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Gunshots were reported outside Powell High. They turned out to be loud pops from an electrical disruption  Knoxville News Sentinel

A report of possible shots fired outside Powell High School prompted a hard lockdown and a massive police response to the school Tuesday morning.

High school football: Powell ends Greeneville's 30-game winning streak  Knoxville News Sentinel

Greeneville visited Powell on Thursday for the first high schools football game of the season. Powell won 19-17.

Five sheriff's employees disciplined after drunken scuffle between off-duty detectives  GoVolsXtra

A night of hard drinking cost Brad Hall one of the top police jobs in Knox County. It also cost his coworkers, who covered for him and ended up being disciplined, ...

Powell High School names new Baseball coach  WVLT.TV

Powell High School Introduces New Baseball Coach Panthers Welcome Josh Warner as Head Coach.

Powell HS principal responds to reported social media threats

The Knox County Sheriff's Office said Thursday night it was investigating two different threats made on social media involving Hardin Valley Academy and ...

How did Powell High School get its colors?  Knoxville News Sentinel

When trying to separate fact from fiction in regard to the history of the Powell community, Ron Evans is the man.

Powell High School grants Christmas wish to hundreds  WVLT.TV

It's a job you would think only Santa could accomplish, but Powell High School students managed to check off a Christmas wish list for nearly every student.

Shopper News blog: 'Easy Riders' bike group hits the trails weekly  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Shopper News blog: KHS choir and musical theater takes steps toward big dreams  Knoxville News Sentinel

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High school football: Preseason All-PrepXtra team for 2019  Knoxville News Sentinel

The high school football season in Tennessee starts in one week. Here is the preseason All-PrepXtra football team as compiled by the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Powell High School forfeits games because of ineligible player, leaving many upset

Powell High School must forfeit every game they've won this year due to having an ineligible player on the team, according to a letter from the TSSAA. In a letter ...

Tennessee football long snapper commitment Will Albright recruiting for Vols  Knoxville News Sentinel

Greeneville long snapper Will Albright has spent a lot of his time recruiting for Tennessee, the school he's committed to.

Perkins monument rededicated for Powell pioneer, founder of first Knox County public school  Knoxville News Sentinel

Local historians and Girl Scouts were the forces behind the rededication to W.H. Perkins, who brought the first school to Knox County in 1874.

With addiction and prison behind him, this construction owner is transformed - and hiring  Knoxville News Sentinel

Aaron Keisler, a 2003 Powell High School graduate, is no longer defined by a life of opiate addiction and a bad decision hanging with the wrong group.

Powell High student, 17, charged with making threats, having gun  Knoxville News Sentinel

A 17-year-old female student at Powell High School was arrested Thursday for posting threats on social media and for being possessing a handgun, the Knox ...

Who's your principal? See the new faces at Knox County Schools for 2019-20  Knoxville News Sentinel

Is there a new principal in your child's school? Quite a few places have new faces, and we're keeping track of the elementary, middle and high school ...

Southern Kitchen Sandwich Co. satisfies a craving in Powell  Knoxville News Sentinel

From the soft “craft” bread which is baked *fresh* daily, to steamed sandwiches, to the Blue Bell ice cream, there are all sorts of items on the menu.

Powell High School student arrested for handgun, threats  WATE 6 On Your Side

A 17-year-old Powell High School student was arrested Thursday for threatening social media posts and possessing a handgun.

As ex-coach, Powell High AD Chad Smith sets a high bar  Knoxville News Sentinel

When Chad Smith weaves his way through the back rooms of the football area, the former coach can't hide his enthusiasm.

3 charged in fatal shooting near Powell High School  WJHL

Three people have been taken into custody in a roadway shooting earlier this month near Powell High School.

John Fisher comes home to Powell High  Knoxville News Sentinel

John Fisher returns to his alma mater, Powell High, this time as a coach.

Sports fields flooded at Powell High School  WATE 6 On Your Side

Powell High School track team joked that they may need a snorkel for throwing and long jump practice.

Oak Ridge's Jordan Graham uses chatter as motivation against Powell  Knoxville News Sentinel

Jordan Graham was called 'Steve Urkel' all week leading to Oak Ridge's region game with Powell.

Driver involved in crash with Knox Co. school bus charged with DUI

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The driver that witnesses said crossed the center-line and hit a Knox County school bus head on was charged with DUI. According to the ...

'It's just horrible': Family heartbroken after man hit, killed by train in Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

Officers found the remains of Joshua Gheen, 34, after responding to the railroad tracks around 11 p.m., according to police spokesman Scott Erland.

