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Knoxville News Sentinel
Woman pleads guilty in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper
A woman has pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including vehicular homicide and reckless aggravated assault, in the 2012 Blountville crash that killed a retired Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper.
The Daily News
Senate Passes Medicaid Legislative Approval Bill
A proposal that requires Gov. Bill Haslam to secure legislative approval for any potential deal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee has passed the Senate even though the Republican governor has already said he would consult with lawmakers.
Opening day attracts racers in Blountville
More than 60 riders from more than 12 states were at the track to take on the competition.
The Jackson Sun
No charges against former highway commissioner
<![CDATA[BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A grand jury has declined to press charges against a former interim East Tennessee highway commissioner who retired in December amid a probe. Terry Shaffer served in the position in Sullivan County for about three years after the previous official was convicted of theft and misconduct charges. Media reported that the grand jury found "an abuse of office" by Shaffer, who sometimes took five-hour lunch breaks, but no criminal violations. Shaffer had said previously that the probe had nothing to do with his decision to leave. He said he had worked for the county for 30 years and wanted to make sure someone else would have time to run for the seat.
Suspect in Blountville, TN pharmacy robbery is arrested
Buchanan threatened to kill the employees if they did not turn over a list of medications, most of which were pain killers.
When 911 calls you
Did you know local law enforcement will actually call, email or text you in case of an emergency? It's a program many localities utilize; Sullivan County just used its program on Friday.
Cleveland Daily Banner
Bell appointed to POST Commission
NASHVILLE) - Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey announced the appointment Senator Mike Bell to the Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission.
Girl Scouts donate food and supplies to animal shelter
Animal shelters are working to meet the needs of pets in our area that don't have a home this winter, but one shelter is not alone in its efforts.
Lt. Governor Ramsey Appoints Senator Mike Bell To POST Commission
Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey on Friday announced the appointment Senator Mike Bell to the Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission.
Investigators: Elderly woman raped, kidnapped
The sheriff's office received the report of a rape and aggravated kidnapping late Thursday night.
Haslam's free tuition proposal has familiar ring
A popular Tennessee governor running for re-election wants to create a free community college program.