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Tupelo Honey Cafe holding job fair

Tupelo Honey Cafe holding job fair

An Asheville based restaurant set to open this fall in downtown Knoxville is looking to hire its newest employees. 

Tupelo Honey Cafe is holding a job fair Tuesday and Wednesday.

The restaurant is looking to fill both front and back of house positions and they need to hire about 80 new employees.

Anyone interested should apply in person between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Sysco Knoxville.

You can print off an application at tupelohoneycafe.com/careers .

The job fair runs Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Record number of "e-books" sold at UT campus

Record number of "e-books" sold at UT campus

Imagine walking around the University of Tennessee campus, and not seeing students overloaded with heavy, expensive textbooks in tow.

That could soon become a reality, as a growing number of electronic textbooks, or "e-books" are available and being sold at the university bookstore.

"A lot of students have started to request e-books," said UT bookstore manager Tommi Jamison. "They're tired of carrying 3-to-4 lbs., each and they may have 6-to-8 books to carry."

Knox Commission discusses future of CTAS

Knox Commission discusses future of CTAS

The fifteen Knox County employees who signed up to complete a continuing education class this year can still collect their bonuses of up to $1,000.

But Knox County Commissioners voted Monday to suspend the program in the future until an investigation in to the practice is complete.

The program, known as CTAS, first came under scrutiny when it was discovered several employees were awarded bonuses when they didn't complete the coursework.

 

The revelation prompted an ongoing investigation in to Trustee John Duncan's office.

UT students camp out for football tickets

UT students camp out for football tickets

Some hardcore Vol fans gave up  the comfort of their beds for the night to camp out on campus.

They wanted to be one of the first ones in line to get tickets for UT's season opener Friday night in Atlanta.

The Vols will take on North Carolina State at 7:30 pm in the Georgia Dome.  The game will be televised on ESPNU.

Student tickets went on sale Monday morning at 8:00 am, but some of these fans had been camping out since 7 pm or earlier Sunday night.

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Knoxville broadcasting community mourns loss of longtime ad man

Knoxville broadcasting community mourns loss of longtime ad man

The Knoxville broadcasting community is mourning the loss of one of its own.

Dick Sterchi, senior account executive with WNOX, died at his home Friday night, according to a release from the radio station.

The full release is below:

Third generation doctor shares words of wisdom

Third generation doctor shares words of wisdom

A long time physician in Knoxville is a third generation doctor whose gained a lot of medical and non-medical wisdom over the years.

He often shares his timeless advice with patients.

There's never a charge for homespun wisdom at the Christenberry Clinic.

"Rapid weather change causes pressure head aches. And you know in East Tennessee if you don't like the weather wait three days and it will change. So we'll hope it will change for the better next time," Dr. Ken Christenberry explained to one patient.

Quadruplet brothers move to Knoxville for college

Quadruplet brothers move to Knoxville for college

As thousands of students begin a new semester this week on the UT campus, one family is adding a significant boost to the freshman enrollment.

TherMcCarty brothers are quadruplets, and their biblical names aren't difficult to remember: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

Three of them started their freshman year at UT this fall, and the fourth, Mark, plans to live in Knoxville while attending a different school.

"We're going to get together from time to time!" they said.

Already, the brothers are making news on campus.