Powell picks up where it left off when Matt Lowe left  Knoxville News Sentinel

Powell cruises to a win in first game under Matt Lowe since 2011 state championship game.

1 dead, 1 critical after car chase, shooting near Powell High School  WATE 6 On Your Side

The Knox County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead and another is in stable condition after a shooting Tuesday evening near Powell High School.

Knox Co. hosting $10 rabies vaccination clinics on May 4 & 11

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — If your pets have not been vaccinated against rabies, mark your calendars to take them to one of these low-cost clinics sponsored by the ...

Why 15 Knox County high school students will perform a free concert in Market Square  Knoxville News Sentinel

Fifteen Knox County High School students have been working for weeks to prepare for their upcoming time to shine at CTE Goes Live on Friday.

Why do Knox County schools start so early?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Students will start school Aug. 5. That's early. Here's how the Knox County Schools calendar came together.

Powell barbershop 'Brickyard Quartet' recognized nationally for their voices

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Powell High School singing group is getting national recognition. The Brickyard Quartet qualified 4th for the Next Generation ...

Hall of Fame coach John Cooper, Powell High School alum still loves Tennessee  Knoxville News Sentinel

More than six decades after leaving East Tennessee, John Cooper – a 1955 graduate of Powell High School – would be back in the valley “in a heartbeat.”

Powell prepares for "Battle of Emory Road" with morning pep rally  WVLT.TV

POWELL, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Only one thing can wake dozens of students up at 6:00 in the morning on a Friday - football in East Tennessee.

Powell puts together the pieces for a state softball run  Knoxville News Sentinel

The road to Murfreesboro is full of potential pitfalls, but Powell High School softball coach Jeff Inman is confident his Lady Panthers have a shot at returning in ...

Hundreds of East Tenn. students walk out of class after school shootings  WBIR-TV

More East Tennessee students are walking out of class this week in the wake of the school shooting in Florida and the ongoing conversation about safety at ...

New coach, solid foundation for Powell baseball  Knoxville News Sentinel

From a strong tradition to great community backing, Logan Dalton said everything you need to have a successful baseball program is already in place at Powell ...

Where to find 4th of July fireworks, events in Knoxville, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, beyond  Knoxville News Sentinel

July 4th is approaching quickly, so get ready for a plethora of events in Knoxville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Oak Ridge and beyond.

Knoxville pediatricians Drs. Joe Black III and Carl Godfrey have died  GoVolsXtra

They earned the trust of parents and the love of children — who then brought their own children in as patients. Knoxville recently lost two well-known ...

Powell Panthers hope to be 'special' football team under coach Matt Lowe  Knoxville News Sentinel

Energy is what Matt Lowe wants to get back from his players as they prepare to improve on last year's 5-5 record.

Shopper News blog: Central Baptist stretches ministry with Ninja Gym  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Jamborees are final dress rehearsal for high school football season  Knoxville News Sentinel

It's almost high school football time in Tennessee. The jamborees are the first taste of Friday nights under the lights in the new season. Coaches use this ...

Shopper News blog: Building a better Powell, one piece at a time  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Matt Lowe returns home as Powell's new football coach  Knoxville News Sentinel

Powell announced Tuesday its hiring of Matt Lowe as the new football coach. Lowe coached Powell from 2006-11.

New Halls football coach is Scott Cummings, who won state title at West  Knoxville News Sentinel

Scott Cummings has been the coach at Cleveland for the past four seasons. Previously he was at West for 13 seasons and won a state title in 2014.

Powell girls play dominating soccer, hope to break barrier  Knoxville News Sentinel

Powell High School's girls soccer team is in the midst of one of the school's best seasons ever, but the Lady Panthers aren't done just yet.

Christmas 2018: A guide to Knoxville, East Tennessee holiday parades  Knoxville News Sentinel

Several East Tennessee towns will host Christmas parades starting in December. Here's a list of 17 of them.

Farragut High School named one of 26 STEM schools in Tennessee  Knoxville News Sentinel

Farragut High School is one of 26 schools in the state to receive the Tennessee STEM School Designation for science, technology, engineering and math, ...

U.S. News & World Report: Here's how high schools rank by metro area in Tennessee  Knoxville News Sentinel

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the top high schools by metro area, including Knoxville, Nashville and others.

2018 Knox County Band Exhibition highlights all 13 Knoxville bands  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Farragut High School Marching Band performs at the Knox County Band Exhibition at Hardin Valley High School in Knoxville, Tennessee on Monday, ...

