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7 hrs ago | WKRN

Benefit raises $2,600 for Nikki Burgess' family

Last week's fundraiser for missing Hermitage mother Nichole "Nikki" Burgess' family raised more than $2,600.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Tennessee celebrates anniversary of the ADA

Saturday marked the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the progress made since its passage is being recognized across Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WKRN

Fundraiser benefits missing Hermitage mother's sons

A weekend fundraiser will benefit the two children of missing Hermitage mother Nichole "Nikki" Burgess.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

One of two missing Monroe County inmates recaptured

Cindy Heinemann describes herself as determined. She started Misty Mountain Soap Company in her kitchen 10 years ago.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, TN, Bill Haslam, Tennessee Government, US Governors, Tennessee

Knoxville News Sentinel

Clinton comppany adds 1K jobs

A major expansion of SL Tennessee LLC, a South Korean auto parts manufacturer that now employs 750 workers in Clinton, will add 1,000 jobs, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Clinton, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Chattanooga, TN, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

Gov. Haslam announces 1,000 new jobs coming to Anderson County's SL Tennessee plant

In an effort to stop an invasive insect that destroys ash trees, seven counties in Middle and East Tennessee have been added to a quarantine that now affects 34 counties in the state.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Knoxville, TN

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Lawsuit alleges false arrest Legal action also alleges assault and...

Anderson County, Sheriff Paul White and four deputies have been named in a Circuit Court lawsuit that alleges assault and battery and false arrest in what's described as a case of mistaken identity.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Woman killed in Anderson County crash A 68-year-old woman was killed...

Patricia Beckinger of Heiskell died in the 5:05 p.m. wreck on East Wolf Valley Road near the intersection with Peaks Station Road in Clinton, according to a report from Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Michael Wilson.

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Related Topix: Heiskell, TN, Clinton, TN, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

Heiskell woman killed in Clinton accident

An Anderson County quarterback is receiving a big honor Thursday night at the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame banquet.

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Related Topix: Clinton, TN, Heiskell, TN, Tennessee

WATE-TV Knoxville

Anderson Co. quarterback to receive Will McKamey Spirit Award

An Anderson County quarterback is receiving a big honor Thursday night at the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame banquet.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

AC sheriff candidate responds to suspension Anthony Lay, Republican...

A five-day suspension in May by the Tennessee Highway Patrol was the result of political attacks on him, says Anthony Lay, the Republican nominee for Anderson County sheriff.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sports

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Anderson panelists fret over mounting legal costs for ouster suit

Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank talks to county commissioners on Monday while county law director Jay Yeager listens in background.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

New law to cut counties' prisoner health care costs

Counties across Tennessee spend millions of dollars every year on health care for prisoners; but a new state law passes some of those costs to the federal government.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Prison

WBIR-TV Knoxville

THP trooper & sheriff's candidate injured in crashTHP trooper &...

A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper who is also running for Anderson County sheriff was injured in an accident while on duty Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Rockford, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Soldier who fought with East TN native to be awarded Medal of Honor

A soldier, who fought alongside an East Tennessee native killed in Afghanistan, will be awarded the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House Monday, July 21. Soldier who fought with East TN native to be awarded Medal of Honor A soldier, who fought alongside an East Tennessee native killed in Afghanistan, will be awarded the Medal of ... (more)

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Related Topix: White House, TN, Knoxville, TN

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

SAR speaker Ralph Martin talks about King's Mountain battle

The Col. Benjamin Cleveland Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution recently held its monthly meeting at the Elks Club.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Oak Ridge, TN, Charleston, TN, Watauga, TN

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Clinton PD nab burglary suspect, working to identify recovered property

A Georgia man is facing multiple charges after police say he stole jewelry and other property from several homes in Anderson County.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, Knoxville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Editorial: Frank endorsed as Anderson's mayor

The contest for Anderson County mayor features challenges to incumbent Republican Terry Frank from Democratic former state Rep. Jim Hackworth and Independent Bradley Rickett.

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Related Topix: Sports, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Walgreens hires people with disabilities in Easta

Walgreens stores in East Tennessee are hiring more people with disabilities than other stores in the state, said Doug Walgreens hires people with disabilities in East Tenn.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Blount County, TN, Knoxville, TN, Knox County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Clinton man pleads to girlfriend's death

James Richard Wylie, accused in the death of his girlfriend after she toppled out of his van while he was driving it, entered guilty pleas Friday in Anderson County Criminal Court.

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Related Topix: Clinton, TN, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Lake City, TN

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