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TDOT: 5 deaths due to guardrail endings since 2014

A Loudon County father who lost his daughter in a car crash said she would be alive today if it wasn't for the X-Lite guardrail end terminal she hit. Since 2014, five fatal crashes involving guardrail end terminals happened in Tennessee. Of those five, three of the crashes involved X-Lite end terminals.


The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley said Tuesday they planned to discontinue after-school services at South Knoxville Elementary and Lonsdale Elementary schools, as well as the services at the Carter Club. Changes will come into effect at the end of the current school year.



The Great Smoky Mountains National Park announced spring openings for locations within the park Tuesday.


The Knoxville City Council unanimously passed a resolution allowing Mayor Madeline Rogero to work on a contract between the city, county and the Helen Ross McNabb Center to create an Urgent Care Center for Behavioral Health.


Appalachian Bear Rescue treating "Summitt Bear" cub named after basketball coach


'Cash Me Outside' teen signs reality television deal


Mock trial drives lesson home after mock fatal crash


WATCH: TDOT bills dead teen $3,000 following crash


WATCH: 40 cats found in one home, Humane Society looking for homes


WATCH: Sevier County attractions working to show they're open


Bring Elizabeth home: TBI continues search for missing 15-year-old, AMBER Alert suspect


1 dead, 4 injured in Lonsdale shooting


UT Professor: Gatlinburg fires were "catastrophe waiting to happen


Boys & Girls Club announces cancellation of programming


Tennessee mom beats cancer, fights for insurance to cover alternative treatments


Young boy gives his Nintendo Wii to officers following shooting


Facebook adding more Snapchat-like features


Cars & Coffee: Cruisin' with Heart comes to Knoxville


Gatlinburg church breaks ground to rebuild after fires


Knoxville Police Chief Rausch: Addiction is a disease, not a choice


NPR challenges firing of Tennessee reporter


GSMNP limits access in Whiteoak Sink area to protect bat populations


Sears at West Town Mall hosting in-store hiring event


Man walking across the U.S. to end division among Americans


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