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VolQuest.com: Dooley departure not matter of if, but when

VolQuest.com: Dooley departure not matter of if, but when

According to WBIR contributor VolQuest.com, it is not a matter of if Tennessee will seek its fourth head football coach since 2008, but when.

This reports follows a 51-48 four-overtime loss to the Missouri Tigers inside Neyland Stadium Saturday. It was the Vols' seventh straight loss SEC loss

An Open Message to Senator Lamar Alexander

An Open Message to Senator Lamar Alexander

Senator, your nation needs you.

The message sent by Tuesday night’s election is not completely clear but one thing is obvious.  The voters did not reward gridlock. The American people want their leaders to get something done. Soon.

HomeGrown: Sen. Lamar Alexander

"I'm not a Senator from Tennessee, I'm a Senator of Tennessee."

Senator Lamar Alexander is not only a familiar name in Tennessee politics, but across the country. 

"I feel lucky to be doing what I'm doing."

The Maryville native has certainly come a long way.

"I was a little mischievous."

Alexander got his first library card at age three. A year later, he started taking piano lessons at Maryville College. He practiced every morning before school after his paper deliveries.

Register to Vote!

Register to Vote!

You can register to vote now thru Monday, October 8.

If you are not registered by Oct. 8 you will not be able to vote for the Presidential and State General Election scheduled for November 6.

Early Voting starts Octoctober 17 and ends November 1.

Here's a couple handy links:

Missing Morgan Co. man hasn't been seen since Sept. 9

Missing Morgan Co. man hasn't been seen since Sept. 9

The Morgan County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in finding a missing elderly man.

Junior McCann, 79, is from the Gobey area of Morgan County.  He has not been seen since September 9.  Investigators don't have any information about where he may be or how he may have gotten there.

McCann is a white male, 5'5" tall, 125 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.  He was last seen wearing a blue, uniform-type button down shirt with the name "JR" on the right chest, and a pair of dark blue pants.

Campbell Co. community rallies around injured teen

Campbell Co. community rallies around injured teen

Pray for Trinity.

That's the message all over Campbell County as the community pulls for a young man injured in a four-wheeler accident.

More than one hundred students at Campbell County High School gathered to pray for Trinity Henegar Friday morning.

The 16-year-old junior was injured on August 13 when he fell from a moving vehicle.  He has been in the ICU at UT Medical Center since the accident.

Trinity is a leader in the school's Junior ROTC program.

His friends say they will continue their daily prayer circle until he recovers.

Jellico's history unfolds on mural

Jellico's history unfolds on mural

A plain wall in the heart of an East Tennessee town has a fresh new look thanks to fresh paint.

The wall tells the history of Jellico.

Jellico High School Art Teacher Dee Day said, "I got a phone call from the mayor of Jellico and he was asking if we could put something on this huge wall."

The answer was yes.

City workers painted the wall white then Dee Day sketched in some murals reflecting the town's history.