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Gun season for deer opens Saturday

Gun season for deer opens Saturday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gun season for deer opens Saturday and runs through Jan. 5.

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, hunters may harvest one antlered buck per day until the statewide bag limit of three is reached, which includes deer harvested during archery and muzzleloader seasons. An antlered buck is a buck with antlers at least three inches long.

The bag limit for antlerless deer depends on where the deer is harvested

10 About Town: September 7-9

10 About Town: September 7-9

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 7

Kenny Owens with Annabelle's Curse will perform on the WDVX Blue Plate Special. The free broadcast begins at noon at the Knoxville Visitor Center.

Holston River Dog Park Opens Wednesday

Holston River Dog Park Opens Wednesday

City officials and PetSafe are celebrating the opening of South Knoxville's newest dog park this afternoon.

The Holston River Dog Park project is the last piece of a $500,000 commitment from PetSafe to build five parks within every sector of Knox County.

The other parks include:

  • Tommy Schumpert Park, Knox County
  • The Downtown Dog Park at Summit and Central, Knoxville
  • Charter Doyle Park, Knoxville
  • Concord Park (opens Saturday 9/8), Knox County

The newest park is located at 3300 Holston Hills Road.