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No one hurt in South Knoxville fire


A fire burned a home in South Knoxville Monday afternoon.

Just before 6 p.m., a neighbor reported that a house on Centeroak Drive was on fire. Firefighters found flames shooting out of the kitchen windows.

The homeowner was gone at the time of the fire and firefighters say no one was injured.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.


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Suspect in custody after fatal overnight stabbing in South Knoxville


Updated Friday 2 p.m.

(WBIR) The man who police say broke into a South Knoxville home early Friday morning and fatally stabbed one of his relatives has turned himself in.

KPD said Jeffrey Renard Waymond (also known as Jeffrey Chatman), turned himself in to investigators around 10 a.m., a few hours after police say he stabbed his cousin, Calvin Stinson.

No one hurt when Seymour funeral home caught fire


A funeral home in Seymour caught fire Wednesday afternoon.

Seymour firefighters said the air conditioning unit in Highland South Funeral Home overheated, which caught the roof on fire.

The funeral home off Chapman Highway was fully staffed when the fire happened, but everyone made it out safely. There were no services taking place at the time of the fire.

No one was hurt

Ijams Mead's Quarry sees growth in popularity


One spot in Knoxville is growing more and more popular every year. Mead's Quarry draws people looking for a new and fun experience in South Knoxville.

Three years ago, Rivers Sports teamed up with Ijams Nature Center to provide a way to play on the water.

River Sports has created quite a following. Sometimes so busy they have a waiting list.

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Two taken to the hospital after rollover crash


(WBIR) A three vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Knox County sent two people to the hospital, according to the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department.

The incident happened on East Governor John Sevier Highway and Sevierville Pike.

One car rolled over onto its side during the crash.

Seymour Volunteer Fire Department, the rescue squad, and the Knox County Sheriff's Department worked the incident.


Local moms kick off World Breastfeeding Week


Mothers and health advocates in East Tennessee kicked off World Breastfeeding Week Friday.

Local moms united with those around the world for the "big latch on" at 10:30 a.m., when they all breastfed their babies at the exact same time.

East Tennessee moms gathered for the event at Ijams Nature Center. Guests also learned about how businesses can make a pledge to welcome breastfeeding.

KPD identifies motorcyclist killed in south Knoxville crash


(WBIR) Knoxville police identified the motorcyclist who died after he crashed on in south Knoxville Saturday evening.

The accident happened on Chapman Highway just north of East Dick Ford Lane at about 5 p.m., according to the Knoxville Police Department.

Zebediah Martin, 23, was driving his motorcycle in the left lane on Chapman Highway when an SUV made a U-turn in front of him.