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High School Football Week Friday, Sept 22
Gordon Stack/Steve Friday September 22, 2017

The Stone Memorial Panthers travel to Kingston Friday to take on the Yellow Jackets. Pre-game coverage begins at 6:15 and kick-off is 6:30 on MIX 99.3 and online at Mix993.com.

The Cumberland Country Jets play their second straight home contest Friday as they host the Upperman Bees from Baxter. Pre-game is 6:45 and kickoff is 7 on 102.5 WOW Country and online at 1025WOWCountry.com.

 


Vols vs UMass Saturday, Sept 23
Gordon Stack Friday September 22, 2017

The Volunteers return to Neyland Stadium Saturday (9/23) to host the UMass Minutemen. Bob Kesling starts the Kickoff Call In Show Saturday morning at 9:30 and Kickoff is set for 11 am on your home of the Vols, 102.5 WOW Country.

 


New Tire Plant Breaks Ground in Rhea County
Peg Broadcasting News Thursday September 21, 2017

A new tire plant broke ground in Dayton, Tennessee on Wednesday. Nokian Tyres says it will create at least 400 jobs. To entice the Finnish company to Rhea County, Nokian will not have to pay city or county property taxes for 20 years. Nokian also chose to build in Dayton because of its railroad. The plant should be up and running in about two years.

 


UPDATE! Memphis Mom Runs Over Infant Twice While Trying To Flee Abusive Father
Peg Broadcasting News Thursday September 21, 2017

A one-year-old Memphis boy is fighting for his life after his mother ran over him twice with her vehicle while fleeing from the child's abusive father. It began around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning when the baby's father fired at least one shot at the mother. The woman fled the home and managed to get herself and the child in a car and was driving away when the baby fell out of the vehicle. The mother accidentally ran over child and apparently was unaware of what happened until witnesses who had gathered outside began screaming "you ran over the baby!" The baby was rushed to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in critical condition. The mother also suffered injuries from the domestic assault. It is not clear what charges may be brought against the father.

 


Tennessee's 2018 schedule has demanding five-game stretch
AP Thursday September 21, 2017

Tennessee has released a 2018 football schedule that includes a demanding five-game stretch of Southeastern Conference matchups that begins in late September and runs through the end of October.

The Volunteers will host Florida and Georgia on successive Saturdays in late September. After an off week, Tennessee will return to action by visiting Auburn, hosting Alabama and traveling to South Carolina on consecutive weekends.

Tennessee opens the 2018 season Sept. 1 against West Virginia in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Vols' 2018 home opponents are East Tennessee State (Sept. 8), UTEP (Sept. 15), Florida (Sept. 22), Alabama (Oct. 20), Charlotte (Nov. 3), Kentucky (Nov. 10) and Missouri (Nov. 17).

Tennessee's road foes in 2018 are Georgia (Sept. 29), Auburn (Oct. 13), South Carolina (Oct. 27) and Vanderbilt (Nov. 24).

 

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