Governor Bredesen headed to East Tennessee

Knoxville (WVLT) - Governor Bredesen will be in Knoxville today as well as several other East Tennessee Counties.

The governor will be announcing grants in Scott, Morgan, and Roane counties.

Governor Bredesen hopes the grants will allow these counties to focus on strategies to spur more economic growth in their more rural communities.

The Governor will also be in Knoxville for the swearing in ceremony for Kenneth Irvine, Jr. to the Knox County Criminal Court.