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New ‘Southern Skies’ music festival coming to Knoxville in May
Posted on Tuesday January 21, 2020

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A brand new music festival is coming to World’s Fair Park in Knoxville this spring. Southern Skies Music Festival will be held at World’s Fair Park Saturday, May 16, Dogwood Arts announced Tuesday. The inaugural festival is headlined by singer-songwriter Ben Rector and will be curated by the Knoxville-native group, The […]

Forecast: A few lingering snow flurries this morning. Especially for the higher terrain.
Posted on Thursday October 01, 1953

Be sure to follow the WATE 6 On Your Side Storm Team: Matt Hinkin on Facebook and Twitter  Ken Weathers on Facebook and Twitter Justin Kiefer on  Facebook and Twitter Victoria Cavaliere on Facebook and Twitter There was a 3.8 magnitude earthquake Tuesday at around 2:12 PM near La Follette, TN. There may be a few lingering snow flurries/snow showers this morning. Clouds will […]

Over 30 cows stolen from Greene County farm
Posted on Tuesday January 21, 2020

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) – Authorities in Greene County are investigating after dozens of cows were taken from a farm last week. Officials say thieves took over 30 cows from a farm on Cook Hill Road in Greene Couty on Thursday, January 16. They say the incident happened around 11 p.m. Thieves used gates on […]

We felt it too: Earthquake in East Tennessee
Posted on Monday January 20, 2020

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The 3.8 magnitude earthquake’s epicenter was near Fincastle, Tenn. but people from all over the region – from Knox County, Ky. as far south as Sweetwater, Tenn. said they felt it. There have been no reports of damage. The USGS said Monday evening that the Campbell County earthquake was one of […]

No injuries reported after East Knoxville fire
Posted on Tuesday January 21, 2020

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Knoxville Fire Department responded to a small house fire in east Knoxville early Tuesday. Luckily, no injuries are being reported. Fire crews responded to the home along Skyline Drive around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. KFD arrived to heavy fire on the front and back of the house. While we are […]

Claiborne Progress · Civitas Media

Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

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