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Gun season for deer opens Saturday

Gun season for deer opens Saturday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gun season for deer opens Saturday and runs through Jan. 5.

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, hunters may harvest one antlered buck per day until the statewide bag limit of three is reached, which includes deer harvested during archery and muzzleloader seasons. An antlered buck is a buck with antlers at least three inches long.

The bag limit for antlerless deer depends on where the deer is harvested

The Knoxville Track Club Walking Program

The Knoxville Track Club Walking Program

 

Knox Walks is a fitness walking program aimed at helping participants make a healthy lifestyle change through regular walking. If you are looking to walk with a group and add more activity to your day, then please join us for exercise and camaraderie. Participants are asked to commit to attending one group walk every week for 10 weeks. In return, walkers will receive weekly educational material on fitness and nutrition, a t-shirt, other goodies, and entry to the KTC EXPO 5-Mile Walk on May 25th.

Find out more at the Knoxville Track Club's website.

Squirrel causes big power outage in West Knoxville

Squirrel causes big power outage in West Knoxville

KUB a squirrel is to blame for a power outage that affected more than 6,800 customers in West Knoxville Thursday afternoon.

They say the squirrel crawled into one of their main lines, tripping a breaker switch.

The outage occurred around 5 p.m., when KUB says the West Hills substation went out.

Customers report the power was out between 10 and 30 minutes.

The outage affected traffic lights in the middle of rush hour.  There were several accidents reported on Middlebrook Pike during that time.

Mayor Rogero Announces Hire of City's First Urban Forester

Mayor Rogero Announces Hire of City's First Urban Forester

From the City of Knoxville

TRAK Fall Festival

TRAK Fall Festival

Another Fall festival is upon us in Karns. TRAK Fall Festival at Doc Butler's farm. TRAK stands for Theraputic Riding Academy Of Knoxville.

My family and I have been to this event the past few years and have really enjoyed ourselves. The event is Sunday Oct. 14th from 3:00 - 6:00pm. The address is 7316 West Emory Road Knoxville, TN 37931. Phone # 865-221-6231.

Festivites listed include: Live Demostration, Mayor Tim Burchett, Live Band, Pony Drop, Pony Rides, Door Prizes, Raffle Items and food/refreshments.