August 2019

August 2019

Wait, that can’t be right. It’s already September?

August is always a month of transition as students return back to school, football starts back up, and summer activities come to a close. My assignments this past month seemed to have been all over the place, but that’s okay. Variety is the spice of life đŸ˜›

Oh, I also star in two videos.

Halls vs. Bearden scrimmage

Action from the Halls vs. Bearden scrimmage football game at Bearden High School in Knoxville, Tennessee on Friday, August 9, 2019.

Halls vs. Bearden scrimmage

Action from the Halls vs. Bearden scrimmage football game at Bearden High School.

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Hooves & Feathers Farm Animal Humane Society Executive Director Stephanie Solomon with 19-year-old Bowie in group’s stable in Halls, Tennessee on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. The nonprofit, which works with local law enforcement agencies to take in neglected farm animals, is running out of funding and donations and is closing.

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Cody Burkhart and Lucas Woods, both from Knoxville, fish for bass along the banks of the Tennessee River near Island Home Park in Knoxville, Tennessee on Friday, August 23, 2019. The two friends began fishing earlier in the morning at Cherokee Lake before heading downtown.

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Cody Burkhart catches an eight-pound bass with his friend Lucas Woods.

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A bug jumps off of Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano’s (2) shoulder during a game against Georgia State at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee on Saturday, August 31, 2019.

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Tennessee takes the field against Georgia State at Neyland Stadium.

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Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings (15) runs with the ball as Georgia State safety Cedric Stone (9) tries to take him down.

Townsend Balloon

Hot air balloons rise into the sky at the third annual Smoky Mountain Balloon Festival in Townsend, Tennessee on Saturday, August 17, 2019.

Townsend Balloon

Visitors take photos at the third annual Smoky Mountain Balloon Festival in Townsend, Tennessee on Saturday, August 17, 2019.

Townsend Balloon

Bubba Fest

Macho Man at Bubba Fest at the Knoxville Convention Center in Knoxville, Tennessee on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

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Duane Lee “Dog” Chapman signs an autograph for a fan at Bubba Fest.

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Evil clowns pose for a photo at Bubba Fest.

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Knoxville Police investigate at the scene of a reported shooting outside of the Stop N Go on 2110 Brooks Ave. in Knoxville, Tennessee on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

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Blount County Jamboree

Alcoa warms up during the Blount County Football Jamboree at Alcoa High School in Knoxville, Tennessee on Friday, August 16, 2019.

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Heritage players watch the action from the sidelines during the Blount County Football Jamboree.

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Alcoa’s Jordan Harris (9) is face masked by Heritage’s Jaden Bear (13) during the Blount County Football Jamboree.

Maryville vs. Catholic scrimmage

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“This is my post! The 12th precinct!” proclaims Vanessa Tate, left, who, along with Bryan Hicks, was campaigning for Eddie Mannis outside Eastport Elementary School since 8am during the primary election for mayor and city council in Knoxville, Tennessee on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Tate said she has been campaigning outside of the school for the last five or six years.

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Earnestine Hackler casts her ballot at Eastport Elementary School during the primary election for mayor and city council in Knoxville.

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Indya Kincannon kisses her husband, Ben, after she and Eddie Mannis advance in the mayoral race during her election night watch party at the Relix Variety Theatre in Knoxville, Tennessee on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.

Earnhardt Crash

A small airplane, of which NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were passengers, is seen after a fiery crash on Highway 91 at Elizabethton Municipal Airport in Elizabethton, Tennessee on Thursday, August 15, 2019. All passengers on board made it out of the plane alive.

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Wreckage of small airplane, of which NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were passengers.

Central Cleveland Football

Cleveland players warm up during a football game between Central and Cleveland at Central High School in Knoxville, Tennessee on Friday, August 23, 2019.

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Cleveland’s Tito Boyd (44) tries to dodge Central’s Kalib Fortner (29) during a football game between Central and Cleveland.

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The Central fan section erupts in cheers after a play during a football game between Central and Cleveland.

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Cleveland’s Robert Flowers (2) catches a pass as Central’s Deontae White (24) defends during a football game between Central and Cleveland.

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Sentinel, a seven-week-old tuxedo kitten, is the unofficial mascot of the Knoxville News Sentinel. Taken in the News Sentinel photo studio in Knoxville, Tennessee on Thursday, August 1, 2019.

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The Welcome House Knoxville Director Cindy Hood poses for a portrait at the home in Knoxville, Tennessee on Friday, August 30, 2019. Welcome House, which opened in early August, is a new faith-based ministry offering legal refugees from Bridge Refugee Services temporary housing. The home has a capacity of 12 refugees and has a full-time in-house caretaker.

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The sun sets over Sam Anderson Pavilion in Caswell Park in Knoxville, Tennessee on Thursday, August 29, 2019. William Caswell, a former brigadier general of TennesseeĂ•s provisional forces and longtime fan of baseball, donated land for construction of a public park and ball field. Caswell reportedly participated in what may have been the first baseball game in Tennessee between the Holstons, composed of former Confederate soldiers, and the Knoxvilles, composed of former Union soldiers, in downtown Knoxville in the mid 1860’s.

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Robin Bell, teacher at Gresham Middle School, poses for a portrait in her classroom in Knoxville, Tennessee on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Bell is retiring after 30 years of teaching in Knox County Schools.

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Attorney Marc Bern poses for a portrait at Ansol Clarke’s home in West Knoxville, Tennessee on Thursday, August 22, 2019. Bern, who successfully represented 9/11 first responders who were contaminated by toxins in World Trade Center fire, is now joining the effort for justice for Kingston coal ash workers.

Sunset on Central

Josiah & The Greater Good performs at Elkmont Exchange during Sunset on Central in Knoxville, Tennessee on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

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The Mailboxes performs at Schulz Bräu at Sunset on Central in Knoxville.

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Festival-goers walk down an alley at Sunset on Central in Knoxville.

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Owners Brian Hatmaker and Rodney Ramin pose for a photo inside the future Orange Hat Brewing Company at 10258 Hardin Valley Road in Hardin Valley, Tennessee on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

Lonsdale Homecoming

Scenes from the annual Lonsdale Homecoming Parade along Texas Ave. in Knoxville, Tennessee on Saturday, August 3, 2019.

Soaky Mountain Park

Work continues at the site of the future Soaky Mountain Water Park in Sevierville, Tennessee on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. The 50-acre waterpark will feature a wave pool, several water slides, kid-friendly activity pools and many more water-themed attractions. It is slated to open summer 2020.

Vol Navy Fire

A Vol Navy boat is seen partly submerged after an early morning fire in Knoxville, Tennessee on Saturday, August 31, 2019. All five people aboard as well as a dog were able to make it off unharmed.

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