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LaFetta's adds soul food to Knoxville's restaurant menu

A colleague of The Grub Spouse recently told us about one of his favorite new restaurants, LaFetta's, a soul-food eatery that made its debut on Cherry Street about six weeks ago. Considering the colleague's endorsement and the fact that soul-food places are few and far between in Knoxville, I though

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-11-20 17:00:02

Downtown Knoxville getting into holiday spirit with Celebration of Lights

KNOXVILLE, TENN. (WATE) - Downtown Knoxville will be kicking off the Christmas season on Friday. The Regal Celebration of Lights will be at the Krutch Park Extension stage on Gay Street. WATE 6 On Your Side anchors Bo Williams and Tearsa Smith will emcee the event. The Wild Wings will perform at 5:3

WATE - 2017-11-20 17:43:39

Big payout for top Scripps execs, uncertainty for other Knoxville employees

Discovery Communications is acquiring Scripps Networks Interactive for 14.6 billion dollars. The deal is expected to boost the combined company's negotiating leverage, with pay TV operators at a time when more people watch video online. USA TODAY The top five executives at Scripps Networks Interact

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-11-20 22:40:18

Holiday Lights Go Up on Downtown - The Knoxville Focus

Downtown Knoxville will shimmer like a scene from a classic Christmas movie when Mayor Madeline Rogero leads the countdown to light the lights and kick off Regal Celebration of Lights at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at the Krutch Park Extension stage at Gay Street. The Wild Things will perform '60s-style

KNOXFOCUS.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

The Knoxville Museum of Art Presents the 2017 East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition

The Knoxville Museum of Art and the Tennessee Art Education Association present the East Tennessee Regional Student Art ExhibitionFriday,November 24, 2017-Sunday, January 14, 2018. Now in its 12th year, the exhibition offers middle and high school students from around East Tennessee the opportunity

KNOXFOCUS.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Mayor Burchett announces partnership with local Vietnam Veterans of America chapter

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett recently launched his final Wreaths Across America team as mayor. The effort raises funds to place as many live wreaths as possible on graves at the three veterans cemeteries located in Knox County. So what happens after the mayor leaves office? Mayor Burchett is proud

KNOXFOCUS.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Conference offers education, support and resources for teen parents

Who: Knox Adolescent Partners in Prevention Initiative (KAPPI), Knox County Health Department (KCHD), TennCare Kids What: Teaching Teens Outstanding Parenting Skills (T-TOPS) Conference When: Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: St John's Lutheran Church, 544 N. Broadway Interviews: KCHD Te

KNOXFOCUS.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Tobeys Celebrate 50 Years - The Knoxville Focus

Bob and Sue Tobey celebrated their 50th Anniversary at a surprise party hosted by neighbors and friends earlier this month. The Tobeys were high school friends in Detroit, Michigan and began dating when reunited after college. As Bob said, "And here we are now." The couple has two sons and two grand


Two local mountaineers to speak at Keene State

The Monadnock Climbers Association, in conjunction with the Keene State College Outing Club, will host an evening with two world renowned climbers on Thursday, Nov. 30. Jim Shimberg and Jon Sykes of New Hampshire will speak about their experiences at the Night Owl Cafe in the college's Young Student

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:00:00

Keene man finds hope in emerging cancer treatments

Peter Rooney of Keene has turned his journey with stage 4 kidney cancer into the medical memoir "Immunopatient: The New Frontier of Curing Cancer." (Meghan Pierce/Union Leader Correspondent)KEENE -- A Keene man has turned his journey with stage 4 kidney cancer into the medical memoir, "Immunopatien

UNION LEADER - 2017-11-21 07:22:00

You get what you pay for: A Keene lawmaker doesn't have the time for the full job

Last month, state Rep. Donovan Fenton asked off of the House Environment and Agriculture Committee, leaving him without a committee assignment. He says his full-time job with his family's array of car dealerships leaves him little time for committee work. "I still think a lot can be done without bei

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Keene tax rate up, driven largely by jump in portion going to local education

Keene's property-tax rate, the fifth highest in the state last year, continues to rise. This year's rate is $37.22 per $1,000 of assessed value, or $7,444 for a house valued at $200,000. That's up 2.3 percent from last year. The increase was largely driven by a jump in the portion of the tax going t


As lease expires, Keene Olympia to close down

The Olympia Sports store on Winchester Street in Keene is closing around the end of this year, according to Joanne Kenny, the company's corporate communications manager. The store's lease is expiring, and the company was "not able to negotiate a profitable lease going forward," Kenny said. Kenny sai


History perseveres at Kimball Hall in Troy

TROY - There was a time, not that long ago, when the future of Kimball Hall was uncertain. The historic, two-story building on Depot Street had been used for more than 15 years for community gatherings and meetings. It was also the home of the Troy Historical Society and its museum. But coming into

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:00:00

Man sentenced for robbing Mr. Mike's

A man convicted of robbing Mr. Mike's in Stoddard was among those sentenced recently in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene. James L. Merchant, 22, whose address is listed in sentencing documents as the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield, Vt., pleaded guilty to theft by unauthor

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Thank you for Reading!

Campbell High School running back Keegan Mills wanted a close game on Saturday. But when he saw the Monadnock Regional team run onto the turf at the University of New Hampshire's Wildcat Stadium Saturday morning, he had the same feeling a lot of Cougar fans likely had. Huh? How could a team of just

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Fulton Man Killed In Crash

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- A Fulton man is dead after a single car crash in Tupelo Friday morning. Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green says, 43 year Grady Dewayne Chism was killed after crashing his 2001 Ford Ranger on Interstate 22, approximately 2 miles north of the McCullough Boulevard interchange. T

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-20 22:46:56

VIDEO: CVB Meets To Discuss A New Proposal

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- The Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau works to shape a compromise that might save the city's restaurant tax. The current proposal calls for the Golden Triangle Development LINK to receive $250,000 with the rest going to CVB. However, at the last council meeting,

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-21 04:51:39

Traveling for Thanksgiving? Weather Delays are Possible...

Here's a look at Thanksgiving travel conditions across the Southeast and the USA for the holiday weekend! Locally: Expect temperatures in the 50s with ample sunshine. It will feel a bit chilly, especially once the sun sets. If you're heading to the Egg Bowl, you'll need to layer up! Regionally: The

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-21 01:54:32

VIDEO: Remembering The Legacy Of Jim Spruiell

CHICKASAW COUNTY and TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) - The Arkansas crash is being felt in North Mississippi and Northwest Alabama because one of the victims is a long-time member of the medical and emergency responder communities in the region. Jim Spruiell of Sulligent, Alabama, was one of the three flight c

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-21 00:57:31