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It's Football Time in Tennessee!

It's Football Time in Tennessee!

 

It's the day Vol fans have been waiting for, the start of the 2012 football season.    

It's been a long offseason for the team having to dwell on a loss to Kentucky for the last eight months.

But today the Vols open up the season against NC State.

The arrived in Atlanta yesterday afternoon.

This is the first time in 73 years that the team has played a regular season game on a Friday.

The Vols will take on the Wolfpack tonight at the Georgia Dome at 7:30 p.m.

The game will be aired on ESPU-U.

The Lord's Child collecting donations for Isaac victims

The Lord's Child collecting donations for Isaac victims

For the next three days, a Sevier County non-profit is collecting water and non-perishable food items for victims of Tropical Storm Isaac.

The Lord's Child will be stationed with a tractor trailer at three area Walmart stores: Sevierville, Turkey Creek, and East Towne. They hope to fill them up to take to Louisiana in the next few days.

One of the organizers, Eric Lambert, has a personal connection to the supplies' destination.

Born and raised in Plaquemines Parish, Lambert still has family there.

Stores stock up on new UT gear

Stores stock up on new UT gear

Stores in East Tennessee are already stocked up with new UT gear.
 
Hounddogs in West Knoxville received dozens of shipments of new items this summer.

Manager Jesse Thomason says new hot items are decorative license plates, sideline polo shirts, and bobble heads.

Their store plans to stay stocked this football season, but Thomason encourages shoppers to come early.

Community Spotlight - Karns Community Club

Community Spotlight - Karns Community Club

Greetings and saluations!

This is a time to highlight some community happenings that some people might not know about. Today is about the Karns Community Club. This club was established in 1954 and could be one of the last community clubs in Knox County.

The motto of the club is "To inform and unite for progress" and the main function of the club is that it provides leadership and the means for Karns to encourage a sense of community and to promote quality of life. All residents of Karns automatically belong to the Club.

Knoxville broadcasting community mourns loss of longtime ad man

Knoxville broadcasting community mourns loss of longtime ad man

The Knoxville broadcasting community is mourning the loss of one of its own.

Dick Sterchi, senior account executive with WNOX, died at his home Friday night, according to a release from the radio station.

The full release is below:

Butler & Bailey Market chosen for next cash mob

Butler & Bailey Market chosen for next cash mob

It's one of the only mom and pop grocery stores you can find in West Knoxville, and Friday it'll be the subject of the latest cash mob.

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is hoping to attract shoppers to Butler and Bailey Friday evening. It's been in business for over 20 years, and puts a lot of emphasis on customer service, along with local products from coffee and produce to dairy and bacon.

Karns Football: Getting ready for the 2012-2013 season

Karns Football: Getting ready for the 2012-2013 season

Karns HIgh football starts in a couple of days, just as students wrap up the first week of classes.

Coach Derek Witt is starting his third season at Karns and the first game is on Friday August 17th @ 7:30pm vs. South Doyle.

Karns is coming off a 6-5 season and a playoff loss to Science Hill. 

14 starters return and 17 seniors try to build on to another winning season.

Good luck this year and come out and support the local high school and the students.