More Headlines

Knox schools chief disappointed by attendance

Posted: 01/16/2009 - Four of ten Knox county students took the school superintendent up on his offer of an excused absence. At some schools in the district, the numbers were higher.

Read More

UT Knoxville to participate in national recycling competition

Posted: 01/16/2009 - For the fourth year in a row, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville will compete in RecycleMania, an annual, intercollegiate recycling and waste reduction competition that takes place over ten weeks during the spring semester.

Read More

Possible Tennessee health impersonators reported in Roane County

Posted: 01/16/2009 - The Tennessee Department of Health says some people may be posing as state health worker in Roane County, and TDOH says anyone approached about health-related information should ask for official state or federal identification, according to a TDOH release. Any individuals not having official identification "are not involved or affiliated with the Department of Health's activities and response to the coal ash spill in Roane County.

Read More

2 dead, 2 injured in Ky. house fire

Posted: 01/16/2009 - A state fire official says two people are dead and two are injured after an early morning blaze at a home in southeastern Kentucky.

Read More

Former Senator Howard Baker welcomes ARC's the "Gems of Appalachia" grants competition for the Big South Fork National River and Recreational Area

Posted: 01/16/2009 - The Appalachian Regional Commission, in partnership with the states of Kentucky and Tennessee, today announced a new grants competition for gateway communities that are entry points to one of Appalachia's most beautiful natural assets: the Big South Fork National River and Recreational Area.

Read More

Circuit City to liquidate stores

Updated: 01/16/2009 - Circuit City Stores Inc. says it has reached an agreement with liquidators to sell the merchandise in its 567 U.S. stores after failing to find a buyer or a refinancing deal. More details are available at and coming up on Volunteer TV News at Noon.

Read More

Maryville mother of three survived USAIR Flight 1549

Posted: 01/16/2009 - The most terrifying moment came when Vallie Collins was caught in the back galley of the plane — water seeping in from exits that would open only a crack, and dozens of passengers bearing down on her, frantic to get out.

Read More


6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2015 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.