Connecting Hearts food drive on Oct. 19

Our goal for Connecting Hearts is to provide low income, home bound seniors with companionship and human interaction along with nutritious bag of groceries. Much like Mobile Meals home food deliveries, seniors will be provided groceries through the Connecting Hearts program, additionally our Senior Visitors will also spend quality time with their designated senior companion...


Mother Believes Inmates Had Inside Help Escaping Rutherford Co. Jail

Two Rutherford County jail escapees were captured and put back behind bars after escaping, but one of their mothers thinks they had help on the inside. No one jumped razor wire or filed through a steel bar. Instead, the inside doors just unlocked, allowing the Dewayne Halfacre and Jonathan Baxter to simply walk out of the Rutherford County jail and disappear...


Yassin's Falafel House named The Nicest Place in America

Walk into Yassin’s Falafel House in downtown Knoxville, and the first thing that hits may be the smell of chicken cooking in the kitchen or the sight of the incredible baklava. But while the food is fantastic, it’s the welcoming environment that sets Yassin’s apart. So much so that Reader’s Digest named it the Nicest Place in America...


Helen Ross McNabb Center to open Veterans Housing project on Middlebrook Pike

The Helen Ross McNabb Center will be opening its third Veterans Housing complex and will celebrate with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 29 with speakers that will include Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs and others...


Your kids and spider bites: What to know

Spider bites can cause irritation and make your child itch, but they are rarely anything to worry about. The exception is a bite from a brown recluse or black widow spider. Dr. Katy Stordahl with East Tennessee Children's Hospital says the signs and symptoms of a serious spider bite starts with a dull ache near the bite which spreads to the muscles. The pain then moves to the abdomen, back, chest and legs....


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    Knoxville Symphony to perform for 8,000+ students in upcoming shows

    The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will perform for more than 8,400 elementary students during the Sheena McCall Young People’s Concerts at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-2. There are four performances: Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 1 at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. and Friday, Nov. 2 at 9:30....


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    Your Digital Life, Hidden with Christ

    Serving the God ‘who sees in secret’ in a world where there's pressure to post everything.The whole premise of social media is to reach as many people as possible, the more, the better. The frightening part about this logic is that it might be changing how we think about life. Can we enjoy a concert without capturing at least a part of it with our smartphones? Can we have a beautiful engagement without a hidden cameraman in the bushes to record the proposal?...


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    Don't forget that Instagram is creepy, too

    With Facebook in the news for all the wrong reasons this week, it may be tempting to overlook the social media giant's photo-oriented sibling, Instagram. That would be unwise. Instagram, which you should absolutely never forget is owned by Facebook, has around 800 million monthly active users — and it exploits their data for ad targeting much like its scandal-prone big brother. This should worry you...