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Disability Mentoring Day at the City

Disability Mentoring Day at the City

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Mayor Rogero Announces Hire of City's First Urban Forester

Mayor Rogero Announces Hire of City's First Urban Forester

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Register to Vote!

Register to Vote!

You can register to vote now thru Monday, October 8.

If you are not registered by Oct. 8 you will not be able to vote for the Presidential and State General Election scheduled for November 6.

Early Voting starts Octoctober 17 and ends November 1.

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Webb School honors Jim Hart as Distinguished Alumnus

Webb School honors Jim Hart as Distinguished Alumnus

The Webb School of Knoxville honored a member of the WBIR family on Friday. The school presented Jim Hart its Distinguished Alumnus award for his extensive work in television and the community.

Hart served as general manager and vice president for two stations, including our very own during the '80s until 1994. He spent more than 35 years in television, working in various leadership roles, including Scripps Howard Broadcasting and the E.W. Scripps Company.

PSCC professor connects Harry Potter to higher education

PSCC professor connects Harry Potter to higher education

Harry Potter has left Hogwarts and has entered college. Courses about the wizarding world are now underway nationwide.

Pellissippi State Community College professor Jake Hamric gave a lecture Tuesday called "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Higher Education."

Hamric says the series provides an example of how popular culture can be effectively used in a college classroom.

Bearden Beer Market celebrates 'Oktoberfest' for a good cause

Bearden Beer Market celebrates 'Oktoberfest' for a good cause

People celebrated "Oktoberfest" at the Bearden Beer Market, while supporting a worthwhile cause at the same time on Sunday night.

All the money raised during this event benefited the UT Medical Center's cancer unit. Event organizers said they sold more than 150 tickets for this cause.

UT Medical Center said partnering with the Bearden Beer Market provided a unique opportunity for their fundraising.

Veteran rehabilitation program hopes to add Knoxville branch

Veteran rehabilitation program hopes to add Knoxville branch

A veteran rehabilitation program is hoping to add a Knoxville branch.

Project Healing Waters, a fly fishing program dedicated to helping veterans and disabled military personnel heal, held a volunteer drive at Three Rivers Angler Fly Shop in Bearden on Thursday.

Organizers are hoping to start a local chapter, but first need people willing to help.

Project leader Steve Thompson says the group is about more than just casting a line.