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Darius Rucker visits WIVK, discusses change of tune

Updated: 11/20/2009 - It’s been more than 15 years since Hootie & The Blowfish released Cracked Rear View, the band’s debut album that rocketed them to stardom. On Thursday the now broken up band’s lead singer was in East Tennessee, where he found himself in the midst of a career revival in country music.

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Oprah to announce plans to end show


Updated: 11/19/2009 - Oprah Winfrey's production company says Winfrey will announce Friday that her talk show will end in 2011 after its 25th season on the air.

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How you count determines how many jobs stimulus saves, creates

Updated: 11/19/2009 - So far, the Feds claim, the $787 billion stimulus has created or saved more than 640,000 jobs, ,more than 9,500 in Tennessee. Nineteen states are getting more stimulus money than Tennnessee, but two of the ten largest awards are in our back yard; UT-Batelle and Babcock-Wilcox, for major efforts to expand research into alternative energies. They'll split more than $500 million, but by their own reports, they've created only 170 jobs so far. Sub-contractors say, it's all in how you count them. but many question how those numbers add up.

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Keeping holiday shopping safe

Updated: 11/19/2009 - 'Tis the season for shopping and shoplifting. Police agencies across East Tennessee say shoplifting increases during the holiday season.

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Overqualified workers flooding seasonal job market

Updated: 11/19/2009 - Getting a job, any job right now, is not easy for many. And when you throw in the amount of exceptional candidates who are willing to do just about anything to pay the bills, it might have you saying "Bah Humbug" this holiday season.

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Quit smoking cold turkey

Updated: 11/19/2009 - Health officials blame smoking for over 9-thousand deaths in Tennessee each year- nearly half of which are due to lung cancer. In honor of today being the Great American Smoke-Out, Volunteer TV's Rebecca Solomon found out one fulfilling way that you can quit smoking.

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Flight delays affect Knoxville due to nat'l computer glitch

Updated: 11/19/2009 - Even into early Thursday evening there were still flight delays into and out of Knoxville's McGhee Tyson Airport, nearly 12 hours after an FAA computer glitch in Atlanta caused U.S. airtraffic to come to a halt.

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TennCare may have to cut enrollee benefits

Updated: 11/18/2009 - TennCare officials say they will be forced to cut some enrollee benefits if Gov. Phil Bredesen asks them to make a 9 percent reduction in spending.

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Morristown cuts 2 firefighters, orders city-wide furloughs

Updated: 11/19/2009 - High unemployment and high sales tax rates mean Morristown finds itself $2 million short compared to two years ago. City departments have had to cut budgets 4 percent, buying unpaid time off for everybody, and layoffs for two firefighters.

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Jury picked to hear George Thomas' double murder trial

Updated: 11/18/2009 - A jury of 12 has been picked to hear the double murder trial of George Thomas for the January 2007 carjacking, kidnapping, rape and murder of Channon Christian, 21, and Christopher Newsom, 23, Volunteer TV's Mike McCarthy reports from Chattanooga, where the jury is from. Alternate jurors have not yet been picked.

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