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Report: Tobacco fields poisoning kids

Report: Tobacco fields poisoning kids

by Anita Wadhwani, , The Tennessean

Kids can't buy tobacco products, but in Tennessee children as young as 9 are working in tobacco fields and suffering symptoms consistent with acute nicotine poisoning, according to a report by an international human rights group.

Salvation Army to host job fair today

Salvation Army to host job fair today

In honor of the 60th annual National Salvation Army Week, the non-profit will host a job fair Thursday at its Broadway location.

Several employers in Knoxville will be there from 2 - 4 p.m. Those businesses include Walmart, Weigel's, Marco's Pizza, GC Services, Cellular Sales, Volunteers of America, and Goodwill.

Ice cream shop serves up deliciousness on the water!

Ice cream shop serves up deliciousness on the water!

 

IceCream Floats a company serving frozen novelty ice cream to the boating community, will return for a second Memorial Day weekend on Fort Loudon Lake/Tennessee River.

Garren and Lyschel Burket, boaters in the East Tennessee area for 9 years, saw a need to provide frozen deliciousness to boaters while hanging out in their floaties. IceCream Floats, LLC offers “ice cream with a mission” as the servers on board will be students and individuals raising money to take mission trips and support nonprofit organizations.

Shop Into Spring Outdoor Market hits Powell this Saturday

Shop Into Spring Outdoor Market hits Powell this Saturday

 

Night Moon Productions presents the Outdoor Market in Powell!  Small Businesses are the lifeline to our economy.  More and more people are starting their own businesses each day.  Trying their best to make it and to provide quality products and services you need.   

50% off products at Be Easy Creations in North Knoxville

50% off products at Be Easy Creations in North Knoxville

Looking to furnish the coop with something different and unique? Today’s DealChicken makes it simple at Be Easy Creations in Knoxville. Get $30 towards any in store item for only $15. This cool and quirky shop carries antique and vintage furniture from quality, mid-century designers such as Eastlake and Chippendale, some in original mint condition and other refinished by hand on premises.

ADT expands in Knoxville; will add 300 new jobs

ADT expands in Knoxville; will add 300 new jobs

A home security company is expanding in Knox County, bringing hundreds of new jobs to the area.

On Thursday, ADT announced it's expanding its monitoring center here and plans to bring on 300 new employees. Most of the work at the center involves responding to alarm signals.

ADT recently spun off from its former parent company, Tyco International. Now, the security company says it's investing in its major markets. ADT says Knoxville has been a great location over the years.

Mayor Rogero to Speak at Brown Bag Green Book Series

Mayor Rogero to Speak at Brown Bag Green Book Series

Join City of Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero as she reviews Emerald Cities: Urban Sustainability and Economic Development by Joan Fitzgerald in Knox County Public Library's Brown Bag, Green Book program at noon on Wednesday, October 17 in the East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street.