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Kickoff time announced for UT/Vandy game

Kickoff time announced for UT/Vandy game

The Tennessee Volunteers will take on the Vanderbilt Commodores Nov. 17th in Nashville.

Kickoff will be at 7:00 pm EST. This game will air on ESPN2.

Seymour Middle wins grand prize of $150K in U.S. Cellular campaign

Seymour Middle wins grand prize of $150K in U.S. Cellular campaign

An East Tennessee middle school is celebrating a big gift, thanks to community support.

Seymour Middle School won $150,000 as the grand prize in U.S. Cellular's Calling All Communities campaign.

It's the third straight year that a Seymour school has taken home the top prize in the online voting contest. Seymour Primary won $150,000 last year, and Seymour High brought home $100,000 in 2010.

School leaders say the community comes together to make it happen.

Gatlinburg school celebrates century long legacy

Gatlinburg school celebrates century long legacy

This weekend, Gatlinburg will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Pi Beta Phi Settlement School.

The school has preserved its history even as it looks to the future.

A mural at the school entrance captures the wilderness educators encountered a century ago.

As a service project, members of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women had pin pointed a southern Appalachian community where they thought they could make a difference.

Homeless Student Report shows startling numbers

Homeless Student Report shows startling numbers

School systems across the state are seeing more students come through their doors without basic necessities, according to new report from the Tennessee Comptroller's Office of Research and Education Accountability.

The Homeless Students in Tennessee Public Schools report shows startling numbers of students classified as homeless.

In our viewing area, two school systems stood out as having especially high numbers of homeless students.

Cumberland County reported 696 homeless students in the 2010- 2011 school year. Hamblen County reported 649.

McCarter leads Sevier County past Morristown West, 48-27

Logan McCarter put Sevier County on the board before the offense even touched the ball on Thursday night.

The Smoky Bear defense forced a three and out on Morristown West's first possession. McCarter took the ensuing punt across the field and raced up the sideline to the endzone, getting help along the way on a devastating block from Peyton Otis.

Possible United Way closure could cause agencies to cut staff

Possible United Way closure could cause agencies to cut staff

Nineteen Sevier County agencies are re-evaluating their budgets after the United Way of Sevier County announced they will no longer be able to provide funding.

Wednesday, the United Way told the agencies they could be shutting their doors by the end of the year if they do not receive major support.

This board decision comes on the heels of an announcement that executive director, Tom Newman, is stepping down.