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Families worry as yards erode from flooding in Sevier County

Rising and falling water levels from last week's flooding are washing away their yards. → Read More

Knoxville-based 'Potty Monkey' helps kids know when to go

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — "Monkey see, monkey do" didn't cover number two... until now. Knoxville based "Potty M.D." is a company founded by Dr. Preston Smith in 2003. Smith is a pediatric urologist who says he started the company to offer help and guidance to parents learning how to potty train. Back then, he never knew some would come to know him as "the potty doctor." "I just have to own it. I guess… → Read More

Oh, you want to try some CBD edibles? Here's what to know before you do

Turns out there's a lot of grey area for the green product. → Read More

Local doctors and parents react to 'anti-vaxxer global health threat'

The World Health Organization added anti-vaxxers to its top 10 global health threat list for 2019 → Read More

What you need for doomsday, according to a 'prepper'

Her advice is to start small and work your way up. → Read More

High winds blow down trees, close roads in Smokies

Winds whipped trees from the ground and across roads → Read More

Sevier County makes progress in housing dilemma

By 2020, the county should be over 1,000 affordable housing spaces closer to meeting its need. → Read More

Government shutdown forces domestic violence shelter to lay off half its staff

The shelter will have to lay off even more employees if the shutdown continues through February → Read More

What losing a paycheck on Friday will mean for federal workers

Hundreds of thousands of federal employees face their first missed paycheck on Friday. → Read More

2018 on track to be top 10 wettest years on record

At just over 58 inches of rain as of Thursday, 2018 is the 15th rainiest year ever recorded in Knoxville. For reference, that's about half an elephant tall or seven and a quarter yorkies. One more inch of precipitation would bring 2018 into the top ten highest rainfall years ever recorded. The highest year on record was 1875 at nearly 74 inches. The national weather service says fall played a… → Read More

Singing and dancing bell ringer brings cheer to Salvation Army station

Melissa Farquharson is originally from Jamaica, but moved to Knoxville in 2014. → Read More

Different counties preparing for very different weekend forecasts

"Impacts will vary based on your location, so make sure that you focus on the forecast for your county -- then make your preparations based on those expectations." → Read More

Anderson County boy with autism becomes star of cheer team, inspires others

Will taught the girls something class couldn't. → Read More

Knoxville family in California finds note firemen left after saving their home

In the note, the firemen say they saved the home and used the family's restroom. → Read More

Tennessee Theatre warns of ticket scams and major price hiking

Third party buyers are creating a false sense of demand and marking up tickets sometimes hundreds of dollars, the theatre says. → Read More

Wine coming to the rest of Sevier County's grocery stores following vote

Over 70% of Sevier County voted to legalize the wine sales → Read More

Death row inmate in South Knoxville murder set to be executed in December

David Earl Miller is Tennessee's longest standing death row inmate. He was convicted of the 1981 murder of a mentally-handicapped woman in South Knoxville. → Read More

East Tennessee woman cancer-free thanks to clinical trial

Currently, less than 5% of breast cancer patients sign up for clinical trials. → Read More

Map lets you locate sex offenders' homes along your trick-or-treat route

As Operation Blackout ensures sex offenders are following the law on Halloween, the TBI is reminding people about their map which lets concerned parents locate sex offenders along their trick-or-treat routes. → Read More

Here's what you could buy if you win a billion dollars on tonight's Mega Millions drawing

If you're from East Tennessee... you're going to like this list. → Read More