MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — High school students from three Tennessee cities have been named Presidential Scholars, the U.S. Department of Education said.
Greta Li of University School of Nashville, Shawn X.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been charged with assault and other counts during the January 2021 Capitol insurrection.
Edward Kelley, 33, was arrested Thursday in Knoxville on charges that also include resisting or impeding officers during civil disorder, unlawful entry and physical violence, destruction of government property, violent entry and related offenses, news outlets reported, citing a statement from the U.S.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two members of motorcycle gangs were fatally shot during a fight that broke out in the parking lot of a Tennessee bar Friday night, police said.
According to Knoxville police, a preliminary investigation determined that a member of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club and a member of the Pagans Motorcycle Club were killed in the shooting outside Hatmaker’s Bar & Grill.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ SmartFinancial Inc. (SMBK) on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $8.3 million.
The Knoxville, Tennessee-based bank said it had earnings of 49 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 51 cents per share.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A lawsuit says the Catholic Diocese of Knoxville mishandled a report about allegations that a priest sexually abused a parishioner.
The lawsuit filed in Sevier County says Father Antony D.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district has agreed to pay $145,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by parents who objected to the district's decision to drop mask requirements this year during the coronavirus pandemic.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A president has been named for the newly established Vermont State University, which consolidates three state institutions, the Vermont State College System board announced Monday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The mother of a teenage boy who was killed by police in his Tennessee high school has filed a federal lawsuit over the shooting.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Lady Vols seem poised to once again be a force in women’s basketball after the storied program had fallen on some almost unimaginable hard times.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Crews were searching Monday for a Kentucky miner who was working alone when a roof collapsed deep underground, officials said.
James D. Brown, 33, of Lynch began his shift as a roof bolter operator late Sunday at the D-29 Darby Fork mine in Harlan County, which is owned by Inmet Mining LLC, of Knoxville, Tennessee, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Kellie Harper never lost a home game in the women's NCAA Tournament as a player, posting an perfect 8-0 mark.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers have confirmed the governor's appointment of a businessman to the State Board of Education despite lawsuits over his company's sale of ammunition online, including the bullets used in a mass shooting at a Texas high school.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee National Guard says it sent a medical flight crew to rescue a hiker whose illness rendered him unable to walk or stand while on the Appalachian Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily lifted a requirement that students wear masks while attending classes in an East Tennessee school district.
Judge J. Ronnie Greer agreed on Monday to suspend his order for students in Knox County for up 60 days, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Michael Stewart has been selected as the next director of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville's Pride of the Southland Marching and Athletic Bands. Beginning July 1, Stewart will lead the 340-member team of musicians and majorettes, the School of Music announced recently.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge dismissed lawsuits filed by victims of a 2016 wildfire that swept through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, saying they failed to specifically claim that the park service failed to alert people about the impending danger.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With three seconds left in the game, No. 8 LSU led No. 16 Tennessee by three points. The Lady Volunteers had the ball out of bounds on their side the court.
Tigers coach Kim Mulkey turned to strategy, putting 6-foot-5 Hannah Gusters on Jordan Walker, who was inbounding the ball, as a distraction.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It had been 27 games since Brandon Huntley-Hatfield made a 3-pointer. Since then, he had missed eight attempts.
The 6-foot-10 freshman for No. 17 Tennessee was an unlikely hero Saturday when he connected early in the second half as the Volunteers trailed by 11 points.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Knoxville and its bishop have been named in a lawsuit alleging that sexual abuse allegations against a former employee weren't investigated properly.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee at Knoxville has drawn a pledged donation of $10 million to support an engineering scholarship.
The state’s flagship campus says the gift from Dwight Hutchins of the information technology company Accenture will support the Fred D.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal indictment accuses a former Tennessee sheriff's deputy of misusing funds, a published report said.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been indicted after being accused of stealing roughly $10,000 worth of sports cards from a store in Kentucky.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that a federal grand jury handed down the indictment against 38-year-old Jason Cates of Knoxville, Tennessee on Thursday.
A look at weekend action around the Southeastern Conference:
Two of the SEC’s hottest teams face off as No. 16 Tennessee (19-6, 10-3) visits No. 23 Arkansas (20-6, 9-4). The host Razorbacks have won 10 of 11 and are ranked for the first time since Dec.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The FBI is seeking help from the public in identifying a man who has robbed several banks in Tennessee and Alabama since December.
The suspect was disguised in a mask and wore different clothes during each robbery, including a 2018 Chattanooga Turkey Trot shirt, a Nashville Predators cap and a University of Alabama face covering, the FBI said in a statement Friday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers have confirmed a Shelby County judge for an opening on the state Court of Criminal Appeals.
