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Tex-Mex restaurant Chuy's opens Tuesday

Tex-Mex restaurant Chuy's opens Tuesday

Tex-Mex restaurant Chuy's opens its doors Tuesday at 11 a.m. It will be the chain's first Knoxville location.

It's located right in front of the new Kroger Marketplace at Cedar Bluff Road and Kingston Pike.

The Austin, Texas-based chain is known for its authentic and fresh food.

Chuy's Knoxville owner promises an entertaining atmosphere and great food made from scratch daily.

The restaurant plans to hire about 170 staff members.

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Publix grand opening scheduled for Thursday

Publix grand opening scheduled for Thursday

The grand opening of the first Publix in Knoxville is set for Thursday, August 2nd at 7 a.m.

The new grocery store is located in the Northshore Town Center in West Knoxville.

The 56,000-square-foot facility contains a produce selection, bakery, deli with prepared food, a salad bar, seafood, event planning center, cafe and full-service pharmacy with a drive-thru.

A ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for 6:45 a.m.  The release stated that Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Knox County Mayor Time Burchett will speak at the event.

2 killed in west Knox Co. house fire

2 killed in west Knox Co. house fire

Two people were killed in a late night house fire Sunday are undergoing autopsies Monday to determine their identities and cause of death.

Shortly after 10:00 p.m. Sunday night, dispatchers received a call for a house fire on 10820 Woody Road in west Knox County.

When firefighters arrived on scene, smoke and flames were already coming from the front of the home.

A witness told officers that he called 911 after seeing the house on fire.  He ran and knocked on the door, yelled several times for someone to come out, but no one inside responded.

McGhee Tyson Airport celebrates historic flight

McGhee Tyson Airport celebrates historic flight

McGhee Tyson Airport celebrated the 75th anniversary of the first commercial flight to land at its Blount County location Sunday.

According to airport spokesperson, Becky Huckaby, an American Airlines Stinson TriMotor traveled to the airport July 29, 1937.  She said it was capable of carrying 10 passengers.

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Turkey Creek Public Market closes

Turkey Creek Public Market closes

Just 11 months into its opening, the Turkey Creek Public Market closed its doors to the public Sunday.

"It's been very profitable for us. We've also learned (a lot)," said Retta Gregg, who owns and works for local dried foods company Tennessee Tastes. It is just one of the hundreds of vendors at the West Knox County venue.

More than 450 vendors took advantage of the marketplace, following a two-year, $8 million renovation. The site was the former Outlet Mall.

East Tennessee Olympian Claire Donahue advances to 100 meter butterfly finals

East Tennessee Olympian Claire Donahue advances to 100 meter butterfly finals

Update: Donahue finished 5th in the semifinals with a time of 57.42. She has qualified for the finals that will take place Sunday.

LONDON - Being awakened by fireworks Friday night didn't disturb Claire Donahue this morning.

The 23-year-old from Lenoir City, Tenn., advanced to semifinals of the 100-meter butterfly at the Olympic Games. Donahue's time of 58.06 seconds ranks seventh out of the 16 swimmers who advanced.

Donahue, a Western Kentucky graduate, was sleeping in the Olympic Village until the sound of fireworks from the opening ceremony awakened her.

After less than a year, Turkey Creek Public Market closes its doors Sunday

After less than a year, Turkey Creek Public Market closes its doors Sunday

Vendors at the Turkey Creek Public Market in West Knox County will soon have to go somewhere else to sell their goods. This is the market's last weekend in business.

The market has been open for less than a year.

Beginning on 2010, local developers spent $8 million renovating the vacant building. It was supposed to be an outlet for local arts, crafts and food.

The public market is having a going out of business sale this weekend. Its final day is Sunday.