Local News in Blount County, Tennessee
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5 families displaced by Blount County apartment fire
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:20:24 -0700
Crews in Blount County are battling a large fire at an apartment complex in Louisville.
Morgan County woman told she is 'too poor' for Obamacare
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:35:47 -0700
A Morgan County woman who desperately needs health care is frustrated after finding out the Affordable Care Act is not going to help the "poorest of the poor" in Tennessee.
Knoxville man killed in DUI crash in Florida
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:50:13 -0700
A Knoxville man was killed Sunday night in a two-vehicle DUI crash in Panama City Beach, Fla.
Blount County woos big craft brewer
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 21:11:35 -0700
Blount County is hoping the perfect pitch could help brew up new business
Emerald Youth Foundation makes push for new charter school
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:05:16 -0700
The Emerald Youth Foundation has created a non-profit aimed at bringing a new charter school to Knox County.
Blount Co. man holds burglar at gunpoint until deputies arrive
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:20:20 -0800
Blount County deputies say they arrested a burglary suspect Wednesday night after he was held at gunpoint by an elderly homeowner's son.
Suspect search leads to brief lockdown at Rockford Elementary
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:49:46 -0800
Rockford Elementary School was briefly put on lockdown Thursday afternoon while the Blount County Sheriff's Office searched for a suspect.
TBI investigating McMinn Co. shooting
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:34:54 -0700
One person was injured in a shooting in McMinn County Sunday night.
Northwest Knoxville house fire sends resident to hospital
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:50:05 -0800
One person was sent to the hospital after a house fire in Northwest Knoxville.
Signups open for Knoxville Alzheimer's Walk
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:32:54 -0800
Volunteers started the countdown Thursday afternoon to Knoxville's Alzheimer's Walk.