UT Vols football bye-week reflections: 3 positives, 3 negatives and a fallacy

Blake Toppmeyer Knoxville News Sentinel Published 8:00 AM EDT Oct 7, 2018 As Tennessee’s bye week ends, here’s a look back on the good, the bad and a fallacy from the first five games. THREE POSITIVES The Vols are mostly healthy Tennessee lost center Brandon Kennedy, who started the season opener, after one game to …

Florence shooter struck 7 officers, killing 1, as they attempted to serve

Tim Smith and Haley Walters The Greenville News Published 10:07 PM EDT Oct 3, 2018 FLORENCE – One Florence city police officer has died in a shooting at a subdivision where six other law enforcement officers were struck and injured as a suspect held children hostage. The suspect, who was not immediately identified, is in custody. …

Bearden High social media security threat under investigation, says principal

Staff USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee Published 2:40 PM EDT Oct 3, 2018 Law enforcement is conducting an investigation into a “possible school security threat that was posted on social media,” according to Bearden High Principal Jason Myers in a phone message to parents. In the message, delivered around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, Myers said school security and law …

Missing hiker from Ohio found dead in Smoky Mountains after weeklong search

Travis Dorman Knoxville News Sentinel Published 9:20 PM EDT Oct 2, 2018 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The body of an Ohio woman was found in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park late Tuesday afternoon, a week after she went missing while hiking with her daughter, according to park officials. Search crews found the body of Mitzie Sue “Susan” …

Search crews in Smokies find body of missing hiker Mitzie 'Susan' Clements

Travis Dorman Knoxville News Sentinel Published 9:24 PM EDT Oct 2, 2018 The body of an Ohio woman was found in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park late Tuesday afternoon, a week after she went missing while hiking with her daughter near Clingmans Dome, according to park officials. Search crews found the body of Mitzie Sue “Susan” …

Concert alert: Shinedown, Papa Roach to perform Knoxville show in February

Maggie Jones Knoxville News Sentinel Published 12:45 PM EDT Oct 1, 2018 Get ready to rock, Knoxville. Shinedown is coming in February. The American rock band will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 23, 2019, at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum, and Papa Roach and Asking Alexandria will join Shinedown at the show. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The …

Free Flu Shot Saturday on Oct. 13 to have regular and 'high-dose' flu vaccine

Kristi L Nelson Knoxville News Sentinel Published 6:00 AM EDT Oct 1, 2018 Adults 65 and older account for between 70 and 85 percent of flu-related deaths in a given season, the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate. Therefore, the CDC says, they also stand to benefit the most from being vaccinated against flu. For …