It's Back in Black for Matt Lowe's Powell Panthers  WVLT.TV

Yes, it's back to the future for the Panthers who welcome back to the fold head coach Matt Lowe.


At the Tennessee Mountain Writers' 31st annual conference in Oak Ridge over the weekend, several area writers came up winners in various categories.

Looking back: Knoxville vs. Central football rivalry brought 20,000 fans to Shields-Watkins Field  Knoxville News Sentinel

The high school football rivalry lasted 45 years and was so popular the game had to be played at Shields-Watkins Field to accommodate 20-30K fans.

Powell boys ride steady improvement into state basketball tournament  Knoxville News Sentinel

Some say Powell is the surprise qualifier in the eight-team boys state Class AAA tournament. Don't count coach Gary Barnes among them.

Shopper News blog: Music shapes minds, says Hardin Valley orchestra teacher  Knoxville News Sentinel

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U.S News & World Report ranks top high schools in Tennessee and in nation  Knoxville News Sentinel

Central Magnet School in Murfreesboro, Hume Fogg Magnet High School in Nashville and Merrol Hyde Magnet School in Hendersonville have been named the ...

KUB: Thousands without power in Knox County after overnight storms; voting affected  Knoxville News Sentinel

Severe overnight storms blew through Knox County early Tuesday morning, leaving thousands in the dark.

Is the block schedule for high-schoolers the best option? Knox considers ending it while Oak Ridge thinks about adopting it.  Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County has bandied about the idea of eliminating the block schedule for its high schools, while Oak Ridge has considered converting to such a schedule of ...

Shopper News blog: Author recalls early history of Lawnville community  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Back to school 2018: Meet the new Knox County school principals  Knoxville News Sentinel

Find out who is new and who has transferred for the 2018-19 school year.

More than 40 restaurants open Christmas Day 2018 in Knoxville, East Tennessee  Knoxville News Sentinel

Many restaurants open for Christmas require reservations, while others are offering first-come, first-served dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Former Pigeon Forge football coach Scott Meadows hired as new Carter coach  Knoxville News Sentinel

Scott Meadows, the former Pigeon Forge coach, has been hired as the football coach at Carter, athletic director Jewel Brock confirmed. Principal Angie Messer ...

Shopper News blog: The Handmade Table: handcrafted furniture at its historic finest  Knoxville News Sentinel

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2018 Knoxville-area high school football schedules  Knoxville News Sentinel

All the regular-season schedules for Knoxville area football teams.

Baseball coach continues winning tradition for Powell softball  Knoxville News Sentinel

Powell High softball reflects on successful season, looks ahead.

Farragut’s new Admiral Pub keeps craft beer flowing after Casual Pint closes  Knoxville News Sentinel

Step inside the Admiral Pub to explore the latest addition to the craft beer scene in Farragut. Occupying the old Casual Pint site at 143 Brooklawn Street in the ...

JuCo signee Middleton gives Vols 'big-time guy' on DL  247Sports

Darel Middleton probably won't have time to reflect on his circuitous route to Tennessee when he joins the Vols in a couple of months. The junior college transfer ...

10Investigates: Knox County Schools construction priorities  WBIR-TV

Knox County Schools is facing challenges from overcrowded classrooms to old schools in need of repair. When there are so many needs for new or improved ...

Halls High School through the years  Knoxville News Sentinel

Halls High football coach Larry Kerr, right in car, waves to the crowd during the 1986 Halls Christmas parade. The football team finished the season with a 15-0 ...

Woman convicted of fatally stabbing man after fight inside Farragut bar  Knoxville News Sentinel

Jurors found Rickeena Hamilton, 38, guilty of second-degree murder and tampering with evidence in connection to the 2018 killing of Timothy Chaz Cox.

Prom 2019: Where you can get prom dresses, tuxedos in Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

If you or someone in your family is planning to go to prom, here is a guide to where to purchase dresses and rent or buy tuxedos in Knoxville.

New Halls football coach Scott Cummings encourages team to 'Play for the H'  Knoxville News Sentinel

“Play for the H on your helmet, not the name on the back of your jersey,” urged Scott Cummings, the freshly appointed Halls Red Devils football coach. Coach ...

Shopper News blog: Knox Upholstery: Craftsman's work in a 'throwaway culture'  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Knox County parents, students share views on school security, welcome improvements  Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Schools parents, students say school safety improvements are needed and share their views on security as students get ready to return Aug. 8.

Campbell County eager for Tuesday rematch with Oak Ridge High Schools Lady Wildcats  Oak Ridger

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Campbell County High School Lady Cougars are eager for a rematch with Oak Ridge's Lady Wildcats when the two teams face each ...

