South Knox

Fatal Shooting at Local Tavern

Fatal Shooting at Local Tavern

On Nov 13 at approximately 5:43 p.m. a fatal officer-involved shooting occurred outside the Chatterbox Tavern on Chapman Hwy. Knox County Sheriff’s Officers arrived at the location to arrest 29-year-old James McCown, who was wanted for burglary, theft, a parole violation and a failure to appear. According to reports, officers[Read More...]

November 20, 2014 Business, Community, Knox County, News, Seymour, South Knox
Senior Center Hosts Pie Supper

Senior Center Hosts Pie Supper

The South Knoxville Community Center will host their annual “Old Fashioned Pie Supper” on Friday, Nov 21. Part of the center’s community events, the pie supper is open to the public and will begin at 5:00pm and offer more than just pie. “We have lots of door prizes, a cakewalk,[Read More...]

November 20, 2014 Community, Knox County, South Knox
Cherokees Hunt Down Cougars

Cherokees Hunt Down Cougars

By: Lee Ramsey The South-Doyle Cherokees football team is advancing to the third round of the TSSAA class 5A playoffs after defeating the Campbell County Cougars by a score of 48-33 at South-Doyle last Friday night. Head Cherokee coach Clark Duncan had his team ready for the challenge against the[Read More...]

November 20, 2014 Schools, South Knox, Sports
Dollar Tree Promotes Operation Homefront

Dollar Tree Promotes Operation Homefront

As the holidays approach, many area businesses and organizations turn their attention toward the less fortunate members of the community. The South Knoxville Dollar Tree is following suit this year by participating in a slightly lesser known charity; Operation Homefront. Operation Homefront is a nonprofit organization created to provide emergency[Read More...]

November 13, 2014 Business, Community, Knox County, News, South Knox
Vaping Comes to South Knoxville

Vaping Comes to South Knoxville

Despite the sudden explosion in popularity in vapor stores, the patent for the first electronic cigarette was actually filed in 1963 by Herbert Gilbert. For decades the technology went unused and unwanted, until the turn of the century when a Chinese pharmacist named Hon Lik created the system that wound[Read More...]

November 13, 2014 Business, Community, Knox County, Knoxville, News, South Knox
Cherokees Awaken for Playoff Win

Cherokees Awaken for Playoff Win

By: Lee Ramsey Things didn’t look good for the South-Doyle Cherokees football team at the half as the Gibbs Eagles led 14-7 in the first round of the Class 5-A state playoffs. Gibbs (5-6) dominated the first half over the undefeated Cherokees with its power triple option running game and[Read More...]

November 13, 2014 Schools, South Knox, Sports
Garage Owner Follows Family Tradition

Garage Owner Follows Family Tradition

Gary Hood of Gary’s Garage has been in the car business most of his life, beginning with a childhood spent helping out in his father’s garage. “My dad had a shop since 1968. We worked together there. I helped out and that’s where I decided what I wanted to do,”[Read More...]

Winter Alters Horse Care

Winter Alters Horse Care

The recent temperature dip and accompanying winter weather have gotten many area residents focused on winter preparation. In Seymour and Sevier County in particular, that preparation includes transitioning into winter care for animals, especially horses. “Number one above all else is access to good, clean, nonfrozen water,” said Betsy Jarnigan,[Read More...]

South Knox Church Hosts Rummage Sale

South Knox Church Hosts Rummage Sale

Saturday, Nov 8 the South Knoxville Baptist Church will host their annual rummage sale. This year’s fundraising event will take place indoors, inside the church’s heated fellowship hall and will feature an assortment of items. Funds raised from the event will go toward the church’s local and global community outreach[Read More...]

November 6, 2014 Community, Knox County, Knoxville, News, South Knox
South Knox Business Cuts Ribbon

South Knox Business Cuts Ribbon

On Wednesday, Nov 12 a new business will open in South Knoxville. Suzy Q’s Boutique and Consignment, an adult consignment store, will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at their location at 3913 Chapman Hwy. “The bridge is open and small businesses are popping up like crazy,” said Susie Gordon, owner[Read More...]

November 6, 2014 Business, Community, Events, Knox County, South Knox