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Past articles by Tom:

Knox County Commission to take up amending AMR ambulance contract with new priorities

The county will discuss several options Monday that would allow it to rework local ambulance priorities. → Read More

KPD: Porch pirates haven't been nabbing as much boxed booty in Knoxville this holiday season

KPD said there appears to be a downward trend in the number of porch pirates this year, but you still should take some steps to protect your precious packages. → Read More

Tennessee football player Jaylen McCollough's assault case to move forward to grand jury

University of Tennessee football player Jaylen McCollough's assault case will move forward after he appeared for a court hearing in Knox County Thursday. → Read More

This is what the world was like the last time the Tennessee Vols were No. 1

For some people, the 1998 championship season is a distant memory. For others, it's not a memory at all because they weren't even born yet! → Read More

Batman is a VFL: Grant Williams dons the Batsuit to become the Boston Celtics' Caped Crusader

On Halloween weekend, Grant proved he could live up to his nickname in Boston by donning a Batman costume as he arrived at TD Garden Sunday. → Read More

Company that runs Applewood and LeConte Lodge to open new restaurant in Seymour

1783 Eatery will feature a new menu that's a departure from the Applewood menu, saying it's a mix of Southern, Nashville, New Orleans, and Southwestern favorites. → Read More

Outdoor burning restricted across Tennessee due to elevated fire danger

Gusty winds are expected alongside the dry fall conditions, so the state is restricting burning to prevent the chances of wildfires. → Read More

UT: 'No talks' to bring back the Tennessee-Kentucky rivalry's beer barrel trophy

A tragic DUI crash led the two schools to sideline the beer barrel more than two decades ago. It still exists, but UT said there are no plans yet to bring it back. → Read More

Vol Nation rallies behind UT-Martin player who lost family home to Hurricane Ian

The GoFundMe has raised more than $50,000 from 1,600 people, and the donations are still climbing as Vols and Skyhawks fans pitch in. → Read More

Say hello to 'Ober Mountain': Ober Gatlinburg reveals rebranding after being bought

Ober Gatlinburg is going through an image change for the first time in decades after being sold to a group of Sevier County natives recently. → Read More

It's snowing in East Tennessee and it's only October!

You read that right: Snow. In October. This is highly unusual because East Tennessee typically doesn't see its first snow until mid-November. → Read More

Vol fans celebrate historic win over Alabama by rushing Neyland, tearing down goalposts

The Vols remain undefeated after the Third Saturday in October! → Read More

TBI investigating after Union Co. deputy found dead inside cruiser

The Union Co. Sheriff's Office received a report of a crash at the intersection of Possum Valley Road and Ailor Gap Road in Maynardville just after midnight Sunday. → Read More

New Tazewell officer retires after 40 years of service

Sgt. Michael Patton celebrated his retirement as one of the longest-serving officers in East Tennessee on Thursday. → Read More

'Calutron Girl' returns to Oak Ridge to celebrate her 101st birthday

Happy 101st birthday, Opal! The Oak Ridge Calutron Girls played a pivotal role in the Manhattan Project during World War II. → Read More

KPD arrests Detroit man wanted in Ohio after investigation into Knoxville overdose deaths

KPD said the man was wanted as a fugitive from justice, saying it expects to file more charges after finding powder and pills believed to be fentanyl or heroin. → Read More

81-year-old man found dead near boat on Watts Bar Lake

The TWRA said the man's body was found near a pontoon boat Thursday afternoon after responding to a call about an overdue boater. → Read More

Former Rhea Co. Executive gets prison time for using COVID relief funds to buy Bitcoin

George Thacker was sentenced to nearly three years in prison for the scheme. The DOJ said he used $650,000 in PPP and EIDL funds to buy cryptocurrencies. → Read More

Knox Co. to discuss allowing contract with AMR to expire to rework ambulance priorities

AMR gave "total support" to the move and expects to continue serving Knox County if the contract is reworked -- assuming it wins the bid. → Read More

UT responds after NCAA issues notice of allegations over 'severe breaches of conduct' during Pruitt era

The notice of allegations came in regards to Tennessee Football under the leadership of former Vols head coach Jeremy Pruitt who was fired in January 2021. → Read More