Election 2018: Is Knox County slowly turning blue?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Eight Knox County precincts flipped from Republican to Democratic from 2016 to 2018 in two key State House races. Does it mean anything going forward?

Shopper News blog: Bee's Knees salon gets festive after first year  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Farragut eyesore corner could get tap room, food trucks, ice cream shop  Knoxville News Sentinel

Co-owners and developers Doug Justus and Carlos Cortez appeared with architect Brian Nicholson and laid out their plans for Admirals Landing. They are West ...

CTE Goes Live: 15 Knoxville students to perform in Market Square on Friday  Knoxville News Sentinel

Hundreds of Knox County high school students are combining their skill sets to present the 2018 CTE Goes Live on Friday in Market Square.

Knoxville actors Cylk Cozart, Nikki Estridge find out they are father, daughter  Knoxville News Sentinel

For more than 30 years, Cozart and Estridge didn't know each other and didn't know they were related.

TN Election: Smith concedes to Johnson in District 13 race  Knoxville News Sentinel

TN Election: Smith concedes to Johnson in District 13 race.

Shopper News blog: Area teachers celebrate ‘Music in Our Schools Month’  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Shopper News blog: Clogging studio brings 'lost art' to elite level  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Mom opens up, starts support group for others scourged by opioids  GoVolsXtra

Melissa Cunningham's support group, which she wants to name Fallen Sparrow, meets every Sunday at 6 p.m. at Powell Church.

Read the News Sentinel's front-page story about racists rioting over the Clinton 12 ruling  Knoxville News Sentinel

Editor's note: This article ran on the front page of the Knoxville News-Sentinel on Sept. 1, 1956, during the midst of rioting in Clinton over court-ordered ...

Knox County Schools, other districts suspend TNReady testing after state reports possible 'deliberate attack'  Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Schools canceled online testing Tuesday morning after state education officials reported the company handling the online portion of the TNReady ...

Bearden, Caleb Wilkins hand Farragut first loss of high school football season  Knoxville News Sentinel

Caleb Wilkins rushed for 147 yards on 17 carries to lead Bearden to a 17-13 win over previously undefeated Farragut.

Who is vying to replace Knox County Commissioner Dave Wright?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Dave Wright was elected to the State House. The Knox County Commission will select a replacement to finish Wright's term Wednesday.

Shopper News blog: ‘West Side Story’ blends romance, racial tension  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Tennessee midterm election: GOP's Justin Lafferty wins District 89, besting Martinez  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee election 2018: TN Election: GOP's Justin Lafferty wins State House District 89, according to unofficial early voting returns.

Funeral arrangements set for Alfred Williams, member of the Clinton 12  Knoxville News Sentinel

Alfred Williams and the rest of the Clinton 12 became the first black students in the South to integrate an all-white high school.

Knoxville area students go to prom in style  Knoxville News Sentinel

Local students attended school proms over the weekend.

Knoxville area high school athletes signing with colleges in November  Knoxville News Sentinel

Here is a look at the Knoxville area athletes who signed with colleges Wednesday, or plan to during the November signing period. Information below was sent ...

Mmmmm! Knox Dough to open frozen cookie dough shop in West Knox  Knoxville News Sentinel

Who doesn't remember licking the spoon while making cookies? It's practically a tradition! Knox Dough has turned frozen cookie dough into a business.

Who UT Vols football added on national signing day  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee picked up three additions to its recruiting class on Wednesday during national signing day. The Vols announced the signings of offensive tackle ...

Put some pep in that step! High schools across East TN gear up for those Friday night lights

You won't want to miss these high-energy pep rallies.

Third time was charm for Democrat Gloria Johnson in 13th District race  Knoxville News Sentinel

Former Democratic state Rep. Gloria Johnson beat Republican state Rep. Eddie Smith to represent the mostly inner-city 13th District, proving the third time's a ...

Shopper News blog: Scouts hold annual tree sale at BRUMC  Knoxville News Sentinel

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Election Day 2018 results: Midterm vote totals, news for Knoxville  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee election results: Voters went to the polls Tuesday to vote for U.S. Senate, Governor and the 2nd congressional district.

UT Vols: Who Tennessee football has signed during early signing period  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee had busy day on Wednesday, when the three-day early signing period opened. The Vols signed 17 players on Wednesday, 16 of which had been ...

Shopper News blog: The Gilpin-Clapps — a family of artists  Knoxville News Sentinel

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