WATE 6 On Your Side week in review: July 27 – 31

Funeral arrangements for Chattanooga Marine Thomas Sullivan Monday

The family of Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan announced that the private funeral Mass is scheduled for Monday at Holy Cross Church in Springfield, Massachusetts. Read More

Funeral held in Georgia for Navy officer killed in Chattanooga shootings

The private funeral for Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Scott Smith was held Tuesday afternoon at the First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia – just south of the Tennessee line. Read More

Dolly Parton’s DreamMore Resort features butterflies, glitter and plenty of pink lemonade

Hello Dolly! At 8:00 a.m. sharp Dolly Parton’s Tennessee resort opened in the Great Smoky Mountains. The 307-room DreamMore Resort is named for the singer’s 2012 book of the same name. Read More

‘The Final Countdown,’ Knoxvilee Boomsday tradition dies

After a 28 year run, what has been billed as the nation’s largest Labor Day fireworks show is disappearing from Knoxville’s calendar of events Read More

Students head back to class at new Alcoa High School

About 600 students are attending the new Alcoa high School this year, and the faculty says the new $33 million dollar building gives them plenty of room to spread out and continue learning with the best technology. Read More

Eric Berry cleared to practice with Kansas City Chiefs

Berry was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in December 2014. He began treatments immediately and finished treatments in June. Read More

Driver arrested for DUI after Monroe County tractor trailer crash injuries 4

An infant and three others were flown by Lifestar after a crash involving a tractor trailer on Interstate 75 in Monroe County. Read More

Georgia man dies after accident at Ijams Nature Park attraction

Gregory Horan, 18, of Cumming, Georgia, died Wednesday at UT Medical Center, according to the Knoxville Police Department. An autopsy was performed Thursday morning.. Read More

Big South Fork hosting program to celebrate ‘blue moon’

The second full moon in a calendar month is sometimes referred to as a “blue moon.” The first full moon this month was July 1, and the second is July 31. Read More


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