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3 injured in Claiborne County school bus wreck

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Two students and another person have been taken to the hospital after a school bus crash in the Dogwood Heights community of Claiborne County, sources say. Stay connected to Volunteer TV News and VolunteerTV.com for continued coverage of this developing news story.

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TennCare enrollees could lose some benefits

Posted: 11/24/2008 - TennCare officials say relief from a 20-year-old lawsuit is critical for enrollees to maintain their benefits at a time when Gov. Phil Bredesen is looking to make deep cuts to address a revenue shortfall.

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TWRA expects record black bear harvest

Posted: 11/24/2008 - A state wildlife biologist predicts a record number of black bears will be taken during the current hunting season.

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East Knoxville man found shot, believed to be homicide victim

Updated: 11/24/2008 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Knoxville man is dead. Police are calling it a homicide. Officials say they responded to the Selma Avenue residence and found a man bleeding, but not breathing. Family members say the victim had a temper, but had recently started going to church.

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Longer lines at KARM giveaway

Updated: 11/24/2008 - The economy's forced more families to stand in line, looking for a helping hand this holiday season. Knox Area Rescue Ministries began handing out 1,300 Thanksgiving baskets Sunday afternoon.

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Fulmer: "Our focus was good"

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Vols return to practice field Sunday night for Fulmer's final week as Tennessee head coach

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Remebering Chief Keith Lyon

Posted: 11/23/2008 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A fallen officer is honored today at the house of worship he helped build.

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Hunters target hunger

Updated: 11/22/2008 - East Tennessee deer hunters were locked and loaded for the start of gun season Saturday. But some have taken aim to feed themselves and thousands across our region.

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Calhoun paper plant to have week of downtime

Posted: 11/22/2008 - CALHOUN, Tenn. (AP) -- A week of downtime is scheduled for Calhoun's AbitibiBowater paper manufacturing plant next month due to high inventories and rising costs.

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Nissan says buyout program met goals

Posted: 11/22/2008 - SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) -- Nissan North America, Inc. says an employee buyout program has met its goal at two Tennessee factories.

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Police respond to overnight quadruple shooting

Posted: 11/22/2008 - ANTIOCH, Tenn. (AP) -- Metro Police are investigating a quadruple shooting that critically injured one person and left three people in serious condition.

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East Tenn. aglow over nuclear growth

Posted: 11/22/2008 - CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Bechtel Corp. and its subcontractors have hired 1,425 workers this year to resume construction of what's expected to be the first new nuclear reactor completed in the U.S. in more than 15 years.

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Lobbying efforts cost up to $65M in Tennessee

Posted: 11/22/2008 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- An analysis of state Ethics Commission records shows that a legislative fight over cable television permits cost more than $8 million in lobbying and was the most expensive lobbying activity in Tennessee over the last year.

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Smokies Heritage Center nearing 75,0000 visitors

Posted: 11/22/2008 - TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) -- The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center has drawn almost 75,000 visitors since it opened in February 2006, and 22,000 this year alone.

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