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New restaurant prepares to open in former Vic and Bill's location


A recently vacated North Knoxville restaurant space won't stay empty for long.

Vic and Bill's closed its doors on Broadway in North Knoxville earlier this month. Since then, two of the restaurant's long-time employees partnered together to start their own business.

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Council approves Fountain City Lake repair


The Fountain City Lake should be looking a lot better by fall.

Knoxville's City Council voted at their meeting Tuesday night to approve a $48,000 contract for the initial work to clean up the popular Fountain City landmark.

UPDATE: KPD Cadet killed after shooting ex-girlfriend, family


UPDATE: 3:00 PM Saturday

Knoxville Police have released the identities of the people wounded and killed in a shooting in North Knoxville Friday night that involved a KPD cadet.

According to a preliminary KPD investigation, Michael Little, 21, went to home of his ex-girlfriend, Ashley Womack, Inskip Road at 11:28 p.m Friday. The two had broken up a few weeks earlier.

Program prepares veterans to get top manufacturing jobs


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(WBIR-Knoxville) Everyone has their own reasons for joining the military.

Belle Morris Elementary celebrates new addition


A big addition to Belle Morris Elementary School should ease overcrowding issues in the upcoming school year.

The school held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday morning to show off the new two-story, 17,000 square-foot addition. Belle Morris now has eight new classrooms, plus a new art room for the school year. Belle Morris also added geo-thermal HV air-conditioning.

SUV crash kills Corryton man


A Corryton man died after his SUV crashed Thursday night.

Jeffery L Beeler, 53, of Corryton lost control of his SUV while driving eastbound on East Emory Road at the intersection with Boruff Road, according to a Tennessee Highway Patrol crash report.

The SUV flipped, killing Beeler at the scene. Officials said Beeler wasn't wearing a seat belt.


Water main bursts in north Knox Co.


(WBIR) Utility crews are working to fix a water main break that burst in north Knox County Wednesday morning.

The water main broke on Collier Road near West Emory Road, spewing mud and water into the road and a nearby yard.

Workers said initially a lot of homes were affected, but now only a handful are without water.