• Showers today and clear skies into this weekend

    BLOUNT COUNTY, TENNESSEE – On Thursday August 11th, 2022, there will likely be showers and thunderstorms between 3pm – 5pm. Thunderstorms will follow into tonight before 10 pm. THURSDAY AUG 11 High: 78°F Low: 65°F Thunderstorms Following, the high today will be 78 degrees Fahrenheit. The low today will be 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Those high […]

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  • Springbrook Park’s Free Concert Series

    ALCOA, TENNESSEE – The Springbrook Park is hosting Songs by the Brook on August 18th, 2022. Enjoy a warm summer evening out under the stars with free music from several regional bands. Soon, the Springbrook Park will be alive with folklore and blues. Bring your favorite blanket or chairs for the family friendly event. Throughout […]

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  • Author Signing for National Book Lovers Day

    TOWNSEND, TENNESSEE – Local author Reba Rhyne is celebrating National Book Lovers Day on August 9th, 2022, and August 10th, 2022! She will be signing her local legacies from 9:00 am – 5:00pm at the Townsend Visitor Center. In summary, Reba Rhyne has been a Blount County native since 1942. She graduated high school locally […]

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  • Catch the Luck of the Irish Fest This Year

    KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – May your pockets be full, and your heart be light this Irish Fest on the Hill! This weekend the Church of Immaculate Conception is hosting the festival on July 13th, 2022. Soon, pack up your shillings because out by the old city Knoxville over 2,000 guests will be celebrating in luck! The […]

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  • Tracey Farr promoting County Commission Campaign

    BLOUNT COUNTY, TN – The County Commission elections will be finalized on August 4th, 2022. Following poll counting, candidates will work towards resolutions in their districts for the next four-year term. To begin, Tracey Farr has made a statement for FetchYourNews regarding campaign. She is running for Blount County Commission, District 2, Seat A. She said,” […]

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  • Incumbent Commissioners Standing Strong

    BLOUNT COUNTY, TN – The County Commission has 13 seats up for grabs in this County General Election. After the primaries, there are 16 incumbent commissioners in the race fighting for a secure seat within their district. History According to the Board of Commissioners office, there are 10 districts among Blount County. There is a […]

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  • Contested Commissioners Standing Ground

    BLOUNT COUNTY, TN – The new contested county commissioners are racing up against incumbent commissioners this county general election. New contested nominees will be on the ballot this August 4, 2022. History According to the Board of Commissioners office, there are 10 districts among Blount County. There is a total of 21 candidates who serve […]

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  • Pastor Ken and Protestors against PRIDE Fight Back

    BLOUNT COUNTY, TN – The Blount County PRIDE Community faced backlash from local protesters today on July 30, 2022. The protests gathered across the street to “sing their song.” Pastor Ken makes view statements below for FetchYourNews. To begin, Pastor Ken Peters from Lenior City and works for the Patriot Church. Statements He said,” I […]

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  • Blount PRIDE Builds Visionary for Maryville City

    BLOUNT COUNTY, TN – Blount County hosted a Blount PRIDE event at Greenbelt Pavilion in Maryville on July 30, 2022. Many faces came out to support and bring representation to the PRIDE Community. Following, there were about 600 – 1000 locals who showed up for local event. To begin, FetchYourNews interviewed one of the PRIDE […]

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  • Appalachian Road Show is kicking off Autumn

    TOWNSEND, TN – The Great Smokey Mountains Heritage Center is keeping up tradition by hosting the Appalachian Road Show. Award Winning Bands are embracing their southern roots here on July 29, 2022, at 7 p.m. Starting off, the Great Smokey Mountains Heritage Center works hard to preserve the southern hospitality in East Tennessee. They upkeep […]

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  • Blount County Parties speak on Primary Ballot

    Blount County, TN – There have been local concerns about primary ballot and Blount County parties have shared views on importance of upcoming elections. Differences in Elections To begin, there has been collective confusion about the length of this ballot and the significance of this primary compared to the last one. Why is the ballot […]

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  • Blount County Community takes on Primaries

    Blount County, TN – With Blount County Elections around the corner, several questions about the ballot have come up in the Blount County community. These questions pertain to topics such as early voting importance, dates and times, and registration status. To begin, dates and times for voting and upcoming elections are provided. Following, FetchYourNews has […]

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  • Tim Burchett’s office gets threatening calls

    Blount County, TN – According to Congressman Tim Burchett’s office, authorities are working to investigate threatening calls from a Blount County commissioner. Following, Tim Burchett’s Chief of Staff has reached out to the Sheriff Department for aid on investigation and safety precautions. Statements FetchYourNews has since reached out to Congressman’s office and Sheriff Department for […]

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  • Preparations for Election Day Meeting

    Blount County, TN – An election commission meeting was held on July 20, 2022. Election day preparations are continuously underway. According to the election office in Blount County, this is the press release and agenda. Call Meeting to Order Approve Minutes Old Business Voting Centers location List – update and approve. New Business AOE’s Report […]

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  • Board of Commissioners Approve More Funding Projects

    Blount County, TN – On July 21, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. the Blount County Board of Commissioners held a meeting. Nineteen members of the board were present, and the agenda was set at 6:35 p.m. by all members. Public Input on Agenda To begin, Korean Duley said, “This development plan has been in limbo for […]

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  • Crime Investigation in Blount County

    BLOUNT COUNTY, TN – The Blount County Sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting that happened on July 10, 2022. Blount County Police Department is asking for public assistance on any known crime leads. According to the police report, the gun violence occurred at 3:45 a.m. on Singleton Station Road near Continental Drive. Five individuals are […]

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