Knoxville News Sentinel Editor Jack McElroy confirms to 10News that popular columnist Terry Morrow has died following a long illness. Morrow was also a regular contributor on Live at Five at Four.
According to the News Sentinel, Morrow joined their staff in June 1997 as a copy editor. He eventually became an entertainment writer and TV critic.
"Terry was a very special reporter and columnist," McElroy said. "He had a unique style and engaging personality."
McElroy said Morrow fought a "courageous fight" and was hospitalized for a final time just a few weeks ago.
"We're surely going to miss him," McElroy said.