We've compiled a list of the ten biggest stories in the Tennessee Valley for 2011, based on traffic on WRCBtv.com.

These are the stories you viewed the most of the year, the stories that made you laugh, made you cry, delighted you and outraged you.

Click on any of the photos in the gallery above to see more about that story.

What other big stories impacted your world this year? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below.