties to a gang fired into a ...

Demolition begins of Rule High School football stadium

Crews have started demolishing part of an old Knoxville high school that closed decades ago. The Knox County Mayor's Office said it is tearing down the football ...

Hidden History: Historian publishes book on African-American history in Blount County  WATE 6 On Your Side

A love of history, genealogy and Blount County, Tennessee, is all it took for Alcoa native Shirley Carr Clowney to dig deep into the story of African-Americans in ...

Shopper News blog: Living abroad invaluable for South-Doyle grad  Knoxville News Sentinel

What's new in your community? Find out here at the Shopper News blog. We'll have updates on people, places, businesses, schools and sports in your ...

Knoxville statues salute contribution, not conflict  Knoxville News Sentinel

It says something about Knoxville that its statues celebrate common folk who gave of themselves to others and heroic individuals who raised people's spirits ...

Shopper News blog: Town bids farewell to Markli  Knoxville News Sentinel

What's new in your community? Find out here at the Shopper News blog. We'll have updates on people, places, businesses, schools and sports in your ...

Cade Ballard, Greeneville quarterback, takes to the air ... as a pilot  Knoxville News Sentinel

Cade Ballard is bringing a whole new meaning to winning it through the air. Ballard is getting ready to lead Greeneville's pass-heavy offense on a bid for another ...

Knox Heritage's 'Fragile 15' lists endangered historic locations  Knoxville News Sentinel

Standard Knitting Mill, the Greyhound Bus Station and Rule High School are on Knox Heritage's 2017 'Fragile 15.'

Fighting flu on the homefront: World War I brought Spanish flu pandemic to Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

For four weeks in the fall of 1918, Knoxville fought the Spanish flu. The contagious illness killed an estimated 132 people and closed schools, churches, theaters ...

Who will be Maryville's quarterback?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Spring practice is over for Maryville, but the biggest question remains who will be quarterback.

Funeral Saturday for Knoxville teen who died saving 3 friends  WATE 6 On Your Side

WATE 6 On Your Side staff - KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Family, friends and the Knoxville community said their final farewells to the teen many consider a hero.

City Fields Redevelopment Ideas for Old South High School  The Knoxville Mercury

UPDATE: More than two dozen people — mostly folks from the community and a handful of developers — turned out Thursday night for a brainstorming meeting ...

Knoxville in World War I  The Knoxville Mercury

One hundred years ago, the United States entered World War I . So did Knoxville. The United States was slow to join the World War, but when the country ...

Local News  WGIL Radio News

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continues to urge the USDA to issue a statewide agricultural disaster declaration. Read More ...

Tennessee Mom Wants NYT Bestseller Removed from County Schools  People Magazine

The mother of a 15-year-old boy from Tennessee wants The New York Times bestselling book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta…

Longtime director of Knox Heritage to retire in the spring  WBIR-TV

Kim Trent, the longtime executive director of Knox Heritage, announced she will retire in the spring after leading the historic preservation organization for 15 ...

CAK runner Rebecca Story, one of nation's best  Knoxville News Sentinel

Rebecca Story, who is one of the nation's top female cross country and track athletes, has accumulated honors, awards and achievements in mass.

What made John Ward special? 'He understood what Tennessee fans wanted.'  Knoxville News Sentinel

John Ward never practiced law, but his law degree from the University of Tennessee came in handy. It helped shape his approach as the “Voice of the Vols.”.

United Methodist Church leader Rev. Brown, 84, dies  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Rev. Andrew Jackson “Jack” Brown Jr., a longtime leader in the United Methodist Church in East Tennessee and native Knoxvillian, died Tuesday. He was ...

John Ward: When he spoke, Tennessee Vols fans listened  Knoxville News Sentinel

Sometimes long ago nicknames “stick,” where someone sees talent and ability long before anyone else. That was the case with John Ward.

Ensor: Vol Baseball Has Hurdles to Overcome  Memphis Daily News

Knoxville's Rusty Ensor still hasn't gotten baseball out of his system. The 1978 Bearden High School graduate was one of the best power hitters in University of ...

Papers to Pixels: Crisis, crime and new projects in the headlines in 1930s Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Great Depression hit 1930s Knoxville as projects like Norris Dam and the Smoky National Park transformed the area.

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Doyle High Pioneers produced 'The Turnaround' in 1984  The knoxville focus

By Steve Williams. A movie could have been made of the 1984 Doyle High School football season, ranking right up there with Hoosiers. The title?

Funeral services set for Knoxville teen killed in Fort Loudoun Lake accident  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is continuing its investigation into the weekend death of a recent Knoxville high school graduate on Fort Loudoun ...

Elmore Myrick Godfrey III Obituary  Port St. Joe Star

Captain Elmore Myrick Godfrey III, age 99, passed away at Crosswinds Nursing Home in Monticello, FL on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 after a brief illness. Elmore was ...

What John Ward wrote in a letter to a UT Vols fan in 1997  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee Vols fan Larry Jones was surprised when John Ward mailed him a handwritten letter with a personal touch.

Old downtown Knoxville garage to be transformed

An almost 100-year-old parking garage once set to be demolished will instead be converted into a mix-use development. On Thursday, developers announced ...

WW1: East Tennesseans 'had all they could take,' charge Germans, earn Medal of Honor  Knoxville News Sentinel

James E. “Buck” Karnes of Knoxville and Calvin John Ward of Morristown received the Medal of Honor together for their valor in the Great War.

How bad is Knoxville's gang problem?  WATE 6 On Your Side

The Knoxville Police Department has in the past denied there was a gang problem in Knoxville, but after the tragic shooting death of Fulton High School football ...

A honey at the KenJo: Her 97 years don't slow down cashier Jean Forester  Knoxville News Sentinel

On a recent afternoon at the KenJo Market in Farragut, a steady stream of customers lined up to buy lottery tickets, cigarettes and snacks.

Sterchi Mansion and the Fragile 15 list  The knoxville focus

By Mike Steely. A note on the door warns people to keep out of the historic old mansion which stands empty, overgrown, and possibly ...

The Architects of Knoxville  The Knoxville Mercury

Compiled by Jack Neely for the Knoxville History Project. Knoxville is not famous for its architecture, but maybe it can be. Thomas Hope, who was a furniture ...

Infamous Tennessee crime stories on display at Alcatraz museum in Pigeon Forge  Knoxville News Sentinel

From Tennessee's "Old Smokey" electric chair to Jaycee Dugard's kidnapping, the Alcatraz East Crime Museum in Pigeon Forge caters to all categories of ...

Our Neighborhoods: North Knoxville  The knoxville focus

By Mike Steely. North Knoxville is primarily fed by two main roads, Broadway and Central Street. Both Broadway and Central offer ...

OUR NEIGHBORHOODS: Sharp's Ridge, Oakwood-Lincoln Park  The knoxville focus

By Mike Steely. Bet you didn't know that probably the best view of Knoxville and the Smoky Mountains is from an often forgotten city ...

Glazer, developer of former Downtown Shopping Center, dies at 93  Oak Ridge Today

Guilford Glazer, the developer whose company built the former Downtown Shopping Center in Oak Ridge in the 1950s, died at his Beverly Hills home in ...

In my lifetime: Harvey Liberman, 81, went from racing cars to racing bikes  Knoxville News Sentinel

When Harvey Liberman was a teenager, he raced hot rods. Today at 81, he competes in U.S. Cycling events, the Senior Olympics, and as part of a triathlon team ...

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