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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.

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Bearden Beer Market celebrates 'Oktoberfest' for a good cause

Bearden Beer Market celebrates 'Oktoberfest' for a good cause

People celebrated "Oktoberfest" at the Bearden Beer Market, while supporting a worthwhile cause at the same time on Sunday night.

All the money raised during this event benefited the UT Medical Center's cancer unit. Event organizers said they sold more than 150 tickets for this cause.

UT Medical Center said partnering with the Bearden Beer Market provided a unique opportunity for their fundraising.

Inman Majors holds signing event for new book

Inman Majors holds signing event for new book

A member of one of the Tennessee Volunteers' most famous families is out with a new comic novel about college football.

Inman Majors, the nephew of a former Vol player and coach Johnny Majors held a book signing Thursday evening at Union Avenue Books in Downtown Knoxville.

His new book is called "Love's Winning Plays." Major says it's about a graduate assistant coach who tours small towns promoting the team.

He says the book is a satire, so there's one thing he hopes everyone gets out of it.

Local tiki artist uses Kickstarter to carve his way into a world record

Local tiki artist uses Kickstarter to carve his way into a world record

Gale Engelke of Powell is using the online fundraising tool Kickstarter.com to carve his way into the Guinness Book of World Records.

Engelke wants to carve a towering hollow Sycamore tree into a massive 21' tiki torch using traditional woodcarving tools.

So far folks have pledge $241 of his $3800 goal.  

Click Here to check out Gale's fundraising page on Kickstarter & help out a local make his tiki torch dreams a reality!

 

HomeGrown: The Black Lillies

From Country Music Television to the Grand Ole Opry, The Black Lillies' Americana sound resonates on radio charts.

"You know when you walk on the Opry stage it's going to be fantastic," said Trisha Gene Brady.

With several Independent Music Awards, their most recent record, "100 Miles of Wreckage" is one of the Top 40 Americana Albums of 2011, pretty remarkable considering the band's only been together four years.

"We've all had our own separate journeys musically and through life and our roads brought us to Knoxville," said Cruz Contreras.

Vote to bring NBC's Today show to UT!

Vote to bring NBC's Today show to UT!

NBC's Today show will be on the UT campus on Wednesday, and you could help bring them back later this year!

UT is one of six finalists in "Kathie Lee and Hoda Go Back to College" challenge.  The winner will have the show broadcast live from campus in early October.

A Today Show reporter will be doing live segments from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday from the south side of Ayres Hall to introduce UT to viewers and kick off the voting.

Former Vol Dickey named Branch Rickey Award winner

Former Vol Dickey named Branch Rickey Award winner

Former Tennessee Vol R.A. Dickey has been named the winner of the 2012 Branch Rickey award.

Dickey is an 18 game winner with the New York Mets this season.  He will be inducged into the Baseball Humanitarians Hall of Fame in November in Denver.

Here is more on the honor from the University of Tennessee: