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Casual Pint opens first franchise location


Dozens of East Tennesseans showed up to the grand opening for a new bar in West Knoxville.

The Casual Pint on Northshore Drive held their grand opening party Wednesday evening. It featured several prize giveaways for growlers and other items.

It's the first Casual Pint franchise location and features 22 craft beers on tap and 300 individual beers.

One of the co-owners is amazed at the support for their grand opening.

Illegally dumped shingles will finally be put to good use


Thousands of storm-damaged shingles will soon have a new purpose.

Trucks are moving piles of ground-up shingles from this property near Lovell Road that was the center of a long saga that involved legal action by the city of Knoxville.

Driver dies in West Knoxville crash


One person is dead after a crash in West Knoxville Thursday evening.

Police say 51-year-old Michael Bowling ran off the road and hit a tree on Ferd Hickey Road.

Emergency responders took him to UT Medical Center, but he has passed away.

A dog was also in the truck. Police say the dog was ok.


West Knox business gives customers French experience


ID=7478883(WBIR - Knoxville) If you've ever wanted to wander down the back lanes of Paris and enjoy the food and fashions but can't afford a trip to The City of Light, a trip to West Knoxville may be the next best thing.

New breakfast restaurant open in Farragut


(WBIR, Farragut) - If you like eggs, omelettes, waffles, and pancakes, there's a new breakfast restaurant in town that specializes in just that.

The Egg & I opened last week in Farragut on Lovell Road.

The new restaurant is only open in the morning and early afternoon serving up a variety of breakfast options as well as soups and other lunch items. The menu features dishes inspired by many different regions in the United States.

KCSO and FBI looking for Farragut bank robber


The FBI and the Knox County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help to track down a bank robber.

Investigators say a masked man held up the First Tennessee Bank off Kingston Pike in Farragut. They say he pulled out a handgun, jumped over the counter, and stole money.

Investigators say he drove away in a 2011 or newer silver Ford Mustang convertible.

If you have any information, please call (865) 544-0751.


Lady Vols fans react to Sweet 16 loss


The loyal fans of Big Orange Nation now join the Lady Vols basketball team coping with a tough loss.

The TV's were all flipped to the same channel at Doc's All American Grille. But the fans didn't see what they were hoping for.

"Makes me sad obviously. But we always have very high expectations for the Lady Vols year in and year out. Because they have such a wonderful history," said Lady Vols fan Roberta Anderson.