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21 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Fun stuff: Celtic concert, British motorcar show Cleanup and Paddle

John Ulmer takes his grandsons Drew, left, 4, and Max, 6, fishing at The Cove at Concord Park in this News Sentinel file photo.

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Related Topix: Maryville, TN, Knox County, TN, Sports

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County saves $45k in 4 years after getting rid of county car for mayor

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett's office said his move to eliminate the mayor's county issued vehicle has saved almost $45,000 in taxpayer dollars since Burchett took office.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Louisville, TN, Cocke County, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Widow of man killed by Blount County deputy on his own property files wrongful death suit

The wife of a Louisville man who was shot and killed by a Blount County deputy in his own garage has filed a wrongful death suit against the deputy and Blount County Sheriff James Berrong.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Louisville, TN, Tennessee

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Wife of property owner killed by Blount Co. deputy files lawsuitWife...

The wife of a property owner shot and killed by a Blount County deputy has filed a lawsuit against the county, sheriff's office, deputy, and sheriff.

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Related Topix: Louisville, TN

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

LMU-CSON receives 2 HRSA Grants

Lincoln Memorial University 's Caylor School of Nursing was recently awarded two grants by the Health Resources and Services Administration .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Scott County man hoping to soon build 60 feet tall cross in Blount County

Big white crosses towering over the interstates have become an East Tennessee landmark of sorts.

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Related Topix: Scott County, TN, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

LMU-CSON receives 2 HRSA Grants

Lincoln Memorial University 's Caylor School of Nursing was recently awarded two grants by the Health Resources and Services Administration .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

SlimFest raises $35,000 for Blount charities Slimfest community...

The event drew about 2,500 folks to the New Midland Plaza amphitheater to hear rock cover band Taboo and the Knoxville R&B group Smooth Groove.

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Related Topix: Dance, Taboo, Alcoa, TN, Sports

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

4 hurt, 1 seriously at Blount County home construction site

Tennessee voters have a choice whether or not to retain three State Supreme Court justices.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tennessee, Anderson County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Four hurt in roof collapse at Blount build site Four workers were...

Four workers were injured, including one who was flown from the scene by Lifestar helicopter, when a roof collapsed at a Blount County home construction site Thursday, officials said.

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Related Topix: Sports

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Dad and son face charges after shoplifting chase A Maryville father...

Authorities arrested a Maryville father and son on charges they stole items from a Farragut store and one struck a sheriff's cruiser while fleeing in a car before being caught in Blount County.

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Related Topix: Maryville, TN, Farragut, TN, Knox County, TN

Mon Aug 04, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Blount County students go back to school

Montvale Elementary was once again bustling with students as kids across the county get ready to face another school year.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, University of Tennessee, Campbell County, TN, Maryville, TN

Fri Aug 01, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Steel and aluminum maker announces expansion, new jobs at Blount facility

A Japanese auto parts manufacturer is expanding its presence in Blount County by building a new 76,000 square-foot facility and creating 32 new positions.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Campbell County, TN, Claiborne County, TN, Knox County, TN, Byrdstown, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Koide to expand Blount plant, add 32 jobs Specialty tubing maker...

Koide Tennessee Inc. announced Friday it would create 32 new jobs and invest $10.1 million in an expansion of its Blount County manufacturing plant.

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Related Topix: Rockford, TN, Sports

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Metropulse.com

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The Blount County Public Library in Maryville will have stories, songs, puppets, coloring, and crafts for kiddos ages 2 and under this morning at 10:30.

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Related Topix: Maryville, TN

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Blount County boy attacked by pit bull gets hospital visit from another victim

A Seymour boy is still recovering at UT Medical Center after being attacked by a pit bull Monday night.

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Related Topix: Maryville, TN, US News, Illegal Immigration

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Grocery store wine will be on ballot in Maryville & AlcoaGrocery...

The Blount County Election Commission confirms that they have verified enough signatures to get the measure on the ballots in Maryville and Alcoa.

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Related Topix: Maryville, TN, Alcoa, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County Commission accepting resumes for school board vacancy

Knox County Commission is taking resumes from those wishing to fill the board of education seat being vacated by Indya Kincannon.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Seymour, TN, Newport, TN, Cocke County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Blount mayor gives upbeat assessment Blount County mayor touts...

One of the biggest challenges facing Blount County government this fiscal year will be maintaining the property tax rate, Blount County Mayor Ed Mitchell said.

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Related Topix: Alcoa, TN, Maryville, TN, Sports

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Storm survivors pick up sentimental pieces in Claiborne County

Three of the suspects in a drug and money laundering scheme involving Newport police officers were arraigned in a Cocke County courtroom Monday.

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Related Topix: Claiborne County, TN, Newport, TN, Seymour, TN, Weather, Speedwell, TN

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