The Republican-supermajority General Assembly voted Thursday to confirm John W.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Higher education officials and a health care provider are planning to build a $75 million health training facility in East Tennessee.
Roane State Community College says the Knox Regional Health Science and Simulation Center is a joint project among the school, Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Knoxville and Covenant Health.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than three dozen people have been charged with trafficking drugs into Tennessee from Georgia and Indiana, authorities said.
An investigation that began in March 2020 led to indictment of 39 people on charges that they brought drugs such as methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine into the Knoxville area, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a news release Thursday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee at Knoxville has reinstated a professor who was acquitted of federal charges that had accused him of hiding his relationship with a Chinese university while receiving NASA research grants.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee community college suffered a data security attack that may have resulted in unauthorized access to personal information of former and current students, faculty and staff, officials said.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Just because her shot at the end of regulation hit the back of the rim, Jordan Horston wasn't deterred.
The Tennessee guard scored a basket and a free throw in the final seconds of overtime as the No.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Lee Smith plans to build a gym and mentor young athletes after announcing his retirement from the NFL.
The 34-year-old tight end spent 11 seasons in the league, playing for the Buffalo Bills, Oakland Raiders and Atlanta Falcons.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Security officers at Tennessee's major airports found more than 280 guns in passengers' carry-on luggage in 2021, a significant increase from prior years, officials said.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Even before the opening tip Saturday night, players and staff from No. 13 LSU and No. 24 Tennessee were chirping at each other.
After the Volunteers' 64-50 victory, nobody said for sure exactly what the teams were at odds over, but Tennessee players were adamant that it had an impact.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Knoxville couple is suing the Tennessee Department of Children's Services, saying a state-sponsored Christian adoption agency refused to help them because they are Jewish.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four women were wounded in a shooting early Saturday in East Tennessee, police said.
Two of the victims suffered serious wounds and two had non-life-threatening injuries, news outlets reported, citing a statement from Knoxville Police.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has picked a Shelby County judge for an opening on the state Court of Criminal Appeals.
The Republican announced the selection of Judge John W.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With one clutch shot, Rae Burrell had a significant impact on No. 7 Tennessee's 73-45 conference win over No. 25 Texas A&M on Thursday night.
The Aggies (10-4, 0-2 Southeastern Conference) dominated the first quarter and led 21-17 as time wound down.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fire that destroyed a Tennessee Planned Parenthood clinic was intentionally set, fire officials said Thursday.
Officials are looking for a suspect and asked the public to provide tips to the Knoxville Fire Department, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Francis M. “Trey” Hamilton III has been appointed to serve as the interim top federal prosecutor in Knoxville, the U.S. attorney's office said.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Swimming has canceled its first major meet of the year because of the surge in COVID-19 cases.
The TYR Pro Swim Series meet had been set to run from Jan. 12-15 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee Planned Parenthood building was destroyed by an early morning fire on Friday, Planned Parenthood officials said.
Knoxville Fire Department crews were called about 6:40 a.m.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No. 19 Tennessee used its experience to get the upper hand on No. 6 Arizona on Wednesday night.
Super senior big man John Fulkerson had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Volunteers to a 77-73 win over the Wildcats.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the mask requirement for Knox County Schools.
A U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit panel on Monday denied the school board’s request to pause the mask requirement while the issue is debated in court, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported.
Sixth-ranked Arizona has surpassed just about everyone's expectations besides those in Tucson this season, winning its first 11 games under new coach Tommy Lloyd and even wrestling a No. 1 vote away from defending national champion Baylor.
ALCOA, Tenn. (AP) — A company says its chief executive officer has died in a small plane crash in Tennessee.
In a Facebook post, MYGOFLIGHT says CEO Charles Schneider died in the plane crash on Thursday near McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville.
ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa-based convenience store chain has completed the purchase of 40 stores from Knoxville, Tennessee-based Pilot Corporation.
Casey’s General Stores, Inc. announced in a news release that it had closed the sale as part of a three-year strategic plan to add 345 new stores nationwide.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kennedy Chandler and Justin Powell scored 15 points apiece to lead No. 13 Tennessee to a 86-44 victory over Presbyterian on Tuesday night.
Chandler, a freshman guard, had seven assists and seven steals.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has selected an interim leader of the state Department of Correction after the commissioner said he would retire from his post.
The Republican governor announced Monday that Lisa Helton will take over as interim commissioner starting Wednesday and will fill the role until a permanent leader is picked.