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Whole Foods set to open March 24


After months of anticipation, we now know when Whole Foods plans to open.

Whole Foods Market announced that its first store in Knoxville will open March 24. For months, the 35,000 square-foot store has been under construction in Papermill Place at 6730 Papermill Drive.

Cargo fire blocks right lane of I-40 E. at Papermill


The cargo of a tractor trailer is on fire on Interstate 40, blocking the right eastbound lane at the Papermill exit.

The fire was reported shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday morning. The Tennessee Highway Patrol estimates that crews will clear the accident by 8 a.m.

We'll update you on wbir.com and 10News as more information becomes available.


Bearden high school counselor honored at White House


(WBIR) First Lady, Michelle Obama, honored a guidance counselor at Bearden High School at a ceremony in Washington today.

Beverly Anderson, who has worked at Bearden HS for the last seven years, was one of 16 counselors selected from around the country as a finalist for the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) National Counselor of the Year award.

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Smokestack that towered over Lakeshore Park is gone


Police: 3 armed men robbed west Knoxville Subway


Police are searching for three men accused of robbing a west Knoxville Subway armed with guns.

Employees told officers that three men armed with semi-automatic handguns walked into the Subway at 2217 Sutherland Avenue on Wednesday. The suspects grabbed the cash drawer from the register and fled the store on foot.

Officials believe all three men were in their 20s, with heights ranging from 5'8" to 6 feet. All were wearing bandanas at the time of the robbery.


Smokestack towering over Lakeshore Park will soon be gone


Soon the smokestack that has towered over Lakeshore Park for decades, a vestige of when that property served as a mental health institute for upper East Tennessee, will be gone.

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KnoxWorx program hosts job fair at local church


Job seekers can meet with employers and learn more ways to land a career at an event in west Knoxville Tuesday morning.

The Knoxville Leadership Foundation is hosting a community job fair and motivational seminar at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church's The Watershed at 9132 Kingston Pike. The event starts at 8 a.m. and ends at noon.

Several motivational speakers will give advice about the job market and provide creative ways to land a career. More than 30 local employers will be on hand to accept resumes and answer questions.