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No one hurt when car crashed into business


A West Knoxville business closed Wednesday afternoon after a car crashed into the building.

According to Knoxville Police, officers were called to Jewels and Threads at 8817 Kingston Pike just before noon.

, hit some bushes, then crashed into the large front window of the business. They do not know what caused the car to suddenly accelerate.

The driver and her passenger were not injured, and no one inside the store was hurt.

No charges are expected.

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KFD: Electrical issues started large apartment fire


ID=19211817(WBIR) Fire investigators determined that electrical problems started a large fire in the attic of a west Knoxville apartment complex.

Work on Third Creek Greenway almost finished


A greenway that has been under construction since August is almost finished.

The Third Creek Greenway near West High School off Tobler Lane has been under construction as the City of Knoxville works to fix flooding issues.

Knoxville Parks and Recreation said crews cleared a new area and laid a new stretch of asphalt. Officials said they still have to work on sidewalks on Tobler Lane and landscape the area.

Volunteer-run medical clinic moves into new home


A volunteer-run medical clinic, serving three East Tennessee counties, now has a new home.

St. Mary's Legacy
cut the ribbon on its new building at 10919 Carmichael Road in west Knox County on Thursday morning. Since last year, the clinic has operated out of a warehouse temporarily.

The Catholic charity offers health care to the uninsured.

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CAK honors veterans with annual program


Many celebrations are already taking place across East Tennessee in honor of Veterans Day.

On Monday morning, the Christian Academy of Knoxville honored veterans with its annual Veterans Day program. More than 1,100 students packed in the school's gym to pay their respects to current military and veterans from all branches of service. The Warrior Band and Junior Praise played for veterans who attended.


West Knox Co. bridge dedicated to fallen pilot


A west Knox County bridge now has a new name.

The bridge at the intersection of I-140 and Westland Drive is now named after a Tennessee National Guard pilot who died in a helicopter crash in 2011.

Chief Warrant Officer Daniel Cole and First Lieutenant Thomas Williams crashed during routine military training over Campbell County.

Gourmet's Market in Bearden planning expansion


(WBIR) A popular restaurant in Bearden will undergo renovations this November. Gourmet's Market will nearly triple the size of the main dining room.

"Gourmet's Market has a loyal following of customers," Adam Tyler, the general manager of Gourmet's Market, said in a press release.

"Over the past few years, that following has grown more rapidly than we ever expected. They pack this place out and line up outside the door to get in. We simply outgrew our dining room," said Tyler.