Tennessee Titan pays for, serves turkeys at Salvation Army Thanksgiving dinner

Tennessee Titans Defensive End Jurrell Casey bought all the turkeys for the Salvation Army's first of three holiday meals The dinner gives families a chance to celebrate Thanksgiving a few days early, and they were also able to meet Casey since he served dinner as well....


Sen. Bob Corker on 12 years of service, what's next

After twelve years in the United States Senate, Sen. Bob Corker has weeks left in office. Corker says he still has no idea what's next. He's already ruled out a few options, including running a think tank or university. He also says after serving in the Senate, he has no interest in working in government relations. He hasn't yet decided on running for President in 2020 yet...


More hate crimes reported nationwide, in Tennessee

"We're all created the same no matter what our background is, where we come from, where we're going to... we're all created the same. We need to treat each other with respect." The FBI's latest hate crime statistics report from the Uniform Crime Reporting Program states the number of hate crime incidents reported to them in 2017 was up about 17 percent from the year before...


Mission of Hope kicks off Christmas Campaign to help rural Appalachia

Mission of Hope is kicking off it's 23rd annual Christmas Campaign soon to help those in need in the mountains of Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia. This year, the organization is hoping to help more than 18,000 children and their families at 28 rural elementary schools. Last year, the organization was able to meet a similar goal of serving 18,000 families....


Knoxville leaders approve $500k to create city's largest public art sculpture

City leaders approved $500,000 in spending to create a new sculpture at the Cradle of Country Music Park in downtown Knoxville. The sculpture, called 'Pier 865,' will be built at the northeast corner of Gay Street and Summit Hill Drive at the Cradle of Country Music Park. Once completed, it will become the city's largest piece of public art. ..



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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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    Multilayered Photos Capture the Energy of 10 International Cities

    How can you capture the rich culture of a city in one image? The Big Domain, a UK-based company specializing in holiday rentals around the world, attempted to give us a taste of well-known cities “in a split second” through the use of composite photography....


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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...